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Google Glass impostor does nothing, but it's cheap

You can get the look of Google Glass without dropping $1,500. You won't get any functionality either, though you may manage to make a few enemies.

By October 27, 2014

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Snapchat's advertising push begins

The social network known for its ephemeral messages is finally trying to make money, nearly a year after Facebook offered to acquire it for $3 billion.

By October 17, 2014

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U2 admits to 'megalomania' with Apple album launch

U2 frontman Bono has apologised for pushing the band's latest album out to iTunes users worldwide, saying the band "got a little noisy" in its "self-promotion".

By October 14, 2014

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Should Uber and Lyft keep passenger ratings secret?

Beware passengers: don't vomit, drink beer or annoy your drivers. Drivers are rating you -- and no, in most cases, you can't see what that score is.

By September 25, 2014

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Technology: inspiring rudeness since 1906

Stuck with dinner companions glued to their smartphones? It's not a phenomenon unique to Generation Y.

By February 12, 2013

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Alleged Comcast customer service handbook: 'Take Control'

The release of a handbook purportedly given to customer-retention agents reveals an intense series of steps to stop customers from leaving.

By August 5, 2014

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Tiyo: Press one button to get out of awkward situations

You'll never have to fake a phone call again. Tiyo, an "eject button for social situations," will call your phone for real at the push of a button.

By July 15, 2014

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Kobe Bryant testing Apple's new iWatch?

A rumor suggests that Apple is testing the health and fitness capabilities of its new iWatch with famous athletes.

By June 22, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich

The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.

By June 13, 2014