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Robot 'suicide' after becoming tired of housework?

An Austrian cleaning robot allegedly immolates itself on a kitchen hotplate. Because, you know, housework.

By November 13, 2013

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California thinking may backfire for Google's new self-driving car

Commentary: Google is a leader in self-driving cars, but its new, steering-wheel -free model may not resonate globally.

By May 28, 2014

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Take-home test may detect early signs of Alzheimer's

Counting quarters and naming animals are part of a quick written test that could help determine if you may be prone to Alzheimer's disease.

By January 14, 2014

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Cute Tokyo Metro posters remind commuters to behave

Passengers might think twice before blaring music, sneezing on strangers, or falling asleep drunk on the subway with these charming posters spotted in Japan.

By January 13, 2014

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Aliens poked NBA star's nose (at least that's what he says)

Former Warriors star Baron Davis believes he had an encounter with aliens just two weeks ago. How could this be?

By July 13, 2013

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Nextdoor nabs $60M to bring its network to more neighborhoods

You and your neighbors equal money in the bank for this young but growing company.

By October 29, 2013

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Burglar wearing electronic tag steals laptop

In what may have been an attempt at seeing hope triumph over intelligence, a serial burglar in the U.K. discovers that electronic tags really do record your movements.

By January 6, 2013

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Microsoft to U.S. expats in U.K.: Don't bring your guns

A booklet designed to help American Microsoft workers adjust to life in Cambridge, England, reminds them not to bring their guns. It reminds them not to bring dead animals either.

By March 14, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Surprising user names in permissions lists and how to disable sharing services are covered in this week's Q&A.

By July 12, 2013

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Sad plant! Vine experiences widespread service outage

Video application users were greeted by a more maddening type of looping experience on Tuesday.

By January 29, 2013