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Workers Find Safe Spaces In Private Slack Channels, But How Safe Are They?

Workers always find ways to confide — through sign language on assembly lines or now, digitally, on private Slack channels. But privacy experts warn these spaces may not be as safe as they seem.
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Silicon Valley's Bloody Plant Burger Smells, Tastes And Sizzles Like Meat

Impossible Foods took a high-tech approach to creating a meat-free burger that replicates the real thing. It's all designed to tempt carnivores to eat less meat. And it's set to hit restaurants soon.
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Darjeeling 2.0: Last Auction Of India's 'Champagne Of Teas' Goes Digital

Darjeeling is one of India's most prized and priciest teas. For over a century, it was sold at live auctions steeped in tradition, with all due pomp. But the last of those auctions ended this month.
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Some Parents Use Mobile Apps To Catch A Break From Kids

NPR talks to parents who use mobile apps to entertain or connect with their kids — or even to get a break from their kids.
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Tribune Publishing Takes A Futuristic Step To Become 'tronc'

On Monday, the newspaper chain Tribune Publishing, becomes "tronc" — a company with a futuristic mission built around distribution of "premium verified content." What the heck does that mean?
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Barbershop: Taking Stock Of Orlando With Members Of The LGBTQ Community

Queer 2.0 host Jacob Tobia, pediatric nurse Alexis Joy Agsaulio, and etiquette writer Steven Petrow talk about how the LGBTQ community is processing the shooting in Orlando, and social media reaction.
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In An Age Of Online Sharing, Of Course The Monsters Do It Too

It seems "startlingly banal," but killers' social media use during mass shootings has become the norm for the attacks. It's another sign of how intrinsic the sites are to affirming our identities.
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Semi-Automatic Weapons Without A Background Check Can Be Just A Click Away

The Armslist website, and others like it, are coming under increased scrutiny by law enforcement, gun control advocates and researchers as debate over access to these kinds of weapons heats up.
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Beijing Says Apple's iPhone 6 Violates Chinese Design Patent

Beijing's intellectual property authorities have ruled that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus too closely resemble a smartphone by the Chinese company Shenzhen Baili.
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Game Developers Try Hard To Appeal To Professional Competitors

They may not be lifting weights to get in shape, but eSports players train hard. And they're competing hard at this year's E3 conference for video gamers in Los Angeles. Top prize is $10,000.

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