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Can Palm Pre compete with the iPhone?

Jun 4, 2009
The Palm Pre smartphone that goes on sale soon is a must-succeed product for Palm, which has struggled in the digital market. What are its chances of success? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Science
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Will drivers compromise for the BMW i3 electric car?

Jul 30, 2013
The company's long-awaited hybrid has some scratching their heads.
Posted In: BMW, Auto, electric cars
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Netflix launches Qwikster for DVDs

Sep 19, 2011
Netflix tries to make nice after infuriating its customers.
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XOXO: What your email sign-off says about you

Feb 15, 2013
"XOXO" has long been the symbol for a kiss and a hug, but a pair of writers say that it's commonly becoming used as a way to sign-off an email message -- even at the workplace. How does your digital sign-off affect how others perceive you at the office?
Posted In: email, signature
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The downfall of innovation at Microsoft

Jul 9, 2012
Microsoft used to be the tech industry leader, now it's playing catch up. Kurt Eichenwald has written about the state of the company in the August issue of Vanity Fair.
Posted In: Microsoft, Google, bill gates
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Robots and the hourglass economy

Mar 28, 2012
Technology is -- by some economists' accounts -- causing a hollowing out of middle income jobs.
Posted In: robots, technology, Jobs
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Don't text at the movies and CERTAINLY don't complain about getting kicked out

Jun 7, 2011
The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX reeeeeally doesn't want you to text during movies. They recently kicked a woman out for doing so. She called and...
Posted In: Austin, movies, texting
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Twitpic takes pictures, literally

May 24, 2011
Twitpic makes a deal to sell the pictures you post to Twitter.
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Prepare for the age of the Splinternet

Jan 27, 2010
New products like Apple's iPad are changing the Internet in fundamental ways. Author Josh Bernoff talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the golden age of the Internet is over, and how the Web is shattering into pieces.
Posted In: Internet
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Peer pressure pushes people to go green

Jan 6, 2009
A growing body of research shows the most effective way to get people to go green is not through do-good appeals, but rather peer pressure. Sarah Gardner reports on the latest research findings.

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