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"Search Education Evangelism"

Kojo chats with Dan Russell, Google's point person on "search quality" and "user happiness."

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Finding Cheaper Gas With Your Smartphone

Several companies have developed smartphone applications to help people find the cheapest gasoline prices in town. We tried two popular apps; they work, but there are a few things to watch out for.
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Hospitals Warn Smartphones Could Distract Doctors

Apple's iPads and rival devices are finding a happy home in hospitals and medical practices. But as with driving, distractions are threatening safety — in this case, patient safety.
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Facebook May Not Be So Friendly For Those With Low Self-Esteem

They complain a bit more than everyone else, and they often share their negative views and feelings when face to face with friends and acquaintances. Researchers wondered whether those behavior patterns would hold true online.
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Making the Shift To Electric Vehicles

Though the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf entered the market to fanfare, the battery-powered cars haven't been selling as quickly as hybrid models such as the Toyota Prius. Industry experts discuss electric car technology, from batteries to charging stations, and what it might take to encourage drivers to make the shift.
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'Pinterest' Wades In Murky Copyright Waters

The popular website Pinterest allows millions of users to "pin" digital images and share virtual bulletin boards. But it's raising suspicions about potential copyright infringement. Audie Cornish talks to attorney Jonathan Pink — who heads the Internet and New Media Team at the law firm Bryan Cave — about who owns what online.

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