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Block ads from appearing in apps on your Samsung Smart TV

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to opt-out of app advertisements on select SmartTV models.

By February 19, 2015

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Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs

Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.

By February 25, 2015

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Samsung's warning: Our Smart TVs record your living room chatter

Technically Incorrect: Samsung's small print says that its Smart TV's voice recognition system will not only capture your private conversations, but also pass them onto third parties.

By February 8, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Samsung's terrible, horrible, very bad week

Samsung's one-two, bad-news punch this week could have a lasting impact on its TV business. Also, new hardware from Nintendo 3DS and from our future robot overlords. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By February 13, 2015

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'Cross the street, then update Facebook,' says new road sign

Technically Incorrect: The picturesque city of Hayward, California, decides it must have road signs that reflect our modern world.

By February 13, 2015

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Man killed after responding to a Craigslist iPhone 6 ad, police say

Technically Incorrect: A Georgia chemistry student replied to a Craigslist ad that turned out to be fake. It led, police say, to his death when he met the alleged sellers.

By February 12, 2015

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Pop-up ads on TVs? Say it ain't so!

It's a bad week for Samsung. After the firm addressed privacy concerns, some of its Smart TVs began displaying annoying pop-up ads. Meanwhile, the White House plans to form a cybersecurity agency, and smartphone thefts decline thanks to kill switches.

By February 11, 2015

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Samsung team eyes robots, drones and more

The independent group will focus on cutting-edge fields including virtual reality, robotics, 3D printing, drones and autonomous vehicles.

By February 10, 2015

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Cops accused of fiddling with their locations on Waze to fool drivers

Technically Incorrect: Hundreds of Miami police officers allegedly log on to the app and register false locations, thereby being able to still surprise drivers. There's only one problem: there's no evidence.

By February 12, 2015

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Granny hits it big on Internet after voicing displeasure with Siri

Technically Incorrect: An Italian grandmother in Australia grapples with the idea of talking to Siri and ends up calling the voice command system "a bloody sh**". Of course, she's now a Web hit.

By February 11, 2015