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behavior-based

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Apple aims to keep your iPhone juiced based on your behavior

Two freshly-published patent filings describe technologies that could conserve your iPhone's battery power based on how and when you use it.

By March 20, 2014

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Wired at the Western Wall, where smartphones heighten the holy

Even the ancient city of Jerusalem has been transformed by tech, as visitors to holy sites turn to mobile devices to reach out to God.

By August 26, 2014

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Mozilla expands advertising experiment to many more Firefox users

The current "directory tile" ad experiment shows only for new Firefox users. A new "enhanced tile" program to launch soon will mean existing users can see some ads, too.

By August 21, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Eversense: A programmable thermostat based on real-time behavior

Designed to react to people's actual behavior and not algorithms, the Eversense adjusts a home's heating or cooling based on when the last person leaves and the first person comes home.

By January 6, 2013

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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Apple now rumored to launch iPhone 6 on October 14

If the rumors are true, October promises to be a busy month for Apple with new iPhones, iPads, and possibly the iWatch.

By July 31, 2014

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Unlike Facebook, OkCupid shamelessly experiments on us

The online dating site admits to running experiments on its users and manipulating what they think. Have no fear, however, as it's for a good cause.

By July 28, 2014

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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Why Windows needs a Start menu

Commentary: The Windows 8 Start screen does offers certain benefits, but the good, old-fashioned Start menu is still the best way to access all your programs and settings.

By July 20, 2014