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Shellshock Bug's Impact Could Be Huge, But It's Unclear For Now

More than 70 percent of the Internet is potentially threatened by a bug named Shellshock. But it may take months to see its impact on users.
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Cab Competition In San Francisco Benefits Riders

Taxi ridership has plummeted 60 percent in San Francisco due to competition from the ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft. Now taxis are fighting back with ride hailing apps of their own.
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Will .Health Make It More Likely That You'll Get Scammed?

New websites ending in "health," "doctor" and "clinic" will soon start appearing online. But anyone can buy those names. Some public health researchers worry that they'll purvey bogus medical advice.
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Lights, Camera, Drones: Hollywood's Lens Gets A Little Larger

The FAA is granting six movie and TV production companies permission to use drones for filming. The move could pave the way for the unmanned aircraft systems to be used in other commercial ventures.
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Buggy, Bendy iPhones Create Bad Week For Apple

From bending iPhones to a glitchy new operating system, it's been a bad week for Apple. Are they simply bumps in the road or a sign of something amiss at Apple?
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Death & Tech: Grieving In The 21st Century

The widespread use of technology and social media is raising new questions about their role in mourning loved ones and about the disposition of our digital accounts after we die.

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The Email Deluge From Political Campaigns

As the November elections approach, the wave of emails from political campaigns increases. We explore the strategy behind those fundraising and base-stirring missives.

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For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

When it comes to police using force, what is acceptable and when? And are police too aggressive? Cops say they're trying to survive, but reformers say aggressive cop culture is making things worse.
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#Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games

A debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. Attacks online have turned heated, vicious and ugly.
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Some iPhone 6 Plus Users Find An Unwanted Feature: It Bends

Some owners of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are discovering that their superslim glass and aluminum devices aren't holding up well in an environment that's usually safe: their pockets.

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