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Dish Network Makes $25 Billion Bid For Sprint

The satellite TV distributor hopes it can outmaneuver Japanese phone company SoftBank for control of Sprint.
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Supreme Court Asks: Can Human Genes Be Patented?

Same-sex marriage got huge headlines at the Supreme Court last month, but in the world of science and medicine, the case being argued on Monday is far more important. The lawsuit deals with a truly 21st century issue that in some cases can pit drugmakers against patients.
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When Digital Dust Is Gathered, Constellation May Be Muddled

Big Data is considered a tool for finding correlations amid vast amounts of information. But without the ability to unearth causation, Big Data can only reveal so much.
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Great Long-Form Journalism, Just Clicks Away

In the age of digital media, many newspapers have been forced to gut their staffs, leading some media analysts to sound the death knell for enterprise reporting and long-form storytelling. Not so fast, say the craft's most passionate advocates.
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'Fiber Cities' And Broadband Communities

Kojo looks at the landscape of community broadband and the implications of high-profile projects like Google Fiber.

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Immigration Isn't The First Cause Zuckerberg Has Liked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the launch of FWD.us, an organization promoting immigration and education reform. But he's been politically active before, dining with politicians and donating millions to public education.

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