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9 Powerful Moments In The Day Of A Viral Web Editor At BuzzFeed

Every day, all day BuzzFeed scours the Web for click-happy material like photos of corgis and Ryan Gosling. We spend a day with Matt Stopera, one of the minds behind the popular social news site, and see what goes into making content viral.
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'Do Not Track' Web System Falls Off The Rails

A failure to reach a deal on a "Do Not Track" system for web browsers has prompted possible intervention by the government. For a year now, tech companies, the ad industry and privacy hawks have been trying to hammer out the details for the new system, which was supposed to give users the ability to shield their personal information from online companies.
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Tech Week Ahead: New Announcements From Google

All Things Considered hosts Melissa Block and Audie Cornish look ahead at the week in tech, with expected announcements from the Google's developers conference.
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Google Expected To Delve Into Tablet Computers

Microsoft last week unveiled its new tablet computer called Surface. Now buzz is growing that Google will announce plans to produce a digital tablet as well. The announcement could come at this week's Google developers conference. The popularity of the iPad is reshaping computing and forcing the hand of Apple's many competitors.
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Prevent Your Password From Becoming Easy Pickings (Or PyPfbEp)

Millions of LinkedIn users' passwords were stolen and distributed online earlier this month, once again raising worries about Internet security. Creating a clever password to foil potential hackers can be tricky, but a crafty secret phrase can prevent prying eyes from accessing your online accounts and private information.
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In Survival Of The Funkiest, Bad Music Dies First

At DarwinTunes.com, listeners can rate collections of notes according to their musicality. The nice sounds survive, and other users listen to them. The ugly sounds die "natural selection." Guest host David Greene talks to Bob MacCallum of Imperial College London about his website.
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Planes, Patience And Slightly Kid-Friendlier Security

School's out and that means families with young children are packing their bags and boarding flights. This summer, though, kids going through airport security are being treated just a little bit more like kids. The Transportation Security Administration has announced some new policies.

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