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Tech Week Ahead: Apple's iPhone 5 Stumbles

Melissa Block talks to Laura Sydell about the week's tech news. They cover Apple's iPhone 5 and its new maps application.
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Social Media Advice: When Are Emoticons OK?

Social media experts Baratunde Thurston and Deanna Zandt answer questions about how to behave in the digital age. This week's topic: When, if ever, is the right time to use emoticons?
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Presidential Campaigns Rock The Gamer Vote

As political ads ramp up on TV, a newer platform is also seeing a spike in political messages. In 2008, Barack Obama became the first presidential candidate to use political advertising in a video game. This year, the Romney campaign says it is also injecting politics into gaming.
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Cloud Computing Saves Health Care Industry Time And Money

The cloud's vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for companies and clinicians to discover new drugs and new medical treatments. Analyzing data that used to take years and tens of millions of dollars can now be done for a fraction of that amount.
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White House Confirms Cyber Attack On One Of Its Computer Networks

The White House denied a report that said sensitive nuclear systems were targeted.
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Online Education Grows Up, And For Now, It's Free

Top universities are embracing free online education. Dozens of schools, such as the University of Pennsylvania, are now offering classes to thousands of people across the world. But what will this mean for the future of the classroom, and the brand of the universities involved?

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