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Celebrities Embrace the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 19
After exploding on social media last week, the ice bucket challenge was completed by tons of celebrities over the weekend. Norah O'Donnell reports on the craze.


'Advanced Warfare' Jumps Past Predecessors

By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 12
As players snipe opponents and meet goals in multiplayer match-ups, they could end up with three different pieces of loot each round. While virtual booty is hardly an original idea in gaming, co-founders expect their new swag system to make a big impact.

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks during a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Assange Talks of Leaving Embassy, Sowing Confusion

By Raphael Satter | Aug 19
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sowed confusion with an announcement that appeared to indicate he was leaving his embassy bolt hole, but his spokesman later clarified that that would not happen unless the impasse over his extradition were resolved.

Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

By Joan Lowy | Aug 19
The Obama administration said it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

NJ Man Sues Grindr Over Encounter With Underage Boy

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 16
A New Jersey man is suing the gay hookup app Grindr in federal court, claiming the social media app has lax age restrictions, which he says allowed him to have an encounter with an underage boy.

App to Hail Taxis, Limos Launches in Las Vegas

By Michelle Rindels | Aug 16
Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone, even if they can't use the popular ridesharing apps available in many other U.S. cities.

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