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Friday night topic: Can we reform government surveillance?
— 6:00 PM on December 13, 2013

Will the recent series of revelations about the NSA and other government agencies spying on the citizens of their own countries (and those of allied...

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Friday night topic: Awkward moments
— 9:36 PM on December 6, 2013

What is one of your most embarrassing or awkward moments? Discuss.

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Amazon wants to airlift packages to your doorstep
— 6:00 AM on December 2, 2013

I was pretty sure this was an early April Fools joke, but no, apparently it's not. Amazon actually wants to use a fleet of...

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Nanoparticle-infused inks enable 3D printing of lithium-ion batteries
— 1:26 PM on November 25, 2013

3D printing is fascinating, and the technology behind it continues to evolve. One of the most intriguing developments comes from Harvard materials scientist Jennifer Lewis,...

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WSJ: FCC may allow cellular use during flights
— 6:00 AM on November 22, 2013

Last month, the FAA lifted its restrictions on the use of electronics...

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Here are our Dear Diary contest winners
— 11:19 AM on November 18, 2013

At last! Our $2,300 Dear Diary contest is over, and our winners have been chosen. It was tough, honestly. Since the contest started three weeks...

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Intel opening pop-up stores in New York, Chicago, LA
— 9:17 AM on November 18, 2013

Intel isn't exactly known for its broad portfolio of consumer goods. Nevertheless, according to Intel's official Chip Shots blog, the chipmaker will open three...

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$2,200 in prizes up for grabs in TR's Dear Diary contest
— 3:01 PM on October 25, 2013

Our summer o' giveaways is over, but that doesn't mean we're out of gear to give out. In fact, we've amassed our biggest bounty this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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My Steelcase Leap chair fixed my crappy posture
— 2:59 PM on October 18, 2013

I do a lot of sitting. Like, a lot. I sit in my home office for eight to nine hours every day doing TR-related work. Once...

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Papa's got a brand-new, undead-proof European carryall
— 11:02 AM on October 16, 2013

So iPhone 5S and 5C mania has died down (although someone needs to tell the entrepreneurs on eBay), OS X Mavericks has yet to go...

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Reminder: Our Vancouver, Canada meetup is this Saturday!
— 5:11 PM on September 25, 2013

In case you missed Geoff's post earlier this month, we're planning a TR reader meetup in lovely Vancouver, Canada on September 28. That's this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Report: New FAA rules to allow electronics during takeoff, landing
— 2:06 PM on September 24, 2013

Yes! Finally. Flight attendants may soon stop nagging us about turning off our phones and laptops. As the New York Times reports, an FAA...

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Join us for a TR meetup in Vancouver, Canada on September 28
— 4:22 PM on September 13, 2013

Attention gerbils of the Pacific Northwest. We're having a TR meetup in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday, September 28. Cyril and I will be...

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Friday night topic: The decline of fast food
— 5:13 PM on August 30, 2013

I recognize tastes change over time, and mine are no exception. I undoubtedly have different ideas about what constitutes a good meal today than...

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CollegeHumor reproduces every tech commercial
— 8:50 AM on August 29, 2013

Unless you have a DVR, it's hard to watch television without seeing commercials from tech companies. The ads all seem to follow a common template,...

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TR contest winner posts glamour shots of his creations
— 5:25 PM on August 14, 2013

Yesterday, we announced the winner of our "get creative with PC parts" contest. The contest involved fashioning PC parts into something anthropomorphic-looking, and...

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Friday night topic: Your worst job?
— 4:30 PM on August 9, 2013

What's the worst job you ever had? What episode at that job best summarizes its problems? I think the worst job I ever had was...

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Friday night topic: Strange tech problems
— 5:17 PM on August 2, 2013

If you're a PC enthusiast, you've probably spent a fair amount of time fixing other folks' computers, either personally or professionally. I'm wondering: what...

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