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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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Video Check: What's Trending On Youtube?

The biggest thing on Youtube now is a manically paced South Korean music video called "Gangnam Style." The video's been getting 3 million hits a day. It's popularity in the U.S. is extremely unusual for a song not in English. What else are people watching online?
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Online University For All Balances Big Goals, Expensive Realities

The University of the People says it's the "world's first, tuition-free, online university," designed for poor students who would otherwise lack access to higher education. The institution has 1,300 students in 129 countries, but it's also struggling to maintain its "free" mission.
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Tech Week Ahead: Fallout After Apple-Samsung Suit

Audie Cornish looks ahead to the week's tech news with Steve Henn. They cover fallout from the Apple's victory over Samsung in a mobile patents case.
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Illegal Downloads Follow Teen Into Adulthood, Court

A federal court in Massachusetts has upheld a $675,000 penalty against a Boston University graduate student for downloading 31 pirated songs online as a teenager. The recording industry says Joel Tenebaum was downloading and distributing thousand of songs and wouldn't stop even after warnings from his father, his college and a cease and desist letter from Sony.
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Apple's Patent Win Could Alter Landscape Of Smartphone Industry

The legal win over Samsung, and the more than $1 billion in damages awarded, could send rival phone makers scrambling to make their products less "Apple-like."

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