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Teen's App Helps Pay Family's Bills

Seventeen-year-old entrepreneur Michael Sayman took center stage at Facebook's conference for developers. He talks about how he got into tech and developed his popular 4SNAPS app.
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#BringBackOurGirls Reaches Activists Around The World

Nigerians are turning to social media to demand the safe return of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls. Human rights activist Nicole Lee discusses how Twitter has helped keep the focus on the crisis.
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In Wake Of Massive Data Breach, Target CEO Steps Down

Gregg Steinhafel held himself responsible for a 2013 security breach that exposed the personal data of about 70 million customers. In April, Target appointed a new chief information officer.
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You Love Pinterest. Find Out Why The Police Do, Too

Cops worldwide are getting savvy about social media, branching out beyond Facebook to solve everything from murder cases to thefts.
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Police Turn To Pinterest To Fight Crime

Lots of people use Pinterest to bookmark projects, places and events that peak their interest. Ozy.com's Carlos Watson tells how some local police forces have started using the site to solve crimes.
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Apple's Win Settles Samsung's Complaint, Too

In the latest round of litigation, Samsung has been ordered to pay $119.6 million to Apple. It was a mixed verdict. The jury found that both sides violated each other's patents.
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Tech Week: Egg Innovation, Twitter's Future, The FCC's Defense

This week's technology news included Facebook's new anonymous logins, Twitter's latest earnings, the golden egg innovation and other headlines we don't want you to miss.
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Apple Awarded $120 Million In Patent Suit Against Samsung

Apple had been seeking more than $2 billion in damages. The jury also awarded Samsung $158,400 for Apple's infringement.
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For Apple, A Limited Victory Against Samsung In Infringement Case

In a case between tech giants Apple and Samsung, a jury has issued a mixed verdict. The decision marks only the latest in an ongoing struggle over patents between the two companies.
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Computer Guys and Gal

From a White House report on online privacy to new rules on net neutrality, we explore policies and gadgets (like old Atari games buried for 30 years) in the world of technology.

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