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Fundraising By Text Message

The presidential campaigns have been raising money over the Internet for years. Now, under a new Federal Election Commission rule, they can accept donations right from cellphones.
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Internet Addresses Get More Space With New Protocol

Even on the Internet, 4.3 billion just wasn't enough; 340 undecillion is more like it. That's 340 trillion trillion trillion, the new capacity of available Internet addresses, thanks to IPv6, the next generation protocol that launched this past week. Weekend EditionSunday host Rachel Martin talks with CNET senior writer Stephen Shankland to put it all in perspective.
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How 'Flame' Malware Hijacks A Computer

Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab has discovered a piece of malware infecting computers mostly in the Middle East. Flame eavesdrops on conversations, takes screenshots and steals data from infected computers without being detected. Wired's Kim Zetter discusses how the malicious code works.
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Games Launched At Electronic Entertainment Expo

Renee Montagne talks to Harold Goldberg about E3, this week's video game expo in Los Angeles. Goldberg writes about the video game industry, and is the author of All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture.
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Texting And Driving Bans May Make Roads Less Safe

A Massachusetts judge imposed the maximum sentence on a teen driver who was texting when they caused an accident that killed a pedestrian. It's part of a growing effort in a few states to bring tougher charges and impose harsher sentences for texting while driving.
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Like LinkedIn, Last.fm And eHarmony Suffer Password Breach

It's unclear how many user passwords were leaked, but the companies are advising to change them.
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Tiny Ovens For Tots: A Kitchen Evolution

The Easy-Bake oven might be the most widely recognized cooking toy ever made. But it's just one chapter in the century-old history of working toy ovens. We've cooked up a few examples of the Easy-Bake's predecessors, and a few choice morsels from the iconic toy's own evolution.

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