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'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014

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The 404 1,507: Where we don't forget to breathe (podcast)

Discussing a word that's fallen out of the Microsoft lexicon: "Kinect," 250 new emojis including a middle finger might be coming to your phone, predicting tomorrow's Amazon announcement, and calling b.s. on a new kind wearable technology.

By June 17, 2014

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Will this be the first Internet of Things company to IPO?

Q&A: Jasper Technologies CEO Jahangir Mohammed explains why this nascent tech transition will profoundly reshape businesses around the world

By June 17, 2014

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TransProse turns literature into music

Ever wondered what your favourite novels sound like? Forget audiobooks -- this project transposes literature into music.

By May 19, 2014

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Official Seattle tweeter to commuters: You're scumbags

It seems that the people with tweeting power at Seattle's Department of Transportation thought it funny to offer Scumbag Steve hats to those rubbernecking on a bridge. Oh.

By May 6, 2014

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Tell the time with the faces of Doctor Who

It's 10 minutes till Tom Baker! A watch-face app for Pebble indicates the time of day with the faces of the Doctor.

By February 4, 2014

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AI composes poetry in the style of the classics

An AI created by a PhD student at MIT analyses the work of poets to choose the best words for new works that could have been written by the original authors.

By January 28, 2014

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Macintosh's 100-day marketing blitz: After the applause, confusion

Macintosh marketing chief Mike Murray hoped that businesses would abandon their IBM PCs to join the revolution, but it proved to be more difficult than imagined.

By January 23, 2014

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The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distance

Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.

By January 21, 2014

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Tweeting time travelers? Researchers look for signs

If real Doctor Whos are out there, they may have left traces of their feats online. Two researchers went looking for their time-traveling trails.

By January 3, 2014