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Computer Guys and Gal

Apple aims to hook into your car dashboard, as states around the country move to clamp down on distracted driving. The Computer Guys and Gal return for a fresh look at what's new in the world of tech.

Apps Of The Month

ToiletFinder is the biggest database in the world for finding public restrooms. It's logged 6 million toilets, all reported by crowdsourcing.

Can I Stream.it tells you what content is available to watch, rent or buy, and from whom. This site helps you quickly find out where to go to watch what you want.

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Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right?

Oxfam is scoring the 10 biggest food companies on a scale of 1 to 10 on a host of issues, from worker rights to climate change. But will promises translate into concrete changes?
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Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.
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Beware: Your Uber Ride May Come With A Side Of Oversharing

The "sharing economy" has created a lot of solutions for cheap rides and places to stay. In a piece for Ozy.com, Pooja Bhatia writes about one undesired byproduct: oversharing.

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