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Baby's Necklace Could End Up Being A Life Saver

In countries like India, where vaccine records are kept on paper, kids often miss a dose — with potentially fatal results. Now some Yale students have come up with a high-tech (and cheap) solution.
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North Korea's Cyber Skills Get Attention Amid Sony Hacking Mystery

A North Korean official now denies its involvement in one of the worst corporate hacks in history, after a different official played coy. How sophisticated are the Hermit Kingdom's hackers?
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Sapiosexual Seeks Same: A New Lexicon Enters Online Dating Mainstream

OkCupid is adding a lot more options for gender and sexual orientation, including androgynous and genderqueer. And then there's sapiosexual, meaning someone who's attracted to smart people.
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YouTube Retools To Accommodate 'Gangnam Style'

The song recently surpassed 2.1 billion views, and nearly broke YouTube in the process. The video streaming website had to upgrade its coding.
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Justice Department Plans New Cybercrime Team

The reorganization being announced today will "provide a central hub for expert advice and legal guidance" and improve coordination among law enforcement, businesses and elected officials.
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Making Electronics Cheaper Requires Detective Work

Consumer electronics get cheaper year after year. Our Planet Money team visited a company called Monoprice, where employees spend their days trying to figure out how to make stuff get cheaper.
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A Syrian Entrepreneur Looks To Build The Amazon Of The Arab World

Souq.com, created by U.S.-educated Ronaldo Mouchawar, has a strong presence in the Middle East. Since the boom in cell phones in the region, "you can feel the crescendo" in its tech sector, he says.
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Want To Perk Up Your Love Life? Put Away That Smartphone

Sure, you just wanted to take a peek at Facebook. But that can chill a relationship, a study finds, especially if you and your love aren't on the same page about when it's OK to use technology.
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Microsoft Says Goodbye To Clip Art

Microsoft announced that it is eliminating clip art libraries from its suite of Office productivity software, and replacing it with Bing Image search. But the iconic illustrations may live on.
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Twitter Targets Trolls With New Rules On Abuse

One woman who has experienced abuse on Twitter calls the change "a big step up," as the company changes how it handles harassment and the ability to block other users.

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