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Drone-Tracking App Gets No Traction From Apple

For the third time in a month, Apple has rejected a proposed app that tracks American drone strikes. The company says the app is "objectionable and crude"; the developer says he wants to encourage more dialogue about drone attacks.
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Facebook Game 'SongPop' Draws On Players' Nostalgia

SongPop is the fastest growing social game on Facebook right now. Around the world, four million people a day play it, according to the company. It's a social name-that-tune kind of game but it's about nostalgia and connection as much as it's about music.
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Samsung Vows To Appeal Patent Verdict

David Greene talks to Ina Fried, a senior editor at the website All Things Digital, about the next steps for Samsung after it lost a patent lawsuit to Apple.
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Obama Hits Reddit, Talks White House Beer Recipe, Crashes Servers

With Republicans dominating political news coverage from their national convention in Florida, President Obama took to the popular social news site Reddit Wednesday afternoon for a surprise Q-and-A with users.
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U.S. Cars Must Get 55 MPG By 2025 Under New Rules

New greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards will nearly double the distance average cars go on a gallon of gas by 2025. These new rules are expected to further reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil and cut greenhouse gas emissions. The standards come as the United States has already made significant progress in weaning itself from foreign oil. Both the Obama and Bush administrations tightened fuel economy standards, which has resulted in a reduction in demand for oil and domestic oil production has increased.
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Election 2012: What's At Stake In Tech

People in the technology business have a lot riding on this year's elections. We connect with a technology reporter to learn more about the technology issues shaping elections this fall.

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YouTube Trends: Politics And Pop, Yes, But Education And Science, Too

A check-in with what's trending on YouTube reveals interest in Korean pop, politics and science.

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