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Going Dark: The Internet Behind The Internet

There's much more to the Internet than what you can stumble upon with Google. Hidden sites can market drugs and weapons illegally, but they also provide anonymity for political dissidents.
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do When You're Still In My Profile Picture

For every couple who posts and shares loving photos on social media, there's the scary question of what happens after a breakup. Carlos Watson, co-founder of Ozy.com, talks about the concept of a social media prenup.
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Tech Week: Baby Photos Online, Facebook V. Shazam, Ebay's Fail

Also in the week's tech headlines, cops are wearing video cameras in New Orleans, a new GIF-making camera is available on Kickstarter and IBM's in trouble.
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If Local Farms Aren't Local Enough, Buy From The Rooftop

Urban farmers are experimenting with growing food right near or even inside the grocery store. But it's not yet clear whether customers will value that degree of freshness over other options.
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How To Stay Afloat In Your Infinite Stream Of Photos

In an age of smartphones, it's easy to take an overwhelming number of photos. NPR's picture editor, Kainaz Amaria, has some tips for creating a bounty of images without driving yourself crazy.
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Greg Asked For A Holiday. The Internet Helped Him Get It

A vacation request from a security guard for the U.K.-based fashion retailer Arcadia inadvertently got forwarded to the entire company. Within hours, it became a Twitter sensation.
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Tech Gifts for Grads and Dads

With graduation and Father's Day on the way, we'll ask the experts about how to choose a new laptop, tablet, phone or fitness tracker, and explore other consumer gadgets that make great gifts.

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What Those Baby Photos On Social Media Can Teach Us About Moms

Today's babies are part of the first generation with their entire lives documented on social media. Researchers are finding lessons in the streams of their photos.
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Can Cop-Worn Cameras Restore Faith In New Orleans Police?

Officers are wearing video cameras to record interactions with the public. The city's troubled police department is trying to prove a commitment to transparency, as it tries to end federal monitoring.
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On The Internet, A Penny Is Nothing To Sneeze At

It's hard to find anything in a store that costs 1 penny. There is one place where people still dream of 1 cent sales: the Internet. NPR's planet money team reports on the value of the virtual penny.

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