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Starbucks brews free Wi-Fi, site access

Jun 15, 2010
This summer, Starbucks will stop charging for Internet access and offer free Wi-Fi. Jeff Horwich reports.
Posted In: Internet
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Social-shopping sites high in data value

Jun 2, 2010
Nowadays when you want to show off your purchases, the thing to do is go online. It's called "social shopping," and websites where consumers can post their latest buys are popping up all over. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail
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Will others follow AT&T data limit plan?

Jun 2, 2010
AT&T says it is eliminating its unlimited data plan starting next week, which means new iPhone and iPad users will have to limit their usage or pay for extra data. Jeff Horwich reports.
Posted In: Internet
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Why pay for MP3s, when you can P2P?

May 14, 2010
Marketplace's Joel Rose looks into why some still pay for music, when it is so easy to download free music with peer-to-peer technology.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet
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Time to worry about Facebook's data?

May 10, 2010
Facebook recently launched its new "like" button, which lets you flag all kinds of preferences to share with friends. Commentator Farhad Manjoo explains how popularity will make these little buttons powerful.
Posted In: Internet
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Not everyone's interested in broadband

Feb 16, 2010
The Obama administration is spending billions to bring high-speed Internet access to every corner of the country. But the Commerce Department says not everyone wants it. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Internet
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A slow media movement

Feb 15, 2010
Have Facebook friend requests, cell-phone messages, incessant emails and texts made it impossible to disconnect? Feel overwhelmed? Sally Herships reports on one solution.
Posted In: Internet, Science
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Virtual events industry takes off

Dec 15, 2009
More companies are asking employees to log on for video conferences or meetings in virtual boardrooms instead of logging miles. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet, Science
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AT&T to iPhone users: Cut back on data!

Dec 10, 2009
Many people who use iPhones in dense cities like New York or San Francisco have experienced dropped calls. So AT&T has a plan to tackle the problem. You could call it the pretty-please approach to customer service. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Science
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Internet crooks beat at their own game

Oct 26, 2009
Diana Grove, author of "Dot.Conned," talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about how she decided to fight back against Internet con artists.
Posted In: Books, Internet

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