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Social Media Advice: Splitting Work, Life On Twitter

Social media experts Baratunde Thurston and Deanna Zandt answer listener questions about how to behave in the digital age. This week's question — should you have two separate Twitter accounts for personal and professional use?
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Tech Look Ahead: Yahoo Names New CEO

Audie Cornish looks ahead to the week's tech news with Laura Sydell. They discuss the new Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer.
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Here's A Scoop: When News Breaks, People Check YouTube For Videos

The Pew Research Center's Project of Excellence in Journalism today puts some numbers behind the trend. It confirms that especially when natural disasters have happened or there's political upheaval, the video site has become a must-see source.
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Apple's Change Of Heart On Green Certification

Apple is rejoining a widely used registry of environmentally friendly electronic devices. The surprise move comes after the company received harsh public criticism for turning its back on its green environmental image.
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Apple Rejoins Green Product Registry After Criticism

Apple announced Friday that it is rejoining a widely-used registry of environmentally-friendly electronic devices called EPEAT. That's after pulling out of the registry just last week. The company had come under harsh criticism from those who said the company was turning its back on its green environmental image. Melissa Block speaks with Wendy Kaufman about Apple's decision.
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D.C. Tech Experts Question LivingSocial Tax Break

LivingSocial is considered the District's technology headliner, but some are questioning the fairness and value of offering one company a $32 million tax break.

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The Nuts And Bolts Of High-Speed Rail

California lawmakers gave the green light to the first phase of construction of high-speed rail in the state. Does this mean that America is on track for faster, sleeker trains? What potential speed bumps still lie ahead? Railroad engineer Christopher Barkan discusses the costs, benefits and state of the technology.
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Silk Stretches Drugs' Shelf Life To New Lengths

Researchers have found a fridge-free way to store vaccines and antibiotics. Biomedical engineer David Kaplan, senior author of the study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, discusses how heat-sensitive drugs wrapped in silk stay effective for months at high temperatures.

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