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Yelp, Reviewed

The online-ratings site is for sale. How does it rate to its suitors?

May 5 2015 6:16 PMThe Calendar That Checks YouGoogle just bought a fascinating app that promises to change how we manage our time.
April 29 2015 8:37 AMGoogle Is My Co-ParentWhat Slate’s senior tech writer learned in his first four weeks of parenting.
April 23 2015 3:34 PMTab Roulette!Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.
April 14 2015 1:07 PMTwitter for the MassesFor non-tweeters, the social network can feel clubby and confusing. Can its new home page change that?
March 27 2015 3:59 PMMeerkat and Periscope Aren’t Changing the NewsLive-streaming apps make us feel like we’re in the moment. But they don’t make those moments any clearer.
March 26 2015 5:55 PMRoom DisserviceHundreds of the world’s top hotels have vulnerable Wi-Fi routers. Now their guests are at risk.
March 25 2015 3:09 PMGoogle vs. the FTCA leaked report called Google anti-competitive. Here’s how the company and the government learned to get along.
March 25 2015 1:43 PMThe Cult of SteveWhy Apple insiders are so worked up over two admiring Steve Jobs biographies.
March 24 2015 4:19 PMLAX. IAD. ARN. WTF?The strange stories behind airports’ three-letter abbreviations.
March 18 2015 1:12 PMI Stream, You StreamLive webcams were one of the Internet’s first big fads. Can Meerkat bring them back?
March 10 2015 11:12 AMWho Still Wants a BlackBerry?I tried the new “Classic” model to find out.
March 3 2015 7:23 PMYou’re Paying Too Much for WirelessHere’s how Google will change that.
Feb. 24 2015 9:03 AMI Hate the Way All Other Email Programs Look  I’m very picky when it comes to visual design. That’s why I designed my own email app.
Feb. 19 2015 12:25 PMPocket ScienceA South Carolina startup has built the slimmest, most practical wallet you’ll find.
Feb. 6 2015 7:33 PMSling TV Reminded Me Why I Miss CableAnd why I’m better off without it.
April 29 2015 12:21 PMBetter Tread Than DeadCan treadmill desks save you and your colleagues from sedentary demise?
April 24 2015 5:47 PMCongress Has a Chance to Fix Its Bad “Internet Crime” LawIt’ll probably blow it.
April 23 2015 3:15 AMNo SweatSometimes a bicycle is too big or too much work. So I tested four motorized alternatives.
March 30 2015 3:47 PM“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself”Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.
March 26 2015 6:15 PMThe Apps You Can’t KillWhy Apple forces its software on your iPhone and won’t let you delete it.
March 25 2015 7:52 PMSo What if New York Has More Ubers Than Taxis?It’s a conveniently scary statistic for the cab industry, but not much else.
March 25 2015 2:31 PMApplied MathI made an Android app so you can hack your Wi-Fi using electromagnetic waves. You’re welcome.
March 24 2015 7:07 PMFacebook’s Plan to Take Over the News BusinessAnd why no one will stop it.
March 24 2015 3:11 PMBeyond RecognitionThe future of the Internet is voice control. Will it make our hardware obsolete?
March 11 2015 2:36 PMCan the Apple Watch Take on Rolex?Luxury timepiece makers have survived smartwatches before. Here’s who should be scared of this one.
March 9 2015 10:35 PMWatch MeWith its pricey new wrist candy, Apple is selling prestige. And maybe its soul.
Feb. 25 2015 3:53 AMBattling My DaemonsMy email made me miserable. So I decided to build my own email app from scratch.
Feb. 24 2015 9:01 AM“It Never Felt Like I Could Be Email-Stress Free”Chris Kirk and his editor Dan Kois talk about the challenges of writing about coding, building an email app, and more. 
Feb. 17 2015 12:48 PMOut of the Blue and Into the WackNeil Young’s PonoPlayer sounds no better than an iPhone—no matter what the audiophiles say.
Feb. 3 2015 2:49 PMThe Silk Road Trial Isn’t Just About DrugsIt’s also about curbing anonymity online.

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