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Die-Hard Disney Fans Band Together At The Happiest Place On Earth

Packs of enthusiasts have started meeting up in Disneyland with matching gear and group names, like The Neverlanders and Walt's Misfits. Disney gangs? Not quite.
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Making A Computerized Voice A Little More Human

Speech scientist Rupal Patel customizes synthetic voices for people who can't speak. She tells Guy Raz of TED Radio Hour about helping people communicate in a voice that fits their personality.
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Tech Week That Was: Women In Tech, Bitcoin's Man And SXSW Begins

NPR's Women in Tech month launched with daily Twitter conversations, Newsweek says it found the mysterious founder of Bitcoin, and 30,000 flock to Austin for South by Southwest Interactive.
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After Newsweek 'Outs' Purported Bitcoin Founder, Questions Follow

A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.
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A Native American Tribe Hopes Digital Currency Boosts Its Sovereignty

Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
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Why All This Fuss Over Satoshi Nakamoto Is A Boost For Bitcoin

The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?
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MasterCard, Visa Team Up To Improve Payment Security

The credit-card rivals will join others in the industry to push chip technology to replace the more vulnerable magnetic stripes on most cards in the U.S.
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Investors: Oversight Is Needed For Bitcoin To Become Mainstream

Bitcoin's growth was built on the idea it was a currency of the people, unattached to any central bank or regulating authority. But a major theft has put that vision to a tough test.
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'Newsweek' Says It Found Bitcoin's Founder: 4 Things To Know

For years, Reddit, tech blogs and mainstream media outlets have speculated about the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. Newsweek says it finally has the answer, but many people are criticizing the story.
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Global Insight On Drawing Girls To Tech

Tell Me More looks at strategies being used to encourage more young women to enter tech fields in the US, and what the international community is doing differently — for better and worse.

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