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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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 29, 2009

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Researchers reveal the language of Kickstarter success

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have analyzed the top phrases of successful -- and unsuccessful -- Kickstarter campaigns. Hint: mentioning cats doesn't hurt.

By January 16, 2014

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France turns nose up at sexting (the word, that is)

The French language is constantly assaulted by English tech phrases. So its most revered cultural body finds a French way of saying things.

By December 21, 2013

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Twitter now letting advertisers target broader keywords

Advertisers want to reach users who are tweeting about concepts, not just specific phrases, and Twitter is now giving them tools to target broader ideas.

By December 11, 2013

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This woman says she is Siri's original voice

Voice actor Susan Bennett tells CNN it all began in 2005, when she was asked to recite words, phrases, and other "nonsensical" things

By October 4, 2013

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Text faster using custom shortcuts

Learn how to cut your text message response time in half using customized typing shortcuts for common phrases.

By January 4, 2013

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Snoop Dogg launches new mobile photo app, 'ya dig?!'

The rapper's "Snoopify" app is jumping on the sticker train, coming complete with images of diamond encrusted chains, joints, and popular Snoop catch-phrases like "Fo Shizzle."

By May 6, 2013