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a key going into the side of a computer What is encryption?
You use encryption everyday—even if you don't realize it.
snackadium by Rich How the snack stadium went from an Internet joke to a Super Bowl food trend
The man who brought edible food stadiums to the Internet tells its origin story.
QVC addiction
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Inside the Facebook group for people addicted to QVC
Even in the age of Amazon, the home shopping network has a loyal fandom.
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Super Bowl 50

Superbowl 50 Broncos defense and Peyton Manning outlast the Panthers in Super Bowl 50
If Peyton Manning retires, this was a blaze of glory.
Virtual reality in football
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Inside the NFL’s virtual reality arms race
VR simulations are changing the way football is practiced at every level of the game.
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twitter bird holding a phone and footballs/$ coming out of the screen I tried to use Twitter to get signed to the NFL
Put me in, @coach.
Uber San Francisco Inside Uber’s showdown at the Super Bowl
You may hate Uber's surge pricing—but your driver probably hates it even more.
Aaron Rodgers The British bloggers who are reinventing how the NFL coaches
ProFootballFocus.com: used by fans, media... and 19 NFL teams.
Every NFL player is going to have an RFID tag this season. How a pair of microchips could transform football into an intricate dance of data
The NFL's technology arms race is about to begin.

Tech

Reflection of Face in Window Microsoft's Chinese A.I. is already chatting with millions
Microsoft's chat A.I. in China is basically 'Her.'
Levi's Stadium Drones aren't allowed within 32 miles of the Super Bowl
You can't watch the big game from above.
mario figure Nintendo has decided to cancel its work on a sleep sensor that nobody ever asked for
Nintendo puts sleep tracking plans to bed.
illustration of a panther's football helmet Super Bowl linebacker will wear a 3D-printed brace on his recently shattered arm
A defensive player will have a 3D-printed brace.
art of  twitter bird The Internet hilariously mourns Twitter's planned changes with #RIPTwitter
At least they're being funny about it.