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Smartphone app knows when you're feeling blue

A newly developed smartphone app collects and analyses various data to predict when you're feeling depressed, stressed or lonely.

By September 22, 2014

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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Evidence of fire-raining comet discovered on Earth

Roughly 28 million years ago, a comet rained down a "shockwave of fire" over Egypt when it entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded, according to findings that offer the first concrete proof of such a phenomenon.

By October 8, 2013

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Here's the Milky Way supernova you've never heard of

Newly measured distance to stellar debris in the northern sky links it more firmly to an explosion observers saw in 1181.

By August 30, 2013

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Fortune 500 companies give social media a thumbs-up

The world's top bankrollers are increasingly growing their social-media presence -- currently, 77 percent of Fortune 500 companies keep active Twitter accounts and 70 percent have a Facebook page.

By July 24, 2013

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Mark Pincus: Not only nice guys finish last

Leo "The Lip" Durocher would have understood what drove Mark Pincus, Zynga's former CEO who finally paid a price for his sharp-tongued, sharp-elbowed approach.

By July 1, 2013

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Award-winning photo isn't a fake, say specialists

Specialists tapped by World Press Photo debunk an analysis that concluded that Paul Hansen's photo of children killed in Gaza was a composite of multiple images.

By May 14, 2013

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Zynga's Mark Pincus deemed year's 4th worst CEO

An annual list of the worst CEOs of 2012 gives the head of the embattled game maker another reason to wish for this year to end.

By December 18, 2012

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How Facebook fights child porn

It's an Internet-wide problem that Facebook, among many others, is proactively trying to combat.

By May 8, 2012

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TV show from WikiLeaks' Julian Assange due April 17

"The World Tomorrow" will air on the RT network, and be released online, this coming Tuesday, says WikiLeaks.

By April 14, 2012