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Fox's Bill O'Reilly: Gadgets got Obama elected

The Fox News presenter says iPads and the like made it easier to present a candidate's image that was "false" to narcissistic young people.

By July 29, 2014

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Bitcoin wins US election panel's approval for political donations

Federal regulator finds the cryptocurrency qualifies as "money or something of value" but imposes restriction on its use.

By May 8, 2014

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App releases Azerbaijani election results a day early

A troubling development in the expected victory of President Ilham Aliyev comes when new technology confirmed the old guard's win before anyone had voted.

By October 10, 2013

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Take 'taxers' to task in Republican video game

In the great American tradition of weird political stunts comes the 8-bit video game "Giopi: 2014 Mission Majority."

By August 26, 2014

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Twitter's busy week: Censorship rules and changing timelines

The social network is tweaking its service after a rash of harassing and gruesome images and in an effort to bring more relevant information to people.

By August 21, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

By August 13, 2014

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Darth Vader trounces top US politicians in popularity poll

Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.

By July 23, 2014

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Sorry, daters, NY bill endangers your 'tiger selfies'

The sponsor of a bill related to public safety and big cats didn't draft it with dating profile pictures in mind, but all those snaps of guys cuddling with tigers will be affected.

By June 24, 2014

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Apple 'stamp of approval' for Bitcoin points away from Apple currency

After Apple changed the rules on virtual currencies, the first Bitcoin apps are returning to the App Store.

By June 16, 2014