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Check out the East Coast's best geek-oriented spots.

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Firefly is the Amazon Fire Phone's secret weapon

Analysis: With contextual search, price comparison, and checkout all rolled into one, Firefly is the key feature that brings Amazon's fight to the doorstep of every store.

By June 18, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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Anki brings EMP weapon to its real-world racing game

The San Francisco startup mashing up the physical with the virtual bridges the gap even further in a new app update for its DRIVE bundle.

By January 3, 2014

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How tech innovation was used for mass killing during WWI

The conflict's start on July 28, 1914, signaled the beginning of a new era in high-tech warfare, which included fighter aircraft, tanks, chemical weapons, and flamethrowers.

By July 26, 2014

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SCOTUS cell phone case may hold big repercussions (Q&A)

A lawyer who helped argue against warrantless cell phone searches at the Supreme Court says questions remain about whether you may be forced to turn over your password and how long your seized data can be stored.

By July 7, 2014

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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Amazon's secret weapon: $600 million in annual ad revenue

The company made more than $600 million in ad revenue last year and is expected to generate $835 million this year, according to the latest data from research firm eMarketer.

By June 4, 2013

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Project Morpheus vs. Oculus Rift: VR gaming gets very real at E3 2014

How close are we to virtual-reality entertainment? Based on what I saw at E3, much closer than you might think.

By June 11, 2014

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Sony hits all the PlayStation 4 high notes at E3 2014

At its E3 evening press conference, Sony strikes hard on all its strengths with unexpected game reveals and updates on its numerous ongoing projects.

By June 9, 2014

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Is that zombie game good for your moral compass?

A new kind of computer game lets players kill, or help, each other, giving gamers a mirror to examine their morals.

By June 7, 2014