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Bow Wow: Tinder Goes to the Dogs With Puppy Profiles

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:33pm
An animal-rescue organization is turning to Tinder to try to hook up dogs that need homes with humans that fall for adorable puppy eyes.






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Toughen Up Your Critical Passwords in 4 Easy Steps

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:23pm
Don't give hackers an easy way into your critical connected accounts -- bank, email, online investing, cell phone, Internet service.






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How a 'Holy Grail' Device Could Detect Ebola

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:53pm
In West Africa, more than 1,600 people have become infected with Ebola. New technology could spot the next outbreak before it spreads.
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Big Batteries Are Starting to Boost the Electric Grid

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:32pm
Big rechargeable batteries are beginning to move out of research labs and find a home amid the tangle of smokestacks, turbines and power lines.






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Apple Likely to Unveil iPhone 6 on Sept. 9: Report

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:26pm
A report that Apple's newest iPhone will be announced on Sept. 9 jives with previous iPhone release dates.
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'Legend of Zelda' Monopoly Coming in Fall

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:52am
The classic Nintendo game is getting the Monopoly treatment.






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iOS 8 Beta Update Tracks Your Breathing

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:13am
Apple is betting big on health tracking with a new iOS update.






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Shhhh! How Do You Turn Off Emergency Mobile Alerts?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:22am
NBC News Senior Tech Writer Julianne Pepitone reports on the emergency mobile messages that provide the public with important warnings.






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Verizon to FCC: Everyone Slows Down Wireless Data Hogs

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:15am
Verizon Wireless told federal regulators the company isn’t doing anything wrong under its new plan to slow network speeds for its heaviest data users.






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Flying Above It All: Wedding Photos Go to the Drones

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:52am
Anyone can order traditional wedding photos, but it takes a little creativity to hire a robotic photographer that can fly above it all.






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Use of Drones for Wedding Photos is Soaring

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:34am







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Google Removes 'Bomb Gaza' Game From App Store

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:19pm
The game called simulated Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.






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Happiness Equation Solved: Lower Your Expectations

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The key to happiness could be not expecting too much — at least, that is the lesson from a new study.






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How to Solve Happiness Equation: Lower Expectations

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The key to happiness could be not expecting too much — at least, that is the lesson from a new study.
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Equation Unlocks Key to Happiness: Low Expectations

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The key to happiness could be not expecting too much — at least, that is the lesson from a new study.






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Super Sonar: Scientists Recreate Sounds From Nearby Vibrations

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:23pm
Here's something James Bond wishes he'd had once or twice. Researchers reconstructed sounds just by watching a nearby shaking leaf or bag.






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Accessories Hold Your iPhone When You Have No Pockets

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 3:42pm
Here are six tech accessories you can use to store your phone when you go pocketless.






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Elon Musk's Warning: A.I. Could Be Worse Than Nukes

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 2:54pm
In his latest warning about artificial intelligence, SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk says the technology is "potentially more dangerous than nukes."






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Lego Releases Female Scientist Playset

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:23pm
The move by the toy company comes several months after a 7-year-old girl wrote to complain about the scarcity of “Lego girls."






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Hotel Says $500 Bad Review Fee Was Only a Joke

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:11pm
A hotel in upstate New York found itself in a media maelstrom (and a flood of bad online reviews) on Monday, and all for what it says was a joke.
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