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Attacks Over Crimea Play Out In Virtual Arena; Websites Hit

Some of the serious clashes between Russia and Ukraine are being carried out online. Crimea's referendum website was hit Sunday.
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Authors Tighten Up Their Stories For Twitter Fiction Festival

Can fiction really be told in 140 characters or less? NPR's Rachel Martin asks best-selling author Brad Meltzer, who participated in this year's Twitter Fiction Festival, that very question.
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A Chronicle Of Phony Tech Gadgets

Engadget, the technology web site, has a regular feature called Keepin' It Real Fake, charting the world's most notable tech rip-offs. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Engadget editor Michael Gorman.
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Goggles Bring Virtual Reality Closer To Your Living Room

NPR's Laura Sydell is afraid of heights, so when she got a first-person view from atop a castle, the experience was dizzying. Is Oculus Rift, the headset she was using, the future of entertainment?
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Making Your Device Your Best Travel Companion

With all the travel apps to pick from, how do you know which ones to are the most useful? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Tom Samiljan, tech correspondent for Travel and Leisure magazine.
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U.S. To Relinquish Remaining Control Of The Internet

The U.S. government is asking the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to gather global stakeholders and come up with a transition plan.
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The Difficulty Of Making A Modern Airplane Disappear

The missing Malaysia Airlines flight was in contact with a satellite for hours after it vanished. Amid all the technology designed to keep it from doing so, how does a plane just disappear?
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To Find A Flying Mystery, Search Turns To Eyes In Space

Brian Weeden, the technical advisor for the Secure World Foundation, explains the use of satellites in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner.
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Melinda Gates Tweets About #NPRWIT Series

Tell Me More looks at the highlights so far from this month's "Women in Tech" series — on air and on Twitter.
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U.S. Monitors For Cyber Operations In Crimea Standoff

The standoff between Russia and Ukraine is being watched closely to see how a tool of modern warfare, cyber operations, might be employed. So far, what's been seen isn't too sophisticated.

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