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Microsoft Taking Big Gamble On Surface, Windows 8

All Things Considered host Melissa Block talks with technology reporter Nick Wingfield of the New York Times about the upcoming release Windows 8. He says Microsoft's newest operating system is the company's most radical leap forward since the move from an arcane, text-based operating system to the icon-based one users are accustomed to today.
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European Union Protests Google's New Privacy Policy

The EU says a recent change in Google's privacy policy that allows it to combine and share data collected from all of its different services is a breach of European privacy law. Regulators say Google needs to be transparent about how it's using that data, and give users the choice to opt out.
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Satellites And Storm-Tracking Technology

U.S. government polar satellites provided 84 percent of the data used by American storm researchers to forecast Hurricane Sandy's path. But those satellites are aging rapidly. Tech Tuesday explores the science -- and politics -- behind polar satellites.

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3-D Printing: Revolutionizing Manufacturing

Many technologists believe 3-D printing technology will revolutionize manufacturing. We explore the future of 3-D printing and possible intellectual property battles looming on Capitol Hill.

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For Sports Fans, A Plethora Of Platforms To Watch On

TV is changing, and this week, Morning Edition is looking at the new technologies and new behaviors involved. NPR's David Greene talks to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal about shakeups in the world of sports and the business of cable.
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I Screen, You Screen, We All Screen: What Does Your Desktop Say About You?

Photographer Meggan Gould explores an obsession with computer screen backdrop images. What does your desktop say about you?

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