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illnesses

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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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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

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Google launches Calico to take on illness and aging

Larry Page recruits Art Levinson, chairman at both Genentech and Apple, to run the new health-focused company.

By September 18, 2013

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iPhone 5S fingerprint sensor is ill-disposed to sweat

While Apple's Touch ID scanner may be a superior way to deter would-be thieves and hackers, it could also be problematic for people with sweaty fingers.

By September 11, 2013

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Funny or Die's ill-received Steve Jobs film heads to DVD, Hulu

The comedic effort at the life and success of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has gone off the site, and is being sold on DVD.

By May 2, 2013

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The 404 1,492: Where we're not gonna protest (podcast)

Taking three guesses about the purpose of Porktrack.com, calculating the potential earnings for the average Uber driver, NYC using Yelp to track health code violations, and more!

By May 27, 2014

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New method of mosquito birth control: sunshine

A cheap new contraption called the Solar Scare Mosquito busts breeding in the pesky little biters.

By May 19, 2014

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Researchers link mental illness with Facebook behaviors

Don't be surprised if your therapist asks to look at your Facebook profile.

By January 24, 2013