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Snowden willing to face trial in US, if it's fair

The NSA leaker's lawyers are negotiating a return to the US to face charges

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Valve reveals Steam Link, a $50 box built for Steam in-home game streaming

Valve's taken the wraps off its Steam Machine plans for GDC 2015, and the biggest surprise is the Steam Link, a tiny set-top box built solely as a Steam in-home streaming conduit.

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Valve finally announces next-gen Source 2 engine, and it's free too

The next-gen Source engine is here, 11 years after the first version shipped with Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2

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FREAK is another serious flaw in the Web's encryption

US export restrictions on encryption technology from the 1990s have come back to haunt the modern Web.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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European group wants 5G to be 100x faster than 4G

The 5G PPP also wants the future standard to account for the Internet of Things.

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Twitter CFO floats idea of newspaper-like 'daily edition'

Finding new ways to curate tweets is high on Twitter's agenda.

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Android users spammed with fake Amazon gift card offers

Text messages promising free gift cards deliver only spam instead.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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An Amazon Echo SDK is in the works, which could mean third-party apps are not far off

Amazon is developing an SDK (software development kit) to pave the way for third-party apps and content for its Echo, the connected speaker and virtual assistant it launched in November.

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You can now embed OneNote images, tweets, and YouTube into Microsoft's Sway

The type of files and sources that Microsoft is adding to Sway is steadily growing more diverse, with OneNote, Office Mix -- even other Sways.

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Google Play Services 7.0 brings better multiplayer gaming and location tools to Android

Some tweaks may also lead to better battery life inside your favorite apps.

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Steam Machines are coming this fall: Syber announces 6 new living room gaming PCs

As expected, Steam Machines are back in action at the Game Developers Conference. Syber kicked things off by announcing 6 new models.

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The Fogo smart flashlight is a survivalist's dream tool

Quick! Help fund this Kickstarter project: There's only so much time before the zombie apocalypse sweeps the globe.

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Dropcam competitor Simplicam adds new features to its cloud camera

Face detection is one of the top features that differentiates this cloud-connected security cam from Google’s Dropcam. ‘Detection zones’ promise to make that feature even better.