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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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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By April 21, 2015

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Google change in search brings 'Mobilegeddon'

Website not built for mobile? You'll get no love from Google. Also: Twitter changes direct messages, and the Clear app says it can help you wipe out your offensive tweets.

By April 21, 2015

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Google change in search brings 'Mobilegeddon'

Website not built for mobile? You'll get no love from Google. Also: Twitter changes direct messages and the Clear app says it can help you wipe out your offensive tweets.

By April 21, 2015

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Oh, no. Samsung's new phone bends just like an iPhone?

Technically Incorrect: Stress tests on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge show that it not only bends, but the glass shatters too. Does it matter?

By April 4, 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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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.

By April 17, 2015

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7 key moments in the 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 premiere

The dragons are growing fast! Plus, Tyrion's out of his box somewhere; Jon Snow is full of mercy and Brienne and Pod are your new favorite traveling companions. We recap the top 7 moments of episode one.

By April 13, 2015

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Clean Reader: The app that censors rude words from ebooks

An ebook reader app allows sensitive readers to censor the naughty words they find offensive, replacing them with less risque alternatives.

By March 26, 2015