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In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

A modern artist installed a high-tech brick path that glows in the starry night, an homage to one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings.
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Google's Lollipop Wants To Change The Way We Use Our Phones

The latest update to Google's Android operating system is more than just a facelift. It's an introduction to the future of Google's Web.
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For Wearable Tech, One Size Does Not Fit All

One big criticism of wearable technology: the teams behind these devices are not diverse enough. Some industry watchers say that can result in products designed only with men in mind.
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Google Asks Users To Help Fight Ebola — And They Answer With Cash

For the first time ever, Google reached out to users in a matching campaign to help fund Ebola treatment and prevention. The company's philanthropic director explains why.
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Why Women Get The Worst Of Internet Bullying

Life online can be brutal, especially for women. In this For the Record segment, NPR's Rachel Martin talks with three women who have been harassed and threatened on the Internet.
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Big Data Companies Agree: Farmers Should Own Their Information

Farmers depend on "Big Data" these days, but some worry the companies collecting information about their operations might misuse it. New privacy guidelines are supposed to protect farmers' interests.
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Tech Week That Was: Obama Rocks The Net Neutrality Debate

The president took a stand on net neutrality this week, saying the idea that traffic is treated equally should be protected like a public utility. Critics called it "Obamacare for the Internet."
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Victims Of Online Threats Say Perpetrators Aren't Being Caught

Women who turn to law enforcement for help are often frustrated that authorities aren't doing enough. Police say tracing the culprits can be a complicated and time-consuming process.
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In An Era Of Robots, Why Do Window Washers Still Climb Skyscrapers?

After two window washers had a harrowing experience at the new World Trade Center, Stephen Nessen, from member station WNYC, looks at why window washing is still almost always done by human hands.
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Free Voice-Control Software Helps Tiny Start-Ups Build Big Ideas

Apple, Google and Amazon are all racing against each other to create services that you can control with your voice. But they're facing competition from a surprising place — small entrepreneurs using free software to create products on the cutting edge.

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