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China to scrub its Internet of songs deemed offensive

The People's Republic takes aim at music, ordering streaming companies to examine songs before they're posted to ensure they're not violent, overly sexual or inappropriate under government rules.

By November 10, 2015


Study says horses make faces like humans, no offense intended

Why the long face? A new study from the University of Sussex says horses use their lips and eyes to express emotion much like humans do.

By August 8, 2015


You now have to opt in to see Reddit's most offensive content

The online community forum tightens restrictions on what can be published on the site and even bans some of its most hateful communities.

By August 5, 2015


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


Amazon adorns New York subway with Nazi insignia

Technically Incorrect: To promote its new series "The Man in the High Castle," Amazon decides to confront strap hangers with Nazi and Japanese war symbolism. The ads are reportedly being pulled, but it's not clear by whom.

By November 24, 2015


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


Stephen Colbert gives Bobby Jindal a 'Hunger Games' send-off

Technically Incorrect: The Louisianan decides to withdraw from the Republican presidential race. "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert gives him a momentous goodbye.

By November 19, 2015


GTA 5 adds football-inspired mode, but last-gen players don't get it

Grand Theft Auto V's multiplayer mode introduces "Running Back" on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

By November 23, 2015


Wacky shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare reaches 8 million players

EA is giving out 80,000 PvZ coins to all players to celebrate the milestone.

By November 22, 2015


Islamic State militants will aim to kill via cyberattacks, says UK chancellor

The future direction of cybersecurity investment and legislation is a high priority for politicians in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

By November 17, 2015