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Will Oremus is Slate's senior technology writer.

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Sept. 18 2014 5:43 PMOracle’s Larry Ellison Steps Down, Will Be Replaced by Hurd’n’Catz
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Sept. 12 2014 3:26 PMSilicon Valley Has Officially Run Out of Ideas
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Sept. 10 2014 5:54 PMYour Gmail Probably Wasn't Hacked. But That Doesn't Mean You're Safe.
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Sept. 9 2014 2:09 PMSteve Jobs Would Have Hated the New iPhones
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Sept. 4 2014 5:26 PMTwitter Will Never Be Like FacebookAnd that’s a good thing.
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Sept. 2 2014 3:52 PMHow to Not Back Up Your Naked Selfies to the Cloud
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Aug. 28 2014 8:12 PMGoogle Is Building a Self-Flying Plane. Here's What It Looks Like.
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Aug. 27 2014 6:45 PMIs Anyone Actually Reading Your Tweets? Here’s How to Find Out.
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Aug. 25 2014 4:08 PMHow a Pair of Tesla Owners Got Elon Musk’s Attention
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Aug. 15 2014 8:26 AMWhy a Young Writer Secretly Deleted Her Own BuzzFeed Post
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Aug. 12 2014 9:36 AMStop Dumping Ice on Your Head. Just Give Money.
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Aug. 6 2014 2:07 PMThe New LudditesWhat if technological innovation is a job-killer after all?
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July 31 2014 5:45 PMThis Subtle Icon Change Shows How Facebook Is Becoming Less Americentric
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July 29 2014 6:21 PMTwitter's Stock Just Flew Through the Roof. Here's Why.
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July 25 2014 4:20 PMIt Will Soon Be Legal to Unlock Your Cellphone
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Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PMAmazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are All 6 of Its New Devices.
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Sept. 11 2014 3:44 PMWhy Google Bought a Spoon
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Sept. 9 2014 7:05 PMYou’re Probably Going to Want the Apple Watch
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Sept. 8 2014 9:15 AMIs It Time for You to Buy a Smartwatch?
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Sept. 3 2014 2:07 PMSamsung’s New Phone Is Weird, Interesting, and Terrible for Lefties
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Aug. 29 2014 4:19 PMWhat a Swimming Pool Looks Like From the World’s Sharpest Commercial Satellite
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Aug. 28 2014 1:55 PMThis Story About a Wounded Veteran’s Prosthetic Hand Is Too Crazy to Be True
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Aug. 26 2014 3:42 PMHow Facebook Could Save Us From Clickbait Hell
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Aug. 15 2014 3:23 PMThe Global Internet Is Being Attacked by Sharks, Google Confirms
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Aug. 14 2014 2:44 PMOne Viral Media Company That Isn’t Evil, Just MisunderstoodBuzzFeed’s boss explains why the site has been quietly deleting thousands of its own posts.
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Aug. 8 2014 1:46 PMIn Defense of PasswordsThey’re inconvenient and insecure, but the alternatives are worse.
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Aug. 1 2014 12:07 PMTesla Is Building a Massive New Factory in Reno. Or Is It?
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July 30 2014 4:47 PMWhat Other Psych Experiments Are Companies Secretly Running On You?
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July 28 2014 5:33 PMThis Real Estate Site Is Becoming the Facebook of Homes
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July 25 2014 11:49 AMFacebook’s Privacy PivotWhy Mark Zuckerberg is trying to win back users’ trust.

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