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People Overload Website, Hoping To Help Search For Missing Jet

A satellite company's call for crowdsourcing to help find the missing Malaysia Airlines jet brought a strong response on the Internet, placing an "unprecedented load" on the company's servers.
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Is There A Better Way To Track Aircraft During Flight?

Much of the technology we use to track a plane – like radar – is old. New technology is already out there, but their limited use and the cost of adoption are deterrents.
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Evolved Science: Crowds Can Catalog Bugs Faster

Thousands of non-scientists sitting at their home computers may now be as useful as a single Einstein — thanks to online crowdsourcing. What once took years, now takes days.
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To Sell Health Care To Young People, Obama Steps 'Between Two Ferns'

President Obama's pitch for his health care law has brought him to an awkward place: "Between Two Ferns." In a bid to up the enrollment of young people, Obama visited Zach Galifianakis' Internet show.
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Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files For Bankruptcy In U.S.

Mt. Gox had been the most active bitcoin exchange before it announced the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of the cryptocurrency last month.
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Norway Takes The Lead In Electric Cars (With Generous Subsidies)

Next month Norway is expected to become the first country where 1 percent of the cars are electric. Most Norwegians are supportive, but it's taken large financial incentives to reach this level.
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Investing In Women Entrepreneurs

Tell Me More looks at how to connect investors to women-owned businesses. Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann and Pipeline Fellowship's Natalia Oberti Noguera share their ideas.
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'Ringing' Phones Do Not Mean Malaysian Passengers Are OK

Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones' cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn't mean the phones and their owners are safe.
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Why Is Locating A Lost Airliner So Hard?

Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.
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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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