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Mobile App Prepares Arlington For Crises

A new mobile app for Arlington County residents may help save lives.
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How A Thousand Points Of Light Lit The National Tree

Billions of brilliant lights sparkle on houses and trees around the nation as people celebrate the Christmas season. Those lights have also given American presidents reason to joyfully flip the switch on the national tree for nearly 90 years.
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Remembering Jacob Goldman

Jacob Goldman, the creator of Xerox PARC, has died. He was 90. Robert Siegel and Lynn Neary have more.
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China Reportedly Hacked Chamber Of Commerce

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that hackers in China broke into computers at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, potentially accessing information about its operations and members. NPR's Tom Gjelten talks with Robert Siegel on what, if anything, the hackers could have accessed.
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Callin' Oates: The Hotline You Don't Need (But Might Call Anyway)

A new hotline puts the music of Hall & Oates at your fingertips. The question, of course, is: Why?
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India's Techies Angered Over Internet Censorship Plan

Millions of India's young people are cutting edge when it comes to high-tech. Yet the country is still very conservative by Western standards, and a government minister recently said that offensive material on the web should be removed. The statement has angered the nation's tech community who say the idea infringes on democracy and is possibly illegal.
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New Law Aims To Shine Light On Conflict Metals

U.S. companies might soon be required to publish where they get their rare metals for all those electronics consumers buy. And activists hope that it will be one small step toward resolving long running conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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AT&T Drops T-Mobile Bid

AT&T shuttered proposed plans to buy T-Mobile. For more, Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Joel Rose.
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Tablets Replace Some Small Businesses Tools

Tablets are not just changing how people go about their lives. They're also changing the way businesses function. Small businesses especially are using tablets to replace a variety of business tools: from menus, to timecards, to cash registers.

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