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Technology Insider

Aug 13, 2014

This Week's Top Story

This Week's Top Story - Why PS4 Will Let Players Share Games Without Swapping—or Buying—Discs

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Why PS4 Will Let Players Share Games Without Swapping—or Buying—Discs

Sony has been developing an increasing number of ways to play games without forking over $60 for a disc of your own

More Top Stories

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3: The Best Tablet a Lot of Money Can Buy

The company's next hurdle is to come up with a price that people will be willing to pay

Square and OpenTable Eye Each Other's Niches

Square will help merchants take reservations, while OpenTable is expanding the ability of restaurants to take payments from phones

Smart Business Cards Transform Into USB Drives

Now on Kickstarter, SwivelCard innovates by merging two obsolete ways of relaying information

Using Software to Keep Pro Athletes and Startup Millionaires From Going Broke

Wealthfront markets robo-advising services to suddenly rich Silicon Valley types. Now it's targeting a different set of wealthy millennials: San Francisco 49ers players

Twitter's Bot Census Didn't Actually Happen

Twitter's refutation of an assessment by Quartz means that just how many bots operate on Twitter is still a mystery

Muscle-Measuring Fabric Startup Draws Investment From NBA Pros

Athos, a company that makes sensor-laden fabrics to measure muscle use, gets a $12 million investment from a group that includes NBA veteran Jermaine O'Neal

Can BuzzFeed Build a Newfangled Media Conglomerate With $50 Million?

The viral website expands internationally and into movies

Deciphering Happiness Through a Dumb IPhone Game

Using simple games in a smartphone app to study the fleeting concept of momentary happiness

Amazon vs. Hachette Gets Orwellian

Amazon, in its dispute with Hachette, incorrectly cites George Orwell

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