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Facebook Shuts Down Its Email Service Since No One Used It

Facebook sent a note to all its users that the @facebook.com email service is going away. It will reroute any facebook.com email to the default address associated with user accounts.
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Maryland's Troubled Health Care Exchange

After months of technical and other glitches with Maryland's health care exchange website, state health officials this week terminated their contract with the company that built the site, echoing a move in January by the federal government.

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Online, Researcher Says, Teens Do What They've Always Done

In the world of social media research, Danah Boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers. But as the title of her new book suggests, It's Complicated.
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4 Takes On Netflix's Streaming Deal With Comcast

Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.
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Netflix Pays Comcast To Ensure Its Videos Stream Smoothly

Content companies and internet service providers have disagreed over who should pay for broadband infrastructure upgrades. A new agreement between Nextflix and Comcast suggests that's changing.
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Wearable Cameras, Tailored To The Legal Details

Photography is ubiquitous now — especially with the advent of wearable cameras. But what does the law say about when you take someone's picture and when you can't? Attorney Kurt Wimmer explains.
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Cool Or Creepy? A Clip-On Camera Can Capture Every Moment

A new wearable camera called Narrative is designed to snap a photo every 30 seconds — automatically — so you don't miss a thing. But does everything and everyone in your day need to be photographed?
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If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again

In Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin describes an oppressive blanket of electronic data surveillance. "There's a price you pay for living in the modern world," she says. "... You have to share your data."
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Apps That Allow You To Post Anonymously Gain Popularity

A growing number of social apps provide anonymity to users. One of the most popular is Whisper. It allows people to share secrets without disclosing their identities.
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Netflix, Comcast Reach Streaming Agreement

Under the deal, Netflix will pay Comcast a fee to ensure its movies and TV shows stream smoothly. Consumers complain they encounter buffering and slowdowns when they try to access Netflix shows.

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