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Coming Soon To Your TV: Campaign Ads Targeted At You

Soon, you could be watching political ads based on your television viewing habits and the information the political parties have collected about your gender, party registration and voting habits.
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Google Must Delete Personal Data When Asked, European Court Says

The case started when a Spanish man was irked that a 1998 notice about his home being repossessed was still online. Privacy advocates are welcoming a win for the "right to be forgotten."
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Turnspit Dogs: The Rise And Fall Of The Vernepator Cur

The turnspit dog was once an essential part of every large kitchen in Britain. Bred to run in a wheel that turned a roasting spit, the small but strong dogs ensured that the meat cooked evenly.
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As Drones Fly In Cities And Yards, So Do The Complaints

As the price of drones drops, more people are playing around with them in their cities and neighborhoods. This doesn't sit well with a lot of Americans. Are they just paranoid?
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When Drones Leap Into U.S. Airspace, Attention Turns To Herding Them

If drones are ever going to fly safely near manned airplanes, these unmanned craft will need to sense and avoid objects and danger. But the FAA's next generation of radar may not be up to the task.
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Reports: FCC Chairman Revising Net Neutrality Rules

The chairman is weighing whether to allow Internet providers to sell fast lanes to content companies seeking faster delivery to its customers.
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Clouds Are Convenient, But Be Paranoid To Protect Personal Data

For many of us, data clouds like Google Drive and Dropbox have replaced clunky hard-drives and easy-to-lose USB sticks. But how secure is our data in these clouds?
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Rocket Wars: Will A Suit By SpaceX Get Off The Ground?

The California-based maker of the Falcon 9 is hoping to break up a monopoly on the launch market for national security satellites.
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Why Aren't Teens Reading Like They Used To?

A survey of data shows a marked drop in teenagers reading for pleasure. Researchers are trying to figure out whether the explosion of e-reading and digital diversions is behind the decline.
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Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All Communication

The journalist, who received a cache of highly classified documents, says no one disputes that the security agency should be reading emails from al-Qaida, but the system has become too powerful.

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