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Dating site offers free divorces

Business is business.

And if you run a site called SugarDaddie.com, you're in the business of bringing the mature and self-confident together with older people who merely act as if they're mature.

SugarDaddie's motto is: "Where the classy, attractive and affluent meet." Yes, it's precisely what the brand name tells you it is.

Sometimes, though, there are obstacles to the classy and attractive meeting the affluent. Pesky things like one party or the other being married. (Usually the affluent one.)

Or that one party goes to bed at 9 o'clock, while the … Read more

OKCupid stakeout finds men prefer women who cheat

Be honest with me. When you go on a dating site, what are you there for?

Are you truly looking for the partner of your everlasting dreams? Or do you prefer those dreams to be short and temporary?

I need to know because I have just been given exclusive eyes to a study that seems to compare how much men and women value exclusivity.

The principle behind this study was eclectically profound. Forty profiles were created for the dating site OkCupid. Twenty were male and 20 were female. The photographs of real, malleable people were used.

The profiles were written … Read more

The 404 1,310: Where it's love at first swipe (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 episode:

- Thanks to William for calling this to our attention: Yahoo used our screenshot for a list of the "Best Podcasts You've Never Heard, but Should."

- Cut your time in purgatory by following pope on Twitter.

- Internet dating firms entice lonely hearts with faked profiles based on real people.

- A new app that lets you share your leftovers with strangers.… Read more

The depths of sexy pick-up lines on Tinder

My engineer friend George is not having a good week.

His dating life is taking on the same flavor as Google's Franz Kafka doodle.

The more women that offer him their huffy, puffy Jennifer Lopez, the more he turns into a cockroach and delves into the Web's darker crevices for succor.

He has happened upon the flaming box known as Tinder. Should you be unfamiliar with this app, it allows you to scroll through faces of your target gender that happen to be in your vicinity.

Should any face you like happen to like your face, a match … Read more

Study: 35% of new marriages started with online intro (podcast)

More than one-third of all U.S. marriages between 2005 and 2012 involve couples who met online, according to a study commissioned by dating service eHarmony.com.

The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and analyzed by a University of Chicago professor, found that, compared to people who met offline, these marriages "were slightly less likely to result in a marital breakup (separation or divorce) and were associated with slightly higher marital satisfaction among those respondents who remained married."

The survey, based on a survey of 19,131 married respondents, was published last month in through the Proceedings of … Read more

Google adds color labels to its Calendar app for Android

For those extra-organized people, Google has updated its Calendar app for Android to add color labels and a new date and time tool.

The color labels palette lets users customize events or calendar listings with a choice of 24 colors. Certain important dates can be highlighted in different colors to especially catch users' attention.

As far as putting in certain events, the redesigned date and time tool lets users customize time zones and schedule events to be repeated on certain days, weeks, or months.

In other Google news, the tech giant also announced on Wednesday that it's revamping … Read more

Gmail tackles inbox clutter with tabs

CNET Update opens up a tab:

In this episode of Update:

- Avoid e-mail overload with new tabs in Gmail.

- Beautify photos before sharing with the updated Google+ iOS app.

- Choose to log into websites and apps with your Amazon account.

- Weigh the value of a Amazon Prime membership now that its creating five original shows.

- Watch a show and get tweets on the side with the new social app for the Dish Hopper.

- Give BlackBerry keyboard addicts a new fix on June 5, when T-Mobile sells the BlackBerry Q10.

CNET Update delivers the tech … Read more

Review: DateStamp Batch Stamper for Mac stamps photos, automatically

DateStamp Batch Stamper for Mac is an easy-to-use application that does exactly what its name implies and allows you to insert date stamps on multiple image files at one time. It performs this function adequately, but the installation process is a negative, as is the lack of user guidance.

Even though DateStamp Batch Stamper for Mac downloaded quickly, it lacked an installer, which made setting up the application problematic. Users have to manually open the folder and double-click a Java program, which opens the application directly. To fully install the program, it must be dragged into the Applications folder. The … Read more

Review: Date Matter organizes your tasks in to-do lists

Date Matter attempts to fill the low-cost end of the productivity app spectrum by providing a clean event and task creation and management tool. For the most part it succeeds but not without a few glaring omissions.

Date Matter looks clean when first opened, albeit with some odd design choices and font placements. Creation of a new event takes only a couple taps and there are multiple options for categorizing the event, including categories (which you can set), reminders, dates, and event name. The app looks good and the input takes little time. New events are added to the home … Read more

Netflix cuts back on expiration dates after 'streamaggedon'

In the wake of disappointment and confusion caused by Netflix's "streamaggedon" movie purge, the rental service has made changes to its API that will make it harder for third-party tools to determine when titles will expire.

The revelation late last month that hundreds of classic movies, including Woody Allen's "Stardust Memories" and the James Bond hits "Dr. No" and "Goldfinger," would soon vanish from movie fans' instant streaming queues caused a minor uproar that some in the media dubbed "streamaggedon." A Netflix spokesperson said that both the number … Read more