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Professional Tips On Cell Phone Photography

Cell phone cameras are ubiquitous and their features are increasingly sophisticated. A professional photographer offers tips for taking great cell phone photos.

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Joy Covey, Who Was Key To Amazon.com's Success, Dies

As the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, she led its initial public offering in 1997. Founder Jeff Bezos has said Covey was Amazon's primary contact with Wall Street during critical years. Wednesday, she died after her bicycle collided with a van. Covey was 50.
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Clicking The 'Like' Button Is Protected Speech, Court Rules

U.S. Circuit Judge William Traxler compared liking something on Facebook to displaying a political sign on your front yard, which the Supreme Court has found to be "substantive speech."
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How To Spot And Outfake Bogus Twitter Followers

You may want to think twice before bragging about all of those Twitter followers you've racked up. Apps and websites help figure out which followers are real, fake and "inactive" users.
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VIDEO: You Will Smile At This Dancing Queen And Her Good Luck

Ellie Cole didn't know her dance moves were being videotaped. After they went on the Web, the video went viral. Now, she's getting the chance to be on a London stage. Check out the moves that made her famous.
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Put A Camera On An Eagle And What Do You Get? Soaring VIDEO

A video is quickly going viral because it purports to be the sights and sounds of what it looks like from the bird's eye view as an eagle flies above Chamonix, France. Someone appears to have put a small camera on the bird.
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Officials: Edward Snowden's Leaks Were Masked By Job Duties

Investigators have a good idea what documents NSA leaker Edward Snowden got and how he got them. Officials now tell NPR that he had access to a file-sharing site on the NSA's internal website, and it was actually his responsibility to move sensitive documents to a more secure location.
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Obama Petitions FCC To Legalize Cellphone Unlocking

The administration sent a petition to the Federal Communications Commission asking it to come up with new rules to override a law scheduled to take effect in January. The law would make it a crime punishable by up to five years in prison to unlock your cellphone without permission from your carrier.
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Car Factories Turn Robots And Humans Into Co-Workers

In the past, robots had been seen as being too unsafe to place alongside humans on the assembly line without the benefit of a safety barrier.
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Calculated To Win: Supercomputers Power America's Cup

The 2013 America's Cup isn't just about speed demons racing faster than the wind. These days, the 162-year-old international sailing competition is being powered by supercomputers. Tech teams are crunching the numbers to make small changes that mean a big difference in speed.

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