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Google Asks Permission To Publish Info About FISA Requests

Citing its work to earn its users' trust, Google asks to reveal the numbers of national security requests it receives, including those made under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
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Can Privacy And Security Go Hand In Hand?

Has America's definition of privacy changed? There's been concern over recent reports of the government collecting massive amounts of internet and phone data. But in the age of Facebook and smartphones, people often offer up private information — disclosing their whereabouts on apps like Foursquare. Host Michel Martin examines the future of digital privacy.
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Competitors Try To Chip Away At Pandora's Audience

On Monday, Apple announced iRadio — its entry into the crowded field of music streaming services. iTunes has become the top music retailer by selling song files. But no one in the music business thinks the iTunes model is the future. Pandora is the oldest and most successful streaming service so far. But it's been a disappointment to investors.
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When It Comes To Online Privacy, A Disconnect For The Young

Young people readily share information about themselves online, but they nevertheless place a high priority on privacy.
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Apple's Music Streaming Service Smaller Than Anticipated

Apple announced its much-anticipated entry into the increasingly crowded field of music streaming services on Monday. But what was rumored to have been called "iRadio" is now "iTunes Radio" and the streaming service will be integrated with Apple's music app. It's less of a stand-alone music streaming service than people were expecting.
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What You Need To Know About Changes Coming From Apple

We watched Apple's unveiling of its latest line of MacBooks, operating systems and products so you didn't have to. Among the upgrades: the new iTunes Radio music streaming service — and Siri can now be a man.
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Leakers Versus Whistle-Blowers

Whistle-blowers who expose crime, corruption and abuse of power have protections under the law. Understanding when revealing top secret information is an act of heroism or a crime.

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The Mission To Fly A Solar-Powered Plane Around The World

In 1999, the Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard became the first person to circumnavigate the globe in a balloon. The journey took three weeks but he almost didn’t make it, nearly running out of fuel. That close call inspired Piccard to...

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