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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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Facebook Users Question $20 Million Settlement Over Ads

Facebook is expected to pay out $20 million in a settlement over its "Sponsored Stories" advertising service, after placing user images in personalized ads. But the settlement doesn't stop the service, and a legal expert says Facebook's option to let users opt out creates more problems.
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Teens Who Text And Drive Often Take Other Risks

Four in 10 teenagers admit that they text while driving. Not only is that behavior dangerous, but those same teens are more likely to skip the seat belt and drive while drinking, too.
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Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

From privacy concerns to technology saturation, Google's new technology has had its fair share of criticism — and it's not even on sale yet. The company wants to change those negative perceptions of its wearable computer before it goes on sale to the public.

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