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Inhale Oxford's Word of the Year: 'Vape'

Slang terms "clickbait," "normcore," and "mansplain" lose to "vape" as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, which proves electronic cigarettes might not be a drag.

By November 19, 2014

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Google, Oxford University team up on artificial intelligence

The company and venerable university will work together to advance the field of machine learning.

By October 23, 2014

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'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014

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London streets blockaded as taxi drivers protest against Uber

The city's iconic black cabs brought roads to a standstill in a protest against what drivers see as unfair regulation of the industry.

By April 21, 2015

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Welcome back, Brontosaurus!

After over a century with its unique genus status declared null, the Brontosaurus has been officially declared distinct from Apatosaurus.

By April 7, 2015

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'Game of Thrones' creator confirms the show will spoil the books

Sorry, book readers, but events in HBO's "Game of Thrones" will likely outpace George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series as early as next season, show creator David Benioff confirms.

By March 23, 2015

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Apple announces ResearchKit, a new service for medical studies

Apple has built a new technology to help researchers collect data from the company's customers.

By March 9, 2015

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Boffins join Musk, Hawking in saying AI is threat to humanity

Technically Incorrect: Releasing a list of 12 threats to human civilization, academic researchers put artificial intelligence as an emerging and powerful risk.

By February 18, 2015

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Google advisers: Limit 'right to be forgotten' to Europe

The recommendation isn't likely to please the European Union, which has argued that user takedown requests should be applied by Google globally.

By February 6, 2015

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Ep. 1331: Where Oxford defines a generation

The Oxford dictionary adds a bunch of words only teenagers use, Nintendo takes a big step back withe the 2DS, underwater fiber-optic tubes, Spawn remakes, and breaking down popular porn search terms by state!

By August 28, 2013