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Edward Snowden appeared by teleconference at SXSW Monday.

Snowden sounds call to action for Reset the Net web protest

The NSA document leaker joins Google, Mozilla, Reddit, and many others in a campaign and day of action that aims to help Internet users "take back" their privacy.

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This particular baby is already dressed in Cthulhu-green.

Find out what the Internet named a baby girl

A dad builds out a site to help name his baby daughter. Now she's born and the official name has been unveiled. And it's actually not weird at all.

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Peter Dinklage Reddit AMA offers peek behind 'Game of Thrones'

Peter Dinklage takes to Reddit to field questions about hummus and behind-the-scenes antics while filming "Game of Thrones." Crave's Amanda Kooser wades through the epic threads and finds the highlights.

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Xbox One external game storage 'coming soon'

While he doesn't give an exact date, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb says support for games stored on external hard drives is coming to the Xbox One.

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Students occupying Taiwan government take to Reddit AMA

The Sunflower Movement of students occupying Taiwan's national assembly have explained their goals in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session.

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Wow. Such fast. Dogecoin to sponsor Nascar racer

Enthusiastic Dogecoin-toting Reddit users pooled together a chunk of cryptocurrency change to sponsor a Nascar driver at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Why the $2B Facebook Oculus deal is a down payment on gaming and everything beyond

Relax, gamers. Not only will Oculus still be able to fulfill its ambitions, but the Facebook acquisition will also prove a landmark moment for the impending ubiquity of virtual reality.

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This fun, yet challenging game will push your building skills to the limit

Bridge Constructor offers a simple interface, with complex construction problems to solve.

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In 25 years the web has gone from being ignored to practically winning the White House.

Obama answers health care questions on Quora

Ahead of the 2014 deadline to sign up for Obamacare, the president addresses questions on the topic via Q&A service Quora. At the same time, Quora is introducing a verified profile system.

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Neil Young just destroyed his funding goal for his Pono music player on Kickstarter, an expose on the development crew making new games for the SNES, Atari, Genesis, and Virtual Boy, and the huge traffic gains on Healthcare.gov following President Obama's appearance on "Between Two Ferns" yesterday.

Ep. 1443: Where we're taking the couch by storm

Neil Young just destroyed his funding goal for his Pono music player on Kickstarter, an expose on the development crew making new games for the SNES, Atari, Genesis, and Virtual Boy, and the huge traffic gains on Healthcare.gov following President Obama's appearance on "Between Two Ferns" yesterday.

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Web inventor Berners-Lee to answer your questions in Reddit AMA

Tim Berners-Lee, the man who pioneered the World-Wide Web, is hosting an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit today, the 25th anniversary of his invention.

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<p>In 1989, PCs were still a novelty for many folks, and at that point, how many people outside of scientific circles had every heard of something called the Internet? Things were about to start changing, though. </p><p> On March 13 of that year, a fellow named Tim Berners-Lee (seen here in 1994) working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-10787_3-10195512-60.html">made a proposal</a> that rather drily addressed "the problems of loss of information about complex evolving systems" and proposed "a solution based on a distributed hypertext system."</p><p> What it gave birth to was the World Wide Web, and thus, eventually, Facebook, eBay, Google, iTunes, YouTube, Pets.com, blogs....  </p>

Web inventor Berners-Lee to answer your questions in Reddit AMA

Tim Berners-Lee, the man who pioneered the World-Wide Web, is hosting an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit today, the 25th anniversary of his invention.

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