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The independent rapper Oddisee, who makes a living from music without a major label deal. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Sony Ericsson Xperia arc. Android-based smart phone, will connect to your TV and remember where you stopped watching a film. Sony Ericsson hide caption

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The Consumer Electronics Show this week is expected to feature more tablets to compete with the Apple iPad, left, and Samsung Galaxy Tab, right. Gero Breloer/AP hide caption

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Jonathan Ive at the opening of Macworld Expo 2008. wikipedia hide caption

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OK Go's Damien Kulash performs live. Courtesy of Vince Kmeron hide caption

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People carry placards supporting WikiLeaks. William West/Getty Images hide caption

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Even though Facebook remains wildly popular, a number of startup social networks are trying to woo people with the promise of better privacy controls. Nicholas Kamm/AFP hide caption

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