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Artist Miranda July lets you spy on celebrity e-mails

The "We Think Alone" project makes public famous folks' e-mails on topics like money and advice. "Our inner life is not actually the same thing as our life on the computer," July notes.

By July 10, 2013

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HBO orders a whole lot of 'Westworld' for 2015

The sci-fi Western makes its way to the small screen again, this time starring Anthony Hopkins and produced by Bad Robot.

By November 17, 2014

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Somebody app delivers messages via the nearest human

Somebody is a messaging app that sends the message, not to you, but the closest Somebody user to you -- who then has to hunt you down to deliver the contents.

By August 28, 2014

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Hello Kitty is not a cat?

Thanks to an anthropologist's unusual discovery, the iconic cartoon character is considered by some to be a girl, not a cat. Even Sanrio spokespeople can't quite agree. Goodbye, Kitty. Hello...what exactly?

By August 28, 2014

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The worst bosses aren't like Darth Vader anymore

Buried in a survey about work software is the revelation that the boss who makes workers life a misery is more like Mr. Burns from 'The Simpsons.'

By August 19, 2014

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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By July 6, 2014

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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Spooked by NSA, eBay founder plans hard-hitting news site

Billionaire Pierre Omidyar is worried that the free press won't be so free after mass surveillance and aggressive policies toward whistle-blowers get through with it. He's decided to take action.

By October 16, 2013

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The importance of the earnest selfie: Rihanna has an 'Instassistant'

Stars are realizing that their selfies have to be just so. Some are therefore delegating selfie-taking to trusted photographers.

By October 12, 2013

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Celebrity-branded tech products that shouldn't exist

Can you resist the growing plague of celebrity tech products? Crave writer Amanda Kooser dives into the murky, leopard-print waters of star-studded gear that should never have made it into the spotlight.

By August 29, 2013