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Lacking Internet, Cubans Rely On 'The Package' For Entertainment

The so-called weekly "package" allows Cubans to watch every current TV show and series available to the world at a fraction of the cost and without government censors.
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A Shadow Economy Lurks In An Electronics Graveyard

Two decades ago, the region of Agbogbloshie in Ghana was a lush mangrove swamp. Now, reporter and photographer Yepoka Yeebo explains, it's a vast dump full of electronic waste and young scavengers.
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Utilities Fight For Revenue Lost To Solar Power

Solar energy had a banner year in 2014, but as more U.S. households make their own electricity, they're paying electric utilities less. Utility companies across the nation are fighting back.
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NASA Hopes A Hack Will Overcome Mars Rover's Memory Gap

The Mars rover Opportunity is getting on in years. It has been on Mars' surface for over a decade, and now it's having memory problems. NASA has come up with a plan to fix it.
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U.S. Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea

The cyber attack on Sony has prompted the U.S. to impose new sanctions on North Korea. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with correspondent Tamara Keith about why the U.S. is taking this action.
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Tech Week: FBI Still Blames North Korea; App Encourages Sharing

This week in tech, private security experts continued to question the FBI's claim that North Korea was behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures. Also, a new app connects people and their stuff.
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Obama Authorizes New Sanctions On North Korea Over Sony Hack

The executive order targets three North Korean entities and accuses the Pyongyang regime of "destructive, coercive cyber-related actions."
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Why Buy When You Can Borrow? App Connects People And Stuff

Millions of people use apps to share their homes and their cars. Now Peerby, an app developed in the Netherlands, helps people to share things like power drills and bicycle pumps with people nearby.
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The Best Of The Internet In 2014

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to Sean Rameswaram, host of the weekly pop culture podcast, Sideshow, about his top picks for the best of the Internet in 2014.
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Net Neutrality Debate Forces FCC Chairman Into The Spotlight

Tom Wheeler is a former cable TV lobbyist and the president's appointee as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

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