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Data Mining: Does Online Privacy Matter?

Google combined more than 60 privacy policies in order to streamline the information that it collects about its users. Google says it hopes to create a "beautifully simple, intuitive user experience across Google." Critics say the new policy digs deeper into users' lives.
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A Case For And Against Proper Spelling

In a piece in Wired Magazine, writer Anne Trubek argues that our fixation on correct spelling is outdated. Trubek thinks we should abandon spelling rules and "let luce." Wired copy editor Lee Simmons fired back arguing that these standards make communication possible.
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Online Therapy Helps Teens Recover From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Online cognitive behavioral therapy worked much better than office visits for teenagers with chronic fatigue syndrome, according to a new study. The convenience of online behavioral therapy may be one big reason why.
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Microsoft Goes Mobile With Windows 8

Available later this year, Microsoft's Windows 8 is an operating system designed for mobile computing. It's built for a world of tablets and touch, and represents a huge departure for a company struggling to keep up with Apple and Google in mobile technology.
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Shoot Now, Focus Later: A Little Camera To Change The Game

Does the new Lytro take the art out of photography? Or open up new doors to artistic interpretation?

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New Ways To Think About Online Privacy

Afraid to post your child's picture on Facebook? Worried your financial information will be compromised? Experts say we need to decide how we want to interact with each other, consider the importance of privacy to a democracy and take the time to learn privacy settings and rules.
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Google And Privacy: Is It Time To Give Up?

For many, trying to maintain privacy in contemporary America seems just too time consuming, too complicated, too exhausting. The latest frustration: Google's new privacy policy, which goes into effect Thursday. Privacy advocates say that Internet users should demand protections and not give up their rights.

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