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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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ICANN CEO sets off explosion of new Internet names (Q&A)

Next week, ICANN opens the Internet up to new domains like .ski, .sexy, and .berlin -- and Fadi Chehade has to handle people unhappy with the change. Also: time for the US to let go of its Net oversight?

By January 28, 2014

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Russian court: Get 'extremist' Pussy Riot videos off the Web

The punk band's videos are now blocked from access within the country, thanks to the government's Internet law.

By November 29, 2012

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Bitten: Apple's 'blasphemous' logo under fire in Russia

Some Russian Orthodox Christians see the iconic logo as a symbol of sin that they would like to see outlawed.

By October 18, 2012

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Fanboi fruit: Real apples with Apple logos

"Tan-tooed" Japanese apples ripen with devotion for their corporate disciple.

By October 20, 2012

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The 404 1,043: Where we advocate hacking (podcast)

Today we'll find out what it means to be a Hacker Advocate over at Spotify, with our pal Andrew Mager.

By April 30, 2012

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Violinist interrupted by Nokia ringtone, plays the ringtone

A Slovakian violinist playing solo finds his concert interrupted by a Nokia ringtone. Instead of merely getting angry, he begins to play the ringtone.

By January 22, 2012

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Facebook's kosher twin separates users by gender

FaceGlat--the name is a mashup of Facebook and glatt kosher, the most strict level of Jewish dietary laws dealing with meat--filters objectionable content, but not very well just yet.

By September 18, 2011

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Life after Google: Brad Neuberg's HTML5 start-up

Former Gmail programmer and Google developer advocate believes it's time to break with past browsers and really push what can be done with new Web technologies.

By October 11, 2010

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Underground data center to help heat Helsinki

Excess heat from hundreds of computer servers to be located in the bedrock beneath one of the city's popular tourist sites will be captured and channeled into a system of water-heated pipes used to warm homes.

By November 29, 2009