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Coding and the Computer Science Conundrum

Kojo explores local and national efforts to boost computer science competency, and learns how educators are revamping computational learning to give it relevance far beyond the classroom.

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Big Deals: We Charted Billion-Dollar Tech Buyouts Since 2002

Lately, there have been so many big technology acquisitions in the headlines that it's hard to keep them straight. Check out our visualization of the most notable tech takeovers of recent years.
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To Combat Malware Tool, U.S. Undertakes Massive Cyber Crackdown

U.S. officials announced they've arrested over 90 people in 19 countries for using and distributing a malware tool that makes cybercrime simple. Brian Krebs of the website Krebs on Security explains.
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In China, Anger At U.S. Hacking Charges — And Claims Of Hypocrisy

Citing U.S. surveillance and wiretapping operations, China says the U.S. has double standards on cybersecurity. The angry response came a day after the U.S. accused five Chinese officials of hacking.
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St. Louis Holds Competition To Attract Startups

The competition, called the Arch Grants, gives $50,000 to 20 young businesses. In exchange for the money, the winners will have to move their businesses to St. Louis.
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The Blogging Battlegrounds Of Eastern Ukraine

A social media struggle is unfolding in eastern Ukraine, as bloggers on both Ukrainian and separatist sides plead their cases. But many find they face surveillance, trolls and threats as they work.
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The Rise Of Blogger-Activists, And The Regimes That Rule By Fear

Emily Parker, author of Now I Know Who My Comrades Are, joins the program to explain how the Internet is helping to change activism.
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'New York Times' Upheaval: Is This A Barack Vs. Hillary Moment?

The New York Times has fired Jill Abramson, making Dean Baquet the paper's first African-American executive editor. The move has sparked a debate about newsroom diversity and 'editing while female.'
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In Europe And America, New Internet Rules Up For Debate

Rey Junco of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society breaks down recent developments on net neutrality and the control of information online.
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U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Chinese Officials Over Cyberspying

The Justice Department accuses five Chinese officials of stealing trade secrets by spying using military and intelligence facilities. These are the first charges of their kind to be made by the U.S.

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