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In Kansas City, Superfast Internet And A Digital Divide

Kansas City boasts one of the fastest, most competitive Internet service markets. But people are still trying to figure out what to do with all that speed — and some neighborhoods aren't being served.
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Cyberpsychologist: Online, 'Every Contact Leaves A Trace'

Mary Aiken, who examines digital fingerprints to help solve crimes, is the real-life inspiration for the lead investigator on CSI: Cyber. She says she works where "humans and technology collide."
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Developers Continue Push To Make Virtual Reality Mainstream

As virtual reality becomes more lifelike and the technology more consumer friendly, developers continue to push it as the new heart of the video game and movie experience.
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DARPA Explores New Ways To Secure Our Lives Online

The Defense Department has asked DARPA find a better way for computers to ID the humans using them. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with project head Angelos Keromytis about a future without passwords.
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In Vermont, A Hyper-Local Online Forum Brings Neighbors Together

At a time when many are connected to hundreds, if not thousands, of people on social media, a company called the Front Porch Forum is building smaller networks.
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Grace Hopper, 'The Queen Of Code,' Would Have Hated That Title

Gillian Jacobs, known for her role as Britta Perry on Community, directed a short documentary on the computer programming pioneer. She says Hopper wasn't fond of the hype over her accomplishments.
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U.S. Aims To Speed Up The Internet For The Disabled

The Americans with Disabilities Act was a watershed piece of legislation. As we approach the 25th anniversary of the ADA, advocates want to fold another facet of daily life into the law: the Internet.
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Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?

Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.
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Saying Goodbye To A Manhattan Classical Music Mecca

The last store in Manhattan devoted exclusively to classical sheet music is closing its doors today — having been lapped by online retailers and free file sharing.
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DOJ Indicts 3 Men Accused Of 'Largest Data Breach In History'

Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged in connection with the hacking of eight U.S. email service providers and the use of stolen addresses for spam marketing.

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