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The sleep-texting epidemic

Earlier this year, a Philadelphia doctor offered that teens were texting in their sleep. Now it seems the disease is spreading.

By August 22, 2013

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'Kill switch' sought as answer to phone theft epidemic

A group of law enforcement officials wants the smartphone industry to allow phones to be rendered useless if stolen or lost. The officials are hoping to get the feature into phones by next year.

June 14, 2013

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'Kill switch' sought as answer to phone theft epidemic

A group of law enforcement officials wants the smartphone industry to allow phones to be rendered useless if stolen or lost. The officials are hoping to get the feature into phones by next year.

By June 13, 2013

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A forest epidemic turns into energy opportunity

Biofuel start-up Cobalt Technologies says it's found a way to make biobutanol with wood from forests ravaged by pine beetles.

By April 7, 2010

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Expert: Worm spreading in many ways becoming an epidemic

The worm known as Kido, aka Conficker or Downadup, evolves to spread via removable devices and other means besides just exploiting a Windows vulnerability.

By January 15, 2009

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The wide world of hacking in China

The Chinese have been known to be experts at hacking for quite some time. But what might surprise some is that it's epidemic across the country in all levels of society.

By May 23, 2013

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Where it's a small world

Leaked from today's podcast episode: Richard takes on the vertical video epidemic, LinkedIn users get double trouble, and geriatrics choosing e-readers over paper books.

By June 6, 2012

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The 404 1,068: Where it's a small world (podcast)

Leaked from today's podcast episode: Richard takes on the vertical video epidemic, LinkedIn users get double trouble, and geriatrics choosing e-readers over paper books.

By June 6, 2012

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Let's not create a cyberbullying panic

With bullying and cyberbullying in the news, it's easy to assume that it's an epidemic. Fortunately, it's not.

By April 7, 2010

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Get tested for an STD and win an iPod

The chlamydia epidemic is apparently so severe in the U.K. that local health authorities are offering iPods and laptops as incentives for young people to get tested.

By July 30, 2009