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Few Consumers Are Cracking The QR Code

The pixelated images meant to be scanned on a smartphone to take the user to a website may be too involved for too little reward, branding consultants say. Though the codes are more prevalent, only 6 percent of mobile subscribers in the U.S. scan them, and a newer technology may soon overtake it.
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As Drones Evolve, More Countries Want Their Own

The Obama Administration has dramatically ramped up its use of drones as military and foreign policy tools. But many other countries want drones of their own, and advances in technology will soon allow for smaller, more powerful and cheaper models.
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Security Expert: U.S. 'Leading Force' Behind Stuxnet

One year ago, German cybersecurity expert Ralph Langner announced he had found a computer worm designed to sabotage a nuclear facility in Iran. The Stuxnet worm is now recognized as a cyber-superweapon, and it could end up harming those who created it.
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No Longer A 'Style Rookie,' Teen Sets Fashion Scene

Most girls play dress-up in private. Not Tavi Gevinson. By the time she was 13, her blog, Style Rookie, had earned her a front-row seat at Paris Couture fashion shows. Host Audie Cornish profiles Gevinson, now 15 and a veteran of the fashion world, writing for Harper's Bazaar and launching her own online magazine.
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Electronic Army's March Threatens Syrian Protests

Syria's government is quashing protest online as well as in the streets. Host Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Deb Amos in Beirut to expand on what the success of the Syrian Electronic Army means for the momentum of the opposition protests and the state of play inside Syria.
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Pro-Assad 'Army' Wages Cyberwar In Syria

The Internet has become another battleground as the Syrian government expands its crackdown on opponents. Sophisticated Web surveillance of activists has led to numerous arrests.
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The New 'Top' Story: Facebook's Flow Of Change

Some users were caught off guard by the revamped Facebook News Feed — and the changes won't stop coming.
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Will Whitman Help Hewlett-Packard Find Its Way?

In announcing that Meg Whitman would become the new CEO, the HP board called her a "technology visionary with a proven track record of execution." She takes the reins as the company's market value falters and it weighs whether to shed its PC business.
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Google Head Denies Thwarting Rivals

Eric Schmidt told a Senate panel the company faces tough competition and isn't using its dominance in Internet search to stifle competitors. The hearing is examining whether Google is abusing its power by placing links to its own content and services at the top of search results to the disadvantage of its rivals' links.

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