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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Black cheese? Burger King Japan unveils burger dark as night

Burger King Japan takes a trip to the Dark Side by offering an unusual burger stacked with startlingly black cheese. But don't worry, it's all edible.

By September 12, 2014

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Vizio TVs recalled over topple-prone stands

The recall extends to 245,000 Vizio E-series TVs sold between late 2013 and mid-2014, sized 39 and 42 inches, because of faulty stands that suffer from "risk of tip over."

By August 7, 2014

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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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Protect your device from malicious ads

The chances of encountering a malware-bearing ad on your phone or tablet are increasing. But blocking ads on mobile is neither easy nor very effective. Here's a better approach to ad-blocking on your device.

By April 10, 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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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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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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Five things to do before installing iOS 7

The launch of iOS 7 is here. Be sure to do a bit of prep work to make the process easier on both yourself and your iOS device before installing the latest update.

By September 17, 2013