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Holy Cow: Bill Gates Plays Secret Santa in Reddit Christmas Miracle
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Holy Cow: Bill Gates Plays Secret Santa in Reddit Christmas Miracle

Imagine if Bill Gates was your Secret Santa? One lucky Reddit user was unknowingly paired up with the Microsoft chairman and billionaire, who gave her a cow - sort of.
Have 1,000 Followers? You're in the 96th Percentile of Twitter Users.
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Have 1,000 Followers? You're in the 96th Percentile of Twitter Users.

A data journalist's deep dive into the Twitterverse revealed that the median Twitter account has just one follower.
Zuckerberg Selling Facebook Shares to Pay Off Hefty Tax Bill
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Zuckerberg Selling Facebook Shares to Pay Off Hefty Tax Bill

To exercise an option on 60 million Facebook shares, Mark Zuckerberg needs to raise $2.3 billion just to pay the IRS.
Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet
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Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits
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Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits

China is cracking down on Bitcoin, and that means the price bubble is finally bursting.
Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free
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Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free

The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone.
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013
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Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013

From tips on staying focused to advice on improving your writing, here are the stories that struck a chord with our readers this year.
Tim Bucher Wants to Build a 'Master Database of Your Life Memories'
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Tim Bucher Wants to Build a 'Master Database of Your Life Memories'

The serial entrepreneur who has worked for Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Michael Dell has a new startup, and it's about to come out of stealth mode.
Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance
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Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

Executives of the largest U.S. technology companies are meeting at the White House to talk Healthcare.gov and issues of national security.
Google Snaps Up Company Whose Robots Remind People of 'Terminator' Movies
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Google Snaps Up Company Whose Robots Remind People of 'Terminator' Movies

The Silicon Valley tech giant has acquired eight robotics companies in the past six months. And it isn't done yet.
The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing
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The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug.
Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High
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Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High

A poll meant to show how few people know what Bitcoin is demonstrates just how widely Bitcoin is recognized.
We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It
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We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It

Half of Netflix users watch an entire season in a week, according to a new survey.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Technology Articles in 2013
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Entrepreneur's Top 10 Technology Articles in 2013

From Snapchat turning down billions of dollars to the battle between Apple and Samsung, a look at the biggest stories of the year.
The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?
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The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

In a matter of years, perhaps your next startup company will be located on the red planet.
This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World
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This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World

In places where access to electricity and other infrastructure is far from guaranteed, this system aims to sterilize the grimy bits.
SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin
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SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin

The founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust has been meeting with Wall Street players whom he says are preparing to pour vast amounts of money into the digital currency.
Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Other Currencies
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Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Other Currencies

Judging by the properties a currency needs to thrive, Bitcoin stacks up well against its rivals.
Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra
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Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra

The tech giant tried to do something similar for men but it just didn't work out.
The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million
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The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million

Health-care products maker Covidien has snatched up Israel-headquartered Given Imaging in an all-cash deal.
These Famous People Have Tickets for Richard Branson's Space Flights
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These Famous People Have Tickets for Richard Branson's Space Flights

As Richard Branson prepares to launch the first-ever commercial space flights, here's a look at the famous faces who will be on board.
Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance
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Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.
Get This: Drones That Attack and Take Over Other Drones
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Get This: Drones That Attack and Take Over Other Drones

So much for the future of product delivery. A serial hacker has created a device that can hack into and seize control of other drones.
How to Take Control of the Information Avalanche
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How to Take Control of the Information Avalanche

Get out from under the mountain of information that crosses your path every day by implementing these seven information-control strategies.
Bitcoin Gets Slammed by China as BofA Touts its Potential
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Bitcoin Gets Slammed by China as BofA Touts its Potential

On the same day that China decided to forbid financial companies from processing Bitcoin-related transactions, Bank of America gave the virtual currency some love.
Google Gets Serious About Robots
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Google Gets Serious About Robots

Google is reportedly aiming to create technology that can be used to automate existing logistical systems and supply chains.
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