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"The Victory Lab"

Both major political parties are running high tech, data-driven experiments -- and you're the guinea pig.

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Vimeo's Virtual Tip Jar Invites Viewers To Chip In

The video-sharing site has added a feature that invites users to chip in to support the filmmakers they like. It's just the latest in a long history of attempts to solicit tip-sized donations online, but Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor says the idea is finally catching on.
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Plagued By Attacks, Iran Develops Its Own Internet

Audie Cornish talks to Washington Post reporter James Ball about Iran's preparations to create an internal Internet.
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Your PIN May Not Be Uncrackable After All

Nick Berry, president of the data mining consulting company Data Genetics, recently wrote a blog post about how easy it to guess a person's four-digit PIN. Robert Siegel talks to Berry about his findings, the least popular PIN and why the password "1234" isn't such a great idea.
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Minnesota Uses iPad Gambling To Help Fund New NFL Stadium

Minnesota gamblers no longer have to rip paper pull-tabs to see if they've won cash: As of this week, they can use an iPad to play games that give them instant feedback. The venture was sparked by a need to raise money to help for an NFL football stadium costing an estimated $975 million.
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The 'Facebook Effect' On Organ Donation

Between May 1 and the middle of September, around 275,000 Facebook users posted their donor status on the site. Now the social network has rolled out the feature in Canada and Mexico to spur donations.

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