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Iraq Turmoil: How Extremists Use Social Media To Gain Support

Government clashes continue in Iraq after an attack on an oil refinery. The extremist group ISIS may be responsible. Tell Me More learns how the militant fighters use technology to win supporters.
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Supreme Court Rules Against Patents For Abstract Ideas

At issue in the case, Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International: Do software inventions get the same kinds of patent protections as other inventions? The court's decision was unanimous.
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With Loyal Customers In Mind, Amazon Unveils Fire Phone

At a gala party on Wednesday, Amazon launched its first smartphone. It is distinguished from other phones by the ease with which you can use it to buy things from Amazon.
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Amazon Raises The Curtain On A Fire Of Its Own

At an unveiling in Seattle, online retail giant Amazon announced its entry into the smartphone market with a new device called "Fire."
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Amazon Unleashes Fire Phone To Compete With Apple, Samsung

The new entry into the smartphone arena offers unlimited cloud storage for photos and a 3-D camera with image stabilization.
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Someday Soon You May Swallow A Computer With Your Pill

Fresh Air tech contributor Alexis Madrigal explains how a tiny computer attaches to a pill you ingest to record how your body responds. It sounds crazy, he says, but it was approved by the FDA.
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What Does Body Ink Say About NBA Players' Pain And Personalities?

According to Ethan Swan's blog 'NBA Tattoos,' 55 percent of basketball players in the league are tattooed. Swan shares what he's learned about the athletes from tracking their body ink.
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How Yahoo's Diversity Numbers Compare With Google's

Yahoo has released its diversity figures as the tech industry grapples with a gender gap and low numbers of blacks and Latinos in its ranks.
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Settlement Brings An Early End To Apple's Price-Fixing Case

Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement with states' attorneys general and a number of other complainants over e-book price fixing. Apple had been facing some $800 million in damages.
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Democrats Unveil A Bill To Ban Internet Fast Lanes

Lawmakers are stepping into the ongoing tussle over whether companies should have to pay more for faster Internet service to consumer homes.

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