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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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Hisense to buy Sharp America in $23.7M deal

Chinese manufacturer Hisense is making a play at the American TV market by buying out Sharp America, taking over the Japanese company's Mexican factory and gaining rights to the Sharp brand in North and South America.

By July 31, 2015

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Uber partners with senior citizen group in hunt for new drivers

As part of a new charm offensive, the startup giant is hoping to attract more than 100,000 drivers from an unlikely place: AARP.

By July 30, 2015

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Pro video gaming league to drug test competitors

Technically Incorrect: After a competitor admits to taking Adderall, the Electronic Sports League will begin testing for performance enhancers.

By July 23, 2015

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Dell tries stealing creative pros away from the Mac

Ad agencies, film producers and photo editors have sustained Apple's Mac business for decades. But sensing Apple's eye is off the ball, Dell is pushing hard to attract those lucrative buyers.

By July 21, 2015

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Prepare for the Reddit-tatorship: New CEO poised to limit free speech

Reddit's co-founder, now CEO, plans to clamp down on offensive posts, but risks further angering the site's users. That should make for a lively "Ask Me Anything" forum Thursday afternoon.

By July 16, 2015

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Twitter's new Safety Center explains how to deal with online abuse

The new webpage comes in the midst of greater concerns about threats and harassment on the microblogging site.

By July 21, 2015

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Reddit CEO's Ask Me Anything session doesn't quite live up to its billing

Steve Huffman, the latest chief of the social news site, skirted a few issues Reddit fans and foes are keen to know more about.

By July 16, 2015

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Google apologizes for algorithm mistakenly calling black people 'gorillas'

The search giant is under fire after its Photo app offensively mislabeled user's photos. It points to another challenge Silicon Valley companies have to face when developing next-gen tech: sensitivity.

By July 1, 2015