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Ocean City Bolsters Emergency Response With Two FM Radio Stations

Ocean City is now the proud owner of two new FM radio stations, as part of a FEMA grant intended to improve the coastal city's emergency response.

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A Girl Ages From 0 To 14 Years Old, In 4 Minutes

Lotte turned 14 in October; that led her father, Dutch filmmaker Frans Hofmeester, to make a new "time lapse edit" of the images he has collected since her birth.
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With Crimean Borders In Dispute, Google Maps Has It Both Ways

In most of the world, the region is included in Russia with a dotted line. Viewed in Russia, the line is solid. Guest host Tess Vigeland speaks with John Gravois about the issues with mapping borders.
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Diagnosing And Treating The Internet's Heartbleed Bug

Encryption software meant to protect users online had a giant hole in it. Researchers found the Heartbleed bug Monday but Jordan Robertson from Bloomberg Businessweek tells guest host Tess Vigeland says it's been around for a while.
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Google Maps Displays Crimean Border Differently In Russia, U.S.

In Russia, Google Maps now shows the Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory. The service shows a different image on browsers in the U.S.
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Tech Week: Heartbleed, The Latest Bubble And Windows XP Retires

The cybersecurity threat that individuals are largely powerless to fix, Heartbleed, dominated this week's headlines. And is Silicon Valley overvaluing the future?
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NSA Denies It Knew About Heartbleed Bug Before It Was Made Public

Bloomberg reported that the spy agency knew about the critical Internet vulnerability for two years and used it to gather intelligence.
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Can't Ask That? Some Job Interviewers Go To Social Media Instead

In the hiring process, employers aren't allowed to ask certain things, like if you go to church or intend to have children. But is it OK for employers to check social media sites for this information?
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This Jet Lag App Does The Math So You'll Feel Better Faster

When it comes to resetting your biological clock, calculus can help. Mathematicians say they've found a faster way to adjust to time zone changes, and they've used it to drive a smartphone app.
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Tech Alternatives To Passwords Could Help Thwart Hackers

A bug called Heartbleed has revealed a hole in one of the most popular encryption programs online. Tech professionals are working on other ways to protect your data beside needing a password.

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