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Cup Of Joe With Apple CEO Goes For $610,000

It turns out that the desire to speak with Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with $610,000, will buy you a cup of coffee. That's the winning bid offered in a charity auction for up to an hour of Cook's time.
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Grad Students Tracks His Online Moves, Looks To Sell Data

Everyone is tracked by marketers online. Instead of fighting it, a New York grad student is taking ownership of his online personal data by selling it.
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The Promise And Limitations Of Telemedicine

Telemedicine is nothing new, but advancements in technology have made it even more widely available. Neurologists can now treat Parkinson's patients from miles away, therapists can reach service members overseas, and general practitioners can work in rural areas without actually going there at all.
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Is Nintendo Fixing A Gay Marriage 'Bug' In New Video Game?

Days after the gaming world began to buzz with reports that Nintendo's new life simulation game allows men to marry other men, it now seems that Nintendo is removing that possibility, which by all accounts was unintended.
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Online Legacies Prompt Growing Legal Challenges

When we die, we leave the people who knew us with memories. But what about everything we posted online? We leave that in the hands, not of our families, but of big corporations such as Google and Facebook.
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ABC's Live Streaming Aimed At Keeping Cable Cords Intact

Starting Tuesday, ABC will let viewers in New York and Philadelphia watch their local stations over the Internet. But this is not a way to cut your cable bill. The new Watch ABC service will require a cable account to log in.

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