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decency

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ExRated takes common decency out back and shoots it in the head

Spurned, sad, vindictive, and jealous? Have we got a site for you!

By September 28, 2011

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Google wants to patent splitting the restaurant bill

It's one of the great social difficulties of our time. Now Google would like to offer (and own) an allegedly equitable solution.

By October 6, 2013

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Popular Science silences its comments section

Explaining that comments are bad for science and backing it up with -- well, science -- the 141-year-old magazine is shutting down the comments section on its Web site.

By September 24, 2013

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Amazon's CEO to buy Washington Post for $250M

Jeff Bezos himself is buying the newspaper publishing side of the Washington Post Co., including its flagship publication but not its most high-profile digital assets.

By August 5, 2013

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Progress! An app that sends a breakup text for you

BreakUp Text is an app that does the dirty work for you. Because, well, why bother telling your lover sayonara yourself? Who needs the grief?

By July 27, 2013

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Scenes you may have missed: Porn on a train station Jumbotron

Sometimes, just one click can take you from safety to embarrassment. This seems to have happened for one IT worker in China, who displayed a porn movie to travelers. For 10 minutes.

By July 6, 2013

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Why DOJ didn't need a 'super search warrant' to snoop on Fox News' e-mail

Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.

By May 25, 2013

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Watch out, there's a man wearing Google Glass in your public restroom

Tech personality Robert Scoble boldly declares that he wears Google Glass in public restrooms. Is this a recipe for a brouhaha?

By April 23, 2013

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Twitter needs to deal with the Twitter Accuracy Problem

Businesses, investors, and users look to Twitter for information in real time. It needs to step up and improve password security before it starts facing legal and regulatory scrutiny -- or worse, user defection.

By April 23, 2013

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Teen boasts of drunken driving on Facebook, arrested

An Oregon teen posts a boast on Facebook that he has been tipsy at the wheel. He apologizes to owners of cars he hit. Police are less apologetic when they arrest him.

By January 3, 2013