The HTC One M9 is a solid, beautiful and entirely unspectacular phone

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    Sling TV is adding HBO in time for the ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere

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    Why PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel thinks American democracy is dead

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    Hands on with HTC’s M9

    Hands on with HTC’s M9

    HTC One M9 is a good phone, maybe even a great one. But it’s not spectacular enough.

    PSA: There’s a ‘Pac-Man’ mode on Google Maps. Go play. Right. Now.

    PSA: There’s a ‘Pac-Man’ mode on Google Maps. Go play. Right. Now.

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    Facebook’s “Empathy Lab”: How Facebook designs for disabled users

    Facebook’s “Empathy Lab”: How Facebook designs for disabled users

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    Microsoft’s Surface 3 goes on sale in May and runs full Windows

    Microsoft’s Surface 3 goes on sale in May and runs full Windows

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    Amazon Dash: A way to order products with the touch of a button

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    Google’s new robot project is all about your body

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    Why pilotless planes aren’t the answer

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    The drone app that will make farming more efficient

    The drone app that will make farming more efficient

    With DroneDeploy one doesn’t have to be tech savvy or know how to fly a drone to enjoy its benefits.

    IBM’s making a new business unit just for the Internet of Things

    IBM’s making a new business unit just for the Internet of Things

    IBM and the Weather Co. are also teaming up to provide weather data to businesses.

    China has weaponized the Great Firewall, says a free-speech group

    China has weaponized the Great Firewall, says a free-speech group

    GreatFire says China’s Great Firewall is being used in a DDoS attack.

    DOJ: These federal officials stole bitcoins from Silk Road while investigating Silk Road

    DOJ: These federal officials stole bitcoins from Silk Road while investigating Silk Road

    According to a complaint unsealed Monday, a DEA official and an investigator for the Secret Service are accused of stealing bitcoins from Silk Road.

    Ellen Pao lost her trial. But the conversation about sexism in Silicon Valley it triggered has just begun.

    Ellen Pao lost her trial. But the conversation about sexism in Silicon Valley it triggered has just begun.

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    If Steve Jobs made Apple cool, Tim Cook is making it human

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    Meet Magisto Shot, the app that wants to save us from bland text messages

    Meet Magisto Shot, the app that wants to save us from bland text messages

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    The White House’s first chief data scientist is no stranger to Washington

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    Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

    Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

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    Someone hijacked the Google of China to attack anti-censorship tools

    Someone hijacked the Google of China to attack anti-censorship tools

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    Harry Reid’s retirement could give tech companies a huge leg up in the Senate

    Harry Reid’s retirement could give tech companies a huge leg up in the Senate

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