The White House finally has an online privacy policy you can probably understand

New White House online privacy policy strips out the legalese.

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8

The Post's Hayley Tsukayama tests out Samsung's new Android smartphone to see how its basic functions, performance and standout features stack up against HTC's One M8 mobile device. Editor’s Note: A previous version of this video incorrectly stated that both phones have 2.5 gigahertz processors.

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Here’s how Washington is preparing for a future of wireless everything

Here’s how Washington is preparing for a future of wireless everything

The FCC expects to set aside at least 18 megahertz of spectrum for unlicensed uses in its upcoming broadcast auction.

Amazon’s expanding its Fire TV voice search

Amazon’s expanding its Fire TV voice search

Hulu Plus, Crackle, Showtime Anytime to add support for Fire TV’s voice search feature.

Who are the one-third of Americans pessimistic about tech?

Who are the one-third of Americans pessimistic about tech?

Why aren’t they as excited about our science fiction future?

Parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

Parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

Meet the man who wants to make parking in a garage as fun as riding in an Uber.

White House updating online privacy policy

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

Big data: A double-edged sword

Big data: A double-edged sword

New information will improve our health and prevent crimes, but uncover skeletons and hurt privacy.

Hypothetical technology is fun. Real technology creeps us out.

Hypothetical technology is fun. Real technology creeps us out.

We love dreaming big. But what happens when those dreams come true?

Facebook rolls out ‘Nearby Friends,’ a real-time friend tracker

Facebook rolls out ‘Nearby Friends,’ a real-time friend tracker

Now you can track your Facebook friends in real-time. But only if you want to.

China aims to purge Internet of porn, rumors

China aims to purge Internet of porn, rumors

Critics say the Communist Party’s “clean sky” campaign aims to silence grass-roots voices online and dissent.

Zynga releases FarmVille for mobile, cuts out the infuriating parts

Zynga releases FarmVille for mobile, cuts out the infuriating parts

Fighting sliding interest, Zynga reimagines FarmVille for mobile devices.

How a common law enforcement tool could be abused to spy on you illegally

How a common law enforcement tool could be abused to spy on you illegally

Privacy advocates are worried about a kind of device known as a pen register.

The boss who’d put a tiki lounge by your desk

The boss who’d put a tiki lounge by your desk

A chief executive points to research showing that workers who have more fun are most productive.

AT&T threatens to back out of a critical airwave auction. Is it bluffing?

AT&T threatens to back out of a critical airwave auction. Is it bluffing?

If AT&T follows through, it would deal the FCC a big blow. But it would also be hurting itself.

The role of your gut in allergies

The role of your gut in allergies

Scientists are investigating how common bacteria in our bodies can contribute to allergies.

Switchboard: Franken seeks Netflix’s aid against Comcast

Switchboard: Franken seeks Netflix’s aid against Comcast

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First suspected Heartbleed hacker arrested

First suspected Heartbleed hacker arrested

Canadian officials say they’ve charged a 19-year-old Ontario man.

This is why Valve’s business model is so totally brilliant

This is why Valve’s business model is so totally brilliant

Valve’s own games are the source of its incredible staying power.

Is Google’s core strong enough to support its side projects?

Is Google’s core strong enough to support its side projects?

A growing number of voices are asking whether the company is spending its money wisely.

Real talk about innovations

Real talk about innovations

Just because something is new doesn’t mean it should be touted as an innovation.

Samsung saw Steve Jobs’s death as a business opportunity

Samsung saw Steve Jobs’s death as a business opportunity

Even in death, Jobs was a threat.

Switchboard: Yahoo earnings show signs of life

Switchboard: Yahoo earnings show signs of life

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Hey Domino’s, stop saying you’re innovative

Hey Domino’s, stop saying you’re innovative

News flash -- replacing a pizza’s crust with breaded chicken breast is not an innovation.

Google is pressed to curb illegal drug sites

Google is pressed to curb illegal drug sites

Several state attorneys general want the search giant to make it harder for users to find prescription medicine and illegal drugs online, while shareholders have filed two lawsuits related to the drug issue.

Yahoo earnings: Marissa Mayer’s strategy is starting to pay off

Yahoo earnings: Marissa Mayer’s strategy is starting to pay off

Yahoo beats expectations as it focuses on mobile, original content.