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The Cicadas Are Coming! Crowdsourcing An Underground Movement

WNYC is asking "armchair scientists, lovers of nature and DIY makers" for their help to predict this year's cicada emergence in the Northeast. The bugs have been underground for the past 17 years.
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Republicans Launch Mission To Turn Up Their Digital Game

Democrats are winning the digital arms race, a recent GOP report concludes. Republicans say Democrats have a built-in advantage: that many technology and social media experts aren't Republican. Now, the GOP is taking distinct steps to improve its digital strategy and online presence.
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Technology In The Car

Tech Tuesday examines how technology in cars is changing the way we drive.

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Talk Globally, Go Locally: Cellphones Vs. Clean Toilets

Six billion people around the world now own cellphones, while only 4.5 billion people have a safe place to use the bathroom, the United Nations said Thursday. Improving sanitation could help prevent thousands of kids from dying each day of waterborne diseases.
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FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Says He Will Step Down

Genachowski's resignation will leave the commission evenly split between Republicans and Democrats. President Obama has not announced a replacement.
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After Conquering Consoles, Hard-Core Gaming Shifts To Mobile

Gears of War is one of those hard-core military video games with spectacular graphics and epic stories. It's not something you'd expect to work on a smartphone or with a download, but that's just where designers are planning to take these types of games.
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Google's Eric Schmidt Heads To Another Isolated Asian Nation

Schmidt, who recently traveled to North Korea, will be the first senior executive of a major U.S. tech firm to visit Myanmar since it began political and economic reforms. Myanmar plans to vastly expand its telecom infrastructure. But sanctions remain against members of the military, many of whom hold positions in the telecom sector.
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South Korea Says Cyberattack That Paralyzed Computers Was Traced To Chinese IP

That doesn't necessarily mean that China was behind the attack. There is a possibility that North Korean hackers launched the attack from China.

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