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Billionaire who sold Minecraft to Microsoft is sad and lonely

Technically Incorrect: In a series of tweets, Markus Persson says he's never felt more isolated.

By August 30, 2015

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A new look at technology: not just what's coming, but what's staying.

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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

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Google, HTC vets turn to consumers to fund a cloud-based smartphone

Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.

By September 1, 2015

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East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015

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Sending a message from 2015 to space aliens (Tomorrow Daily 182)

The New Horizons spacecraft is at the center of a crowdfunding/sourcing effort to update onboard data about humanity for intelligent life forms that may come across it in the future. If we know the Internet like we think we do, we're assuming aliens will someday experience a RickRoll.

By May 21, 2015

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What's coming and going on Netflix for September 2015

Lots of TV shows are arriving on Netflix, including the fifth season of "The Walking Dead." Find out what else is being added and which titles are disappearing soon.

By August 31, 2015

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Xbox One exec: We're doing things that 'can't be done' on PS4

Xbox executive Kudo Tsunoda: "We've really got a lot more going on [than our competitors]."

By August 17, 2015

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Why Apple's new iPad ad is change you can't believe in

Technically Incorrect: Apple tries hard to show the multifarious ways to use an iPad. But can this make a difference?

By May 7, 2015

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Apple will host next iPhone launch Sept. 9

The electronics giant has sent out invitations to an event next month in San Francisco, where it's expected to show off the next iPhones and a new Apple TV box.

By August 27, 2015

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'I can't figure out why someone would buy a Tizen phone': Ubuntu boss talks Android alternatives

We spoke to Ubuntu's mobile boss, Cristian Parrino, to find out how the operating system is different from Android, Firefox and Tizen.

By March 3, 2015