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What To Do With Your Smartphone While You're Having Dinner

Norms around what we're supposed to do with our digital devices at mealtime — and during other human interactions — are changing. Where do you draw the line on smartphone use?
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High-Tech Training Programs Try Deferred Payment System

The U.S. has more high-tech jobs open than it can fill. The problem is many of these programs cost tens of thousands of dollars which makes them out of reach for folks who are out of work.
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Reviewing Restaurants For The Heartbroken Masses

Chase Compton wrote a series of Yelp reviews chronicling his relationship and breakup with the "love of his life." NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about sharing his heartbreak on Yelp.
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Preserving Audio For The Future Is A Race Against Time

Old records are breaking, cassette tapes are warping, even digital recordings can become obsolete. The Library of Congress is working to save millions of the nation's recordings before they're lost.
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Need Money For Your Startup? Being An Attractive Male May Help

When men and women pitch the same business idea to venture capitalists, men are awarded money more often. A new study found that appearance also factors into whether or not an idea will get funded.
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Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant's Servers

Documents provided by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden highlight the spy agency's efforts, The New York Times and Der Spiegel report.
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Tech Week: Robots, Turkish Twitter And A Frustrated Zuckerberg

In this week's roundup, tensions between tech companies and the NSA run hot, the simmering debate over women in tech continues and Turkey bans Twitter. What's next?
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Breaking News: Robot Reports An Earthquake

When an earthquake rumbled in southern California, a robot called "Quakebot" generated a newspaper article about it within three minutes. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the robot's creator, Ken Schwencke.
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Satellites' Scope And The Search For A Plane

Satellites have focused the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on the southern Indian Ocean. But without results yet, the effort also highlights the technology's limitations.
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Even Turkey's President Evades Its New Twitter Ban

A Turkish court is trying to ban Twitter, setting off condemnation of the government's increasingly heavy hand and prompting Turks to find a workaround for the social media site.

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