Senate Committee OKs Electronic Privacy Measure

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Ireland-based Intrade lets users bet money on all manner of predictions — like if a particular film will win an Oscar. The site is ceasing operations in the U.S. NPR/Intrade screen grab hide caption

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A Bet Or A Prediction? Intrade's Purpose Is Debated

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Yet Another Shift In Facebook Policies Raises Privacy Concerns

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Senate Committee Approves Stricter Email Privacy

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Spinach has lots of opportunities to pick up E. coli and other bugs during harvest and growing. Here, a Mexican migrant worker cuts organic spinach during the fall harvest at Grant Family Farms in Wellington, Co. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Shaheen Dhada (left) and Renu Srinivasan leave court in Mumbai on Nov. 19. Dhada was arrested for a Facebook post questioning the shutdown of Mumbai for the funeral of a powerful politician; Srinivasan was arrested for "liking" the post. AP hide caption

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Facebook Arrests Ignite Free-Speech Debate In India

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Apple's new iPhone 5 may have been criticised for its glitch-ridden new maps program, but it may have inadvertently provided a diplomatic solution to China and Japan's ongoing row over disputed islands. When a user searches for the Tokyo-controlled Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, claimed by Beijing under the name Diaoyu, two sets of the islands appear alongside each other. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Authorities in Hunan province sentenced Tang Hui to 18 months in a re-education-through-labor camp after she repeatedly complained about the way police investigated the case of her daughter's kidnapping and forced prostitution. An uproar on Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, pushed authorities to free Tang days later. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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How Ordinary Chinese Are Talking And Fighting Back

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Residents of Mutriku, a fishing village on Spain's northern coast, lounge at their local beach, protected from fierce Atlantic waves by a cement breakwater that also houses Europe's first wave energy plant. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Spain Expands Renewables With Wave-Powered Electricity Plant

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Outsmart Crowds With Mobile Shopping Revolution

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Rich Jaroslovsky's Gadget Picks For 2012

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As more teens get mobile devices, parents are using apps to track their every tweet and post. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Parent Over Shoulder: Apps Help Mom Snoop Online, But Should She?

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HP Says It Was Duped Into Overpaying For Company

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