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mistakes

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US Marshals leak likely Bitcoin auction bidders, by mistake

Committing a common email blunder, the government agency accidentally reveals a list of potential bidders for Silk Road's seized bitcoins.

By June 19, 2014

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Stephen Colbert on Amazon's crazy photo patent: A fecal mistake

After Amazon is granted a patent for photographs taken on a white background, Colbert decides to one-up the company.

By May 16, 2014

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Is Apple's Beats buy just a remix of HTC's earlier mistake?

(commentary) HTC also once had lofty ambitions for Beats, and that went awry.

By May 8, 2014

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Bill Gates: Control-Alt-Delete 'was a mistake'

Microsoft's co-founder claims that an IBM keyboard designer created the function and wouldn't allow a single button to access the log-in screen.

By September 26, 2013

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Verizon CFO: Abandoning subsidies would be a mistake

Though carriers have moved more agressively to offer installment plans to subscribers, Verizon's CFO still sees risk in that area.

By March 10, 2014

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HealthCare.gov site can't fix its own mistakes -- report

So far, there's no way to fix errors in premiums and deductibles that have saddled some consumers with higher costs, says The Washington Post.

By February 3, 2014

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Uber does damage control amid firestorm, but is it enough?

After being called an "arrogant" and "jerkish" company that doesn't respect privacy, the ride-sharing service aims to show it's a "positive member of the community."

By November 20, 2014

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Computer engineer Barbie needs men to code for her

Mattel apologizes for a book in which Barbie needs programming help from men, Walmart stores are scammed into price-matching fake Amazon listings, and Facebook launches yet another app.

By November 19, 2014

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Avoid these common Facebook mistakes

Manage your timeline and news feed; delete or edit your updates, comments, and messages; and control how you share with Facebook friends and the public.

By January 10, 2014

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Uber's 'God View' under scrutiny as spotlight intensifies on its practices

The car-ride service, which is accused of tracking a reporter's Uber rides, is investigating a top executive -- in the wake of a controversy involving another exec's intense interest in reporters.

By November 19, 2014