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Weekend tech reading: The NSA maps social connections, video highlights of Ballmer's farewell, various Steam-related write-ups

Weekend tech reading: The NSA maps social connections, video highlights of Ballmer's farewell, various Steam-related write-ups

Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans' social connections that can identify their associates, their locations at certain times, their traveling companions and other personal information...

Recycled Yahoo IDs are now up for grabs

Recycled Yahoo IDs are now up for grabs

Yahoo on Monday officially opened the flood gates to allow users to claim a more desirable username that was once owned by someone else. Users have from now until August 7 to request their top five choices for a new…