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Voice Recognition Software Finally Beats Humans At Typing, Study Finds

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In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

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On Six Flags' Virtual Reality Coaster, The Ride Is Just Half The Thrill

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Hopping On Hashtag Bandwagon, Host Rachel Martin Recounts Her #FirstSevenJobs

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Saying Goodbye To Old Technology — And A Legendary NYC Repair Shop

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Post-Revolution, Many Egyptians Seek Online Communities

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Verizon Transforms To Contend In Silicon Valley

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Summer Camps Struggle To Enforce Bans On Screen Time

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Social Security Data Errors Can Turn People Into The Living Dead

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Researchers Study Effects Of Social Media On Young Minds

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A Cappella Singer Defends Proliferation Of Music Online

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