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In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.
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Those Phone-Obsessed Teenagers Aren't As Lonely As You Think

Teenagers may not need as much face-to-face interaction as earlier generations to feel connected. And that may explain why a study finds they're not feeling as lonely, either.
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Weekly Innovation: A Seat That Fits In Your Pocket

The Sitpack is a compact seat shaped like a monopod that fits in your pocket when folded up. Creator Jonas Lind-Bendixen says the product could be used during travel or while waiting at a concert.
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Pandora's New Deal: Different Pay, Different Play

The Internet radio service offers greater exposure to artists in exchange for a lower royalty rate.
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Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not

Digital learning initiatives are spreading to schools across the country, but new research raises doubts about how well they work.
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'New York Times' Hires Former NPR Executive To Lead Digital Push

Kinsey Wilson was NPR's chief content officer when he was forced out last month by the network's new CEO, Jarl Mohn.
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As Hackers Hit Customers, Retailers Keep Quiet About Security

Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they're doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.
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Resurrected 'E.T.' Atari Games Fetch Thousands On EBay

Atari games that have been uncovered in a New Mexico landfill have sold for more than $37,000 dollars on eBay so far. One of the buyers explains why he paid hundreds of dollars for what is essentially 30-year-old garbage.
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Half The Battle Over Net Neutrality Is Defining What It Means

President Obama's call for stronger net neutrality rules touched off a round of heated debate. Broadband companies and their allies say the plan is tantamount to "regulating the Internet" and would hurt innovation. But net neutrality advocates say otherwise.
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Silicon Valley's Power Over The Free Press: Why It Matters

A big shift has occurred over the past few years: Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?

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