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How Facebook is banishing roommate horror stories from the dorm

Ah, the dreaded college roommate. Or the perfect roommate. It's all less of a guessing game, thanks to -- you guessed it -- Facebook.

By Aug. 31, 2013

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Expense-sharing apps keep roommate peace

If you've ever lived with a housemate, you know one of the most difficult parts is dividing expenses. Now, you can prevent awkward situations and financial battles with a couple of smartphone apps designed to streamline the process. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the two best expense-sharing apps on the market.

Jun. 12, 2012

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Rutgers student gets 30 days for spying on gay roommate with Webcam

Judge chastises plaintiff for showing no remorse after roommate apparently kills himself following the spying.

By May. 21, 2012

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Netflix to eliminate profiles, instigate roommate feuds

The rental-by-mail service is eliminating a feature that allows a single account to be split into separate profiles for family members or housemates. At least some members aren't happy.

By Jun. 19, 2008

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Jimmy Kimmel: I'm behind 'twerking girl on fire' video

9 million YouTubers were taken in by a video of a twerking girl whose backside-wagging caused a fire. Kimmel reveals the video was his brainchild.

By Sep. 10, 2013

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IFTTT adds new environmental triggers with Netatmo channel

Users of the Netatmo Weather Station will now be able to trigger anything on IFTTT using noise, temperature, humidity, or air quality levels.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Airbnb helps tenant win appeal in NY rental case

A New York agency decides in favor of a man who was fined $2,400 for renting his home out on Airbnb. The city now has to pay it all back to Nigel Warren.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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Zuckerberg works toward $50M political advocacy goal -- report

Facebook's chief is in the fund-raising phase of setting up an advocacy group aimed at immigration and education reform.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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GPS Buying Guide

Standalone GPS devices are slowly being displaced by smartphones and apps, but here are a few things that you'll need to know when shopping for a portable navigation device.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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Silk Road drug busts multiply, eight new people arrested

A handful of alleged drug dealers that hawked their goods on the online black market bazaar have been arrested in the US, UK, and Sweden.

By Oct. 8, 2013