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Why #RIPTwitter is Trending Again
Feb. 10, 2016
It was a rumor that had many Twitter old-timers up in arms: Twitter is changing its signature structure of real-time posts in reverse chronological order.
Judge: Monkey Can't Own Copyright to His Selfie
Jan. 7, 2016
The legal saga of the monkey selfie continues: On Wednesday, a federal judge said the macaque who famously snapped a picture of himself cannot be declared the owner of the image's copyright.
I Asked a Computer to Be My Life Coach
Dec. 23, 2015
Your online habits leave a constant digital trail. What does it say about the real you? I gave the world's most famous computer keys to my online life to see what it could tell me, about me.
You Should Watch the Way You Punctuate Your Text Messages — Period
Dec. 20, 2015
These days, every character counts — nowhere more than at the end of your text messages. Researchers have found that punctuating a text with a period can make it seem as if you're being insincere.
What Can Internet Companies Do to Fight Terrorism?
Dec. 15, 2015
Politicians are pressing social media and tech firms to do more to rein in the online presence of terrorist groups. But there are challenges, including defining what constitutes terrorist content.
StoryCorps Chicago: Changed by Friendship
Nov. 20, 2015
During a performance, Michael told a story about how he had never had a girlfriend. Sarah was impressed by his performance and asked him out on a date.
Why the World Didn't Say 'We Are All Kenyans'
Nov. 18, 2015
Evans Wadongo of Kenya believes that the world pays more heed to terrorist victims in Europe than in Africa, but he hopes attitudes can change.
How your social media activity affects your credit history
Nov. 5, 2015
The head of a credit scoring firm says Facebook posts can offer an insight into creditworthiness. If your online presence becomes a financial health gauge, there are legal protections to know about.
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