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Princess Leia street-harassed by 'Star Wars' characters

Cat-calling is a problem in any galaxy. Princess Leia ignores rude Jawas, Stormtroopers, Jedi masters, bounty hunters, Lando Calrissian, Lobot and even Indiana Jones while walking silently in the Big Apple.

By November 12, 2014

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Google's Teller says Glass and other wearables need to be cheaper

Astro Teller, head of the Internet giant's skunk works research lab, talks about Glass, future pricing and how the smart eyewear has become a "poster child" for privacy concerns.

By November 17, 2014

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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