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'Jeopardy' Legend Picks Up A Smartphone Quiz App

Ken Jennings, who has the longest winning streak in the history of the television quiz show Jeopardy, reviews the trivia smartphone app, QuizUp.
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Hacker Group Sues German Government Over NSA Spying

The group wants German federal prosecutors to investigate the country's aiding of the U.S. agency's activities. It's the latest fallout from revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
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U.S. One Step Closer To Future Where Cars Talk To Each Other

The technology, the Department of Transportation says, could mitigate 70 to 80 percent of accidents. The agency is not talking about self-driving cars; instead it's talking about a system that alerts drivers to dangers.
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Should Uber Be Responsible For Driver Recklessness?

The family of a 6-year-old girl who was hit and killed by an Uber driver is suing the ride-sharing company. They say the driver was distracted by the mobile app he used to find his next fare.
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Press Here To Say You Survived The Latest Bomb In Lebanon

Bombings are a frequent reality of living in Lebanon, so Lebanese student Sandra Hassan made an app to alert let friends and family know you're okay after violence strikes. It's getting a lot more attention that she had originally imagined.
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Wheels On The Bike Go Round And Round (To Make Music)

Sound designer Steven Baber challenged himself to create a piece of music using only bicycle parts. The result is "Bespoken," an atmospheric piece of music that is all the more beautiful considering the unlikely instrumentation.
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How A Halftime Show Wardrobe Malfunction Changed The Internet

An accidental flash of skin during the 2004 Super Bowl contributed to the birth of YouTube. In another bid for eyeballs, Super Bowl ads are increasingly geared toward female fans.
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The Struggle To Boost Government Efficiency

After the rocky launch of Healthcare.gov, there's a renewed focus on how to boost government efficiency. We explore the challenges of making federal offices run more effectively.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Apple celebrates its 30th birthday, Yahoo becomes the latest company to be hacked and your "smart" refrigerator may be sending you spam. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

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Foreigners Still Vulnerable To NSA Snooping

Mikko Hypponen is a "white hat" hacker in Finland who breaks into security systems to test network safety. Hypponen tells NPR's Guy Raz of the TED Radio Hour that Americans may be protected under NSA reforms, but foreigners like himself aren't.

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