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Morning Roundup: Nov. 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Company criticized for selling pro-eating disorder T-shirts, police fail to solve LSD-tainted meat case, and soap opera actor Freddie Smith arrested for DUI. MORE  

Uber's 'Price Surging' Policy Accused of Manipulating Drunk People

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite the controversy surrounding one woman's overinflated bill, Uber has laid claiming to reducing drunk driving in major U.S. cities. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

London mayor regrets snorting sugar instead of cocaine, Google exec killer says heroin overdose was accidental, and Ole Miss fan drunkenly interviews quarterback. MORE  

Addicted to Your Phone? There's (Another) App for That

By Paul Gaita

Checky is designed to keep users constantly aware of how often and even why they're always checking their phones. MORE  

Eating Disorder App Designed For High School Kids Catching Fire

By John Lavitt

Previous versions of High School Story have dealt with other teen issues like cyberbullying. MORE  

Livr, The Popular Social Network App for Drunk People, Is A Prank

By Bryan Le

A number of technology sites fell for the gag thanks to a convincing roll-out campaign on Twitter and Instagram. MORE  

Recovery: There's an App for That

By Sarah Peters

There are new apps and programs designed to help your sobriety, but can tech replace face to face recovery? MORE  

Kicking Smartphone Addiction: There's an App for That

By Bryan Le

A new iPhone app called "Pause" promises to help problem smartphone users dial back. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2013

By Victoria Kim

NJ passes 'Good Samaritan' overdose bill, Ozzy Osbourne promises to be clean for Kelly's wedding, and falling beer sales in Brazil are hurting the world's biggest brewer. MORE  

Smartphone Breathalyzer Tells You If You're Safe to Drive

By Bryan Le

Could portable, digital breathalyzers stop drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel? MORE  

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