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Tech Week Ahead: Owning Social Media Content

Audie Cornish talks to Steve Henn about the week in tech news. They cover a court case that raises questions about who owns social media online content.
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'Figure' Music-Making App Lets You Be The Artist

Singer-songwriter Margot MacDonald reviews the music-making app called "Figure" that records and layers different beats to create a song.
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Op-Ed: It's Time To Fix Our Broken Password System

Experts tell us the passwords for our myriad accounts and devices should be long, contain numbers, letters and symbols and not include personal information. Oh, and you're supposed to remember them all, too. In The Atlantic, Rachel Swaby argues they system is unsustainable, and offers a solution.
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Makers Of the DipJar Hope That Dipping To Tip Catches On

As Americans increasingly rely on cards, not cash, to pay for small items like coffee and snacks, it's not always easy to tip those behind the counter. A new device called the "Dip Jar" might fix that, by allowing customers to dip a card to give $1 to the staff.
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Wind Power Plentiful, Study Says

Wind energy could theoretically meet all the planet's energy needs, says a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Mark Jacobson, one of the report's authors, and Liz Salerno of the American Wind Energy Association discuss wind power in the US.
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How's Your Cholesterol? The Crowd Wants To Know

As more people get interested in managing their own health and experimenting with new diets, some are testing their cholesterol on their own, and posting results in online forums where they get feedback on how to improve their scores.
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What Anti-Islam Film Says About Free Speech And The 'Heckler's Veto'

Google took down the YouTube video blamed for inciting Middle East violence — but only in Libya and Egypt. These days, it's often companies, not governments, making these decisions on behalf of millions of people.

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