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Big Technology A Threat To Small Businesses?

Many business owners were outraged when Amazon.com released an app offering discounts on items that customers scanned in stores but later bought on Amazon. Jasmine Johnson started an online petition against Amazon's promotion techniques. She and technology culture reporter Omar Gallaga speak with host Michel Martin.
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Anonymous Arm Says It Hacked Stratfor

In Texas, a private intelligence company has apparently been hacked by the loosely organized activist group Anonymous. Some members claim they obtained personal information about Stratfor's clients, as well as thousands of credit cards numbers which were then used to make donations to charities. But other members have disavowed the hacking job. Freelance journalist Quinn Norton, who has profiled Anonymous for Wired Magazine, talks to Linda Wertheimer about the breach.
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The Touchy-Feely Future Of Technology

With the gift-giving season winding down, All Things Considered takes some time to look at a technology that likely played a part in many of this year's offerings — touch screens. From its early innovators to its most recent, groundbreaking applications, the one thing that's for sure is there's still plenty of change on the way.
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Timeline: A History Of Touch-Screen Technology

Today's touch-screen devices seem like a thing of the future, but the technology that runs your iPad or Android can actually be traced back to 1948 and something called the Electronic Sackbut.
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The Top Gadgets Of 2011

Holiday gift card or money burning a hole in your pocket? Want to buy an electronic gadget? Linda Wertheimer talks to Rich Jaroslovsky, tech columnist for Bloomberg News, about his top gadget picks for 2011.
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Now Hovering Above Us All: 'The Cloud'

The days of keeping large files on your home or office computer are waning. Instead, documents and files are accessible from nearly any device, anytime from anywhere. But what exactly is this place called the cloud?

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