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Canadians Love Poop, Americans Love Pizza: How Emojis Fare Worldwide

A study analyzes more than a billion pieces of emoji data across 16 languages and regions to gauge how different nations communicate. Most emojis sent are happy faces and other positive symbols.
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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.
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At The Heart Of A Watch, Tested By Time

Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?
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Will Apple's Newest Gadget Ignite A Smart Watch Movement?

As Apple's smart watch goes on sale, there are some big questions about the whole idea of the wrist watch as a computer, including whether consumers come to see them as a luxury or a necessity.
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Biometrics May Ditch The Password, But Not The Hackers

Companies are investing in more secure methods to verify people. But even biometrics — like fingerprints and voice recognition — can be defeated, and they raise privacy concerns.
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Couples Counseling Catches On With Tech Co-Founders

Friction between close business partners is the reason many startups fail. But increasingly in Silicon Valley, co-founders of companies are turning to therapists before things go south.
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Google Announces Foray Into The Wireless Business

The service will only work on Google Nexus phones, but it could potentially disrupt the wireless industry with its pay-only-for-what-you-use data plans.
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Why Do Courts Still Deliver Many Legal Documents By Hand?

A judge in New York recently allow one woman to serve her husband divorce papers through Facebook. The case made national news because this almost never happens.
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Google's New Search Algorithm Stokes Fears Of 'Mobilegeddon'

This week, Google started prioritizing mobile-friendly websites in Google searches made on a smartphone. The change could hurt businesses whose sites don't pass Google's mobile-ready test.
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Should The Government Get Out Of The Air Traffic Control Business?

Efforts to replace air traffic control's aging radar-based system have been stuck in the Federal Aviation Administration's bureaucracy and lacked funding from Congress.

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