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depression

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Samaritans Radar depression app raises Twitter privacy concerns

A newly launched app by a UK suicide prevention charity is raising massive privacy concerns by monitoring Twitter accounts without user consent.

By November 3, 2014

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Depressing performance from Techko Maid's robotic mop

The oddly-designed Smart Maid RS118 didn't clean up in our tests.

By May 9, 2014

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Are smartphones stressing kids out?

Technically Incorrect: A leading British psychologist says she's seen an enormous uptick in cases of teen anorexia, depression and cutting and believes in many cases its related to the ubiquity and instant nature of technology.

By March 23, 2015

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Republican legislation to 'fix' Net neutrality may not be dead

Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.

By March 19, 2015

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NASA images show equivalent of 689,290 dust-filled semis moving from Sahara to Amazon

A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.

By February 26, 2015

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Cheerful tweets may mean a healthier heart

A large-scale analysis of language used on Twitter adds to the evidence that negative emotions are directly linked to heart disease.

By January 22, 2015

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App's novel approach to mood disorders: Real-world rewards

A computer consultant with bipolar disorder helps develop a free app that lets others with similar conditions track their mood and behavior -- and earn rewards like gift cards for doing it.

By November 4, 2014

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The season you're born in affects your moodiness, study says

Hungarian research suggests that those born in the summer are moodier adults than those born in the winter.

By October 19, 2014

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Anita Sarkeesian cancels speech in wake of threats

After an anonymous email threatens a deadly school shooting, the feminist media critic backs out of a speaking engagement at Utah State University.

By October 14, 2014

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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