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A beer glass to end smartphone addiction

Finally, a way to get your friends to put their phones down at the bar and pay attention.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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Instagram: For half our users, we're a daily addiction

Co-founder Kevin Systrom says Instagram's service is a daily ritual for many users.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Japan to fight Internet addiction with 'fasting camps'

Japan estimates that more than 500,000 school-age kids are pathologically addicted to the Internet. Could gadget-free camps help them?

By Aug. 30, 2013

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Short film nails the insanity of smartphone addiction

True-to-life "I Forgot My Phone" shows just how much smartphones can interrupt the simple joys of daily life. It might just make you laugh at yourself.

By Aug. 27, 2013

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Sundance films take on Net addiction, life of Aaron Swartz

Several documentaries competing in the upcoming Sundance Film Festival pan in on tech's darker sides.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Toddlers need treatment for iPad addiction?

It seems that some very young humans play with iPads nearly half of their waking day. This is leading to withdrawal tantrums of an extreme kind.

By Apr. 22, 2013

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How lasers can switch off cocaine addiction

Researchers find that, at least in rats, when they shine a laser light on a region of the brain associated with impulse control and decision-making, they can turn cocaine-seeking behavior off or on.

By Apr. 4, 2013

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Internet addiction fueled by gene mutation, scientists say

A variation in one gene, CHRNA4, is more prevalent among those who are addicted to being online than those who are not -- and is in fact significantly more common in women, say researchers.

By Aug. 29, 2012

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Five Pinterest tips to heighten your pinning addiction

Grab these essential tips and tricks to master Pinterest and take your pinning obsession to a whole new level.

By Mar. 12, 2012

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Thank you for playing: Addiction feeds Zynga success

Zynga IPO taps into to base human addictive behaviors, to the tune of half a billion dollars last year.

By Dec. 15, 2011