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Facebook : Tech
Kai Christensen and his buddy Benjamin Rutkowski set up deadly traps on a Utah trail and then bragged about their handiwork on Facebook.

9 suspected criminals who got themselves caught via social media [Updated]

Sometimes oversharing on the internet does more than just annoy your friends. It can even land you in jail

 
Gaming Obsessions : The List
The new PlayStation 4 controller is rumored to include touchscreen capabilities.

4 things we'd like to see from Sony's PlayStation 4

Success won't come easy. But here are a few features we'd eagerly welcome

 
Twitter Revolution : Instant Guide
A Twitter joke falls flat.

'We've been hacked!': @MTV and @BET's annoying Twitter stunt

Today in terrible ideas...

 
Smartphone Wars : Instant Guide
The HTC One can be used as a remote control for your TV.

Everything you need to know about the new HTC One

Meet the Taiwanese phone-maker's new flagship Android, which aims to give Samsung some sorely needed competition

 
Cybersecurity : The Bullpen
D.B. Grady

D.B. Grady: Cyber is a fraudulent weapon in a nonexistent war

Corporate fearmongers are eager to make a fortune from the phony threat of cyber-terror

 
The Apple Universe : Instant Guide
Apple CEO Tim Cook is wearing what appears to be Nike's best-selling fitness bracelet, the FuelBand. Inspiration, perhaps?

The rumored Apple smartwatch is probably happening after all

Bloomberg says 100 product designers are hammering away at a new curved-glass computer for your wrist

 
The Apple Universe : The List
"I've never been more bullish for innovation at Apple," Tim Cook said of the company's forthcoming (secret) products.

6 things we learned from Tim Cook's Goldman Sachs keynote

No cheap iPhone, the Galaxy S III's screen is "awful," and more revelations from the Apple CEO's mouth

 
Twitter Revolution : Instant Guide
Forget QVC. Is Twitter the future of ultra-convenient shopping?

Twitter's weird, bold plan to become an online shopping mall

The popular social-messaging service is partnering with American Express to let you make purchases just by tweeting

 
The Apple Universe : Burning Question
Apple's watch would reportedly be a modern version of Dick Tracy famous do-everything gadget.

Why Apple's rumored curved-glass smartwatch would be a hit

Anyone want an iWatch?

 
Cybersecurity : The Bullpen
D.B. Grady

D.B. Grady: America's embarrassingly redundant and entangled cyber security complex

Thank goodness no serious observer of electronic warfare considers a cyber-9/11 possible, let alone imminent

 
Microsoft : Tech
The Surface Pro is compact, flexible, and fast. But the battery life...

The powerful new Microsoft Surface Pro: Is it worth the $900 price tag?

Critics are impressed by Microsoft's beefy new Windows 8 slab

 
Amazon's Empire : Instant Guide
Cha-ching!

Amazon coins: The online retailer's brilliant first stab at digital currency

Kindle Fire owners will soon be able to purchase apps using virtual coins, and the company plans to give "tens of millions" of them away

 
Facebook : Instant Guide
A new Facebook app will reportedly help both users and advertisers trying to sell stuff to users.

Why Facebook is developing a location-tracking app

Hint: It involves ads

 
Microsoft : The List
"From the start, it's clear to see that the Nokia Lumia 620 is a fun, almost-youthful smartphone, thanks to the new color range."

The best lines from Nokia's absurdly positive review of its own Windows Phone

"Like a kid on Christmas morning, I grabbed the delivery bag, tore it open, and glanced at the contents — a blue box with the words 'Nokia Lumia 620' printed on it."

 
Apple's iPhone : Burning Question
The bigger the better? The oversized Samsung Galaxy Note II has been a massive success.

Should Apple make a bigger, bolder 'iPhone Plus'?

The iPhone 5 might be getting a big sibling, with new rumors swirling of a larger phone with a 4.8-inch screen

 
Twitter Revolution : The Bullpen
Dana Liebelson

Dana Liebelson: How I learned to stop worrying and love Twitter

Is anything more uniquely American than our free-wheeling, 140-character missives?

 
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