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Steve Jobs And The Cultural Apple

Steve Jobs doesn't take with him the technical capabilities of Apple. His departure does, however, disturb the cultural position of Apple, which has helped it build a uniquely powerful relationship with its fans.
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As Apple's Steve Jobs Steps Down, Tim Cook Steps Up

Cook, who has been Apple's chief operating officer, is credited with restructuring the company's manufacturing operations. He's been with Apple since 1998 and before that held top posts at Compaq and IBM.
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs Stepping Down

Apple's co-founder, on medical leave since January, said he could no longer do his job. The company said he will be replaced by Tim Cook, the company's chief operating officer. Jobs was elected Apple's chairman.
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NASA To Use Aircraft To Help Improve Air Quality Monitoring

Starting next week, aircraft will fly noticeably low over the Baltimore-Washington area. NASA will be conducting a series of flights as part of a program designed to help improve how satellites monitor air quality, NASA atmospheric scientist Dr. James Crawford tells WAMU's Pat Brogan. Some will fly as low as 1,000 feet over major roadways.

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Traffic Light Computer System Restored In Montgomery County

Traffic lights are back to normal in Montgomery County, Md., after a hectic morning commute.

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Virginia Tech Shares Green Pest Control Technology Worldwide

With the world’s population growing, the pressure is on to produce more food on less land. The challenge is especially great in the tropics, where insects and fungi compete with farmers for edible crops. Now scientists from Virginia Tech are traveling the world, promoting powerful organic ways to protect plants.

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Rocket Launch From Virginia's Eastern Shore Will Test New Technologies

A rocket launch from Virginia's Eastern Shore is planned this week to test new technologies.

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Paul Ferrara, Who Pioneered Use Of DNA, Dies

Paul Ferrara is being remembered as forward-thinking and a visionary.

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Metro Partners With Google To Share Transit Info

Google has announced a new partnership with Metro to add the transit agency's rail and bus schedules to Google Maps.

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