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'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014

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NSA's BFFs not necessarily immune to spying eyes -- report

The UK's Guardian newspaper says the NSA drafted a directive about spying on its closest, "Five Eyes" intelligence allies, and that it swept up metadata on UK citizens.

By November 20, 2013

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One early winner in SOPA protest: Wikipedia

With its 24-hour demonstration in muscle-flexing, Wikipedia demonstrates the political potential of crowdsourcing.

By January 19, 2012

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Surprise! Microsoft quietly opposes SOPA copyright bill

Microsoft applauded a Senate bill that aimed to delete "rogue Web sites" from the Internet. But it's drawn the line at the broader Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 22, 2011

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iPhone passcodes hacked by Russian security firm

Governments and law enforcers may soon be able to hack your iOS 4 device thanks to new software from a Russian security firm.

By May 25, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 994: Simlish out loud

It's all girls and me today, which leads to hilarious consequences including an outbreak of Simlish. We also figure out the solution to the world's water problems. Molly hates on AT&T some more. And Veronica promises to drink her own pee.

By June 10, 2009

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Lessig: Don't fall into the four-year trap

At Personal Democracy Forum, Stanford law professor says we can only work to reform government if we work at it constantly--not just every election cycle.

By June 24, 2008

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A rallying cry against cyberbullying

Legislators are writing new laws to protect kids from harassment via the Internet, text messages, or other electronic devices. Net executives are making new pledges to help the cause, too.

By June 7, 2008

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Does not compute: The 10 most annoying kid + robot team-ups

Robots are awesome. Yet pair them up with a kid and you create something brain-meltingly irritating. We've picked 10 of the most annoying bowl-headed moppets and their frustrating robot chums

By April 21, 2008

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The 30 dumbest videogame titles ever

With nearly half a century of videogames in our history, it's no surprise there have been some truly, utterly awful titles. We've collected our favourite 30 for your amusement

By March 27, 2008