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Clickbait Dissertations: Academic papers get Upworthy headlines

Academia just got more glamorous with a series of eyeball-grabbing paper titles designed to lure online readers. These dissertations will blow your mind!

By June 11, 2014

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Old school vs. new school as academic publishers brawl over Web

A startup hip to the ways of the Web and a publishing rival from pre-Net days are trying to teach each other a lesson. It's a tussle involving research papers and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

By December 7, 2013

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Academic startup Chegg aims for $172.5 million in IPO

The company plans to price its shares between $9.50 and $11.50 when it goes public.

By October 31, 2013

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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014

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Online trolls are narcissists, sadists and psychopaths, says study

Recently published research from Canada suggests trolls have something wrong with them. Well, a lot. But don't we all?

By October 9, 2014

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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Lego female-scientist minifigs rock their own Twitter account

Followers are flocking to the Lego Academics on Twitter to watch the toy scientists tackle the amusing everyday challenges of academia. Creator Donna Yates shares her Lego story.

By August 20, 2014

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Facebook messes with your emotions in CNET UK podcast 395

Facebook has owned up to manipulating moods of its users, while Uber has dodged court in the UK.

By July 4, 2014

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SnapUp wants you to shop with mobile screenshots

The mobile app lets you to bookmark and track products by snapping a picture of your iPhone's screen.

By July 1, 2014

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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014