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Rob Pegoraro

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Next door to Washington, DC
Freelance Journalist — Freelance, Yahoo

Journalist covering/often vexed by computers, gadgets and other things that beep. Read: @YahooFinance, @USATODAYtech, elsewhere. Write: rob@robpegoraro.com.

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Rob Pegoraro tries to make sense of computers, consumer electronics, telecom services, the Internet, software and other things that beep or blink through reporting, reviewing and analysis–from 1999 to 2011 as the Washington Post’s tech columnist, now for a variety of online and print outlets. He ...

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@robpegoraro — 17,738 followers, 42,297 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

Social network is once again shocked, shocked to find that there are bad people going online in here.  https://twitter.com/juliaangwin/status/910590909389123584 

Sep 20, 2017

Sad to report that after many years of quiet service, this t-shirt is now too grubby to wear in public. https://t.co/bt5vHLjH65

Sep 20, 2017

Seriously. Two minutes, max, before the average three-year-old starts pretending it's a phone or a UFO.  https://twitter.com/davezatz/status/910569997239508993 

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