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Twitter's identity crisis: Is it a social network or news app?

The app is in denial that it's a social network, so Bridget Carey has some words for the bird. Meanwhile, Google wants to inject tech into your eyeball and Samsung tucks in tykes with virtual reality.

By April 29, 2016

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Hollywood or hostage crisis? Johnny Depp, Amber Heard make online apology to Australia

The celebrity couple appear in a grim video, filmed by the Australian government, to say they are sorry for "disrespecting" Australian law. Facebook users are apparently worried the two are being held hostage.

By April 18, 2016

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Computer-generated child helps spotlight kids in crisis

UNICEF Sweden finds a creative way to put a face to a worldwide emergency -- morph images of children in crisis into one virtual girl named Sofia.

By April 14, 2016

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Siri can't help you in a health crisis

If you've been raped or are feeling depressed or suicidal, digital assistants such as Siri, Cortana and Google Now may not be the best place to turn, a new study says.

By March 16, 2016

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Bloomberg believes better electric vehicles will cause another oil crisis, and relatively soon

Of course, the oil industry doesn't see eye to eye with the media in this instance.

By February 26, 2016

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BlackBerry seeks bigger fish with purchase of crisis-alerts firm AtHoc

The acquisition will give BlackBerry access to more corporations and government agencies that use AtHoc's crisis communications software.

By July 22, 2015

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Reddit's identity crisis: Policy change to clean up content (kinda)

The social sharing site adds new rules to control its dark side, while some Redditors find refuge at Voat.co. And Uber deals with a different sort of drama in New York, calling for action on its app.

By July 17, 2015

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Reddit's identity crisis: Policy change to clean up content (kinda)

The social sharing site adds new rules to control its dark side, while some Redditors find refuge at Voat.co. And Uber deals with a different sort of drama in New York, calling for action on its app.

By July 17, 2015

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Twitter now calls itself a news app, not a social network

Seems Twitter is going through an identity crisis, but Bridget Carey tries to reason with the struggling app. Meanwhile, Google wants to inject tech into your eyeball and Samsung tucks in tikes with virtual reality.

By April 29, 2016

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Porn and video games engender masculinity crisis in boys, says psychologist

Technically Incorrect: A Stanford psychologist says that boys' brains are being "digitally rewired" and that online activity is causing the young to have erectile dysfunction.

By May 10, 2015