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The dirty little secret behind smoking cessation apps

A study of the most popular smoking cessation apps finds very few use evidence-based practices proven to help smokers quit.

By November 15, 2013

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Friends don't let friends smoke (says e-cigarette company)

A new ad for NJoy e-cigarettes treads very close to suggesting that e-cigarettes are somehow healthier than your Marlboros. Yes, it even uses the line "friends don't let friends smoke."

By January 4, 2014

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5 apps to help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Let these apps help you find a New Year's goal, then motivate you to keep at it.

By December 27, 2013

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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

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AppScript wants to help docs find, prescribe best health apps

There are more than 40,000 health-related apps on the market. Yet there is little oversight or organization, leaving even the professionals scratching their heads over what to formally recommend.

By December 13, 2013

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Panasonic's exit from plasma will sour TV value sweet spot

Panasonic will sell its last plasma TV March 2014, making the company's current 2013 line its last. Great picture quality just became less attainable.

By October 9, 2013

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Outlook for PC shipments gets even bleaker

IDC expects worldwide PC shipments to plunge by 10 percent in 2013, partly due to a PC market decline but also to further expansion in tablet and smartphone sales.

By August 29, 2013

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Diving for Coral-bots to repair the world's dying reefs

A new Kickstarter campaign hopes to fund autonomous underwater robots that will navigate the depths to repair threatened coral reefs.

By April 17, 2013

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Viggle, GetGlue terminate plans to merge

The social TV apps have split amicably, or so they say. GetGlue is walking away with a $500,000 break-up check.

By January 14, 2013

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Yahoo calls off patent battle with Facebook

As expected, two Internet giants announce cessation of patent hostilities and agree to a new "partnership."

By July 6, 2012