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Mom tries to Facebook-shame daughter, gets pizza on face

March22
A mother makes her daughter pose for a picture to prove that it will travel far and wide on the Web. She ends up getting prank calls, pizza deliveries, and a lesson for herself.
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NSA’s reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency’s role in ‘cyber Cold War’

March22
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
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Twitter battle in Turkey heats up, spreads to YouTube — reports

March22
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.
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Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air

March22
The MacBook is getting a makeover sooner rather than later -- if chatter from China is accurate.
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Businesses of the future…with Samsung devices, of course (pictures)

March22
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom -- called the Executive Briefing Center -- at its North American headquarters in New Jersey to show potential business customers what Samsung technology they can use to change their operations.
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Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech

March22
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.
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2048 starts easy; gets hard. Here’s how to make it easy again

March22
The Threes-like puzzle game sucks you in by making it seem easy to hit the magic number. Turns out, though, that it actually is easy -- if you understand the game's logic.
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Automating your 2048 game

March22
2048 may be deceptively difficult in its later stages, but the early portion of the game can be played mindlessly by mashing the left and up arrow keys and building into a corner.
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Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome

March21
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.
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Obama talks spying with Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Google’s Schmidt

March21
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.
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