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Sony Pictures Hack Not The Company's First Time With Security Problems

Melissa Block talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Ryan Faughnder about a recent hack at Sony Pictures.
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As Supreme Court Considers Online Threats, An Update On Justin Carter

Justin Carter is a Texas 19-year-old who was jailed for making a "terroristic threat" on Facebook. Despite many efforts to get his case dismissed, he's still awaiting trial.
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Girl Scout Cookies Will Soon Be Just A Click Away

The organization has announced a program called Digital Cookies that allows Girl Scouts to sell Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Samoas and other cookies through personalized websites or a mobile app.
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Amazon Unleashes Robot Army To Send Your Holiday Packages Faster

In its endless quest to get goods to customers fast, Amazon has hired squads of speedy robots. In warehouses where human "pickers" walked miles a day, machines now zip shelves of goods back and forth.
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Is A Threat Posted On Facebook Really A Threat?

The Supreme Court is tackling a question of increasing importance in the age of social media and the Internet after a man was convicted of posting threats against his estranged wife and an FBI agent.
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German Government May Say 'Nein' To After Work Emails

In a country that strives to protect work-life balance, there are calls to ban employers from sending work email after business hours. Some big companies are already doing that.
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To Boldly Go Where No 3-D Printer Has Gone Before: Yep, Space

NASA 3-D printed an object on the International Space Station for the first time this week. It's an important step toward long missions — like to Mars — where all necessary items won't fit on board.
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Podcasts Rise In Popularity, Funded By Advertisers And Listeners

Millions are downloading and listening to podcasts. It's the source of original material and growing ad revenue. Apple's iTunes has 1 billion subscribers, and advertisers are seeing dollar signs.
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Vinyl, Once Thought Dead, Makes A Comeback In The Digital Age

In the last six years, vinyl sales have tripled. Manufacturers are now having a hard time keeping up with demand.
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The Market For Low-End Smartphones Is Looking Up

Smartphones that don't scrimp on performance but sell for less than $200 off contract are gaining traction. And the low end is quickly becoming one of the most innovative spaces in mobile tech.

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