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A second Comcast customer says she was subjected to a nasty nickname

Technically Incorrect: Just days after the cable provider apologized to a customer for an expletive on his bill, a Chicago area resident says she received a bill with a variation on the same theme.

By February 5, 2015

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Need to sober up? A shot of the 'love hormone' could do the trick

Researchers from Australia and Germany find that buzzed mice treated with oxytocin act less drunk than normal. Could the findings have implications for sloshed humans?

By February 24, 2015

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Time Warner Cable gets in on the 'curse out your customer' trend

Technically Incorrect: A California woman gets a letter from Time Warner Cable, with her first name changed to the C-word.

By February 20, 2015

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Comcast creates beautiful, meaningful ad on tech to aid the blind

Technically Incorrect: A new ad, which features a 7-year-old blind girl describing how she envisions "The Wizard Of Oz," highlights Comcast's voice-controlled tech to help customers with visual disabilities find movies and TV shows.

By February 23, 2015

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New Comcast TV remote takes curious design cue from Apple

Those who buy Comcast's fancy new XR5 v4 remote will find a new take on a familiar slogan on the back of the device, reminding them that the remote was "designed by Comcast in Philadelphia."

By February 17, 2015

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Sony's Google Glass rival SmartEyeglass goes on sale for $840 or £520

The SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 smart glasses are cheaper than Glass, but far less elegant.

By February 17, 2015

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Grandma accidentally sends rent check to Comcast (Comcast cashes it)

Technically Incorrect: A 79-year-old New Mexico woman makes a mistake. Initially, Comcast refuses to refund her the money back in cash, instead offering a credit on her account.

By February 13, 2015

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Mom reports son to police as alleged PlayStation thief

Technically Incorrect: A Florida woman is on her local police department's Facebook page when she sees a picture of a wanted man. It is her son.

By February 6, 2015

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Man too busy texting to notice a whale?

Technically Incorrect: It isn't every day you see a humpback whale. You won't see one at all if you've always got your nose in your phone.

By February 6, 2015

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Microsoft's CEO expects pen to be extinct in a decade

Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.

By February 5, 2015