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PetMatch finds you a cat or dog that looks just like the one who died

Want a dog or a cat that is just so very similar to your last one? Here's the answer. But would it work to find substitute people too?

By 20 May 2014


Wait, there's an app that teaches kids handwriting?

The creator of iTrace believes that his app brings a new lease of life to the concept of teaching handwriting. But does anyone actually write by hand anymore?

By 16 January 2014


Amateur hour at Instagram-parent Facebook

A big company that's getting bigger all the time is in danger of alienating the same people who helped make it rich and famous: The users.

By 19 December 2012


Coolest app I've seen all month: Solar Walk

Tour the solar system with this dazzling astronomy app, which lets you fly Google Earth-style from one planet to another, learning along the way.

By 26 October 2012


Kids suspended for seeing teacher's topless iPad pic

Some kids are playing with a school iPad when, lo and behold, they click on a folder and see a picture of their teacher topless. They are suspended.

By 19 October 2012


Facebook yoga teacher objects to cell phone, gets fired

A yoga teacher at Facebook says she was fired after she objected to a company employee using her cell phone in class.

By 11 July 2012


Bill Gates' magical bracelets to monitor kids' attentiveness

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation offers $1.1 million to develop "Galvanic" bracelets that measure how engaged children are in school. How very scientific -- or, perhaps, just weird.

By 13 June 2012


Meet the tireless entrepreneur who squatted at AOL

For two months last fall, Eric Simons secretly took up residence inside the Internet giant's Palo Alto, Calif., campus, eating free food, enjoying gym access, and building a startup in the process.

By 24 May 2012


Judge: Serve the miscreant via Facebook

A U.K. judge confirms that legal papers can now be served through the social-networking site. But what if you don't log on very often?

By 22 February 2012


Football coach resigns after posting nude Facebook photo

A high school football coach intends to post a nude photo to his girlfriend on Facebook. Instead, it is publicly visible. Ten minutes is enough for a parent to see it.

By 15 February 2012