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Apps for following your pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wondrous, but perplexing experience for many women and their families. Now thanks to technology, it's easy to follow what's going on in the womb on a month-to-month or even day-to-day basis. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best pregnancy apps.

By Jun. 27, 2013


Everyday office paper tests for pregnancy, medical conditions

Researchers hope to make not just cheap but nearly free medical tests using paper that can stick to certain molecules.

By Oct. 3, 2012


Facebook adds pregnancy status

Facebook has added a feature that lets you announce your pregnancy to the world, by adding an expected child, along with their due date, to your list of relations.

By Aug. 5, 2011


Facebook makes it easier to announce pregnancy

Site adds "expecting" option to its family member section--replete with anticipated date of birth and baby name--which is then published in the member's news feed.

By Aug. 1, 2011


Beyonc&#233 pregnancy spurs tweets-per-second record

The pop star's big news spawns 8,868 tweets per second at one point over the weekend, easily besting those sent about Hurricane Irene.

By Aug. 30, 2011


Teen pregnancy rampant--among dinosaurs

Though dinosaurs grew for much of their lives, they experienced a rapid growth spurt in adolescence.

By Jan. 14, 2008


Slide's Levchin: Measuring success in virtual pregnancy tests

Levchin made his name by co-founding something very utilitarian--PayPal. Now he's achieving success with something that's consciously silly.

By Apr. 23, 2008


popSiren: CNET's Natali Del Conte on tech, stalkers, and...pregnancy?

Sarah Lane interviews Natali Del Conte of CNET's 'Loaded,' Kiki talks about the future of robots at RoboGames, and repairpal.com.

Jun. 27, 2008


The 404 1,450: Where we play by ear (podcast)

That story about the shipwrecked woman who was spotted and saved by Google Earth? Total BS. We'll tell you how Weblore spreads online, an app that uses 'algorithms' to transcribe any song into sheet music, how to game Spotify, and a new teen pregnancy text-message campaign sweeping the nation.

By Mar. 22, 2014


Student brilliantly mocks prof's strict no-phone policy

At one Grand Rapids, Mich., college, an economics professor insists that if a phone rings, students have to answer on speaker. Then came April 1.

By Apr. 7, 2014