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So, my Gmail inbox started getting these weird emails...

When a pattern of bizarre messages began piling up in my inbox, I turned to the source for answers: Google.

By February 4, 2016

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Powerful domestic violence Super Bowl ad shows one text can make the difference

Technically Incorrect: A simple ad, made with some NFL sponsorship, dramatizes a problem with which the NFL itself is familiar.

By February 5, 2016

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Why the death of the Firefox phone matters

With its failure to stop the mobile-software dominance of Google and Apple, Mozilla loses relevance and the Web grows a little weaker.

By February 5, 2016

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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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Oregon Trail game co-inventor talks pioneer survival and life lessons

In a new Reddit interview, Don Rawitsch reveals his thoughts about creating the educational and entertaining Oregon Trail computer game. Plus, his idea on how the game could become a movie.

By February 6, 2016

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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From a glass box to the Red Planet: The strange journey of a Martian-in-training

Physicist and comedian Josh Richards is ready and willing to die on Mars. But first he has to survive a see-through, mocked-up habitat in Sydney, Australia.

By February 6, 2016

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On Safer Internet Day, adults ask teens for help

The annual event tries to quash bullying and cruelty among kids on the Internet by enlisting their peers.

By February 9, 2016

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Rapes tied to online dating on the rise

Attackers put victims at ease by establishing a relationship online before meeting, according to a new report from the UK.

By February 8, 2016

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Wait, Google's 'moon shots' cost how much???

Alphabet, Google's new parent company known for ambitious projects, reveals just how much innovation costs. All that spending has helped it become the most valuable in the world, topping Apple.

By February 1, 2016