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A Teenager's Photo That Helped Inspire Libya's Revolutionaries

Teenager Zehra Tajouri's photo of her sister holding a defaced Libyan flag, taken on the first day of the uprising last February, became an online symbol of the Libyan revolution.
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Comcast Offers A Digital Lifeline To The Disconnected

The cable giant now offers Internet access to low-income families for $9.95 per month. Stipulated by its merger with NBCUniversal, the effort is meant to help children access resources they need for school. But families need more than cheap Internet access to bridge the digital divide, experts say.
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Moran Stresses Cyber Security

Rep. Jim Moran says future attacks may come from hackers who attack the nation's cyber infrastructure. 

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Yahoo Must Search For A Clear Focus, Analysts Say

The company has evolved from an Internet directory to a Web portal to a content destination, but its relevance is slipping. Though still profitable, Yahoo fired its CEO this week; whoever takes over needs to be able to navigate the changing Internet landscape, experts say.
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Airbnb: Where Homeowners And Travelers Connect

Several new websites connect travelers, who are looking to save money, with homeowners who have a spare room. Airbnb is one of the fastest growing of these rental-by-owner sites. But as with other fast-growing businesses, it faces several challenges.
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For Software Developers, A Bounty Of Opportunity

Unlike most other industries, the tech sector is experiencing a shortage of qualified workers. Growing demand for software is fueling a bidding war for developers and programmers, in particular, which means high salaries and other perks.
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WikiLeaks Now Victim Of Its Own Leak

More than a quarter-million secret U.S. diplomatic cables in WikiLeaks' possession have found their way onto the Internet in an apparent inadvertent release. The cables are now available in their raw, unedited and unredacted form, potentially jeopardizing officials and their sources.
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WikiLeaks Now Victim Of Its Own Leak

More than a quarter-million secret U.S. diplomatic cables in WikiLeaks' possession have found their way onto the Internet in an apparent inadvertent release. The cables are now available in their raw, unedited and unredacted form, potentially jeopardizing officials and their sources.
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With Starz Announcement, Netflix Takes A Hit

The premium cable network Starz announced that it would not renew its streaming contract with Netflix Thursday. The news came on the same day that Netflix's controversial new price hike kicked in — and the company's stock took a beating. Melissa Block talks to Ben Fritz, who has been covering the story for the Los Angeles Times.

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