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China Unbound

China Makes A Big Play In Silicon Valley

"The Chinese figured out that technology is the key to wealth and power, and the source of technology is still the West for China," says one China and tech watcher.

Loose Prayers Anti Lilly, LC, Phoniks
Billie Jean INO hidefumi
Electric Counterpoint: I Valerie Milot
You've Got the Love Smith, Ribbe
The Only Thing Worth Fighting For Roseanne Cash

The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Gershman talks about the Jacob glut in an interview with Weekend Edition. Courtesy of Jacob Gershman hide caption

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An Abundance Of Jacobs

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"There's so much pain that people carry and try to avoid," Cat Power says. "That's why music is so incredible." Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesty of the artist hide caption

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'Life Is A Lesson, And Sometimes It's Difficult To Learn': Cat Power Steps Forward

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I Believe in You Cat Power
Stay Cat Power
Blowfly Professor Ratbaggy
Coma Professor Ratbaggy

Muhlis Ipul, 32, stands before the remains of his modest home in Petobo, where the earthquake swept away his wife and two daughters. Ipul says his most painful memory is his youngest daughter, Windy, slipping from his grasp as they ran from their house, and he tumbled head over heels as the asphalt buckled beneath him. Noele Maga/NPR hide caption

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Survivors Recall Deadly Earthquake And Tsunami In Indonesia

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"Every time I learn something new about the music, I then bring [that] into the next performance," Hilary Hahn says. Dana van Leeuwen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Back To Bach: Hilary Hahn Rekindles An Old Love

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Signal Sohn

Robotic arms make cocktails at The Tipsy Robot in Las Vegas. The bar allows customers to create numerous drink combinations after placing their order though an app. Joe Buglewicz for NPR hide caption

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The Robots Are Coming To Las Vegas

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Robots Kraftwerk
Computer Love -3-D Kraftwerk