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US spy program has financial, security impacts, says Snowden

Encryption can still stymie government snooping, says famous NSA leaker Edward Snowden

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This week's game news: Sid Meier's Starships, elders play GTA V, and more

Plus: If you got trapped in an alternate dimension for the last ten years of your life, good news! You're being compensated with a statue.

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Google to make bigger retail push with Nexus Player

The first Android TV device is heading to both online and brick-and-mortar stores.

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Google just made it easier to run Linux on your Chromebook

New Chromebook developer mode tools enable booting from USB and SSH access.

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HTC teaming up with Under Armour to build fitness tracker, report says

The new band could be introduced alongside the HTC One M9 at Mobile World Congress in March.

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Sony delays earnings report in wake of hack attack

Damage to its network systems means some data won't be ready, it says.

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Stir's new Kinetic Desk M1 is a smarter desk for a lower (but still high) price

With a bigger touchscreen, fresh interface, and the smarts to know when you want to sit and when you want to stand, this desk is an investment in your home office and your health.

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Windows 10 preview download is available now

Microsoft has published Build 9926, the version of Windows 10 the company showed off at its event this week.

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Republicans call on FCC to release net neutrality proposal before voting

Three top Republican lawmakers say they want the FCC process to be more transparent

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Microsoft to acquire R language powerhouse Revolution Analytics

Microsoft will plant the R statistical language in its Azure machine learning services

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Building an Apple-powered smart home? Here's how non-HomeKit devices could work

Your Apple-powered smart home of the future needn't be limited to the HomeKit ecosystem, but venturing outside will bring some restrictions.

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Moto G is scoring Lollipop to lead off this week's Android device updates roundup

The HTC One M8 is also getting some update love, though no Lollipop sightings yet.

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Amazon nixes its Wallet app just six months after beta launch

Once the Fire phone went down in flames, there was little need for Amazon to jump into the mobile payment game.