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03.22.15
Beyond Facebook: What you need to know about texting apps
03.22.15

Beyond Facebook: What you need to know about texting apps

If you live in the United States, you might've been surprised when Facebook purchased WhatsApp for...

By JC Fletcher,   03.22.15
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02.24.15
What you need to know about HTTP/2
02.24.15

What you need to know about HTTP/2

Look at the address bar in your browser. See those letters at the front, "HTTP"? That stands for H...

By J. Andrade,   02.24.15
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02.19.15
How to build a high-end, overclocked PC (as written by an idiot)
02.19.15

How to build a high-end, overclocked PC (as written by an idiot)

This is not an article from a PC virtuoso who builds water-cooled, quad-SLI gaming rigs with not a...

By S. Dent,   02.19.15
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01.21.15
A brief attempt at explaining the madness of cryptocurrency
01.21.15

A brief attempt at explaining the madness of cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency may as well be called "cryptic currency," because it's nowhere near as easy to figu...

By M. Moon,   01.21.15
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12.31.14
Why sitting will kill you (and what to do about it)
12.31.14

Why sitting will kill you (and what to do about it)

If you work anywhere in or around technology, chances are you've either witnessed or are a member...

By J. Murdoch,   12.31.14
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12.23.14
What you need to know about hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
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What you need to know about hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Damn the torpedoes (and Teslas)! Two of Japan's biggest automakers are about to make sizable wager...

By S. Dent,   12.23.14
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12.16.14
The Pirate Bay shutdown: the whole story (so far)
12.16.14

The Pirate Bay shutdown: the whole story (so far)

For the past decade, if you wanted to download copyrighted material and didn't want to pay for it,...

By T. Seppala,   12.16.14
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12.10.14
What you need to know about your digital life after death
12.10.14

What you need to know about your digital life after death

"One small fact: You are going to die," Death says in the opening of The Book Thief. "Despite ever...

By M. Moon,   12.10.14
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