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Digitization and Copyright
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Digitization and Copyright: Some Recent Evidence from Music

Examining the effects of stealing on producers and consumers.

The Future of the Past
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The Future of the Past

Reflections on the changing face of the history of computing.

Design For Symbiosis
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Design For Symbiosis

Promoting more harmonious paths for technological innovators and expressive creators in the Internet age.

Homeland Security's 'pre-Crime' Screening Will Never Work
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Homeland Security's 'pre-Crime' Screening Will Never Work

Here is a quiz for you.

Physical Media Is Dead
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Physical Media Is Dead

Over the weekend, Hunter Walk (a friend of mine who works for YouTube) tweeted about brands offering apps built on the Spotify platform. Spotify is likely to ...

Tina Seelig
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Tina Seelig

Stanford University’s Technology Ventures leader discusses tools to enhance creativity, how entrepreneurs can create ingenious products more efficiently, and ways...

Seven Questions About Analytics For Ibm's Mike Rhodin
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Seven Questions About Analytics For Ibm's Mike Rhodin

You can't go very far with IBM before you hear the word "analytics."

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From the Birthplace of Big Brother

The George W. Bush team must be consumed with envy. Britain's government is preparing sweeping new legislation that would let the country's domestic intelligence...

Web Freedom Faces Geatest Threat Ever, Warns Google's Sergey Brin
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Web Freedom Faces Geatest Threat Ever, Warns Google's Sergey Brin

The principles of openness and universal access that underpinned the creation of the Internet three decades ago are under greater threat than ever, according to...

Facebook's Telescope on Human Behavior
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Facebook's Telescope on Human Behavior

Cameron Marlow, the leader of Facebook's efforts to mine its piles of data, says the effort can help explain why people act as they do.

Jeff Bezos Should Send Eric Holder a Christmas Card
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Jeff Bezos Should Send Eric Holder a Christmas Card

I can imagine Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in Seattle Wednesday morning, reading the Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit on a gigantic Kindle Fire XL prototype, and...

How Will the New Law on Cookies Affect Internet Browsing?
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How Will the New Law on Cookies Affect Internet Browsing?

We are being watched.

The Coming Drone Arms Race
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The Coming Drone Arms Race

Another terrorist overseas dies in a U.S. armed drone strike. This far from uncommon occurrence is an impressive reminder of the U.S. drone program’s remarkable...

Why Did Facebook Pay So Much For a Company with Zero Revenue?
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Why Did Facebook Pay So Much For a Company with Zero Revenue?

When word came that Instagram had been acquired by Facebook for $1 billion, the tweets came fast, and they were furious.

Move Over, Eye Candy. Here Comes the Business Tech Boom
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Move Over, Eye Candy. Here Comes the Business Tech Boom

Sometimes an IPO is more than just another IPO, and that's the case with Palo Alto Networks, which has just filed to go public.

Susan Buck Empowers Women in Tech
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Susan Buck Empowers Women in Tech

Susan Buck advises parents to get their daughters involved in technology at an early age. Part of her job at the University of Pennsylvania is teaching students...

Google Glasses: Will You Want Google Tracking Your Eyes?
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Google Glasses: Will You Want Google Tracking Your Eyes?

The world was stunned by the first real look at Google's Project Glass. In a video released by the search giant, we got a a captivating look at how its glasses...

The Education of Google's Larry Page
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The Education of Google's Larry Page

Larry Page is surrounded.

Hacks of Valor
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Hacks of Valor

Over the past year, the U.S. government has begun to think of Anonymous, the online network phenomenon, as a threat to national security.

Pinterest a Company to Watch on Ip Issues, Expert Says
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Pinterest a Company to Watch on Ip Issues, Expert Says

Pinterest's growth is stabilizing after exploding onto the scene.
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