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.

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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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.

What’s Gnip? And why did Twitter buy it?

What’s Gnip? And why did Twitter buy it?

The deal suggests Twitter still hasn’t figured out how to make a profit.

Google spells out how (and why) it scans your e-mail

Google spells out how (and why) it scans your e-mail

Google changes terms of service after criticism over e-mail scanning.

5 things to know about today’s Google Glass sale

5 things to know about today’s Google Glass sale

Google is briefly opening the doors to its Google Glass explorers program to any U.S. adult with a shipping address.

The cost of being a great innovator

The cost of being a great innovator

You’ll build an amazing r sum , but will you have to sacrifice other parts of your life?

Why we need zero-energy companies

Why we need zero-energy companies

U.S. corporations should reach this goal by 2050, before the worst effects of climate change arrive.

Switchboard: Heartbleed will slow the Internet, hurt Android users

Switchboard: Heartbleed will slow the Internet, hurt Android users

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Internet could slow as sites scramble to fix Heartbleed

Internet could slow as sites scramble to fix Heartbleed

The security bug allows hackers to steal security keys, enabling the creation of fake sites that seem real.