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Interweb, defriend make it into the dictionary

A slew of geeky terms have made it into the third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English, not to be confused with the authoritative Oxford English Dictionary.

By Aug. 24, 2010

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Interweb, defriend and tweetup make it into the dictionary

A slew of geeky terms, including Interweb, unfriend and tweetup have made it into the most recent edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English. What other dork slang deserves a mention?

By Aug. 24, 2010

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Comcast wins! (Worst company in America)

In the Consumerist's annual competition, Comcast defeated Monsanto in a pulsatingly close poll -- and just as it's trying to take over Time Warner Cable too.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Microsoft's Cortana to Apple's Siri: Are you deaf?

Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Woman wins competition, clones her dog

A British woman passionately needs her 12-year-old dachshund, Winnie, to be copied. So she wins a competition and a Korean company clones Winnie for free.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Of course you need a robot to help prioritize your email

An app called Seer peeks at your behavior and uses AI to tell you which e-mails are important and which are merely drudgery from your boss. Just to reassure you, this AI has CIA roots.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Give annoying Facebook friends an imaginary time-out

Yes, there's an app for that. Defriendtion lets you call out over-sharers with a viral badge of dishonor on their walls.

By Nov. 28, 2012

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Half of Facebook parents joined to spy on kids?

You think half those adults on Facebook are there because they love Facebook? No, no. These are merely parents engaged in covert operations.

By Feb. 17, 2013

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Your exes to appear on next episode of 'As the Web turns'

A revealing article in New York Magazine suggests that social media is enabling us to keep the soap opera of failed relationships alive long after the "shows" were canned.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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The real-life consequences of a Facebook unfriending

Research from the University of Colorado in Denver suggests that if someone unfriends you on Facebook, you may end up avoiding them in real life.

By Feb. 4, 2013