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U.S. Pulls Out Of ICANN — What Does That Spell For Internet Users?

The U.S. plans to give up oversight of the nonprofit that manages Internet names and addresses. Technology reporter Gauthem Nagesh of The Wall Street Journal explains what this means for the Internet.
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Pizza, Perseverance And Skills At A Major League Hackathon

The University of Maryland has claimed the 2013 national hacking championship, beating out more than 100 schools for the title. Claudio Sanchez attends a college hacking tournament to find out more.
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Analysis: Maryland Rep. Ruppersberger Wants To End NSA's Bulk Data Collection

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) wants to end the bulk collection of cell of data of U.S. citizens. National Journal's Brendan Sasso offers the why and the how.

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Brit Uses Shakespeare To Exact Revenge

Edd Joseph bought a game console online, but he never received it. So he took revenge by texting 37 full Shakespeare plays to the seller's phone. That's nearly 30,000 messages.
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Could Malaysian Military Have Prevented Jet's Disappearance?

At one point, Malaysian military radar saw Flight 370 flying back west over Malaysia and toward the Andaman Sea. Why didn't Malaysia scramble jets and try to either stop or follow the plane?
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For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time

The NFL, NASCAR and others have built social media command centers to engage directly with fans during live events.
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Report: NSA Can Record, Store Phone Conversations Of Whole Countries

Based on documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the Washington Post reports the U.S. has the capability to record "100 percent" of a country's phone calls.
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How Parents Are Leading The Revolution For Girls In Tech

Tell Me More learns different ways parents can integrate science and tech into their families from math professor Rachel Levy, her daughter Mimi Kome, and educational technologist Iman Saint Jean.
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Weekly Innovation: Paper Notebooks That Become Digital Files

This week's innovation pick marries good old-fashioned notebooks with digital storage options. That way you can keep your ideas and sketches in the cloud and access them when you need.
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Investors Pool Money Online To Buy Real Estate

The crowdfunding trend — where people donate money through sites like Kickstarter to back projects — has grown quickly. Now investors are pooling their money online to buy real estate.

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