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The 'Kony 2012' Effect: Recovering From A Viral Sensation

The group Invisible Children shot to fame after its video "Kony 2012" went viral. The success led to a backlash, and now the organization must redefine its mission and its future.
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Tech Week: Snooping On Steve, Uber Battles, 3-D Nutella Printing

In this week's roundup, a federal court says warrantless cellphone tracking is unconstitutional and we look back on a weeklong series exploring just how much of our digital data is exposed.
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The World's Watching Soccer, But Basketball Is On The Barbershop's Brain

The most popular global sporting event, the World Cup, kicked off this week in Brazil. But the Barbershop guys are fired up about games closer to home: the NBA finals.
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Critics Renew Calls For More Diverse Video Game Characters

Women make up a significant proportion of dedicated gamers, but they were hardly represented on stage and in games previewed at a big game industry trade event in Los Angeles.
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Job Hunting in the Digital Age

Online social networks are becoming ever more important in the job hunt, but both opportunities and pitfall abound. We explore the evolving nature of job seeking in the digital age.

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iPads In Special Ed: What Does The Research Say?

There are 8 million iPads in the classroom, but only a few thousand studies of their effectiveness.
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At E3, Critics Renew Calls For More Diverse Video Game Characters

Even though women make up a significant proportion of dedicated gamers, there are few female protagonists in big-selling video games. The same goes for ethnic and racial minorities.
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Here's One Big Way Your Mobile Phone Could Be Open To Hackers

Unsecure Wi-Fi networks have been a well-known vulnerability in the tech industry for years. They can let even an unsophisticated hacker capture your traffic and possibly steal your identity.
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Q&A: Nintendo President Says Don't Count Out Mario

The once-powerful name in gaming has been relegated to third-place status in recent years. Nintendo of America chief Reggie Fils-Aime says Mario and other franchises are key to the company's future.
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Starbucks Makes Itself More Addictive With Wireless Phone Charging

If you have a capable device, no more cords or outlets required to charge your smartphone — not at Starbucks locations, anyway.

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