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Little girl persuades Google to give dad day off (with cute letter)

A little girl writes to Google and complains that her daddy gets only Saturdays off from the company. And it's his birthday. Google relents.

By June 21, 2014

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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

By April 14, 2014

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Watch your step -- with a Bluetooth-connected insole

Even as Nike moves to wrist-worn electronics, a company called 3L Labs at CES announces FootLogger, which builds sensors into a person's shoe. Expect them in the second half of 2014.

By January 6, 2014

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The Caterham SP/300.R made me feel like a racer

XCAR's producer took a spin in the track's only Caterham SP/300.R. He liked it.

By October 30, 2013

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The other side of the iPhone line: Homeless people left unpaid

Outside the Pasadena Apple store, some homeless people claim a businessman failed to pay them for standing in line on his behalf.

By September 20, 2013

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Simulation verdict: Elon Musk's Hyperloop needs tweaking

Ansys, a company specializing in computer-based engineering simulations, inches the moon-shot idea one step closer to reality.

By September 19, 2013

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Gmail: You weren't really expecting privacy, were you?

The Internet is in a panic over a Google legal brief that claims Gmail users have no expectation of privacy when they use the service. Good headline, but let's be honest: that's the entire point of Gmail.

By August 13, 2013

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The 404 1,311: Where we get stood up by the Internet (podcast)

We address the divisive topic of crowdsourced charity after viewing a humbling YouTube video this week that showed a homeless man receiving a free extreme makeover for a day. What do you think? Let us know in the comments!

By July 31, 2013

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Kremlin finds way to avoid leaks: Typewriters

Russia's inner workings have reportedly been spooked by the rise of WikiLeaks and the Snowden revelations. So the Kremlin has reverted to something less technical, but more secure.

By July 11, 2013

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Twitter literally goes to the birds

Homing pigeons are gearing up to fly across Europe, tweeting as they go.

By June 16, 2013