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    Starbucks has managed to get you addicted to its coffee — and its app

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    A Tesla for garbage trucks and school buses?

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    Barrett Brown sentenced to more than five years in prison

    Barrett Brown sentenced to more than five years in prison

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    The missing data point from Uber’s driver analysis: How far they drive

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    Microsoft’s HoloLens may be the least stupid pair of smartglasses yet

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    Yes, we’re still using dumb passwords. But not nearly as much as before.

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    Google could become a wireless carrier. Here’s what that means for you.

    Google could become a wireless carrier. Here’s what that means for you.

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    The Switchboard: Uber study analyzes thousands of drivers

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    Cory Booker’s introducing a bill to help cities build their own, public Internet services

    Cory Booker’s introducing a bill to help cities build their own, public Internet services

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    Chris ‘moot’ Poole is leaving 4chan

    Chris ‘moot’ Poole is leaving 4chan

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    Microsoft just announced ‘Hololens,’ and it’s as crazy as its sounds

    Microsoft just announced ‘Hololens,’ and it’s as crazy as its sounds

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    Congressional Democrats are itching for a fight over net neutrality

    Congressional Democrats are itching for a fight over net neutrality

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    Microsoft prepares to show off Windows 10

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