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roommates

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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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Prepare for the Reddit-tatorship: New CEO poised to limit free speech

Reddit's co-founder, now CEO, plans to clamp down on offensive posts, but risks further angering the site's users. That should make for a lively "Ask Me Anything" forum Thursday afternoon.

By July 16, 2015

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​Generation YouTube: Today's fastest-rising stars aren't coming out of Hollywood

Thanks to the popularity of online media sites like YouTube, mainstream entertainment soon may look more like that kid clowning around in front of a laptop camera.

By April 23, 2015

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ThinkGeek's foolishly fake products should be real

This April Fools' Day, ThinkGeek unleashed everything from Mad Max Power Wheels Desert Drifters to a Hodor Travel Buddy to Voltron Cat Condos. Take a look at some of the coolest fake products around.

By April 1, 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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Whatever you do, don't make Magneto Cat angry

Cats are finicky eaters, but some felines should never be crossed when it comes to their vittles. Find out why cats with superpowers should be taken seriously in "X-Men: Magneto Cat."

By February 24, 2015

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Computers may know you better than your friends do

Computer models based on your Facebook likes can draw a better personality portrait of you than your friends and family can, says new research out of Stanford University.

By January 13, 2015

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Getting started with Talko

New iPhone app from Ray Ozzie lets you talk, text and share photos as well as tag and bookmark key parts of your conversations.

By September 23, 2014