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Facebook outages ripple across Myanmar after violent clashes

Users report experiencing several-hour blackouts on the social network after sectarian riots left two people dead and 14 injured. Facebook says it can't find any technical issues on its end.

By July 7, 2014

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Supreme Court to weigh in on violent threats on Facebook

Should it be considered a crime or free speech when a person threatens to kill someone on social media?

By June 16, 2014

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NASA finds tiniest galaxy has 'supermassive' black hole

The agency's Hubble Space Telescope spots one of the smallest galaxies ever discovered -- with a giant black hole at its core.

By September 17, 2014

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NFL announcer forgets name, calls Microsoft Surface 'iPad-like'

Despite Microsoft spending a lot of money for its Surface tablets to be used on the sidelines, the product name seems not to have penetrated Fox's announcers.

By September 8, 2014

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Jack the Ripper finally ID'ed? Skepticism meets author's claims

An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.

By September 8, 2014

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Rabid Weight Loss System: Lose weight the zombie way

How far would you go to have no body fat? The Rabid Weight Loss parody reminds us the lengths people will go to stay skinny.

By September 5, 2014

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Isis Wallet becomes Softcard to avoid confusion with militant group

Mobile-payment service wants to distance itself from extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also called ISIS.

By September 3, 2014

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How Ferguson brought live streams into the mainstream

Citizen footage widened the lens of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and it brought live-streaming to popular attention in the US unlike any confrontation has before.

By August 26, 2014

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Napa's earthquake, as measured by a fitness bracelet

Seismologists aren't the only ones culling data from the 6.0-magnitude quake that hit Northern California Sunday. The Jawbone Up maker is sharing its info on who woke up, where, and when.

By August 25, 2014

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Twitter suspends accounts sharing beheading images

The social network says users caught posting images from the gruesome video of the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Foley will have their accounts yanked.

By August 20, 2014