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Computers Grade Essays Fast ... But Not Always Well

Some schools, looking to cut costs, are intrigued by so-called robo-readers, computer programs that grade students' writing and offer feedback. Some teachers find the programs helpful in the classroom, but skeptics say they're not always the best judge of writing ability.
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IPv6: A New Internet Expands The Web By Trillions Of Addresses

A new Internet protocol system launched Wednesday, adding trillions upon trillions of new Internet addresses that can now connect almost everything you own to the Web. Here's what you need to know about all that extra digital real estate.
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The Deleted Tweets Of Politicians Find A New Home

Everyone is prone to make gaffes on Twitter, including angry statements made in the "tweet" of the moment. But a new project aims to keep an eye on politicians who try to delete those gaffes. The Sunlight Foundation is following and archiving the tweets of hundreds of politicians. Host Michel Martin speaks with the Sunlight Foundation's Tom Lee.
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Nearly 6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Reportedly Stolen

A Russian hacker claims to have hacked into the business networking site. LinkedIn says compromised passwords have been disabled.
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Apple To Google Maps: We Have Our Own App For That

A report in the Wall Street Journal says Apple may soon replace Google's popular Maps app as the iPhone default with its own mapping application. The move has broad implications for the multibillion-dollar smartphone market.

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