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Tablet Wars Heat Up As Amazon Cuts Kindle's Price

Amazon is cutting the price of its large-screen version of the Kindle in a bid to hang on to market share in the booming tablet market.
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'Veronica Mars' Fans Set A Kickstarter Record

On Wednesday, the creator of the much-loved but relatively short-lived TV series Veronica Mars took to Kickstarter to raise money to make a movie version of the show. In less than 12 hours, fans pledged more than $2 million, smashing the site's records along the way.
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Samsung To Unveil Galaxy S4

Samsung is planning to unveil its new Galaxy S4 smartphone Thursday night in New York City, throwing down a new challenge to Apple's iPhone. The new Galaxy will be the flagship device on Google's Android platform, which dominates the smartphone market.
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GM's Archive Offers Glimpse Of Its Past And Future

After more than 100 years of ups and downs, General Motors has a lot of history. Most of GM's history is in the form of cars — hundreds of actual individual cars. The company tries to keep at least two of each car in storage. NPR's Sonari Glinton went on a walk through GM's attic to find out about the company's past and future.
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Sheryl Sandberg: "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" (Rebroadcast)

Only twenty-one of the Fortune 500 chief executives are women. Facebook C.O.O. Sheryl Sandberg on how women hold themselves back in the workplace and what to do about it.

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Ocean City Rejects Old Bay Advertising Overture

The makers of Old Bay offered to pay Ocean City to wrap their highly-visible boardwalk trams in advertising for the seafood spice — an offer city officials rejected, because they are thinking bigger.

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Jobless Claims Drop; Wholesale Prices Rise

The pace of claims for unemployment insurance continues to be the lowest since January 2008. Meanwhile, higher energy costs pushed wholesale prices up sharply in February. But the upward pressure has since eased somewhat.

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