Laura Sydell Laura Sydell is the Digital Culture Correspondent for the NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition and NPR.org.

David Lowery, of Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven, says he's wary of the way Pandora pays for music. Cooper Neill/Getty Images hide caption

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Pandora's New Deal: Different Pay, Different Play

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Uber Executive Lashes Out At Journalists After Negative Publicity

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Rebecca Watson says she has been disappointed by the police response to online threats against her. Adam Isaak hide caption

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Victims Of Online Threats Say Perpetrators Aren't Being Caught

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out, Writing He's 'Proud To Be Gay'

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IBM's Watson supercomputer is most famous for winning at Jeopardy! Now it's been called in to come up with recipe ideas. Bob Goldberg/AP/IBM hide caption

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I've Got The Ingredients. What Should I Cook? Ask IBM's Watson

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A technician opens a vessel containing women's frozen egg cells in April 2011 in Amsterdam. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Silicon Valley Companies Add New Benefit For Women: Egg-Freezing

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Twitter is suing the federal government over First Amendment rights. The tech company says the government stopped it from releasing extra detail about government requests for user information. iStockphoto hide caption

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Jean Jennings (left) and Frances Bilas set up the ENIAC in 1946. Bilas is arranging the program settings on the Master Programmer. Courtesy of University of Pennsylvania hide caption

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The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

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Amazon recently premiered its new dramedy Transparent. The massive retailer is banking on its original TV content to rope in new customers. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Amazon Studios hide caption

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Amazon's Original Content Primes The Pump For Bigger Sales

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Cab Competition In San Francisco Benefits Riders

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Buggy, Bendy iPhones Create Bad Week For Apple

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Minecraft Purchase Gives Microsoft New Foothold

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Yahoo Threatened With Huge Fines If It Didn't Release User Data

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Apple Unveils New Payment System, iPhones, Smartwatch

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The Samsung Galaxy Mega (from left), Samsung Galaxy S4 and Apple iPhone 5 are shown. Apple is expected to announce larger models of its smartphone on Tuesday. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Size Matters: Why Apple Is Expected To Unveil A Bigger iPhone

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