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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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A Place To Reflect During Jewish Holy Days — That's Not A Temple

Sunset marks the start of the Jewish New Year as well as the 10 Days of Awe, when observant Jews reflect on the past year. Some are taking this reflection out of the temple and onto their tablets.
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Montgomery County Grounds Drones Before They Take Off

The county government has purchased four drones for use by its fire department and innovation office, but bureaucracy is keeping them grounded for now.

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Seeking Frugal Tech Solutions For Nairobi's Jammed Traffic

Traffic in major cities in the developing world can be a mind-numbing mess. A team at IBM in Kenya's capitol thinks it's found an answer.
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It's 10:10. Do You Know What Time That Is?

Ever wonder why watch ads always display the same time, 10:10, and why Apple's new watch is a minute early? NPR's All Tech Considered ponders the tradition of watch times in advertising.
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Some Tech Firms Capitalize On Privacy

Steve Henn of NPR's Planet Money team profiles some entrepreneurs who are working on a novel business model to start up a new tech company. It's pay for service. What a concept.

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