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Lexicon

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The troubling lexicon of texting love

While some are blaming technology for an increase in one night stands, perhaps it's simply the brevity with which people communicate by phone that suggests swift progress to sexual congress.

By February 14, 2012

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Parsing Facebook's new lexicon (Q&A)

Gi Fernando of Techlightenment explains what "Read," "Watch," "Listen," and "Buy"--Facebook's new platform changes--mean for brands and consumers.

By October 5, 2011

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Daily Debrief: Can IT get the Web 2.0 lexicon right?

Why are big IT-focused companies like Cisco and Oracle reshaping their products to appeal to a Web-conditioned generation? ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan joins Charles Cooper on the CNET News Daily Debrief for a conversation about this accelerating trend.

By September 24, 2008

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The 404 1,507: Where we don't forget to breathe (podcast)

Discussing a word that's fallen out of the Microsoft lexicon: "Kinect," 250 new emojis including a middle finger might be coming to your phone, predicting tomorrow's Amazon announcement, and calling b.s. on a new kind wearable technology.

By June 17, 2014

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The 404 1,507: Where we don't forget to breathe

Discussing a word that's fallen out of the Microsoft lexicon: "Kinect," 250 new emojis including a middle finger might be coming to your phone, predicting tomorrow's Amazon announcement, and calling B.S. on a new kind wearable technology.

By June 17, 2014

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Lexicon: Meet Facebook's answer to Google Zeitgeist

Members will be able to search for phrases on the site to see just how often they were talked about in public "wall" posts, according to the company. Cool or voyeuristic? Could be both.

By April 15, 2008

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A computer scientist who doesn't include 'give up' in his lexicon

When I finally make my exit from this world, I hope I have a fraction of the courage of Randy Pausch.

By April 3, 2008

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Smile for the dictionary: 'Selfie' is 2013 word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionaries observed a five-fold increase in the use of the word this year and awarded it an honored place in the current lexicon.

By November 18, 2013

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Design Council: Design vs. styling

Ask automotive designers what the requirements are for someone in their position and you won't hear the word "styling." In fact, the word has such negative connotations it's probably long been removed from their lexicon.

By October 26, 2013

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Speak Scrabblish and 'thwack your amis' at Scrabble (Q&A)

"Is That a Word?" author David Bukszpan wanted to improve his Scrabble game, but didn't want to memorize the dictionary. CNET talked to him about the game's unique -- and surprising -- lexicon.

By September 18, 2012