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Yep, an emoji is Oxford's word of the year. Surprised? Don't be

Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join in the on-demand music trend, and Zune is gone for good.

By November 17, 2015

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An emoji is Oxford's word of the year, but don't be surprised

Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join the on-demand music trend, and Zune is indeed gone for good.

By November 17, 2015

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Oxford's latest 'word of the year' is...an emoji?

The Oxford Dictionaries has declared the most important addition to the lexicon for the year, but for the first time ever, it's not actually a word.

By November 16, 2015

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Hangry Redditor rage-quits cat cafe: All enter Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.

By August 26, 2015

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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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Drop everything. Microsoft wants to tell you what dog your face is

Technically Incorrect: The latest in a series of facial recognition experiments by the software maker will captivate people everywhere. It might even amuse their dogs.

By February 11, 2016

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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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Sorry Kevin Bacon, we're separated by 3.5 degrees (CNET Update show notes)

On Facebook #FriendsDay, the social network says we're all connected by 3.5 people -- not six. Meanwhile, Amazon Echo plays Spotify songs and Google takes self-driving cars to new destinations.

By February 4, 2016

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Microsoft taps into AI with SwiftKey app acquisition

Hundreds of millions of people already use the predictive-keyboard app, but Microsoft's real interest lies in its artificial intelligence.

By February 3, 2016

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You can only really count on 4 of your 150 Facebook friends, study says

Technically Incorrect: Researchers at Oxford University survey students and learn that Facebook friendship isn't necessarily friendship at all.

By January 20, 2016