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The curse of the crowdfunded lock: Goji delayed until June

Goji's Indiegogo backers will have to wait a little longer for their smart locks to ship.

By February 19, 2014

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Full-moon curse lifted? Looks like dusty mirrors are to blame

Researchers explain why reflectors left on the moon 40 years ago aren't cooperating when it comes to returning laser beams meant to measure the orb's distance from Earth.

By February 12, 2014

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Netflix CEO: Curse you, password sharing! Literally

On what's typically a snoozy earnings discussion, Reed Hastings shares what he claims is the log-in info for the head of rival HBO. And the password would make your grandma gasp.

By January 22, 2014

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&%*$#! Microsoft limits Xbox Live users' curse words

Take heed gamers: too many obscenities uttered in Upload Studio videos could lead to loss of account privileges.

By November 25, 2013

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F-bombs away! Twitter map tracks curses in real time

A new interactive site displays where, and how often, people around the world use the F-word on Twitter. Looks like New York is really effed up.

By November 9, 2013

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Language of Facebook: Women talk about shopping, men curse

The largest ever linguistic study of Facebook postings concludes that we are all appalling cliches.

By October 1, 2013

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36 percent admit to cursing, punching their computers

A survey reveals that more than a third of Americans assault their computers, in one way or another, because the machines frustrate them.

By July 31, 2013

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Writer's block: Cursing the cursor on Apple, Google tablets

Apple and Google tablets are both good at what most people use tablets for. Writing is a different matter.

By June 8, 2013

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Smart high-beam headlights won't blind oncoming drivers

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon created an experimental headlight that tracks other vehicles and blanks out the bits of light that would normally blind them in traffic.

By September 9, 2014

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The 404 1,479: Where we don't give credit on the grab (podcast)

Marc Maron's back on the show, talking with Jeff about the power of cursing, his feelings about our broadcast center, shedding emotional baggage, and what to expect from the second season of "Maron."

By May 6, 2014