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parent and kid taking selfie Don't spy on your kids and other social media lessons from VidCon
Building trust in the age of a million apps.
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How Romania brought broadband to a whole country—and who got left behind
For more than 30 years, a U.S. government program has helped provide connectivity to the poor. It recently expanded to provide broadband access—but critics want to shut it down.
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girl reaching out of a computer monitor Inside Dosug, the dark net brothel that makes finding sex as easy as hailing an Uber
Every business sells a product. Dosug's is sex work 2.0.


pottermore ilvermorny isolt J.K. Rowling debuts a history lesson on American wizarding school Ilvermorny
J.K. Rowling's latest Pottermore post includes a ton of new information about wizarding America.
suicide squad 'Suicide Squad' is more popular than 'Harry Potter' and 'Star Trek' on social media
Who knew fans were more excited about 'Suicide Squad' than the classics?
Promotional image for Farpoint of a space explorer on a dusty red planet. Hands-on preview: Farpoint may be the virtual reality first person shooter that gets it right
A brand new controller may be the key to proper FPS games in VR.
K-pop fans over 30 The secret life of K-pop fans over 30
K-pop thrives on youth, and older fans find it's hard to catch the hallyu wave.
NES characters jumping out of book Bitmap Books is bringing a gorgeous Nintendo compendium to life
If your idea of a good coffeetable book features NES games, Bitmap Books is going to make you very happy.

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logitech gaming mouse Daily deals: Logitech gaming gear, Pebble smartwatches, and more on sale today
Steam isn't the only company offering crazy gaming deals this week.
camera lens mug This looks like a camera lens, but it's actually a self-stirring coffee mug
Let the coffee stir itself, so you can get back to snapping.
game of thrones void filler 10 books to read while you wait for 'Game of Thrones' to return
How else are you going to fill your Sunday night void?