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Google Maps error led company to demolish the wrong house

Billy Nabors Demolition made a huge mistake the other day, and are blaming it on Google Maps. Contracted to demolish a Tornado-damaged house on 7601 Cousteau Drive, Google maps directed them to 7601 Calypso Drive, where they came in like a wrecking ball and tore the duplex down.

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Charge against "Brussels tweet" PR man dropped

You might have heard about the PR exec who was arrested after tweeting that he "confronted" a Muslim woman about Brussels somewhere in London.

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Microsoft's Tay AI learns how to be an asshole in troll-capitol of the world: Twitter

By now you've heard of Tay.Ai, the Artificial Intelligence chat robot that Microsoft released out on Twitter, Kik and GroupMe.

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The Associated Press et al file to unseal all judicial records in Hulk vs Gawker trial

First Look Media, Inc., WFTS-TV, WPTV-TV, Scripps Media, Inc., WFTX-TV, Journal Broadcast Group, The Associated Press, the Times Publishing Company, and Cable News Network, Inc.

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Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial: yelling "racist" at the top of your lungs is not a defense.

Ryan Holiday, a man who literally wrote the book on media manipulation, writes in

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Sexist JWT CEO claims "not substantiated" & WPP investigates CEO talking about "Gringos" in interviews

 

Red Lobster fails when joining #formation hype on twitter - they should have stayed mum

Beyoncé released her video for Formation on the day she was set to appear in the half time show of the Super Bowl, and she an

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Nikon awards poorly 'shopped photo a prize - sarcastic photographers shop even more

 

MLA "Operation Boomerang" ad footage used by Aussie Farms: MLA threatens suit

The over the top Operation Boomerang ad for Australia's Meat and Livestock Association featuring Lambassador Sam Kekovich and celebrities like Lee Lin Chin has been recycled by an anima

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Stolen App shuts down, it barely began.

Stolen was an app-game of sorts, where much like trading baseball cards, you could collect, trade and frankly steal someone else's twitter profile.

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