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Got A Health Care Puzzle? There Should Be An App!

A competition to encourage entrepreneurs to design health apps came up with a wide range of possibilities. One app audits medical bills for errors and savings. Another helps find prices for services, such as dental exams, for people without insurance coverage.
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Tech Week Ahead: SXSW Interactive

Audie Cornish talks with Laura Sydell for a preview of South by Southwest Interactive. The tech event, one of the most popular showcases for tech startups and emerging technologies, starts later this week in Austin.
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'Productivity' Apps Motivate With A Dose Of Punishment

Thorin Klosowski, of the blog Lifehacker, tells Audie Cornish about some smartphone apps that motivate you to get out of bed or go to the gym with a special dose of punishment.
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Street Lights, Security Systems And Sewers? They're Hackable, Too

Internet networks control more and more of our environment every day. And many of these things can be hacked. That's because over the past decade, the Internet and the mobile phone network have been layered on top of all kinds of technologies that weren't built with security in mind.
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Op-Ed: There's An App For Everything, And That's A Problem

Technology companies are constantly developing new apps and tools to make our lives easier. In an op-ed for The New York Times Evgeny Morozov, author of To Save Everything, Click Here, argues that Silicon Valley's quest for perfectionism is problematic.

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