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roommate

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Why picking a college roommate is now like online dating

Some colleges are now using software programs and algorithms to pair up first-year students. Much like online dating, it's all based on compatibility.

By May 7, 2015

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The two things that matter most when picking a college roommate

Hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide are turning to software programs and algorithms to help match dorm roommates. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on how this technology aims to reduce bad pairings and the two questions that may best determine whether roommates get along.

By May 7, 2015

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How to keep track of how much money your roommate owes you

With an app or two, you can settle or -- better yet -- prevent arguments among your roommates about who owes whom money.

By August 12, 2014

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Two settings to make using the Mac App Store easier

Enter your password less frequently when shopping in the Mac App Store with OS X El Capitan.

By February 1, 2016

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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 August 31, 2013

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Give this giant 'Kawakita' Godzilla statue a good home

This 5-foot-tall "Kawakita" Godzilla from Sideshow Collectibles could be your new roommate for a mere $3,000. Just don't expect him to do the dishes.

By May 18, 2014

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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.

June 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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How Aaron Swartz helped to defeat Hollywood on SOPA

Aaron Swartz's former roommate, Peter Eckersley, says the late activist started Demand Progress because from D.C.'s perspective, it "doesn't matter" if their laws break the Internet.

By January 22, 2013

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About to be taken off life support, man wakes

The young man has been in a coma since being critically injured in a five-car crash in October that killed his friend and roommate.

By December 24, 2011