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Facebook's Newest Challenger: Google Plus
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Closing Digital Divide, Expanding Digital Literacy
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Matchmaker, Matchmaker ... Run Your Algorithm
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California has lost its argument that the government should protect children from the effects of violent video games. The Supreme Court says the First Amendment protects their sale. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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High Court OKs Sales Of Violent Video Games To Kids
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Federal regulators are investigating Google to see whether the company has broken antitrust laws. Those watching the investigation say the company's power gives it an incentive to unfairly exclude competitors. But Google says it doesn't tip the scales in its favor when it comes to search results. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Is Google Playing Fair With Its Search Results?
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Author Of 'Robopocalypse' On The Future Of Robotics
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High-profile online deception cases have emerged as of late. iStock hide caption

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Swapping Ages, Genders In Cyberspace
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Web domain czars expect an explosion in Internet address suffixes. Istock Images hide caption

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Not Just Dot-Com, But Dot-Yournamehere
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The Getaround app (above) lets users rent personal cars from other members. The photo-sharing service Path (below) allows its users to have a maximum of 50 friends. Getaround hide caption

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Apps That Let You Share Cars, Photos And Money
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Two men operate the enormous UNIVAC (UNIVersal Automatic Computer) in 1960. Hulton Archive/Getty Images/Life hide caption

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