Teenage girls gather in August outside an ice cream shop in Portland, Ore. A new Pew Research Center study finds that while teens use social media and other digital tools in all aspects of their romantic relationships, most still initially meet — and break up with — their love interests face-to-face.
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"We don't collect a lot of your data and understand every detail about your life. That's just not the business that we are in," says Apple CEO Tim Cook, shown here at the NPR offices in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
Hello Barbie, shown above at the North American International Toy Fair in New York, is an interactive doll designed to have conversations with children. Author Sherry Turkle says the Barbie is an example of "robotic companionship."
A person plays Candy Crush Saga on his tablet in Lille, northern France. This year, mobile games revenues are expected to fly past console games and hit more than $30 billion worldwide.
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