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Following High Court Decision, Aereo Suspends Operations

The Supreme Court ruled that the company, which allows users to watch local TV stations from anywhere through the Internet, was publicly performing the work of TV networks.
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Tech Week: Google's Plans, Aereo's Loss And Occupied Stalls

Google rolled out a slew of new products and ideas at its annual developers conference, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to a TV startup, plus more headlines in this week's tech news roundup.
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SCOTUS On Cellphones And The Privacy Of Poetry

To put a literary spin on the Supreme Court's recent decision to limit warrantless cellphone searches, author Craig Morgan Teicher turns to A.R. Ammons' book of poetry, Tape for the Turn of the Year.
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Got Leftovers To Share? In Germany, There's A Website For That

Europeans throw away about 90 million tons of food each year. A new German website aims to ratchet that number down a bit by connecting people with leftovers to spare with people who could use them.
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Norway Does A Ctrl+Alt+Delete On E-Voting Experiment

After trying out online balloting in elections in 2011 and 2013, Oslo has concluded that it didn't improve turnout and might undermine the democratic process.
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Computer Guys and Gal

Google plans to update its Android mobile operating system and push it out to new places: your wrist, car and TV. The Computer Guys and Gal explain your options.

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Nigerian-Americans Respond to Boko Haram Violence

The Nigerian government's inability to rescue hundreds of abducted school girls has prompted worldwide outrage. Kojo talks with a local Nigerian-American activist about the situation.

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The Binge-Watch Before The Purge, Now That Aereo Is Likely Done

The Supreme Court gave big broadcasters a win in their battle against the streaming TV service Aereo. For the service's subscribers in 13 cities, now what?
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Facebook's Diversity Numbers Are Out, And They're What You Expect

As the industry grapples with a gender gap, major tech firms are starting to release the gender and racial breakdowns of their staffs. Facebook's workers are mostly male and white.
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Supreme Court Rules On Aereo, Cellphone Searches

The court ruled against the technology company Aereo's practice of streaming broadcast TV. It also decided a case involving police searches of individuals' cellphones.

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