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illness

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Obama asks Congress for $19 billion to stop hacks

The White House has submitted a massive budget proposal that shows just how serious the president is about cybersecurity.

By February 9, 2016

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Stephen Colbert to Daniel Craig: I'll play 007 if you don't want to

Daniel Craig doesn't want to play the role of James Bond anymore, so Stephen Colbert has graciously offered his services and his almost-not-insulting British accent.

By October 16, 2015

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Apple's iOS is an illness, says new HTC ad

Technically Incorrect: In an ad that mocks rival phones and disorders in equal measure, HTC offers its latest attempt to outdo its last attempt at strange advertising. Yes, iOS is Irritable Operating System, apparently.

By April 26, 2015

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Iron Boy saves Sydney! And he's only nine years old

After a desperate call for help from police, a nine-year-old boy with Cystic Fibrosis has saved the day in Sydney (with help from Make-A-Wish Australia), dressing up as a pint-sized Iron Man and fighting Ultron's henchmen.

By February 10, 2016

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What is the environmental impact of Dieselgate?

Scientists from the Netherlands crunched some numbers, and the results are a little bleak.

By February 4, 2016

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Amazon Prime Music is cool, but for now I'll stick with Spotify

Commentary: Amazon has launched its own music streaming service, but Crave's Eric Mack finds it doesn't quite stack up to Spotify, at least not yet.

By June 12, 2014

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New York health officials track down foodborne illnesses using Yelp

NY's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene uses software to look for words like "sick" and "vomit" in Yelp reviews.

By May 23, 2014

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Sure I'll clean my room: Apps to motivate children

If you’ve ever had a stubborn child refuse to do his or her chores, this Tech Minute is for you. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two websites that can help motivate children to complete their tasks by offering various rewards as incentive.

By May 8, 2014

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Sickweather tracks then alerts you of nearby illnesses

This one is definitely filed under "there's an app for that."

By November 29, 2013

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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013