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psychology

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Being ignored on Facebook is psychological hell

Researchers in Australia believe that those who don't get immediate feedback on social media suffer from a lack of belonging and a general despair. Well, of course.

By May 11, 2014

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The psychology of Android vs iOS

Why do we get so passionate about our operating systems? Adventures in Tech explores the psychology that fuels smart phone fandom.

By December 30, 2013

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iOS vs. Android: The psychology that fuels the phone wars (video)

With the help of a psychology pro, Adventures in Tech explains why we get so fiercely competitive about our operating systems.

By December 30, 2013

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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How Beats went from a single pair of headphones to a $3B Apple deal

Through a cunning blend of branding, business and celeb endorsements, Beats by Dre has become a major force in today's tech world. CNET's Adventures in Tech explains how.

By August 11, 2014

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Samsung: You're scared to admit you want to switch

A new ad claims Samsung Experience Shops can help iPhone owners to do what they desperately want -- get a Galaxy S5.

By August 8, 2014

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Facebook's Sandberg: We 'really regret' our secret-test misfire

The social network's second-ranking exec issues a fresh mea culpa after the disclosure of secret psychological testing Facebook carried out on nearly 700,000 users in 2012.

By July 2, 2014

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Why iOS 8 is the next step in Apple's master plan

iOS 8 appears to show Apple taking a more relaxed, open approach, but in fact the new software paves the way for even more control. CNET's Adventures in Tech explains how.

By June 30, 2014

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IBM's Watson and Bon Appetit team up to create cutting-edge cuisine

The famous supercomputer and the culinary magazine join forces to develop a cooking app that spews out new and innovative recipes. Fennel-spiced baby back pork ribs, anyone?

By June 30, 2014

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How Facebook conducts experiments on your emotions

Some 689,003 lucky Facebook users were unwittingly part of an experiment in which their news feed was altered to make it more or less positive. Was this ethical?

By June 29, 2014