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WhatsApp banned in Iran because Zuckerberg is Jewish?

Calling the Facebook CEO (and new owner of WhatsApp) an “American Zionist,” an Iranian censor blocks the popular messaging app.

By May 6, 2014

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Ralph Baer, father of home video game console, dies at 92

Engineer invented the predecessor to today's home video game consoles while working at a defense contractor in the late '60s and early '70s.

By December 7, 2014

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Holy photo! There are 2,000 rabbis in that selfie

Orthodox rabbis attending an annual conference take their traditional group picture the newfangled way, with a giant selfie stick, a wide-angle lens and a drone to capture the whole thing.

By November 24, 2014

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Wired at the Western Wall, where smartphones heighten the holy

Even the ancient city of Jerusalem has been transformed by tech, as visitors to holy sites turn to mobile devices to reach out to God.

By August 26, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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A superhero Sabbath? Comic-Con to host cosplay Shabbat

Where else but Comic-Con would you find Sonic Screwdrivers at a Sabbath table? A Shabbat "un-networking event" that got its start at SXSW comes to the massive geek-fest.

By July 21, 2014

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Central African Republic bans texting during wave of violence

After activists try to organize a general strike through text messages, the country's telecommunications ministry deems SMS a security threat.

By June 4, 2014

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Clark Gregg makes us trust him even more in Reddit AMA

No more secrets! Today Reddit readers got an Ask Me Anything with actor (and writer and director) Clark Gregg, aka Agent Coulson of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, who's promoting his new movie "Trust Me."

By June 5, 2014

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Twitter becomes forum for anti-Semitic tweets in Spain

Several Jewish groups in Spain file a complaint with prosecutors to investigate a flood of racist tweets posted after Real Madrid lost a basketball game to Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv team.

By May 20, 2014

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Iran denies calling Zuckerberg to court

Despite earlier reports, it appears Facebook's CEO will not be called to court in Iran to answer questions on user privacy.

By May 28, 2014