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Google Glass User Becomes First Diagnosed for Internet Addiction Disorder

By Victoria Kim

A Navy serviceman sought treatment after experiencing irritability and frustration over not being able to use his Google Glass. MORE  

Suffering from Smartphone Addiction? Try a NoPhone.

By John Lavitt

Makers of the noPhone ingeniously came up with a way to overcome nomophobia. 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  

College Students More Prone To Cell Phone Addiction

By Paul Gaita

A new study shows that students can spend up to 10 hours a day glued to their phones. MORE  

Addiction.com: Drugs and Tech in Silicon Valley

By Paul Gaita

The recent overdose death of Google executive Forrest Hayes has shed a light on the tech industry's growing drug problem. MORE  

4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted to Your Smartphone

By John Lavitt

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again. MORE  

Rehab Clinics Say Smartphones Can Exacerbate Addictions

By McCarton Ackerman

Smartphones have made scoring drugs or delving into porn easier, while making recovery harder. MORE  

Mexican Drug Cartels Turn James Bond to Avoid Border Patrols

By John Lavitt

The cartels have used 21st century technology to push further in the U.S. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

John Daly admits losing $90 million to casinos, Roy Hargrove sentenced for cocaine possession, and U.K. recognizes drugs as part of its economy. 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  

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