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'What Facebook Is Selling Is Us'

Facebook's initial public offering — $16 billion and counting — is shaping up to be one of the largest in history. The company and its investors are betting that the social media giant can learn enough from its users so it can target ads that will be worth big, big money.
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From Science Fiction To Fact, Robots Are Coming To A Farm Near You

Farm robots are here, not just in Star Wars. Some dairies already use milking machines that clean udders and monitor cow health, plus do the milking, and a fully automated tractor is coming out this fall.
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How Facebook Can Live Up To The Hype

Facebook needs more users — and it needs to figure out how to make more money off of each user.
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Pizza Delicious Bought An Ad On Facebook. How'd They Do?

What happened when two guys who sell pizza out of a window in New Orleans decided to buy a Facebook ad — and what it says about the state of social-media advertising.
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No Signal? No Problem. States Push Tech-Free Escapes

In parts of Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois, broadband internet access and good cell phone reception are tough to come by. Robert Siegel talks with Dave Decker, executive Director of the Tri-State Tourism council, about his efforts to spin that potential nuisance into a positive, by pitching tech-free vacations.

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