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Ancestry.com set for $1.6B acquisition deal: WSJ

The genealogy giant with more than 2 million subscribers is set to be acquired by a private-equity firm, in a bid to move into the Western European market.

By October 22, 2012

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The 404 1,478: Where we unlike an unfollow (podcast)

The top five reasons to unfriend someone on Facebook, the best Taco Bell food hack you've never heard about, a new tool that maps your DNA back 1,000 years, and a breakdown of Amazon and Twitter's new product, #AmazonCart.

By May 5, 2014

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23andMe stops giving health analysis to new customers

Google-backed startup halts results in compliance with FDA demands but will continue to provide health-related information to customers who purchased the kits before the order was issued.

By December 5, 2013

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The Peugeot 208 GTI is not as good as the 205 GTI. This is a good thing.

Whenever Peugeot releases a new GTI version of its smallest car we get very excited and exclaim, "The 205 GTI is back!!" It isn't. It can't be. Stop saying that. The 208 GTI is, thankfully, a very good car in spite of its ancestry.

By October 21, 2013

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Episode 34: The MacBook Pro rocks and rolls!

In this week's episode, we manhandle a MacBook, let some San Franciscans try out the LG Optimus G Pro, and explore the newest ways you can find out all the stuff about your body you never wanted to know.

By April 9, 2013

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Language 'time machine' a Rosetta stone for lost tongues

In an attempt to preserve endangered languages, UC Berkeley scientists create a computer program that reconstructs ancient tongues using their modern descendants.

By February 12, 2013

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Google names best Android apps of 2012

In Google's list of best apps for 2012, the company mentions some expected big hitters, as well as a few niche titles out of left field.

By December 27, 2012

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Google reveals best Android apps of 2012

Google has put together a list of its best Android apps of the year, in no particular order.

By December 27, 2012

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The census' broken privacy promise

Despite decades-old assurances census data would be private and pose no harm, the federal government is releasing data that could reveal family skeletons or lead to identity theft.

By April 2, 2012

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Three ways to research your family tree

The do-it-yourself approach to getting the lowdown on your ancestors may lead you down a series of blind alleys. An alternative to the high-end genealogical resources offered by Ancestry.com is the personal and affordable services of a mom-and-pop operation.

By March 24, 2012