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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

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Twitter to launch vanity URLs for Vine users' profiles on Dec. 20

Holders of verified Twitter accounts can register for URLs beginning Friday, while nonverified accounts will have to wait until December 23.

By December 18, 2013

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Uber exec wanted to 'dig up dirt' on journalists

The popular ride-sharing service has a controversy on its hands after a senior executive said he wanted to investigate reporters critical of the company.

By November 18, 2014

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Google's Teller says Glass and other wearables need to be cheaper

Astro Teller, head of the Internet giant's skunk works research lab, talks about Glass, future pricing and how the smart eyewear has become a "poster child" for privacy concerns.

By November 17, 2014

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Verizon Wireless to hand out freebies on Nov. 26

Verizon is dubbing the day before Thanksgiving "Connection Day" and has a slate of gifts prepared for all wireless consumers -- not just Verizon customers.

By November 12, 2014

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Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Describing herself as a social activist, public speaker and contributor to Vanity Fair, Lewinsky decides now is the time to enter the fray of immediacy.

By October 20, 2014

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Xiaomi, again, says Apple's criticism of copying designs is overblown

Jony Ive, Apple's head of design, has harsh words for Xiaomi, whose smartphones look similar to the iPhone. Xiaomi's Hugo Barra says he should get over it.

By October 28, 2014

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Ballmer implies he and Bill Gates aren't BFFs

Appearing on CBS News, the former Microsoft CEO also says that Microsoft didn't fail at mobile, but merely got the formula wrong.

By October 21, 2014

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Snapchat warns users outside apps 'can't be trusted'

Snapchat tells its more than 100 million users that some third-party apps pose a threat. But the photo-sharing service doesn't address why outsiders were able to connect to Snapchat in the first place.

By October 14, 2014

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Elon Musk: Don't fall asleep at the wheel for another 5 years

Following Tesla's news that it's bringing autopilot to its electric sports cars, CEO Elon Musk says autonomous, self-driving cars aren't far off either.

By October 10, 2014