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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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After 13-year ban, China to allow game console sales

The country says its Ministry of Culture will need to approve each game console, but the devices would be made available across the country.

By September 27, 2013

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Long-term study finds video games linked to aggressive behaviour in children

A three-year study has found that long-term participation in violent video games may increase violent thoughts and behaviour in children.

By March 24, 2014

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South Korea's Game Addiction Law could treat games like drugs and alcohol

The debate surrounding video games has escalated due to the South Korean government's impending Game Addiction Law, which would see games regulated like drugs or alcohol.

By June 23, 2014

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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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Apple's tearjerker holiday ad: Self-absorbed teens care after all

A new ad launched just in time for the holiday season shows a family getting together and a teen seemingly absorbed by his iPhone 5S. Until...

By December 17, 2013