Jean-Luc Godard's dog, Roxy, is prominently featured in Goodbye to Language, wandering through the countryside, conversing with the lake and the river. Kino Lorber Inc. hide caption

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IBM's Watson supercomputer is most famous for winning at Jeopardy! Now it's been called in to come up with recipe ideas. Bob Goldberg/AP/IBM hide caption

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We asked you to send in your embarrassing instant messenger handles from days gone by. Thanks for sharing, Blondsoccerplyr, AgentGiggleChunk and absofsteel3616! iStockphoto hide caption

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A customer makes a purchase using Apple Pay on her iPhone 6 at a Walgreens store in Times Square last Monday. The mobile payment service has now been blocked by CVS and Rite Aid. John Minchillo/AP Images for MasterCard hide caption

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After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the Red Cross sent text messages across the country with health tips, locations of aid and safety reminders. A similar system is being used in Sierra Leone to combat Ebola. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies hide caption

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Patients with certain kinds of brain damage can wind up with locked-in syndrome: they may be able to think just fine, but are unable to communicate their thoughts to others. A recently published case study shows that a non-invasive brain-computer interface can help. iStockphoto hide caption

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Pandora founder Tim Westergren is a former touring musician himself, but some say the music streaming service he leads is hurting musicians more than helping. Larry Busacca/Getty Images hide caption

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The Fairfax County 911 Center in Virginia takes calls during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. It was relatively easy to locate callers when most people used landlines. But most 911 calls now come from cellphones, which can pinpoint a callers' location only within 100 to 300 meters. Greg E. Mathieson Sr./Mai/Landov hide caption

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The phone company Vonage reported a drop in voice mail retrievals over the past year. Many of those ignoring voice mails are millennials. iStockphoto hide caption

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The problem isn't just that fake cures are worthless, doctors say. Fraudulent claims also give some people the false sense that the product can protect them from getting sick. iStockphoto hide caption

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