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Oreos and TV shows pop up at SXSW: Has the tech fest lost its way?

Brands prove it doesn't matter what you're selling at South By Southwest, as long as festival-goers tweet about it.

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Edward Snowden at SXSW: The NSA is setting fire to the future of the Internet

"It's the makers, thinks, and the development community" that can help protect your data from a surveillance dragnet, the NSA whistleblower said via video at a South by Southwest panel

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Court order forces Aereo out of Denver, Salt Lake City

The ongoing legal battle over Aereo means that residents of two cities have lost access to the controversial streaming service.

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Nakamoto recap: 48 hours in the bizarro saga of the Bitcoin creator's (possible) outing

This isn’t the Satoshi Nakamoto you’re looking for. Or is it?

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Assange at SXSW: 'Who really wears the pants in the administration?'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange questions Obama’s power over the NSA during Day 2 of the SXSW Festival in Austin.

Twitter cracks down on posting of explicit sexual content on Vine

The video service says it has no problem with the content but does not want to be its source.

Facebook's News Feed redesign is for real this time

After last year's false start, Facebook is rolling out a new look.

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Yahoo ditches Facebook and Google logins for its own ID

In Yahoo’s world, you’ve got to play by Yahoo’s rules. That means no more third-party logins.

Nearly all US adults are online for Web's 25th anniversary

Pew reports that 53 percent of Americans say the Internet would be "very hard" to give up.

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Class-action suit charges Mt. Gox with fraud, seeking the return of users' bitcoins

The exchange committed fraud by not properly handling a hacking attack, the suit alleges

15 percent of Internet users think the Web is bad for society, Pew says

A Pew survey shows widespread use of the Internet despite some resentment

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Mt. Gox quits Bitcoin Foundation board

Mark Karpeles is the second high-profile departure from the foundation in as many months

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Sidecar tests trending feature to let you know where the cool kids are headed

Trend Spot would show users of the ride-sharing app which locations are trending in a particular city.

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Mt. Gox protestors still don’t have bitcoin answers

Kolin Burges flew from London to bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox in Tokyo looking for answers on withdrawal suspension.

Bitcoin Foundation blames Mt. Gox for Bitcoin's troubles

What Mt. Gox called a bug is actually an underlying problem, the group said

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Report: Yahoo may be developing its own search engine (again)

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer is reportedly fast-tracking two projects, code-named "Fast Break" and "Curveball," that could signal efforts to develop internal search technology.