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Tech Week Ahead: Google Maps And Apple, E3

Robert Siegel looks ahead to this week's tech news with Laura Sydell. They discuss a possible divorce between Google Maps and Apple, and the upcoming E3 video game conference.
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Game Review: 'Beat Sneak Bandit' Has A Rhythm From The Past

This app, inspired by tracks like James Brown's "Cold Sweat," has players tapping along to the beat of a different drummer. The result is jazzy, hepcat overtones, a sharp art style and a lot of syncopated fun.
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Do These Pants Make Me Look ... ? Body Scans For A Better Fit

Would you get nearly naked before your computer in search of a better-fitting dress or the perfect pair of jeans? A British company is hoping to convince millions of us to do just that — scan our bodies for commerce.
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Report: Facebook Weighing Access For The Under-13 Crowd

The move may be designed to widen the network's reach and bring the millions of kids already using Facebook in line with regulators.
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'Flame' Virus Fuels Political Heat Over Cyber Threats

A United Nations agency has raised alarms about the Flame virus, which may have been designed for use against Iran. Skeptics say the announcement was more about politics than global security.
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As The Worm Turns: Cybersecurity Expert Tracks Blowback From Stuxnet

The computer worm that took down Iranian centrifuges turns out to have been made in the USA. Cyberthreat expert Eric Byres suspects the Iranians are trying to turn it back against the U.S.
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Paralyzed Rats Walk, Even Sprint After Rehab

Reporting in Science, researchers write that a combination of therapies, willpower and chocolate helped rats with severe spinal cord injuries learn to walk and even run again. Neurobiologist Moses Chao, not affiliated with the study, discusses the rehab method and whether it could work in humans.

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