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Chemist Turns Software Developer After Son's Cancer Diagnosis

The parents of a young boy made a terrible discovery while looking through photographs they had taken of him as a baby. They noticed a white dot where a black pupil should have been.
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Putin's Internet Plan Requires 'Sharing' With Security Services

A new legal measure will place a host of restrictions on Internet companies and users. One provision will require bloggers to register with the government if they get more than 3,000 hits a day.
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Yeezy Or The Bard: Who's The Best Wordsmith In Hip-Hop?

A data scientist pitted rappers against Shakespeare to see who had the more extensive vocabulary. But he says he isn't trying to make some sweeping statement about the lyrical prowess of hip-hop.
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Drone Journalism Can't Fully Take Flight Until Regulators Act

Unmanned aircraft offer spectacular bird's-eye views, and news organizations are eager to deploy them to get that perspective. But U.S. regulators currently prohibit drone use for commercial purposes.
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NSA's Encrypted Tweet: We're Hiring Code Breakers

The National Security Agency sent out a tweet that looked like gibberish. It turned out to be a job advertisement disguised in simple cipher.
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FAA Head: Safety, Privacy Concerns Abound In Regulating Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration is under pressure to come up with rules for the commercial use of drones. The central issue: How can they fly safely in the same airspace as other aircraft?
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Ask Me (Almost) Anything: Gov. O'Malley Faces Reddit Blowback

Before he signed legislation on the minimum wage, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley sat down to answer some questions from users of the popular social networking site Reddit. It did not go especially well.

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Teen's App Helps Pay Family's Bills

Seventeen-year-old entrepreneur Michael Sayman took center stage at Facebook's conference for developers. He talks about how he got into tech and developed his popular 4SNAPS app.
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#BringBackOurGirls Reaches Activists Around The World

Nigerians are turning to social media to demand the safe return of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls. Human rights activist Nicole Lee discusses how Twitter has helped keep the focus on the crisis.
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In Wake Of Massive Data Breach, Target CEO Steps Down

Gregg Steinhafel held himself responsible for a 2013 security breach that exposed the personal data of about 70 million customers. In April, Target appointed a new chief information officer.

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