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Windows 10 likely to land at PC makers this week

Microsoft is in the final phase of preparation ahead of the July 29 launch date for the next big update to its marquee software.

By July 6, 2015

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Man dies after shooting off firework from top of his head

Technically Incorrect: Despite a government safety YouTube video that warns people about keeping their heads away from fireworks, a Maine man deliberately places a fireworks mortar tube on his head.

By July 5, 2015

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Steer clear of low-tech hacks: How to keep your information safe

It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.

By July 5, 2015

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America challenges Japan to real-life battle of giant robots

Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next.

By July 2, 2015

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Evangelicals create 'sin-free' Facebook

Technically Incorrect: In Brazil, a religious group creates Facegloria, where instead of "liking," you click "amen."

By July 5, 2015

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By June 3, 2015

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Apple Maps finally get on board with public transit

Maps now gives users public transit directions and even helps you find the closest exit at transit stops.

June 8, 2015

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Florida public schools to spy on students' social media, report says

Technically Incorrect: The Orange County Public Schools District reportedly gets software for monitoring posts made by students, saying it wants to anticipate and prevent cyberbullying and other crime.

By May 29, 2015

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Amid talk of an initial public offering, SnapChat raises $537.6 million

A possible $16 billion valuation makes the app maker among the world's most valuable startups.

By May 29, 2015

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Robo-car, go! Google's latest self-driving prototypes are heading to public roadways

The company's bubble-shaped autonomous vehicles will soon take to the streets of Google's hometown to see how they fare in real traffic -- and how we respond.

By May 15, 2015