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Joanne Marlene Conrod claims her injuries kept her from working and compromised her ability to use social media. (Getty Images)

Woman Claims Car Accident Injuries Prevent Her From Using Facebook

Joanne Marlene Conrod claims her injuries kept her from working and compromised her ability to use social media.

02/01/2014

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Bitstrips Bring Comic Amusement, Annoyance To Facebook

Bitstrips may seem like a sudden sensation now that the app maker’s comic vignettes are all over Facebook and other social networks. But the Toronto startup’s success was a drawn-out process.

01/25/2014

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo soared to a record 71,000 feet over the Mojave Desert. (Getty Images)

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Makes Successful Flight

Company says successful test flight moves it closer to flying passengers into space.

01/11/2014

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Fake Social Media ‘Click Farms’ Part Of Big Business

Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms,” where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers.

01/05/2014

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UPDATED: Millions Affected In Snapchat Security Breach

Snapchat has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

01/02/2014

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Governments Mining Google For More Personal Data

Google has become less likely to comply with government demands for its users’ online communications and other activities as authorities in the U.S. and other countries become more aggressive about mining the Internet for personal data.

11/14/2013

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Apple Unveils iPad Air, Retina iPad Mini, Free Mavericks Update And New Hardware

The iPad Air weighs about a pound and will replace the current iPad. The smaller iPad Mini was updated to feature a new Retina display. Both now have the same 64-bit A7 processor previously featured in the iPhone 5S.

10/22/2013

iPhone Homeless Scheme Leads To Chaos In Calif.

Things turned sour outside an Apple Store in Southern California when a man’s plan to hire the homeless to wait in line for anxiously awaited new iPhones resulted in an angry and mostly unpaid mob.

09/21/2013

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iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Attracts Hackers

SACRAMENTO (CBS SACRAMENTO) – With Apple’s release of the latest iPhone, hackers are plotting on how to break into the phone by lifting somebody else’s fingerprints and tricking the scanner to unlock the iPhone. A […]

09/20/2013

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CNET en Español Is Here

Our sister site, CNET has just launched a Spanish language version filled with reviews, news and videos with an emphasis on topics that matter to the Spanish speaking audience.

09/19/2013

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Fake Facebook Page Prods Dixon Thief Into Returning Bike

Most people probably would have stopped with a police report, but Phil figured the misdemeanor theft wasn’t exactly cops’ top priority. So, the software engineer came up with an idea, using social media with a twist.

09/18/2013

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Dish Network Wins Hopper DVR Court Ruling In California Federal Court

Dish cited two previous wins: a similar ruling by a district judge in California in November, and the upholding of a lower court decision in July by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

09/18/2013

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Space X Launch To Space Station

Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.

A page focusing on the love for Allah and the Islamic faith. Interactions: 568,446 (credit: Facebook)

By The Numbers: Most Engaging Facebook Pages

There are Facebook pages and then there are Facebook pages! Here is a look at the Top 20 Most Engaging Facebook pages on Feb. 6, 2012 according to All Facebook. The ranking is based on the number of time followers interact with the Facebook page.

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Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Flight

The Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final flight aboard a 747 carrier aircraft from Florida to Washington D.C. where it will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

Take the top tennis players in the world and focus just on their cleavage. That was the premises of the "Adult Tennis Boobs" app. Apple said no thanks. (credit: Overdamped)

Banned: Most Controversial iPhone Apps

Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.

A humanoid robot for educational purpose is unveiled by Japan’s Nippon Institute of Technology associate professor Yuichi Nakazato at the college’s campus at Miyashiro town in Saitama prefecture on Dec. 19, 2009. The robot has been developed with Japanese robot venture ZMP for use as an assistant for teachers utilizing a mobile projector on its head. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robots

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.

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The Rise Of Bionics

The term “bionic” denotes an effort to use biological design principles to create mechanical substitutes for extension of biological organs. Basically, it’s the replenishment or enhancement of body parts by mechanical versions.

An internet user looks at a Facebook page dedicated to Anna Chapman in Paris on July 23, 2010. Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around the ring's most photogenic member, the feisty redhead Anna Chapman, shows no signs of receding. While Chapman remains in an unknown location since her arrival in Moscow, reportedly being debriefed, she has apparently found time to write enigmatic Facebook updates and negotiate with journalists on her first interview. (Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

The Rise Of Facebook

Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.

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