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The Binge-Watch Before The Purge, Now That Aereo Is Likely Done

The Supreme Court gave big broadcasters a win in their battle against the streaming TV service Aereo. For the service's subscribers in 13 cities, now what?
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Facebook's Diversity Numbers Are Out, And They're What You Expect

As the industry grapples with a gender gap, major tech firms are starting to release the gender and racial breakdowns of their staffs. Facebook's workers are mostly male and white.
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Supreme Court Rules On Aereo, Cellphone Searches

The court ruled against the technology company Aereo's practice of streaming broadcast TV. It also decided a case involving police searches of individuals' cellphones.
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High Court Says Police Need A Warrant For Most Cellphone Searches

The Supreme Court's 9-0 decision is seen as a strong defense of privacy in the digital age. But the justices did rule that warrantless searches could be allowed in some exigent circumstances.
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Aereo's TV Streaming Service Is Illegal, Supreme Court Says

The court's 6-3 decision reverses a lower court ruling on what has been a hotly contested issue. Aereo lets subscribers watch TV programming that it routes onto the Internet.
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A New Jersey Law That's Kept Smart Guns Off Shelves Nationwide

The law says that once "personalized" guns are available in the U.S., all handguns sold in New Jersey must be smart guns. So, to avoid triggering the law, vendors aren't selling them — anywhere.
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In Wyoming, Going Deep To Draw Energy From Coal

The United States has lots of coal, but most of it is buried far underground. A new method can extract it, but the environmental costs might prove too high for nearby landowners.
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A Wild West In Flight: Drones Outpace The Rules Reining Them In

Drone technology has moved at a quicker pace than the rules regulating their use, creating an environment that journalist Craig Whitlock likens to the Wild West.
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NTSB: Too Much Technology, Too Little Training Caused Asiana Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the crash of Flight 214 last year in San Francisco was due to automated systems that the crew did not fully understand.
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Digital Detox, Step 1: Step Away From The Phone

Summer vacation season has people thinking about how to sign off and escape from the Internet. Is it possible? All Things Considered wants to know about your attempt at a digital detox.

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