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The Computer Guys And Gal

A British woman receives death treats via Twitter after lobbying to put Jane Austen on a 10-pound bank note. New revelations surface about how the government monitors our online interactions. And the latest smart phones emphasize the cameras and a connection to Google. The Computer Guys and Gal join Kojo to talk about the latest tech trends.

Apps Of The Month

The Farmers’ Market Recipe Generator inspires more than 50 combinations of produce you're likely to find in a market or C.S.A. basket.

Knee Pro III helps explain knee injuries by giving users an in-depth look of the joint. Developed in collaboration with Stanford University's School of Medicine, users can cut, zoom and rotate a knee.

Manage your weight loss with Weight Watchers Mobile. Track your food, weight and activity to stay on plan.

Gadgets Of The Month

There's a new Google phone called Moto X. The product is getting good reviews, and some people are calling it the "iPhone of the Android phones."

The hardware in Nokia's Lumia 1020 is exciting for serious photographers: 41MP, optical stabilization, fast lens.

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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

Google's already tested three of the pollution-sensor equipped cars in Denver, and is currently trying them out in the Bay Area.

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