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The Battle Over Open-Internet Rules Shifts To Congress

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

President Obama is urging the Federal Communications Commission to protect the principle of net neutrality. But Republicans presented their own set of rules at a subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

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Tech Giants Will Pay $415 Million To Settle Employees' Lawsuit

Friday, January 16, 2015

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe were accused of colluding to keep tech worker salaries low and avoid recruiting one another's employees.

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In Vegas, Intel Hopes A Smart Idea Takes Flight

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Chipmaker Intel made Silicon Valley possible. But now the company is searching for a new identity — and business stream. As consumers abandon PCs, the CEO is looking toward an untested area.

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When It Comes To Smartphones, Are Americans Dumb?

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

If you paid top dollar for a top phone, Asian vendors at the International Consumer Electronics Show have a message: You paid for a brand, not quality. And this year, they want to sell to you.

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Morning Edition

With Downloads In Decline, Can iTunes Adapt?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Digital downloads of iTunes fell sharply in 2014, as consumers abandoned Apple's music store in favor of cheap, easy-to-use subscription services.

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Tech Week: FBI Still Blames North Korea; App Encourages Sharing

Saturday, January 03, 2015

This week in tech, private security experts continued to question the FBI's claim that North Korea was behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures. Also, a new app connects people and their stuff.

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The 2014 Tech Trends We'll Still Be Talking About Next Year

Monday, December 29, 2014

Apple is ending an influential 2014 but faces another big test ahead. And we revisit the mega-hacks of the year and look to a more voice-controlled future.

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Tech Week: Video Game Console Sites Attacked; Uber's Crazy Year

Saturday, December 27, 2014

In our weekly roundup of tech headlines, Sony and Microsoft video game console sites streaming The Interview were possibly hacked, and a look at Uber's year of hyper-growth and backlash.

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Morning Edition

As Uber Expands, It Asks Cities For Forgiveness Instead Of Permission

Friday, December 26, 2014

In 2014, Uber became one of the most valuable privately held companies on Earth. It expanded to more than 200 cities, but criticism and legal battles have ballooned in parallel with its revenues.

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A Rational Conversation: 2014 Through The Eyes Of A Choreographer

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

"This is what I like to create with art, to take care of the viewer — to gain trust — then take them on a journey that might be unfamiliar to them."

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Morning Edition

Is Sony Hack Really 'The Worst' In U.S. History, As CEO Claims?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Sony Pictures is still reeling from the damage caused by the cyberattack. The company's reputation and Americans' free speech were put on the line. But experts dispute how to measure the damage.

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What You Need To Know About Subprime Lending For Smartphones

Monday, December 22, 2014

A new startup focuses on offering loans for the purchase of top-of-the-line smartphones. But what seem like deals come with hefty markups.

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Tech Week: Sony's Cyber Woes, And A Coating To Ease Ketchup's Flow

Saturday, December 20, 2014

In our weekly roundup of tech headlines, we get you up-to-date on Sony's troubles after North Korea targeted its film The Interview, and tell you a community organizer's advice for tech companies.

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Hustle Behind The Wheel: What It's Like To Be An Uber Driver

Monday, December 15, 2014

The ride-hailing service says it is creating 20,000 driver jobs every month. While this makes the service better for customers, drivers worry it will drive prices — and their earnings — down.

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Gaza Tech Hub Finds Success In International Crowdfunding

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.

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Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Instagram beat Twitter on a key metric, but Twitter's co-founder says he doesn't care. And Google's woes in Europe continued as the tech giant shut down Google News in Spain over a new law there.

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Cornell To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop Archive

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The founding publicity director of Def Jam Records, Bill Adler, amassed a highly valuable collection of music, writing and images.

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Inventor Ralph Baer, The 'Father Of Video Games,' Dies At 92

Monday, December 08, 2014

Video games have become a ubiquitous, billion-dollar industry, but all of the Playstations, Xboxes and Wiis can be traced back to the work of Robert Baer and his "Brown Box." He died Saturday.

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Tech Week: Online Threats, N. Korean Threats And RIP Clip Art

Saturday, December 06, 2014

In this week's roundup of tech headlines, Microsoft bids adieu to the clip art we came to love and the High Court considers how to handle online threats.

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WKRP In Perpetuity

Saturday, December 06, 2014

The AM radio station that gave the late 1970s series WKRP in Cincinnati its name was better than most real radio stations of its era. A new reissue includes most of the songs broadcast on the show.

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