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The Computer Guys And Gal

Facebook shocks the gaming world with its $2 billion purchase of virtual reality headset-maker Oculus and Microsoft introduces Office for iPad. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

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Bot Invasion: Automating The Web

We explore the fascinating world of bots: tiny programs that automate tasks on the Web. We look at the legal, ethical and privacy questions bots raise, and find out how they're decoding formulas that companies use to pigeonhole us.

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Choosing A Cell Phone And Mobile Data Plan

A wave of new offers from cell phone carriers leaves consumers confused about data plans, phone upgrades and how to save money. We explore changes in the industry and how to find the best deal.

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Computer Guys and Gal

The Computer Guys and Gal return for a fresh look at what's new in the world of tech.

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New Concerns Over Net Neutrality

With the soaring popularity of video streaming, a deal between Netflix and Comcast raises new questions about net neutrality and the future of equal access on the Internet.

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Douglas Rushkoff On "Generation Like" And "Present Shock"

Tech Tuesday explores how our devices are running our lives, turning teens on social media into an army of advertisers and trapping us all in the present moment.

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Do Brain Training Games Work?

An explosion of brain training games has people using apps and software programs to improve memory and reasoning. One study says the positive effects can last a decade. Skeptics disagree.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Apple celebrates its 30th birthday, Yahoo becomes the latest company to be hacked and your "smart" refrigerator may be sending you spam. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

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Anonymous Speech And Online Reviews

A recent Virginia court ruling requires Yelp to reveal the identities of users behind a handful of negative reviews. We discuss the ruling and its implications for anonymous speech.

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Predicting The Future Of Tech In 2014 And Beyond

We explore how technology is changing our world, from the "Internet of things" that generate and transmit data about us to quantum computers that may soon think like humans.

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