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Coffee shop bans laptops and tablets, business grows

A Vermont bakery and coffee shop shuts off its Wi-Fi and discovers that people quite like it.

By September 7, 2014

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By February 20, 2014

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The 404 1,397: Where we keep you in the dark (podcast)

A real life "Serendipity" story plays out on Facebook, 3D-printing a pizza, another smartphone app gets caught distributing users' private information, and the Japanese figure out a way to stop accidents caused by texting.

By December 6, 2013

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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Samsung hires soccer star Messi to save us from aliens

In an ad that must be seen to be understood, the world's greatest soccer player dribbles around apparent gangsters before being presented with an even greater challenge: saving us from green people.

By November 12, 2013

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CNET hosting Lavabit's Ladar Levison tonight: Join us!

You're invited to a public event on the evening of October 28 in downtown San Francisco featuring Ladar Levison and a discussion of the NSA's bulk surveillance programs.

By October 28, 2013

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Spying on the spies, a roundup of NSA news

State Department insider says German chancellor's reaction to phone tap may be an act; an enterprising tweeter works some spycraft on the NSA; Snowden speaks out; and more.

By October 24, 2013

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NSA memo to staff: Help us spy on foreign leaders

Latest Snowden leak is memo published by Guardian that contains plea for access to US officials' Rolodexes and cites acquisition of 35 world leaders' phone numbers, some of which were "tasked" by the spy agency.

By October 24, 2013

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Obama denies that US spied on German chancellor -- or does he?

It's an ever-growing pastime: reading between the lines of US statements about its surveillance programs. The latest episode has to do with the German chancellor's concerns that her cell phone was tapped.

By October 23, 2013

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iPhone 6 will offer a 4.8-inch screen, predicts analyst

Next year's iPhone will bump up the screen size from the current 4 inches, claims Jefferies analyst Peter Misek.

By October 7, 2013