• Facebook's "feeling fat" emoticon gets a thumbs down

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    Facebook is facing an outcry over the "feeling fat" emoticon that users can post as part of a status update.

    A group called Endangered Bodies has started a "Fat is not a feeling" campaign against the emoticon, and launched a petition on Charge.org tha...

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  • 10 things we know about the Apple Watch

    Apple Watch series

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    Any last questions we have about the Apple Watch are about to get answered.

    Apple is holding an event in Cupertino, Calif. on Monday, during which CEO Tim Cook and other executives are expected to announce more details about the Apple Watch.

    There's a ...

  • Report: Thieves use stolen credit cards on Apple Pay

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    From Apple

    Thieves are using stolen credit card data to make bogus purchases on Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment system.

    The stolen card data is believed to have come from recent hacks on major retailers including Home Depot and Target, according to a report by...

  • US man in UAE apologizes for Facebook post

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    A Florida man arrested in the United Arab Emirates for comments he posted on Facebook said he's sorry for his remarks.

  • Advertisers dislike being associated with ISIS

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    Jennifer Aniston lauds the benefits of Aveeno, Bud Light shows off beer at a concert, and Secret sells its freshly scented deodorant.

    Pretty standard commercials, but what's different is the content that comes after. In this case, they're all followed...

  • The truth, according to Google

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    It must be true, I found it on the Internet!

    Naive? Maybe. After all, cyberspace has its fair share of myths. Now Google may have found a way to clean house, or at least throw the trash in the basement.

    The company is figuring out how to rank website...

  • Tinder angers swipe-happy users

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    From Tinder/CNN

    Many wish they could swipe left and reject the latest version of Tinder.

  • Monica Lewinsky to give TED Talk

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    Senate TV

    Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March.

  • iPhone is back to being the world's top selling smartphone

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    From Apple

    For the first time in three years, the iPhone is the world's top selling smartphone.

  • Man blames exploding iPhone for leg burns

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    A New York man says his smart phone blew up in his pocket and he wound up in a hospital.

  • This tiny card will give your smartphone 200 GB of storage

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    SanDisk

    The days of deleting apps and photos from your phone to free up storage may soon be history.

  • Air Traffic Control vulnerable to hacking

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    Problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's cybersecurity is "threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system," a new Government Accountability Office report out Monday found.

  • BlackBerry commits to software on any device

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    The next time you use BlackBerry, it might be on your iPhone. BlackBerry announced plans to make its latest software offerings available on iOS, Android and Windows phones and tablets.

  • The social network you can wear

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    SXC

    Once was a time when finding out if you were compatible with someone involved a complex social interplay of body language, conversational nuance and good food and wine.

    Tomorrow it could simply be a matter of reading someone else's T-shirt.

    A joint ven...

  • Samsung unveils beautiful new Galaxy S6

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    Samsung set out to build a better looking line of Galaxy phones this year, and it definitely achieved its goal.

    The South Korean electronics company unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on Sunday afternoon at Mobile World Conference in Barcelona....

  • Volcano grows Japanese island

    Volcano's eruption builds up island to nearly 1 square mile

    Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.

    An eruption on the tiny volcanic island of Nishinoshima in November 2013 formed a small islet right next to it when molten lava cooled.

    That islet ha...

  • They're getting cash, free products, and YouTube-famous

    YouTube for kids

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    DayLynn Contreras of Austin, Texas, has a full-time job as a programmer, but she's counting down the months until she can devote herself to creating YouTube videos.

    Since December 2014, Contreras has been using a service called FameBit to make that a ...

  • Iran hacked a US casino, US says

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    It's been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company was hacked. Now the blame is officially being placed on Iran.

  • The 'memristor': A new era for electronics?

    Memristor

    Courtesy ETH

    In 1971, a physicist conceptualized the existence of a fourth fundamental element in the electronic circuit, besides the three that were already in use at the time.

    His name was Leon Chua and he believed -- for reasons of symmetry -- that an extra com...

  • Get ready for lawsuits over net neutrality

    Comcast

    Comcast is firing warning shots over the FCC's historic decision Thursday.

    The agency passed new Internet regulation prevent network owners -- like AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon -- from discriminating against what kind of traffic runs ...

  • Apple to host 'special' event on March 9

    Apple Watch

    From Apple

    Apple has announced that it will hold a "special" event on Monday, March 9 in San Francisco.

    The company is widely expected to discuss the Apple Watch, unveiling the wearable gadget's latest features, pricing and availability.

    Apple unveiled the new w...

  • UK seeks genius hackers to fight cyberterror

    Cyber attack server room

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    A fake cyberattack was staged against a landmark telecommunications building, but it was no mere academic exercise for self-taught "ethical hackers" fighting cyberterrorism.

  • You want the best flight deal? Google it

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    Google has introduced a new search tool that makes finding the best airfare deal significantly easier.

  • Revenge porn king wants a clean slate

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    SXC

    Oh, the irony. A revenge porn king wants a squeaky clean Google record.

    Craig Brittain raked in thousands of dollars by posting naked photos of women online. Now, he wants his own revenge: on the websites that wrote about him.

    Brittain, the operator of...

  • Apple ordered to pay $533 million in iTunes patent lawsuit

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    A Texas jury ordered Apple to pay $533 million for improperly using another company's patented technology in iTunes.

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