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The troubling lexicon of texting love

While some are blaming technology for an increase in one night stands, perhaps it's simply the brevity with which people communicate by phone that suggests swift progress to sexual congress.

By Feb. 14, 2012


Parsing Facebook's new lexicon (Q&A)

Gi Fernando of Techlightenment explains what "Read," "Watch," "Listen," and "Buy"--Facebook's new platform changes--mean for brands and consumers.

By Oct. 5, 2011


Lexicon: Meet Facebook's answer to Google Zeitgeist

Members will be able to search for phrases on the site to see just how often they were talked about in public "wall" posts, according to the company. Cool or voyeuristic? Could be both.

By Apr. 15, 2008


Daily Debrief: Can IT get the Web 2.0 lexicon right?

Why are big IT-focused companies like Cisco and Oracle reshaping their products to appeal to a Web-conditioned generation? ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan joins Charles Cooper on the CNET News Daily Debrief for a conversation about this accelerating trend.

By Sep. 24, 2008


A computer scientist who doesn't include 'give up' in his lexicon

When I finally make my exit from this world, I hope I have a fraction of the courage of Randy Pausch.

By Apr. 3, 2008


Is Harman the Mercedes-Benz of the audio business?

Harman's engineering muscle, long history of building iconic audio designs, and impressive sound rank it at the top of the heap.

By Mar. 23, 2010


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 Feb. 4, 2014


Obama on HealthCare.gov bugs: Patience, even Apple has issues

Talking about reports of slow load times and bugs, President Obama refers to Apple's experience after the debut of iOS 7.

By Oct. 1, 2013


Pac-Mania, alive and well

Pac-Man celebrated its 33rd birthday this week, causing us to reflect on just how deeply the hit game and its distinctive characters have etched themselves onto the global psyche.

By May. 24, 2013


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 Jan. 3, 2014