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What Would Dad Do?

There are countless blogs and books for moms and by moms. But now more dads are asking, "What about us?" Robert Nickell talks about his new web show "My Life As A Dad."
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Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests

Police have long been able to search people without a warrant at the time of their arrest. Two cases before the Supreme Court ask whether cellphones should be off-limits until police get permission.
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If We'd Only Known About The Impending Spam

Twenty years ago, NPR alerted staff members that they would soon have access to a new form of communication: "A collection of computer networks that is connected around the world."
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As Kickstarter Evolves, Investors Watch For Next $1 Billion Idea

Venture capitalists don't tend to pledge $20 at a time to a scrappy little startup. They look for big investments with big returns. But some are turning to Kickstarter for that next big idea.
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U.S. Tells Users To Stop Using Internet Explorer For Now

A bug could allow hackers to install malicious software without users knowing it. Homeland Security said it did not know of a practical fix for the problem.
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Mesh Networks and Spying Online

We learn about the potential uses for off-the-grid systems both overseas and in the U.S.

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The Battle Over Broadcast TV: Aereo at the Supreme Court

A company that makes dime-sized antennas is challenging the business model for watching and streaming TV shows. Tech Tuesday looks at the Supreme Court case with implications for cloud storage and consumers' wallets.

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Steve Jobs' Death Inspired Goal To Get Kids Coding

Many public schools do not offer computer science classes, even though tech workers are in high demand. Now 30 public school districts have partnered with the nonprofit Code.org to get kids coding.
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What Parents Need To Know About Big Data And Student Privacy

States are tracking students as early as preschool. Better data could boost the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching and learning. But it can also be exposed to hackers and marketers.
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Uber On Defensive As Regulators Weigh New Rules

A series of high profile accidents across the country have called into question the insurance policies held by UberX drivers, especially in light of a hearing later this week on proposed regulations for ridesharing services.

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