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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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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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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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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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What makes 'Caper' fly? Secrets from the superhero show's creator

Why should Marvel and DC Comics have all the fun? Amy Berg, executive producer of "Caper," tells Crave about bypassing TV development hell and giving us superheroes we'd all want as roommates.

By February 26, 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 to set up and manage Netflix profiles

Netflix has introduced viewing profiles, so you can get suggestions tailored to your tastes and not those of your kids or roommates.

By August 12, 2013

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Ep. 1147: Where life won't find a way

A study of DNA halflife just crushed our Jurassic Park dreams of petting a Velociraptor. Life goes on, so today you'll find out how the director of "Looper" is trying to get you to see it again...with headphones. Finally, OKCupid just announced they'll be using their algorithm to match roommates, so we'll go around the room and tell our worst cohabitation stories.

By October 10, 2012

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The 404 1,147: Where life won't find a way (podcast)

A study of DNA halflife just crushed our Jurassic Park dreams of petting a velociraptor. Life goes on, so today you'll find out how the director of "Looper" is trying to get you to see it again...with headphones. Finally, OKCupid just announced it'll be using its algorithm to match roommates, so we go around the room and tell our worst cohabitation stories.

By October 10, 2012