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A Father Plays Call Of Duty With His Son, Watched By Thousands

Jason Munkel introduced his father to the game a year ago, and their channel on the streaming site Twitch has grown dramatically. Twitch has also grown, and with millions watching games every month.
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Fed Up With Harassment, Author Reveals Her Cyberstalker

Melissa Anelli is the author of Harry, A History, a best-selling book about Harry Potter from J.K. Rowling's series. And for more than five years, she has also been the victim of a cyberstalker.
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Making The Coffee Shop Your Office, Without The Guilt

Anyone who has ever worked out of a coffee shop has faced this question: How many drinks must I buy to justify staying here? Some overseas coffee shops offer the option to pay for the space up front.
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In 'Domain Awareness,' Detractors See Another NSA

Police are building software systems to integrate their data flows — from cameras to license plate scanners and social media — to better identify threats and suspects. But there's a privacy backlash.
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Diversity In Video Games

With more women and minorities playing video games, Kojo looks at why most games don't seem to reflect this growing diversity in their content.

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Tech Week: Facebook's Bet, Streaming Fight, Google Maps Indoors

What a week in technology news: Facebook made a $19 billion purchase, Verizon and Netflix are feuding and Google's trying impressive new projects.
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Apple's Steve Jobs To Be Featured On U.S. Postage Stamp

The late tech icon is just one of several individuals slated to appear on stamps within the next year or so, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Carson.
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Risk Is Low And Business Is Booming In The Malware Market

In a thriving underground, stolen credit card information goes on sale before anyone even knows a massive breach has happened.
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Video Streaming Is Straining, But Who Will Ease The Tension?

Services like Netflix take up a lot of bandwidth, and their increasing popularity is fueling a dispute between these companies and the Internet service providers that carry them.
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What's Up With Facebook's Big Acquisition?

Facebook paid $19 billion for the instant messaging service WhatsApp even though it's never disclosed whether it's profitable. Aarti Shahani of KQED explains what Facebook sees in its new acquisition.

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