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  • Add Oscar to awards for Snowden reports

    Add Oscar to awards for Snowden reports

    At the Academy Awards last night, Hollywood’s finest gave an Oscar to Laura Poitras for “Citizenfour,” her documentary about Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor.

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  • Apple and Google zero in on the car

    Apple and Google zero in on the car

    The tech industry is famous for disrupting traditional businesses. Now, it’s the car’s turn. After “years of being treated as a side business” by Silicon Valley, as the New York […]

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  • Facebook shuttle drivers approve union contract

    Facebook shuttle drivers approve union contract

    Facebook shuttle bus drivers ratified a union contract Saturday in a milestone vote that may have a ripple effect across Silicon Valley. More than two-thirds of the 87 drivers employed […]

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  • On topic: Tech news to know now

    On topic: Tech news to know now

    Here’s what the tech world is talking about this morning: Facebook’s privacy policy breaks European law, a new report finds. Twitter has thrown its support behind the FCC’s net neutrality […]

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  • Quoted: The case for deleting your tweets

    Quoted: The case for deleting your tweets

    “I don’t laminate and frame my note-pad doodles, why would I preserve my tweets for all time?” – Matthew Lazin-Ryder, CBC radio producer, explaining to Fusion’s Kevin Roose why he’s […]

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  • Off topic: Oscars, good beer and weaponized asteroids

    Off topic: Oscars, good beer and weaponized asteroids

    So “Birdman” pretty much won all the Oscars. I haven’t seen it yet, but I liked the Sesame Street parody, “Big Birdman.” Speaking of the Oscars, check out how “The […]

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  • Superfish denies blame in Lenovo security mess

    Superfish denies blame in Lenovo security mess

    As Lenovo faces mounting criticism for pre-loading adware onto consumer laptops — and then offering an incomplete fix to the security problem — more questions were raised Friday about just […]

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  • Apple and the Car: Prepare yourself for the media frenzy

    Apple and the Car: Prepare yourself for the media frenzy

    We are at the early stages of the Apple car media frenzy with updates seemingly daily about what is happening in Cupertino when it comes to automobiles. The Verge has […]

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  • YouTube to launch kid-friendly service

    YouTube to launch kid-friendly service

    YouTube wants your kids watching its videos, but now you can put limits on what they can view and for how long. Google’s YouTube confirmed in an email Friday that […]

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  • Google faces Russian probe over Android dominance

    Google faces Russian probe over Android dominance

    With Google already nursing a major headache from European regulatory  hassles, the Mountain View-based search giant is now facing anti-monopoly allegations in Russia over the dominance of its Android smartphone […]

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