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Ohio school mad at 15-year-old for using 'Madden' phrase

In announcing a middle school football game, a 15-year-old describes one player in Gus Johnson's inimitable phrase, as having "got that getting-away-from-the-cops speed." The student is disciplined.

By Oct. 9, 2013

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Amazon lets shoppers pay with a phrase

Amazon unveils new PayPhrase feature that aims to let buyers more easily check out by storing names, addresses, and credit card info with a short phrase and ID number.

By Oct. 29, 2009

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BOL 1095: The Phrase that Pays from Amazon

Amazon's trying to compete with PayPal with a new service that brings one-click shopping into the rest of the non-Amazon world. We also kick around a rumor of Netflix coming to the Wii and discuss Google and Yahoo music searches. Oh and then Cooley and I

By Oct. 29, 2009

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BOL 1095: The phrase that pays from Amazon

Amazon's trying to compete with PayPal with a new service that brings one-click shopping into the rest of the non-Amazon world. We also kick around a rumor of Netflix coming to the Wii and discuss Google and Yahoo music searches. Oh and then Cooley and I get deep about business models and copyright. That's near the end though. If you don't like lectures.

By Oct. 29, 2009

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MIT researchers create world's trickiest tongue twister

According to speech communication scientists from MIT, "pad kid poured curd pulled cod" is the most difficult phrase to spit out. Give it a try.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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Want to stump Siri? Try 'What's 3.23 minus 1.27?'

Siri seems to be mathematically challenged when trying to subtract certain numbers with decimal points. She'd rather focus on the calendar. See what you get.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Even the MythBusters can't herd cats

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman prove that maybe it's not quite so easy to get cats to do what you want. Then again, maybe they just didn't have enough fish flakes on hand.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Google Translate iOS app adds support for more languages

You can now write characters in Hebrew, Arabic, Esperanto, Persian, Zulu, and several other languages.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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How to cache offline maps in latest Google Maps for iOS

Google Maps for iOS 2.0 is out and it brings with it an iPad version, along with the ability to cache maps for offline use.

By Jul. 17, 2013

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LG special event Feb. 13: Will the G Pro 2 be unveiled?

The device has been the subject of countless rumors over the last few weeks, which might prompt LG to show it off sooner than expected.

By Feb. 7, 2014