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Apple less fun to deal with than Microsoft, Samsung, study says

A Forrester study of which brands makes consumers happy shows Apple slipping. Amazon remains top of the tech heap.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Man allegedly double-texts, knee-steers -- with kid in back

A man is arrested in Alabama after allegedly telling police he's been "double-texting" since he was 15. That is, texting on two phones simultaneously.

By Apr. 5, 2013

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Alleged bank robbers' Google search: 'What happens if you rob bank?'

Police say that three people charged in Massachusetts with robbing a bank left behind some very interesting searches on a computer.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Is this the worst ad Samsung's ever made?

An ad for its 840 EVO Series Solid State Drive gets Reddit posters in an enormous tizzy, after one of the actors allegedly explains his role.

By Aug. 24, 2013

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'Safer alcohol': No hangovers, plus an antidote to sober you up

British neuroscientist David Nutt says his substitute booze would still be relaxing, but without the negative side effects.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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Shopping is therapy, say more than half Americans

The lure of instant online shopping is made very clear by a survey that suggests 64 percent of women and 40 percent of men confess that shopping is a prime mood changer. But their shopping therapies differ.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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How math causes physical pain

Scientists use brain scans to discover that those who experience anxiety about math problems have brain responses similar to those who are being physically hurt.

By Nov. 2, 2012

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Kinect wants to come to your emotional rescue

Microsoft's sensing tech will soon, according to a patent application, be able to serve you ads according to your mood swings. Yes, we know you're miserable, so try Xanax. Or, perhaps, Johnny Walker.

By Jun. 13, 2012

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Twitter, hate speech, and the costs of keeping quiet

commentary Purging mass media of hurtful opinions would deny everyone important knowledge. Simply put, says author Greg Lukianoff, it's far better to know that there are bigots among us than to pretend all is well.

By Apr. 7, 2013

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Google's gourmet embarrassed on 'Top Chef'

Preeti Mistry, Google's entrant into the popular reality show, is one of the first to be dismissed by the judges. It is not a good advertisement for the Google canteen.

By Sep. 6, 2009