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Video game boosts mental abilities in older folks

09/05/2013 10:27am
It probably won't become as popular as "Grand Theft Auto," but a specialized video game may help older people boost mental skills like handling multiple tasks at once.

Google argues for right to continue scanning Gmail

09/05/2013 4:46pm
Google's attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice.

Study: Children's use of e-cigarettes increasing

09/05/2013 8:29pm
Children _ like adults _ are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.