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adolescence

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Formspring forges out of awkward adolescence

Like many a teenager, the question-and-answer service grew like a weed and got a questionable reputation. A funding round and new media-friendly feature are designed to help clean up its act.

By January 11, 2011

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Google grows up: Tweaks signal end of adolescence

As the company closes engineering centers, lays off recruiters and contractors, and kills projects, it is maturing as a real company. Now we get to see what it's made of.

By January 15, 2009

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Hands-on with the Pentax Optio V20: Fluorescent adolescent

The design of the 8-megapixel Pentax Optio V20 is a little more grown-up than previous entries in the Optio range -- but not much. Is this a terrible teen or a growing snapper?

By June 3, 2008

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Online advertising's protracted adolescence

Worries about Google's secondary-search feature, couple with media companies' ad network efforts, indicate an increasingly rocky and interesting online-ad landscape.

By March 24, 2008

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Navigating out of Facebook's awkward adolescence

O'Reilly offers conclusions on why some Facebook applications thrive and why most fail.

By March 12, 2008

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Ep. 1277: Where we keep on sinning

Why do Amish teens love using Facebook so much? Today we'll explore technology's role in Rumspringa, a period of Amish adolescence that offers members a chance to experience the outside world. Wait until they discover Snapchat...

By May 29, 2013

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The 404 1,277: Where we keep on sinning (podcast)

Why do Amish teens love using Facebook so much? Today we'll explore technology's role in Rumspringa, a period of Amish adolescence that offers members a chance to experience the outside world. Wait until they discover Snapchat...

By May 29, 2013

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Ep. 1138: Google Voice is cracking

Bridget Carey lets her hair down today to celebrate Google's 14th birthday. We'll start off the show with a collection of embarrassing stories from our own awkward adolescence, then dive into a discussion topic that answers the question: did blowing into Nintendo cartridges actually help? This plus a search engine for porn and a philanthropic way to populate the 404 error pages on today's 404 episode!

By September 27, 2012

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The 404 1,138: Where Google Voice is cracking (podcast)

Bridget Carey lets her hair down today to celebrate Google's 14th birthday. We'll start off the show with a collection of embarrassing stories from our own awkward adolescence, then dive into a discussion topic that answers the question: did blowing into Nintendo cartridges actually help? This plus a search engine for porn and a philanthropic way to populate the 404 error pages on today's 404 episode!

By September 27, 2012

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Teen pregnancy rampant--among dinosaurs

Though dinosaurs grew for much of their lives, they experienced a rapid growth spurt in adolescence.

By January 14, 2008