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With smart gadgets everywhere, tech companies face new privacy questions

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With smart gadgets becoming a ubiquitous part of everyday life – embedded in cars, watches, glasses refrigerators and even thermostats – many fear the ways that private companies could misuse private customer data. Continue reading

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Student Hackers Are Next Generation of Cyber-Security Experts

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Protecting the digital integrity of corporate and government computers is becoming a major industry, with businesses and government spending around $46 billion this…read more

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Healthcare Web Site Plagued with Technical Bugs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Since the Affordable Care Act’s online health care exchanges launched on October 1, the exchange website, www.healthcare.gov, has been fraught with technical problems…read more

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Summer Program Turns Teens into Tech Entrepreneurs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO As younger Americans fall behind their peers in other industrialized countries when it comes to math and technical skills, one summer program is…read more

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The Top 15 Lesson Plans for Back to School

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With students heading back into the classroom, NewsHour Extra is here to help teachers with their back-to-school lesson plans and classroom resources.  We compiled a…read more

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