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Silicon Valley Buying Spree: A Tech Bubble, Or Strategy At Play?

Over the past few months, the country's biggest technology firms have spent billions buying startups like WhatsApp and Nest. That has analysts wondering if another tech bubble is about to burst.
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For China And U.S., An Attempt To Clarify Rules Of Cyberwarfare

Richard Bejtlich, the chief security strategist at cybersecurity company FireEye, discusses the concerns over the growing possibility of cyberwarfare between China and the U.S.
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Deep-Sea Ping May Lead To Malaysian Jet — But Time's Running Out

Australia and China both claim to hear underwater pings from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes. NPR's Geoff Brumfiel explains the pings, why they're tough to verify and what might happen next.
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How One App Might Be A Step Toward Internet Everywhere

FireChat connects users without a cellular network or the Internet. It uses technology, known as mesh networking, that could be scaled up to provide Internet access to disaster zones and remote areas.
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Tech News Site Re/code Creates Buzz In Silicon Valley

Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.
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Keeping Robots In Line With The Law

Attendees at the annual We Robot conference are peering into the future, pondering questions like, do robots have rights? What kinds of laws do we need to regulate unmanned drones?
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A Spicy Gold Rush: Turmeric's Rise To Superfood

There's a gold rush going on, but it has nothing to do with metal. Ozy.com co-founder Carlos Watson says the yellow Indian spice, with its healing properties, is seeing growing popularity in the U.S.
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Tech Week: Amazon Fire, The Mozilla Debate, Nest's Recall

How Amazon's moving into your living room, why the Nest smoke detector got recalled and the big debate that erupted over Mozilla's CEO — all in this week's tech headlines.
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It's Complicated: When A CEO's Personal Position Becomes Public

The new CEO of Mozilla was forced to step down amid controversy over his anti-gay-marriage donation in 2008. How much should the public judge chief executives for their private views?
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Personal Banking Technology

A new report says half of all Americans haven't set foot inside a bank branch in the last month. Tech Tuesday considers the changing tools that allow customers to conduct their banking business on their own terms.

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