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Sitcom 'Selfie' pokes fun at our social-media addictions

Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?

By October 2, 2014

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Facebook pokes at Snapchat again with new app: Slingshot

The new app, designed for briefly sharing photos and videos, has a twist: people must share first, before they can view images from others.

By June 17, 2014

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​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera

The social network quietly removes two unsuccessful apps from the iOS App Store nearly two years after their debuts.

By May 9, 2014

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With ‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Office Space’ creator pokes holes in tech’s shiny exterior

HBO gave a sneak peek in its show’s namesake to see if people from the iconic tech hub can take a joke. Turns out they can.

By April 6, 2014

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Facebook pokes holes in Princeton research with parody

The social network uses a questionable methodology to come to the shocking conclusion that Princeton will be dead by 2021.

By January 23, 2014

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Apple's OS X Yosemite software available today -- for free

The consumer electronics giant on Thursday is pushing out new Macintosh software with some search features that subtly underscore Apple's rivalry with Google.

By October 16, 2014

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Massive 'Batman v Superman' desert set spied from the air

Warner Bros. is trying to keep "Batman v Superman" secretive, but that didn't stop a New Mexico TV station from catching aerial views of an intriguing set under construction.

By October 17, 2014

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KitKat 4.4 ad pokes fun at Apple designer Jony Ive

Using techie language to describe the chocolate-covered candy bar in a YouTube video, Kit Kat's "chief breaks officer" makes the snack sound like a finely crafted smartphone.

By September 3, 2013

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Air Umbrella holds off the rain with a force field of air

Now fundraising on Kickstarter, the Air Umbrella promises to do away with those pesky metal ribs in favor of a dome of jetted air.

By October 13, 2014

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Bad Apple: Bending iPhones, disastrous iOS 8 update

Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 due to a major software glitch, and users get out of shape over accidentally bending the iPhone 6 Plus. Meanwhile, BlackBerry continues to fight on with the square Passport phone.

By September 24, 2014