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Quick Question: Is Cyber Monday Passe?

The term — as we know it today — dates back to the mid-2000s. Now, laptops and WiFi and mobile gizmos allow Americans to shop Cyber Monday-style every day.
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Getting To Know Black Innovators, One Tweet At A Time

NPR's Tell Me More launches its Twitter series with African-American entrepreneurs and tech innovators who will describe a typical day in their lives.
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Delivery By Drone? Amazon Says A New Era Looms

CEO Jeff Bezos told 60 Minutes that the giant online retailer is looking at reducing its delivery times to 30 minutes or less in a few years. But the drones would have to overcome safety concerns and public perception.
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The Key Test For HealthCare.gov Is The Part You Can't See

The part of HealthCare.gov that consumers see is working more smoothly, but it's unclear how well the invisible back end is working.
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Helping Haiti, In 3-D

An American group has come up with an unlikely solution to the lack of infrastructure in Haiti: making medical supplies using 3-D printers. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Ashley Dara from iLab Haiti, the group responsible for the program.
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Could Video Games Be The Next Job Interview?

Want to get that job? You might want to hone your gaming skills. They could convey your career potential to a future employer.
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Just What Is Yahoo Anymore, Anyway?

The company has just hired Katie Couric, the latest in a long list of high-profile defections from other media outlets, including The New York Times. But what is Yahoo, exactly? Media analyst and journalism professor Jeff Jarvis joins host Scott Simon to explain.
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Tester Finds Novel Ways To Use Google Glass

A.J. Jacobs, editor at large for Esquire magazine, is one of several thousand people testing Google Glass, the mini-computers for the face. Jacobs has used them to — among other things — cheat at poker. He tells all to host Scott Simon.
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Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy's Prospects

Renewable energy has become a $220 billion a year industry. But to significantly slow climate change, the power of wind, solar and other renewable sources must vastly expand. Some say the tech breakthroughs needed are on the horizon, though a top economist sees a tougher road ahead.
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Early Champions Of Bitcoin Reap Unexpected Windfall

As the government considers regulating Bitcoin, speculation has sent the digital currency's value skyward. That has meant profit for Libertarians and Free Staters in New Hampshire who started using Bitcoin in opposition to currency regulation. Would the government's acceptance of Bitcoin undermine its value to early adopters?

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