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Google Unveils System For Prioritizing E-Mail

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Hey, America: What Do You Have In Your Trunk?

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University Attendance Scanners Make Some Uneasy

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Are You Plunking Down Real Money For Virtual Fun?

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77-year-old Suzette D'Hooghe works on her laptop computer during a computer class in Des Plaines, Ill., in 2003. Increasing numbers of people older than 50 are turning to social networking to share updates and connect with family and friends. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Sci-Fi High Tech Comes To Life

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Peace Corps volunteers cheer as President Obama speaks at the airport in Accra, Ghana, in July 2009. Staying connected to friends and family back home is easier for volunteers these days, thanks to technology. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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Texting, Skype Alter The Peace Corps Experience

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Blogging And Tweeting, Egyptians Push For Change

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New Website Lets Students Bet On Grades

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A New York Times/CBS News poll found that 30 percent of people under 45 said the use of devices like smart phones and personal computers has made it harder to concentrate. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Digital Overload: Your Brain On Gadgets

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