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Tech Week Ahead: What Went Wrong With Tech IPOs?

Host Audie Cornish looks ahead to the week's tech news with NPR's Steve Henn.
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Climate Services

Tech Tuesday explores how government planners, farmers, energy companies and a range of other businesses use climate and weather data for short and long-range planning.

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WikiLeaks' Assange Demands U.S. Cease 'Witch Hunt'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to make a public appearance Sunday, from the safety of the Ecuadoran embassy in London.
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At This Camp, Kids Learn To Question Authority (And Hack It)

DefCon Kids grew out of the largest, most important gathering of computer hackers on the planet. This camp encourages kids to take a hard, skeptical look at the machines that surround them, and teaches them to hack apart everything they can lay their hands on.
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Arbiter Of 'Interestingness' Navigates The 'Net

Maria Popova, editor of brainpickings.org (and the über tweeter behind @brainpicker), describes herself as an "interestingness hunter-gatherer obsessed with combinatorial creativity." Popova discusses her work, and explains why she thinks the blogosphere needs a "curators' code."
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What's In Your Wallet? Wait, You Don't Need One

A growing number of companies hope more consumers will soon be making purchases with mobile phones. More retailers are also using technology that turns devices like tablets into cash registers.

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