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Silicon Valley Ep. 7: Dressed to the benigns

In the penultimate episode of Silicon Valley's premier reality show, nothing much happened and it took an hour for nothing much to happen. Which made it quite riveting. Oh, there was a health scare. But not much of one.

By Dec. 18, 2012

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Click and Grow lets you benignly neglect your plants

Just add batteries and keep an eye on the water tank and this smart planter does the rest of the work.

By Aug. 7, 2012

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Only you think you're funnier when you're drunk, research says

A small-scale and unscientifcally sound experiment suggests that the drunker you get, the funnier you feel. This feeling is not shared by others.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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New ultrasound tech could improve cancer detection

When it comes to detecting cancer, ultrasound is simply too low-res to compare with CT scans and MRIs. Up the resolution, though, and the less expensive, radiation-free alternative could become an ideal alternative.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Gofor: like Uber for drones

A concept startup imagines a future in which we can call drones on demand to scout parking, check weather and take hands-free selfies.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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The excuse of the wicked: The app ate my Mother's Day gift

In study of how well people planned for Mother's Day, 10 percent of respondents say they'll use a dud app as an excuse.

By May. 10, 2014

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Health apps on the rise, but medical use is still limited

Health apps and gadgets are becoming more popular, but a lack of quality keeps them from being useful in medicine.

By Nov. 19, 2013

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Researcher: Apps meant to spot skin cancer are inaccurate

An assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine finds that three out of the four apps she tested incorrectly described cancers as harmless at least 30 percent of the time.

By Jan. 18, 2013

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How to save passwords for all Web sites in Safari

By default, Safari will prevent saving passwords for some sites, but this can be undone if desired.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Colbert fights Google's robots with Ewoks

Someone has to put up a show against Google's latest robotic intentions. Thankfully, Stephen Colbert is stepping up.

By Dec. 17, 2013