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A Killer's Manifesto Reveals Wide Reach Of Misogyny Online

Elliott Rodger's manifesto was riddled with threats against women. Writer Laurie Penny says the idea that women owe men sex and adoration is pervasive online.
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What To Do If Your iPhone Is Hacked And Remotely Locked

Some Australian users received alerts that their iPhones had been hacked and locked and were told to send money to regain access. Users in the U.S. may have been affected. Read tips on what to do.
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Former LulzSec Hacker Turned Informant Avoids Further Jail Time

Hector Xavier Monsegur, or Sabu, was a well-respected hacker in the world of Anonymous. But as an informant, authorities say he helped cripple the hacktivist group. A judge let him off on time served.
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Who's Using The Data Mined From Students?

Information tracked by educational software can be of great help to teachers. But as Politico's Stephanie Simon explains, private companies can also monetize the data by selling it to marketers.
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Mass Collection Of Student Data Raises Privacy Concerns

States are centralizing record-keeping and tracking student progress, while online educational software sheds light on how students learn. But many worry about how this information could be misused.
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Wash And Deliver: Startups Aim To Solve First World Problems

With services that pick up your laundry, deliver you gourmet food, take you on a cheap ride — all with the tap of an app — many of the hassles of life are disappearing. But can these companies last?
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Educators Not Satisfied With Revised Kansas Social Media Policy

Critics say a social media policy governing what faculty and staff in Kansas can say online is a severe restriction on free speech for educators.
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Mobile Internet Comes To Africa In A Big Way

Young people are driving the change using their phones to text, listen to music — even watching high-resolution videos. Silicon Valley has noticed and sees a big opportunity.
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Going Dark: The Internet Behind The Internet

There's much more to the Internet than what you can stumble upon with Google. Hidden sites can market drugs and weapons illegally, but they also provide anonymity for political dissidents.
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do When You're Still In My Profile Picture

For every couple who posts and shares loving photos on social media, there's the scary question of what happens after a breakup. Carlos Watson, co-founder of Ozy.com, talks about the concept of a social media prenup.

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