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U.S.-Belgium World Cup Match Proves Hot on Twitter

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 8:33pm
The U.S.-Belgium World Cup match played out to a huge crowd on social media. Twitter says there were 9.1 million tweets sent during the match.

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FTC: T-Mobile Made Millions with 'Cramming' Charges

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 6:29pm
T-Mobile USA knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in bogus charges, a federal regulator alleged Tuesday.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Un-Orthodox High-Tech Positions

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 6:14pm
When they are not reading from the Torah scripture, they're coding for JavaScript and building mobile applications for websites.

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Single Bidder Wins Auction of 30,000 Seized Bitcoins

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 5:45pm
A single bidder has taken home the nearly 30,000 bitcoins seized from the Silk Road and auctioned off by the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Google Buys Music Streaming Service Songza

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:24pm
Google has acquired streaming music service Songza, the Internet search company's latest move to play a bigger role in the online music business.

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Tiny 'Bio-Bots' Walk Using Real Muscle Tissue

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:45pm
Scientists have long attempted to imitate nature — but this project's minuscule machines are powered by actual living tissue.

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Twitter Shopping? 'Buy Now' Buttons Appear in Tweets

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:02pm
Screenshots from Twitter suggest the company could be starting to facilitate in-tweet purchases.

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U.K. Theater Association Moves to Ban Google Glass

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:06pm
You can add British theaters to the list of places you can't wear Google Glass.

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Just a Fantasy? Why the 'Cannibal Cop' Case Matters

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 1:28pm
With his conviction overturned, the 'Cannibal Cop' case could have implications for people who share illegal sexual fantasies online.

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Tinder Co-Founder Suspended After Harassment Suit Filed

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:32am
Tinder CMO Justin Mateen was suspended after the company was sued by a former employee for alleged sex discrimination and harassment.

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Meet the Man Who Started the #100HappyDays Phenomenon

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 9:52am
A 27-year-old who was in a slump started the worldwide social campaign.

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Decade-Old Cellphone Helps Cops Find Missing Hiker

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 7:21am
Liu Quanming can thank his trusty old Nokia's battery for helping rescuers locate him five days after he fell down a ravine.

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Laptop's Battery 'Just Exploded,' Burn Victim Says

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:11am
Loretta Luff, 72, looked down and realized to her horror that not only had her laptop exploded, but her shirt was on fire. Read more:

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Lasers and Stem Cells: How One Doc Is Regrowing Teeth

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:06pm
Working with a team of researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute, Doctor Praveen Arany has found a way to coax stem cells into the production of dentin, a material that forms the backbone of teeth.

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Europeans Rush to File Google 'Forgotten' Requests

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:55pm
A French startup service says about 350 people a day in Europe are using its website to file “right to be forgotten” requests with Google.
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Facebook Secretly Toyed With Users' Emotions. Again.

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:42pm
Anger erupted over a study in which what could be termed the social media company's "Emotions Lab" tweaked the News Feeds of some of its users.
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'Happiness Blanket' Tracks Air Travelers' Emotions

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:06pm
British Airways recently conducted a live experiment on fliers traveling overnight between New York and London.

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Your Boss Is Surfing Facebook While You Work

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:42pm
A new study says that executives don't like their employees browsing social media at work, even while they do exactly that.
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No Hands: Start-Up Launches Touchless Selfie App

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:18pm
This used to be called a timer.

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