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New Anonymous Facebook Login Hides Info, But Not From Facebook

Facebook has introduced a way for users to log into apps anonymously as a way to build trust and protect privacy. User info would be protected from app developers, but visible to Facebook.
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Quiet Zone Shuns Cell Service, Wi-Fi

The National Radio Quiet Zone is a 13,000-square-miles area in West Virginia where cell phones and WI-FI are banned. (This piece originally aired Oct. 8, 2013 on Morning Edition.)
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Amid The Device Hype, This Startup Is Taking Wearables To Heart

There's a lot of money and attention going toward wearable devices, though the sophistication of the technology varies. One company is developing wearables with clusters of tiny high-tech senors.
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Microsoft Releases Fix For Critical Internet Explorer Bug

The Department of Homeland Security had told Americans to stop using the browser until a fix was issued.
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How The Supreme Court Could Reshape The Tech Patent Landscape

A fight over patents is unfolding between Apple and Samsung in a California courtroom. But a case before the Supreme Court could change the concept of intellectual property in information technology.
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Search, Seizure and Smartphones: The Future of the Fourth Amendment

The Fourth Amendment protects us from “unreasonable searches and seizures” by the government, but today's technology is introducing a whole new set of questions about what qualifies as “unreasonable.” Kojo looks at the future of the Fourth Amendment in the digital age.

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Does New Hiring Tool Aid Diversity Or Discrimination?

A new tool lets job recruiters filter candidates based on race, gender and veteran status. Civil rights attorney Cyrus Mehri sorts through the legal questions about this program.
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Code For Progress Programming A More Diverse Tech World

White men may dominate Silicon Valley, but a new D.C. nonprofit is working to diversify the face of technology.

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Doge At 'Dega: Dogecoin Sponsors Race Car

Back in March, when a someone posted on the social media site Reddit that NASCAR driver Josh Wise was without a sponsor, the Dogecoin community stepped in. Now the car is ready to race at Talladega.
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Dartmouth Celebrates 50 Years Of BASIC Computer Language

The new programming language, developed five decades ago, didn't require code to be entered on punch cards. It also allowed computer novices to begin programming without a lot of academic training.

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