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National Security Experts Go Rogue For 'Drone Smackdown'

Law and national security experts got together last weekend for a dogfight they call the Drone Smackdown. The contest, though tongue in cheek, still raised lots of questions about the proliferation of drones, the rules of combat and federal efforts to regulate them.
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Crowd Funding For Musicians Isn't The Future; It's The Present

Musicians have to spend money and a lot of time to hit their crowd-funding goals, so failure is expensive. But for some people, at specific moments in their careers, crowd funding can be a piece of the puzzle.
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Tech Week Ahead: Foxconn Riot, Electric Cars

Melissa Block looks ahead to the week's tech news with Steve Henn. They cover electric cars and a riot at the Foxconn factory in China.
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Tesla's Big Gamble: Can The Electric Car Go Mainstream?

Tesla Motors is an automotive rarity — a startup, and a car company that comes out of Silicon Valley, not Detroit or Japan or Germany. Tesla hopes the technology it uses to make electric cars will upend the industry.

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