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Technically Incorrect: After being told to remove dye from his own hair, the student finds a picture of his principal with purple hair and posts it. And he's said to have added some choice comments. The school is not amused.>

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Like it or not, 20th Century Fox is going to keep making Fantastic Four movies until they find an audience. Eight years after the release of Rise of the Silver Surfer, one of the most universally panned superhero movies in recent history, the inevitable reboot is finally coming, and today Fox released the movie’s first trailer. LAST TIME: Watch this now: The second ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ trailer has arrived As is the case with most comic book reboots, The Fantastic Four looks far darker and more brooding than its predecessors. A serious tone doesn’t necessarily make for a bad comic book movie, but there’s no telling how much strife we’ll be able to handle with Age of Ultron coming from Marvel just a few months

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A new Kickstarter project aims to let kids of all ages use hobby motors, LEDs and regular ol' drinking straws to make fully functional robots that walk, light up and even play drums.>

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The waterproof 5-inch handset is expected to cost around $600 and is equipped with a 21-megapixel camera and up to 256GB of expandable storage.>

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Microsoft's new 'Spartan' browser will include support for extensions at some point, Microsoft officials have confirmed.

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Speed, connectivity, and encryption are just three of the issues to consider when testing your IoT apps with PaaS. Get the complete list, as well as testing tips.

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Cashless payment services company USA Technologies has inked a deal with Apple to bring support for Apple Pay to more than 200,000 self-service machines across the US.

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Unless you’re the sort of person who keeps a lost iPhone you found in a bar — that’s still called stealing, by the way, and you might not get away with it — you can definitely try to return the device to the rightful owner  with the Find My iPhone functionality. The process is quite easy, and you don’t even have to unlock the phone to do it, as Siri can provide a more than helpful hand. FROM EARLIER: 8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time As OS X Daily explains, all you have to do to find out the contact information of the iPhone’s owner is to hold the Home button of the phone to

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We know Microsoft is developing a number of Windows 10 versions for use on different hardware. How they will each stack up is a work in progress.>

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From a form generator to a trend tracker to a cloud printer app, these free tools will expand your capabilities and save you time and effort.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Popular disappearing-message app Snapchat is introducing content from media companies such as Vice, CNN and People to its service as it works to broaden its audience.

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Sevilla uses the films of Alfred Hitchcock and David Fincher to show how shifts in video editing software over time have changed the look of title sequences. Panic Room uses 3D motion graphics for its credits, but still calls back to the geometric title sequence of 1959's North by Northwest.

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Go retro without giving up modern technology with the Prynt case on Kickstarter. It's a Polaroid for digital times.>

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It's mid-afternoon on Tuesday, and much of New York City is probably still smarting after the so-called snowstorm of the century turned out to be just a snowy day. Let's take a deep breath and say a simple truth together: Weather science is hard. When it comes to the weather, meteorologists work with a multitude of models — ones that often conflict — to determine with varying degrees of accuracy how dynamic weather patterns will behave days in advance.

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Build your village, train your troops and battle with other players online

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Shipments of Apple's iPhones, namely the 6 and 6 Plus, have outshined lower-priced rivals, says Canalys.>

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Business continuity is a plan put in place to keep a business running in the event of a disaster, and is most important to organizations that are transaction-based.

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Over the past several weeks, we’ve gotten an increasingly clear picture of what the Galaxy S6 is actually going to be. Some have been more reliable than others, and some have even come directly from BGR, but until Samsung actually announces the device, we’re going to continue to do our best to put the pieces together and keep you up to date with the latest rumors. This week, Polish blog Android.com.pl published one of the most interesting reveals we’ve seen so far. As with all rumors, it’s hard to know which, if any, of the details are factual, but none of it seems to be too far from the realm of possibility. READ MORE: The Galaxy S6 could be the start of

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(Reuters) - Sony Corp plans to cut another 1,000 jobs in its smartphone division, mainly in Europe and China, the Nikkei business daily reported. The cuts are in addition to the 1,000 jobs Sony said it would eliminate in its mobile unit in October, the Nikkei said. Overall, Sony's mobile division workforce will shrink by about 30 percent to 5,000 by the end of the fiscal year ending March 2016, the report said. The company, which competes with Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in the smartphone market, is expected to report the latest cuts in its April-December earnings report on Feb. 4, the newspaper said.

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This security hole, which impacts many older versions of Linux and some current ones, should be patched as soon as possible.

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The man who crashed a DJI Phantom drone into the White House grounds on Monday morning has now told Secret Service investigators that he had been drinking prior the accident. According to a report in The New York Times, the man also claims the drone belonged a friend, that he was piloting it and lost control, and that he went to bed worried about exactly where it had come back to earth. President Obama and his family weren't in the White House at the time, but in an interview with CNN, Obama said that he has urged the FAA and other federal agencies to examine how domestic drones are being managed.

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Careless kittens, cards, Kickstarter and the creator of comic site The Oatmeal combined to bust crowdfunding records. Now CNET puts Inman on the spot.>

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