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Sitcom 'Selfie' pokes fun at our social-media addictions

Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?

By October 2, 2014

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Facebook pokes at Snapchat again with new app: Slingshot

The new app, designed for briefly sharing photos and videos, has a twist: people must share first, before they can view images from others.

By June 17, 2014

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​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera

The social network quietly removes two unsuccessful apps from the iOS App Store nearly two years after their debuts.

By May 9, 2014

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With ‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Office Space’ creator pokes holes in tech’s shiny exterior

HBO gave a sneak peek in its show’s namesake to see if people from the iconic tech hub can take a joke. Turns out they can.

By April 6, 2014

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Facebook pokes holes in Princeton research with parody

The social network uses a questionable methodology to come to the shocking conclusion that Princeton will be dead by 2021.

By January 23, 2014

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Microsoft looks for love, but will there be a happy ending?

Technically Incorrect: CEO Satya Nadella now says Microsoft's aspiration is for Windows to be loved. Here's the underlying reality of Microsoft's relationship with the world. In, well, romantic terms.

By January 22, 2015

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'Carry' a stranger's package for $500? What could go wrong?

Startup Carry aims to be the Airbnb that will disrupt FedEx, UPS and the like. It will pay individuals to deliver packages to and from strangers. How safe can it be?

By December 10, 2014

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Volkswagen demonstrates tech for smartphone lovers and fingerprint haters

Volkswagen brings Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirrorlink to the dashboard, starting with the e-Golf, while demonstrating gesture controls in the Golf R Touch concept.

By January 5, 2015

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Engineering prof: Young people have no clue how to fix things

Engineering professor Danielle George bemoans the idea that when a gadget needs fixing, young people throw it away and buy a new one

By December 28, 2014

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Getting started with your new Android

You just got a new Android phone or tablet, here's your guide to setting up it right.

By December 23, 2014