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Mortifying Screen Names A Millennial's Rite Of Passage

Modern Family writer Megan Ganz, Grantland writer Rembert Browne and Rookie Mag founder Tavi Gevinson recall their most embarrassing monikers for our New Boom series.
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How Millennials Are Reshaping Charity And Online Giving

The generation now coming of age is spending — and giving — differently. New York-based Charity: Water gets it, and it's been a boon to its cause.
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Slippery When Coated: Helping Medical Devices Resist Blood Clots

When blood flows over an artificial surface, whether it's an implanted pacemaker or tubing for a dialysis machine, there's an increased risk that a dangerous clot will form.
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The Holidays Bring A New Season For Credit Card Breaches

Shoppers are heading into the heavy-spending season with no new credit safeguards in place. Experts say it'll be at least another year before the U.S. system moves beyond technology from the 1970s.
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Tech Roundup: Social Media, User Data And Law Enforcement

Twitter, Apple, Snapchat, and Facebook are embroiled in controversies about the balance between protecting user data and cooperating with law enforcement. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with tech correspondent Steve Henn about the issue.
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The Empire Strikes Back: The Fan-Made Version

A follow-up to 2010 Emmy-winner Star Wars Uncut, the film is a pastiche of live action, stop-motion and animation that shows both the contributors' talents and their passion for the original.
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Tech Week: Women's Raises, Screen Time And Super-Locked Phones

Controversial remarks about women not needing to ask for raises, how people in tech often limit their kids' screen time and a heated debate over smartphone encryption topped our tech coverage.
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Kmart Says Its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards

The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.
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Twitter Is Suing The U.S. Over Free Speech (Its Own)

Twitter sued the federal government because it stopped the tech company from disclosing government requests for user information. Twitter says the current disclosure rules aren't transparent enough.
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Microsoft CEO's Comments Reflect A Larger Workplace Problem

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said it is good karma in some instances when women do not ask for a raise. Melissa Block talks to Maria Klawe, who was interviewing him, about the reaction.

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