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Microsoft's charm offensive is actually working (a little)

Technically Incorrect: Four new ads from Microsoft feature Cortana and are human and amusing. Is this one more step toward a new, more-likable Microsoft?

By May 16, 2015

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Twitter finds a way to quash offensive tweets

A feature dubbed "quality filtering," available to certain users of Twitter's iOS app, tries to sift out tweets deemed offensive or abusive.

By March 24, 2015

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Google Maps hit with White House racial slur vandalism

The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.

By May 19, 2015

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Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.

By February 3, 2014

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AT&T goes on the offensive with cheaper family plans

The new plans offer more savings with more people, with a family of four paying $160 month for 10 gigabytes of data.

By February 1, 2014

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Mom allegedly attacks school official after daughter not allowed cell phone

Technically Incorrect: India is another place where the idea of kids having cell phones at schools is controversial. A school releases video footage of a very unhappy parent.

By April 24, 2015

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Teen who tampered with teacher's computer faces felony charge

A Florida eighth-grader is charged with a cybercrime after admitting he replaced the background image on the computer with one of two men kissing because he didn't like the teacher.

By April 13, 2015

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Thousands could launch Sony-style cyberattack, says ex-hacker

Ninety percent of companies are vulnerable to a crippling hack, experts tell "60 Minutes."

By April 12, 2015

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Man trolls lawyer on Web, lawyer sues (guess who wins)

Technically Incorrect: A British man posts a scurrilous and bogus review on Google about an American lawyer, for no apparent reason. He is found guilty of libel.

By March 7, 2015

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015