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Do You Know The Way To San Jose? iPhone Users May Not

Apple introduced its new mobile operating system along with its much-hyped iPhone 5. It includes a mapping service of its own, featuring Siri's voice. Problem is, she may not know where she's going. Complaints have been pouring in from around the globe about mislabeled and missing streets, towns and more.
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Kickstarter Says It 'Is Not A Store' As It Revises Policy On Projects' Risks

Even as it has been praised for bringing innovative ideas to life, Kickstarter has been criticized for allowing creators to be a little fuzzy about their plans — and for providing little recourse to investors who are unsatisfied with a project they supported. The site has announced changes it hopes will ease the confusion.
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'No Place Like Home' Shoes Use GPS To Get You There

British artist Dominic Wilcox has designed a pair of shoes called "No Place Like Home," inspired by Dorothy's red slippers in The Wizard of Oz. The shoes are equipped with GPS and tell the wearer how to get to his or her destination with a click of the heel. Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have more.
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Please Tell Us Your Password Isn't 1-2-3-4

When it comes to creating passwords, many of us are amazingly unimaginative. How about you? Or do you have some great tips for how to create unbreakable codes?
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News And The Evolution Of the Social Web

Tech Tuesday talks with Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda, founder of Slashdot and current chief strategist at WaPo Labs, about the evolution of the social web and the future of news.

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Another iPhone, Another Day Of Long Lines And Big Hype

Around the world, excited shoppers are in line to be among the first to get their hands on the iPhone 5.

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"The Victory Lab"

Both major political parties are running high tech, data-driven experiments -- and you're the guinea pig.

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Vimeo's Virtual Tip Jar Invites Viewers To Chip In

The video-sharing site has added a feature that invites users to chip in to support the filmmakers they like. It's just the latest in a long history of attempts to solicit tip-sized donations online, but Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor says the idea is finally catching on.

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