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Oct. 23 2014 4:36 PMVampire PornMindgeek is a cautionary tale of consolidating production and distribution in a single, monopolistic owner.
Oct. 22 2014 10:29 AMApple TV Could Still WorkHere’s how Apple can fix its living-room product.
Oct. 21 2014 11:44 PMDriving in CirclesThe autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AMSocial Networking Didn’t Start at HarvardIt really began at a girls’ reform school.
Oct. 20 2014 11:36 PMForget Oculus RiftThis $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual-reality experience.
Oct. 10 2014 6:27 PMEscape RoutesVolvo has a plan for avoiding wrecks.
Oct. 9 2014 5:42 PMWatching the ClockIt can take up to half an hour for Amazon workers to go through security checks. Should they be paid for that time?
Oct. 9 2014 3:08 PMTech Has a Diversity ProblemAnd Maxine Williams of Facebook wants to fix it.
Oct. 9 2014 11:08 AMThe Most Successful Tech Company You’ve Never Heard OfWhy Xiaomi, the “Apple of China,” might help make your iPhone a lot cheaper.
Oct. 8 2014 12:23 PMR.I.P. HPWhat Silicon Valley can learn from the rise and fall of its original tech startup.
Oct. 7 2014 11:44 PMThe Birth of PongHow Nolan Bushnell jump-started the video game industry from an abandoned roller rink. 
Sept. 28 2014 6:22 PMWhen Bad Bugs Happen to Good PeopleThe iPhone 6 bug was a disaster. It’s also not all that surprising.
Sept. 25 2014 3:48 PMBoards Against HumanityWhy isn’t 4chan’s founder accountable for 4chan’s offenses?
Sept. 11 2014 10:15 AMThe First Victim of Sept. 11He was likely the first person killed, but his influence was felt that entire terrible day—online.
Aug. 22 2014 7:22 PMWho Invented the Ice Bucket Challenge?A search for the fundraising phenomenon’s cold, soaked patient zero.
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AMThe United States of Reddit How social media is redrawing our borders. 
Oct. 22 2014 8:13 AMGood Teaching Is Not About Playing It SafeClassroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that’s a good thing.
Oct. 21 2014 5:38 PMJustified ParanoiaCitizenfour offers a look into the mind of Edward Snowden.
Oct. 21 2014 8:38 AMAn Implanted Wearable Gadget Isn’t as Crazy as You’d ThinkProducts like New Deal Design’s UnderSkin may be the future.
Oct. 17 2014 3:14 PMHow Microsoft Appointed Itself Sheriff of the InternetThe software giant’s security crusade is harming legitimate companies.
Oct. 10 2014 10:28 AMSmart Cities Go to the DogsHow tech-savvy cities will affect the canine population.
Oct. 9 2014 5:22 PMDoes Reddit Have a Transparency Problem?Its free-for-all format leaves the door open for moderators to game a hugely influential system.
Oct. 9 2014 11:17 AMFeds “Hacked” Silk Road Without a Warrant. Was That Legal?How lawyers for the website’s founder are trying to make a case against the FBI.
Oct. 9 2014 10:37 AMFolie à DeuxA secret language, telepathy, and other things shared between dynamic duos.
Oct. 8 2014 11:33 AMThe Six Worst Things About Working at a Tech StartupThe long hours. The pressure to conform. The chemical burns.
Oct. 7 2014 11:25 AMTwitter Is BrokenIt stresses conflict over consensus. It rewards trolling instead of reasoned debate. And GamerGate proves it.
Sept. 26 2014 6:04 PMWhat Is the Shellshock Vulnerability?Here’s what you need to know. (Windows users, you’re OK!)
Sept. 24 2014 3:52 PMWhat Is “Geek Culture”?Whatever it is, it doesn’t involve true geeks.
Aug. 26 2014 9:25 PMWhy Would Anyone Watch Twitch?The strange allure of the video game streaming site.
Aug. 21 2014 2:46 PMGetting to News Feed ZeroWhat happens when you hide everything on Facebook?

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