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Surprise! Apple's Tim Cook is both scary and caring, says new book

In an excerpt from a new book about Apple after Steve Jobs, little emerges that many hadn't already suspected.

By Mar. 1, 2014

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Restaurant offers 50 percent discount for turning off phone

A restaurant owner in Israel has had enough of cell phone chatter and mute couples staring into their phones during dinner. So he's offering an incentive.

By Nov. 23, 2013

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Facebook's donate button helps nonprofits -- and Facebook

The social network encourages giving with a new button, but it's not an entirely altruistic endeavor.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Make sure your donation gets to the people who need it

Whether we're responding to a disaster or helping to prevent one, our generosity comes from our hearts, but ensuring that our gifts have the maximum impact possible requires using our heads.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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Busboy's mom throws iPad in fire, customer buys him new one

A 16-year-old puts his iPad on top of some boxes at home. His mom thinks it's all cardboard and tosses it in the fire pit. A customer at his diner gets him a $360 Best Buy gift card. Just because.

By Dec. 7, 2013

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Charges dropped against teen in science experiment 'bomb'

Kiera Wilmot, the 16-year-old who put toilet cleaner and aluminum foil together at school and it went bang will not be charged with a felony.

By May. 15, 2013

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Bill Clinton joins Twitter (for real this time)

Having been cajoled to within an inch of his sanity by Stephen Colbert to join Twitter, President Bill Clinton does it for himself.

By Apr. 24, 2013

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Google's Xmas greeting: We even make robots happy

In a charmingly pointed video to wish Androiders Happy Holidays, Google shows that its Android ecosystem extends to little people from the future.

By Dec. 23, 2012

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Giving Tuesday: Your penance after Black Friday, Cyber Monday

In order to assuage your guilt, crowdfunding platform Razoo wants you to give to charities. Can this possibly catch on?

By Nov. 19, 2012

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Lawyer offers popefrancis.com to pope

A Chicago lawyer bought the domain popefrancis.com on a whim in 2010. Now he's offering to put it on the pope's collection plate.

By Mar. 16, 2013