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Prostitute accused in Google exec's death

Police arrested a high-priced call girl from Georgia, who allegedly overdosed the exec with heroin on a 50-foot yacht in Santa Cruz.

By July 9, 2014

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Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014

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Siri now gives Chinese prostitutes the cold shoulder -- report

After Apple's voice-activated assistant reportedly directed some users to Chinese brothels, the company made some adjustments to Siri's attitude on the subject, state-run media reported.

By October 30, 2012

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Nokia's Lumia means, um, 'prostitute' in Spanish

It's not the most colloquial Spanish term, but dictionaries suggest that Nokia's new phone name has money-for-pleasure connotations.

By October 26, 2011

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Will robots replace prostitutes?

Professors in New Zealand believe that by 2050, Amsterdam's red light district may be full of android prostitutes, whose prices will be controlled by the city council. Are prostibots in your future?

By April 20, 2012

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Police warned about tweeting drunk or with doughnuts

British bobbies have been warned of the dangers of using social media, as figures are revealed for officers and staff committing offences online.

By August 19, 2014

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52 percent want quitting their job to be viral event, survey says

In research to examine social media platforms, an odd statistic is buried. Many Americans seem to have been moved by the dancing YouTube quitter.

By May 4, 2014

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Google Glass faithful are coming to your town

In attempt to prove the high-tech specs normal, the Glassholy are gathering Saturday for nationwide "Glass Night Out" events.

By May 3, 2014

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The 404 1,477: Where you are the best (podcast)

Unsolved mysteries of the Internet are the best! We'll tell you about a YouTube account that's been uploading videos every 20 seconds for the last seven months, the mystery of the 40 year old Russian radio signal UVB-76, an underground iron mine that's archiving 100 million photos for the next 2,000 years, and more!

By May 2, 2014

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Want to win at rock-paper-scissors? Here's how

A Chinese mathematician believes there's a "conditioned response" in the playing patterns of the famous game.

By May 2, 2014