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Birth month may correlate to some diseases (bad news, October)

Columbia University scientists find correlations between certain birth months and the risk of contracting 55 diseases. Because birthdays aren't depressing enough on their own.

By June 8, 2015

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Could a Greek bailout be crowdfunded for a little feta and Ouzo?

As Greece teeters on the edge of default, an Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund a bailout is starting to look like more than just an online stunt.

By July 1, 2015

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​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.

By June 26, 2015

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Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households

The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.

By June 18, 2015

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​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By June 11, 2015

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​Sigfox's Internet of Things network heads to Denmark, too

A fifth country will be able to use the French company's technology for linking thermometers, medical sensors and other devices to the Net in 2016. Also: Samsung is interested.

By June 9, 2015

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How Electronic Arts stopped being the worst company in America

Being named the worst company in America two years in a row was a wake-up call for the video game maker. Interviews with current and former executives, employees and partners show how EA changed the way it worked as it tries to redeem itself.

By June 2, 2015

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Google Chromebooks score in schools but slow to catch on elsewhere

Research firm Gartner says Chromebook sales will hit 7.3 million this year, but most of those sales will come from only one market -- education.

By May 21, 2015

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Rdio launches cheap streaming-music tier...just like Rhapsody

Rdio unveils a $3.99-a-month plan that gives you infinite skips on Pandora-like radio stations plus 25 on-demand songs of your choosing. In other words: a riff on Rhapsody UnRadio.

By May 14, 2015

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Print your own Edward Snowden bust

Move over, Beethoven. A downloadable file from Thingiverse lets you decorate your mantle or piano with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

By May 12, 2015