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Facebook Denies Supressing Conservative News Stories

A former Facebook employee claims the social networking site censors news from conservative sources in its trending news section, according to a story in Gawker's Gizmodo blog.
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Taco Bell's Snapchat Game Is Strong Among Teens, But Does It Sell Tacos?

Fast food chains may succeed in entertaining teenagers on platforms like Twitter or Snapchat, but just because a brand makes teens laugh doesn't mean this elusive demographic will buy its products.
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Maryland Unveils New Driver's Licenses, ID Cards

The cards feature new security measures designed to prevent identity theft and fraud.

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Bitcoin Evangelist Touts Digital Currency As New Hope For Wall Street

Bitcoin gets a lot of attention because drug dealers sometimes use to buy and sell drugs on the digital underground. But that's not all it is. Turns out Bitcoin is also the great new hope on Wall Street — a tool that is so powerful, it might even be able to keep traders honest. Well, there's a Bitcoin evangelist making that case.
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Blockchain Looks To Change How To Do Business Online

Behind the hype of Bitcoin is a technology that could shift how we do business on the Internet. It's called Blockchain. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Don Tapscott, co-author of a new book about Blockchain and the global economy.
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What Feds' Push To Share Health Data Means For Patients

ProPublica's Charles Ornstein spoke with Niall Brennan about making health data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services more widely available outside the government.
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Uber, Lyft Vow To Stop Driving In Austin After Voters Keep Regulations

The ride-hailing firms spent millions trying to persuade city voters to reject rules requiring drivers to be fingerprinted. But they lost, and now say they're "pausing" operations in Texas' capital.
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Radio Drama's Leading Man, Still Adventuring

Radio drama is in the midst of a resurgence. And producer Tom Lopez, who's been working from his upstate New York farm since the 1970s, has found a new audience, thanks to the Internet.
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Your Workout Data Might Be Helping Cities Build Safer Streets

As more people bike, cities are working on ways to keep them safe alongside cars. Now, transportation planners are turning to data from apps that cyclists and runners use to track themselves.
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Dalai Lama Backs Digital Venture To Map Emotions

The Dalai Lama describes himself as "a simple Buddhist monk." But he's also invested in a new digital venture that he hopes will make compassion and self-awareness go viral: AtlasOfEmotions.com

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