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Google's brilliant response to Colbert's inferiority complex

Satirist Stephen Colbert complains that a Google search has his height wrong. So, try searching "How tall is Stephen Colbert" now.

By October 18, 2014

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Siri, an autistic boy's best friend

A writer describes how her 13-year-old son seems to talk with Apple's digital assistant more easily than with her. Can technology design virtual humans as we'd wish real ones were?

By October 19, 2014

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Experience the true existential madness of automated customer service

You've made those calls. You've pressed 2 for Spanish. And you've waited till eternity. This new video exists to tell you that you aren't alone.

By October 18, 2014

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Comcast sued by customer who claims company got him fired

After complaining about his Comcast service, Conal O'Rourke claims the cable giant contacted his boss and got him fired.

By October 17, 2014

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Spotify family plan: Separate accounts, one discounted bill

The streaming music service introduces a plan that allows up to five family members to have separate premium accounts on one bill.

By October 20, 2014

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Google's latest ads depict Apple users as conformists

In three news ads for Android, teasingly released this week, Google has one simple message: Apple users are all the same, while Android users are just cool individuals who like to hang together.

By October 15, 2014

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In new Microsoft ad, a female boss is no fun

In the second installment of its campaign for Office 365, Microsoft seems to suggest that female bosses don't take well to silly boys in the office on Segways.

By October 14, 2014

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'Mad Men' types needed: Sort through vintage New York Times ads

A world of mini-skirt, fiberglass car and Paul Newman movie ads awaits you with the New York Times' Madison, a project that asks the public to dig through vintage advertising.

By October 16, 2014

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Google ads may hint at Nexus 6, Nexus 9

Can you spot animated versions of the Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet in the new promo videos from Google?

By October 14, 2014

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Yahoo hires new ad sales head from Washington Post

After ousting COO Henrique de Castro in January, the Internet giant is bringing on the venerable newspaper's former chief revenue officer.

By October 14, 2014