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Microsoft sniffed blogger's Hotmail account to trace leak

The company's legal department determined that it had the right to go through a private e-mail account, citing a leak of proprietary Microsoft code.

By March 20, 2014

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Next in Apple's crosshairs? Free music streaming at Spotify

A report says Apple's latest tactic to catch up in the streaming-music race is pushing labels to cut off free listening options at rivals like Spotify, which has the Department of Justice sniffing around.

By May 4, 2015

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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013

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Young women spend five hours a week taking selfies, says survey

Technically Incorrect: Women aged 16 to 25 years old take three selfies a day, according to a new UK study. And there's lighting, make-up and camera angles to consider.

By May 14, 2015

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AR mobile game turns your home into a survival horror nightmare

Night Terrors maps the layout of your home, then becomes an augmented reality game in which horrors attack.

By April 30, 2015

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London tosses out Wi-Fi-sniffing 'smart bins'

The rubbish receptacles were all about serving up targeted ads -- a trick that required them to track phone data of passersby.

By August 12, 2013

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RIP robot dogs: Funerals held for metal mutts

Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.

By March 4, 2015

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East Coast outselfies West Coast 2:1, study says

Technically Incorrect: A study by social network On.com claims there's a time of day when it's best to post photos. And would you believe that photos with women in them get almost 6 times the "likes" of photos with men?

By March 4, 2015

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The scent of a comet: Rotten eggs and pee

The Rosetta spacecraft's mass spectrometers have been sniffing out the various aromas of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

By October 26, 2014

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New Yorkers protest 'Internet people' invading neighborhood

On the Upper West Side, locals object to a sidewalk cafe where people allegedly do awful things such as have Internet dates.

By October 5, 2014