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Chromecast at Year 1: Why it's more than just an impulse buy

Q&A: For the first birthday of Google's streaming-media stick, the exec behind the dirt-cheap dongle discusses its backstory, year one, and the path ahead.

Dear piracy apologists, It's not cool to download unreleased films

Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.

Meet Intel's SoFIA, the super-cheap smartphone chip

The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.

EA gaming subscription service coming to Xbox One
iPhone 6 screen won't be made of sapphire, analysts claim
Microsoft's China offices raided over antitrust allegations
​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

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PlayStation 4 can now play 3D Blu-ray discs

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Why Android Wear is worth watching

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Low production yields of the tough but pricey material means it won't surface on the next iPhone in time for a September launch, Trendforce analysts conclude.

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British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.

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Dear piracy apologists: Downloading unreleased films is not cool

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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

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