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Stem Cell Eye Therapy Shows Promise

Reporting inThe Lancet, researchers write that a preliminary study shows embryonic stem cell therapy in two patients with macular degeneration was safe. Results suggest the patients' vision improved slightly. Dr. Robert Lanza, Chief Scientific Officer of Advanced Cell Technology and co-author of the study, discusses the trial.
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Other File-Sharing Sites: 'We're Not Megaupload'

The now-shuttered website's uploader rewards program paid those who put up the most-downloaded content — what might be seen as incentivizing piracy. Now, sites like MediaFire and RapidShare are trying to distance themselves from Megaupload's legal issues and make clear they don't run a similar program.
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Apple Continues To Be Plagued By Reports On Labor Conditions

Apple has been taking a lot of heat lately for working conditions at plants making its products in China. Some of the tech giant's largest suppliers are repeat offenders.
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Google Revises Its Privacy Policy

Google is revising its privacy policies and making it clear that information collected by one part of the company will be shared throughout Google's online empire. Privacy. advocates are criticizing the move.
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Google's New Privacy Policy Will Allow Tracking Across Services

Critics say the new policy will open opportunities for hackers to access vast personal data.
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How To Avoid 'Bill Shock' From Smartphone Use

Americans who've been traveling abroad are all too often stunned by the size of their mobile phone bill. Even if they aren't actively using their phone, they can rack up hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars in charges as data streams to their phone over foreign networks.
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Apple Sold 37 Million iPhones Last Quarter, 7 Million More Than Expected

The company earned $13.1 billion in the quarter ended Dec. 31, a record. Sales of iPads were also up — soaring 111 percent from the same quarter a year earlier.
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Who Are You? Google+ Really Wants To Know

Google will begin allowing users to add nicknames on Google+, but you'll have to apply to use them. For Google, its social network is not really about competing with Facebook to create a place where you can hang out online. It's about figuring out who you really are.

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