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'RunPee' The Ideal App For Lovers Of Movies And Large Drinks

It's the mobile app for both lovers of film and large soft drinks. RunPee tells users the best times to make a run to the bathroom during a movie without missing any important plot points or scenes.
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You're Invited: Verdi's 200th Birthday Celebration

London's Royal Opera house is holding a live-streaming event to celebrate the Italian opera master's 200th birthday. They're also asking people worldwide to record their own versions of the chorus "Va Pensiero" from the opera Nabucco. Tell Me More's staff performs their own version and asks listeners to contribute.
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3-D Printing Is (Kind Of) A Big Deal

It's miraculous to see: Press a button, make anything you want. But will it transform the economy?
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Susan Crawford: "Captive Audience"

A communications policy expert on why Americans are paying more for Internet access but getting much less.

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California Law Addresses Social Media Privacy

California has a new law in affect this year that bars employers from forcing employees to hand over their social media passwords. Some companies have been asking for these passwords to keep tabs on employees.
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Google Avoids Antitrust Charges

Google has agreed to change some of its business practices, in an agreement made with the Federal Trade Commission that will end the U.S. agency's antitrust probe of the search and technology company.
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Leader Of U.S. Movie-Pirating Group Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

A man who admitted to being the leader of the IMAGiNE Group, which released unauthorized versions of theatrical films online, has been sentenced to serve 60 months in prison — reportedly a record for an American web piracy sentence.
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FTC Closes Google Anti-Trust Investigation Without Penalties

An anti-trust probe of Google by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ended. Avoiding financial penalties and an extended battle with U.S. regulators, Google has agreed to change some of its business practices. It will remove restrictions on advertisers who use its online ad platform. And in a related deal, Google resolved charges by the FTC on the use of mobile device patents.

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