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Chromebooks And Tablets On The Way To Montgomery County Classrooms

The Montgomery County Board of Education signed off on a plan to put tens of thousands of laptops and tablets into the hands of youths in county schools.

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FCC Extending Net Neutrality Commenting Time After Site Buckles

Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.
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Apple Teams Up With Former Rival IBM On Business Apps

The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world
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Bloated In Budget And Absent At Airshow, F-35 Charts A Troubled Course

The new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is supposed to be combat-ready next year. But the aircraft, which is already over-budget, failed to show up at the International Air Show in the UK. The show was to be its big overseas debut. Christopher Werth looks at what this means for the plane's manufacturer, Lockheed Martin.
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Comcast 'Embarrassed' By The Service Call Making Internet Rounds

In case you missed it, a customer posted eight minutes of a bleak call with Comcast. His attempt to cancel his cable set a new standard for bad customer service.
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Calorie Counting Machine May Make Dieting Easier In The Future

Tracking the calories in food you eat can be tedious. But a GE scientist is working on a device that fits over your plate and automatically tells you exactly how much energy is in your meal.
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Why Smartphone Breaks At Work Aren't Such A Bad Idea

Playing a quick game or taking a moment to connect with family or friends benefits both employees and their employers, a new study finds.
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In Europe, Google Stumbles Between Free Speech And Privacy

Europe's highest court left Google with the responsibility of balancing the privacy rights of citizens with the public interest — and it's a tough balancing act.
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Tech Giants Make Net Neutrality Case As Deadline Nears

The nation's top Internet companies are officially pressing for broad regulation to maintain free and equal access to the Internet.
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Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.

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