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'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014

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Woman hospitalized with 'Twitter psychosis'

A woman was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after saying she believed that a famous actor was sending her coded messages via Twitter, according to a published research paper.

By August 7, 2014

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Handy Twitter abbreviations

Hanging out on Twitter can be pretty fun, but there are a lot of abbreviations to get your head around.

By May 2, 2012

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What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding, H.265, and 4K compression explained

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By April 18, 2014

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How to get quick definitions for acronyms and abbreviations

It happens to the best of us. We run into a string of all-caps that must mean something, but isn't explained in context. If you're lucky, a quick search can come up with possibilities, but Chrome and Firefox users have access to Abbrex, a nifty extension that provides pop-up definitions quickly and easily.

By January 9, 2012

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The Silicon Valley of 'Betas'

Amazon's second original show drops the audience in the middle of the country's tech hub. Here's what the makers got right (hoodies, they're everywhere) and wrong (physical Bitcoins, not so much).

By November 23, 2013

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Why your next 4G phone should have FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE

There are two kinds of 4G -- the FDD-LTE we use in the UK, and TDD-LTE, which is becoming more popular around the world.

By August 2, 2013

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5 social media lessons from Roger Ebert, @EbertChicago

Roger Ebert, who died last week at 70, wasn't only a successful film critic. He was also a successful user of social media. We can all still learn from him.

By April 7, 2013

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Research In Motion is no more: "We are BlackBerry"

The company formerly known as Research In Motion will take on the more recognisable name of its product range and be known as BlackBerry going forward.

By January 30, 2013

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By September 26, 2012