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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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Radically improve your Tinder profile by getting Kelly Clarkson to sing it

Technically Incorrect: On Jimmy Kimmel's show, Clarkson shows how a little talent can make the words "slip it into something" sound glorious.

By August 19, 2015

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Drone dramatically rescues stranded drone buddy from roof

A drone lost on a high rooftop becomes the star of a suspenseful rescue operation when a fellow drone tries to bring it home.

By July 23, 2015

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After user revolt, Ellen Pao is out as Reddit interim CEO

Pao, a polarizing figure in Silicon Valley after a high-profile gender discrimination suit, stepped down as the leader of the popular social-networking and news site after hundreds of thousands called for her to resign.

By July 10, 2015

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Apple vs. Android argument leads to bloody fight, police say

Technically Incorrect: In Tulsa, two men argue in a parking lot over who makes the better phones. One allegedly strikes the other with a beer bottle. And then there is blood. A lot of blood.

By April 19, 2015

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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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Five ways to get people to pay you back (compared)

Friends or family owe you money? Here are some cash-free ways to get paid back.

By February 10, 2015

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Facebook spurs emotional reunion between man and his childhood nurse

Social media helps a family find a nurse whose kindness 40 years ago was never forgotten, inspiring the hashtag #NurseKathy.

By March 18, 2015