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Take your selfie out to the ballgame: This baseball team will put your face on its jersey

A team in a collegiate summer league is holding a Salute to Selfie night, and your face could wind up on some player's jersey as a result.

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Edward Snowden at SXSW: The NSA is setting fire to the future of the Internet

"It's the makers, thinks, and the development community" that can help protect your data from a surveillance dragnet, the NSA whistleblower said via video at a South by Southwest panel

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Secret aims to be SXSW’s big breakout app

The anonymous social app has taken over Silicon Valley, but needs to prove its worth in Austin.

Facebook's News Feed redesign is for real this time

After last year's false start, Facebook is rolling out a new look.

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Facebook changes gun policies to crack down on illegal sales

Users can still promote firearm sales, but there are a slew of new hoops to jump through.

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MetroTwit vanishes as Twitter restrictions claim another victim

Existing users will no longer get updates or new features, and new users? Sorry.

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Facebook’s small Paper update makes sharing simple

If you read a lot of articles on Paper, now you can share them privately.

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Hashtags on TV: Companies turn phrases into free stuff

Chirpify is helping brands like Oreo use Twitter and TV to bring fans out of the woodwork.

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Thanks to selfies, Twitter and Samsung were Oscar night’s big winners

Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres plugged the social network and smartphone maker all night long.

Facebook kills Messenger for Windows

A Messenger app for Windows Phone is reportedly still in the works.

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Clockwise Podcast 26: High on Google Glass

Nokia forks Android, but should Microsoft? Google lobbies to let you wear Google Glass while you drive. Apple's SSL bug makes us question our Internet security. And how WhatsApp will help Facebook take over the developing world.

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New York City makes room for Breather: Airbnb for work

Breather's app lets iPhone users unlock private rooms for work and conferencing.

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Mark Zuckerberg wants to friend the whole world via Internet.org

Facebook's CEO took the stage at Mobile World Congress to discuss his Internet.org initiative, which aims to get the entire population of Earth online.