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Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age

In his new book, Cory Doctorow shows creators how to survive in the digital age. He says the problem with copyright law is tech platforms have more control over content than the people who make it.
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The Hazards Of A Wildlife Selfie

Taking a "selfie" is the popular way to show others what you're up to. It's also how many amateur photographers have put themselves in harm's way.
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Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77

Tom Magliozzi bantered weekly with his brother, Ray, on the public radio show. They joked, laughed and sometimes even gave good advice to listeners with car troubles. Tom Magliozzi was 77 years old.
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5 Widgets And Apps For Election Day

Worried you don't know the essentials for the 2014 midterm elections? Here's a mobile cheat sheet to plug you in for Election Day.
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New Players In The NBA: Big Data, User-Controlled Jumbotrons

We're way beyond instant replays. Last year, the NBA began tracking the movements of players in every single game, and this season, new tech gadgetry is popping up on some arena's big screens.
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Human Impersonates A Help Desk Robot

Robots are not loveable if you can't get your computer to work. A city worker in New York for an information technology help line was suspended for answering the phone with a robotic voice.
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Investigation Of Deadly Spaceship Crash Begins In Mojave Desert

Federal officials are looking into why the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed in California during a test flight that left one pilot dead.
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With Style And Silo, 'Modern Farmer' Melds Agrarian With Urban Hip

Modern Farmer is less than two years old but it's already won a National Magazine Award. "We're making fun of ourselves, in a way, because we don't know anything about farming," says the editor.
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Tech Week: Tim Cook's Reveal, Net Neutrality And Big Data Dishes

Tim Cook publicly acknowledged that he's gay, the head of the Federal Communications Commission may have another net neutrality plan and IBM's supercomputer is helping chefs create new dishes.
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1 Dead After Commercial Spaceship Crashes During Test Flight

The Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two was undergoing a test flight when it crashed in the California desert. The spaceship is designed to take tourists to space.

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