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myopia

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Nadella praises Google's marketing (sarcasm or envy?)

Speaking at the Fortune Brainstorm conference, Microsoft's new CEO says he can learn from Google because it markets its moonshot products well. But what did he really mean?

By July 15, 2014

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BlackBerry on list of brands most likely to disappear in 2015

24/7 Wall Street insists that the BlackBerry brand is at death's door. However, it predicted the same thing in 2012.

By July 13, 2014

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Teen ends relationship like he memes it, becomes Web hero

Kane Zipperman's girlfriend cheated on him, but wants him back. His posting of their exchange is less communication and more a certain art. But is it real?

By June 5, 2014

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Detached retina linked to over-texting in the dark

A young Chinese man who constantly texted his girlfriend at night has emergency surgery for something more associated with the elderly, report says.

By June 3, 2014

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Smart phones make you short sighted, Brit eye surgeon claims

The increase in myopia in young people is down to the rise of smart phones, one British eye surgeon claims.

By August 17, 2013

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iBlind? Smartphones make you shortsighted, doctor claims

A U.K. eye surgeon insists that the incidences of advanced myopia have increased 35 percent since the launch of the smartphone.

By August 16, 2013

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VrAse turns your smartphone into VR goggles

A simple 3D-printed case currently seeking funding on Kickstarter can convert your smartphone into the display on a VR headset.

By September 3, 2013

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Dear iPad pedestrians, this has to stop

It seems that some pedestrians aren't content with staring into their iPhones. They now unwrap their iPads and merrily flounce down the street.

By October 6, 2012

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So I put Google and Bing in the ring: Guess who won?

Microsoft's new idea -- to get you to compare Google and Bing -- is a sturdy one. So I tried it. With an interesting result.

By September 6, 2012

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How Apple, Microsoft can stop NBC's Olympic contempt

While NBC continues to receive deserved criticism for its Olympic myopia by refusing to show events live on TV, it's the advertisers who are complicit and therefore have the power to change NBC's habits.

By July 29, 2012