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Facebook researcher: 'We care about the emotional impact of Facebook'

The researcher behind a controversial psychology experiment on Facebook users spoke out in defense of the project over the weekend.

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Facebook messed with users' emotions--for science!

A recently released research paper shows that the emotions others express on Facebook rub off on you—even with the absence of nonverbal social cues.

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Startup offers Netflix-like clothes rentals for women

Why buy when you can rent? That's the idea behind Le Tote, which offers a subscription rental service that lets you add new pieces to your wardrobe without having to buy them.

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Rent tomorrow’s outfit with Le Tote, like Netflix for clothes

San Francisco-based startup Le Tote offers a Netflix-style subscription service for women’s clothing. For $49 a month, customers get a box with a new outfit and accessories that they can keep or exchange as many times as they want.

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SugarSync streamlines its desktop app and sweetens its subscriptions with discounts

The retooled app simplifies file management and sharing, making the service more competitive with big players like Google Drive and Dropbox.

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Bing positions itself as go-to destination for Twitter search

Microsoft's Bing search engine says it will deliver quick links to Twitter topics, usernames and other information.

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Bitcoin auction going ahead despite US Marshals gaffe

After CCing instead of BCCing interested parties, the Marshals will still hold the auction

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Flipora's StumbleUpon rival now senses your mood

Flipora launches its second revision of its recommendation engine, complete with thousands of new interests. But it also wants your data, too.

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Procorem organizes your work and play

Procorem's combination of project management and collaboration tools can help busy people track everything from work projects to family outings on PCs and mobile devices.

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BitTorrent’s artist Bundles rack up 100 million downloads, pay gates on the way

Artists are warming up to BitTorrent after the company proves it’s a legitimate distribution platform.

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Proof the Net needs to move to IPv6 IP addresses: Microsoft runs out of U.S. address space

The work to enable IPv6 on Azure is well underway, but there is no due date set.

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Behind the Great Firewall: What it's really like to log on from China

Censorship in China affects many popular Internet services and websites, but there are ways to make do.

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Amazon's world domination is great for consumers, bad for everyone else

The company wants to control everything bought, sold, and processed -- including mobile payments and even your local babysitter.

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PayPal chief joins Facebook to strengthen mobile messaging

Facebook is looking to build new messaging experiences for its apps

Facebook to launch Slingshot, yet another photo messaging app

The new app focused on sharing everyday moments will launch soon, Facebook says.

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Hands-on with Irista, Canon's new online photo storage service

Looking for a new home for your photos? Canon has a service you might be interested in, but only for up to 10GB of storage for now.