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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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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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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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Browser plugin lets you say goodbye to hyperbolic headlines

Chrome plugin Downworthy is tackling clickbait headlines by reworking the hyperbolic language into something a little more believable.

By January 27, 2014

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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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Microsoft apologises for 'sexist' Xbox One ad, takes it down

Here we go again: Microsoft has apologised, and taken down a promo for the Xbox One that was criticised as sexist.

By November 30, 2013

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SwiftKey's fast-typing predictive keyboard coming to the Nokia X

SwiftKey is the best keyboard replacement on Android, hands down, and now Nokia fans can get a proper taste.

By February 24, 2014

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Save Publishing does your tweeting for you

Bookmarklet Save Publishing will find the most tweetable sentences on every page to take the hard work out of your social networking.

By January 30, 2013