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I, Robot: Paraplegics Get An Assist

Wearable robots are making walking a reality for paraplegics in rehabilitation centers around the country. But before Iron Man-like suits become mainstream, they'll need to overcome cost and regulatory hurdles.

Microsoft Shakeup: President Of Windows Is Out

The Microsoft executive in charge of bringing Windows 8 to market is out. Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft less than three weeks after a major rewrite of the popular operating system was released. Sinofsky had been seen as likely to succeed CEO Steve Ballmer.

Bigwigs Out At Microsoft And Apple. Now What?

Steven Sinofsky and Scott Forstall, instrumental figures at two of the world's biggest tech companies, have left their positions. What does that mean for the future of those companies?

New Technologies Boosted Obama Campaign's Efforts

Robert Siegel speaks with Harper Reed, who was chief technology officer for the Obama reelection campaign, about the strategies they employed to mobilize volunteers and reach voters.

Supercomputers Act Like Talent Magnets

Titan, the new supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, has been crowned the fastest in the world. It can clock 17.59 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second). Audie Cornish talks to Steve Henn for more.
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The Computer Guys And Gal

Chinese hackers attack three major American newspapers, BlackBerry unveils two new phones and the FCC wants to build free nationwide Wi-Fi networks. The Computer Guys and Gal join us for a tech conversation.