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Science teacher suspended for using jammer to shut up students' cell phones

Technically Incorrect: In Florida, a science teacher decides that quiet in the classroom should involve a little technical chicanery. Verizon is allegedly not pleased.

By June 3, 2015

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4-foot snake bites man engrossed in cell phone

Technically Incorrect: An Oklahoma man is walking and staring down at his phone. He doesn't notice a long snake just lying there. He steps on it.

By May 31, 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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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By January 20, 2015

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Science students compete for Intel purse

Forty of the brightest high school students from around the country are competing in the ultimate science fair, with projects that have the potential to save lives. The winner of the Intel Science Talent Search will be announced Tuesday, March 10, with a million dollars in awards up for grabs. Previous winners have gone on to win the Nobel Prize. CNET's Kara Tsuboi talked to two finalists who hope their projects can help people who are sick.

By March 6, 2015

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Google's new goal: Make everything work together

The search giant has found a new purpose in all our lives: Bringing together the various products and services we use to work together as easily as possible.

By May 28, 2015

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A rugged Dell Chromebook for students

Dell adds new Chromebooks, laptops, and tablets to its education line.

By February 12, 2015

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Amazon courts Purdue students with on-campus delivery center

The e-commerce giant opens a staffed brick-and-mortar center that lets students pick up textbooks and other school supplies and drop off rented texts.

By February 3, 2015

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Man on motorbike crashes, lies in road and plays with phone

Technically Incorrect: In China a man appears so obsessed with his phone that he clutches onto it and plays video games while lying in the road.

By May 30, 2015