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Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrector

Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show, browsed (or clicked on) the non-fiction section of a bookstore (or Amazon) or been a sentient …

Florida murder suspect allegedly posted photo of wife's body on Facebook

A Florida man who authorities say fatally shot his wife – and apparently then posted a photo of her body on Facebook – has been charged with first-degree murder.<p>Police said in an arrest affidavit on Thursday that 31-year-old Derek Medina said he had shot 26-year-old Jennifer Alfonso several times …

Lance Armstrong faces lawsuit over lies in memoirs

Memoirs are always partly an attempt on the part of the author to portray themselves in the best light, but in the case of Lance Armstrong a group of California book buyers is testing in court whether its acceptable for writers to lie outright. They are asking for $5m (£3.2m) to compensate them for …

Publishers challenge Apple e-book restrictions

<b>HarperCollins, Simon & Shuster and Penguin are among publishers who have filed a complaint against restrictions imposed on Apple by a US court.</b><p>Last month Apple was found guilty of conspiring with publishers to fix the price of e-books bought via iTunes.<p>It was ordered to terminate deals with five …

Second girl in California says kidnap suspect made her uncomfortable

A teenage girl in California says that the fugitive accused of setting fire to a house and kidnapping another girl made her feel uncomfortable, and that he instructed them not to lock the bedroom door during sleepovers.<p>Cassie Luongo told NBC San Diego that the fugitive, James Lee DiMaggio, seemed …

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US student loan bill signed into law in rare show of bipartisan compromise

President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a measure restoring lower interest rates for student loans, pledging the hard-fought compromise would be just the first step in a broader, concerted fight to rein in the costs of a college education.<p>Encircled by lawmakers from both parties in the oval …

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