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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

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Semi-Automatic Gmail Assistant gadget sends rude replies

Some e-mails deserve a certain kind of reply. Let the Semi-Automatic Gmail Assistant step in and respond with a short, simple, and to-the-point message.

By November 21, 2012

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Physicist Hawking calculates something serious: World Cup odds

Stephen Hawking gets together with betting chain Paddy Power to offer his brain power in predicting likely winners.

By May 28, 2014

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Can a game teach kids to be nicer? One gaming vet says yes

Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins talks about his kids' game, If, and discusses the "freemium" mobile-game model.

By May 17, 2014

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Mute annoying Twitter friends

Instead of worrying about offending someone with an unfollow or blocking them on Twitter, take advantage of the new mute feature.

By May 12, 2014