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Protesters in San Francisco block a Google bus, which shuttles employees from the city to its location in Silicon Valley. cjmartin/Flickr hide caption

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Nick d'Aloisio displays his mobile application Summly, which Yahoo recently purchased for a reported $30 million. But the Internet company is killing the app and integrating the algorithm that drives it into its own technology. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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The Songza app lets music lovers build playlists for almost any mood or situation, from "Unwinding After a Long Day" to "Cooking" or "Eating Dinner." iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Nearly everyone has a smartphone or tablet these days, but what should you do when it comes time to sit down for dinner? Sean Locke/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee tries his hand at illustrating the word "Travolta" using the Draw Something app. Courtesy of Matthew Diffee hide caption

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In January, the hacker group Anonymous staged a demonstration at a BART station in San Francisco after officials turned off cell phone service in its stations. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The new concert experience: Is that digital device an impediment or an enhancement to your life? Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sometimes even Generation Realtime doesn't need a second screen because they just can't quite tear their eyes off of the first screen. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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Now let me see, which one is right for me? Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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