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Twitter Might Be Able To Track HIV Outbreaks

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March 2, 2014
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Researchers at UCLA found tweets with certain terms about risky behavior, like "sex" or "get high," line up with an area's number of HIV cases. Video provided by Newsy


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Anki Drive May Have Won Over Apple, but This Toy Has Limits

Anki Drive May Have Won Over Apple, but This Toy Has Limits

TheStreet (Jan. 14, 2014) — Anki Drive is a toy sold in Apple stores, but its high price and limited track could limit its appeal. Anki is similar to a slot cars that use a remote, but there is one major difference - the cars use artificial intelligence pitting the player against the car. It achieves this by using a track with embedded technology. Anki Drive is expensive by toy standards and since the company is so new there is only one track option. It may have Apple's blessing, but that won't guarantee success.
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U.S. Cuban 'Twitter' Was Part of Bigger Plan

U.S. Cuban 'Twitter' Was Part of Bigger Plan

AP (Aug. 4, 2014) — An AP investigation reveals that USAID, which set up a Cuban Twitter-like social media network, also ran an HIV clinic in Cuba as a front to recruit potential political activists against the Communist regime. (Aug. 4) Video provided by AP
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FCC Set to Take Up Net Neutrality and What Consumers Will Pay

FCC Set to Take Up Net Neutrality and What Consumers Will Pay

TheStreet (May 14, 2014) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to begin hearings on the issue of 'Net Neutrality' on Thursday. At issue is whether broadband providers can charge big entertainment companies more to stream their content at faster speeds. TheStreet's Media expert and Deputy Managing Editor Leon Lazaroff explains that while large entertainment companies, like 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney will be able to afford higher broadband rates, those who could get hurt are smaller startups who may not be able to afford the higher prices for faster broadband speeds. Lazaroff says one of the big questions is how much the FCC will consider broadband delivery more of a utility. Video provided by TheStreet
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Apples Rolls Out New Software Updates for Developers at WWDC14

Apples Rolls Out New Software Updates for Developers at WWDC14

TheStreet (June 2, 2014) — Apple introduced new operating system updates at the World Wide Developer's Conference in San Francisco, Yosemite and iOS8. OS X.X for laptops and desktop computers is now called "Yosemite". Updates to the platform allow devices to communicate more effectively with other Apple devices. This will help compete with Google Drive and Google Docs and will push users to stay within the Apple eco system. Apple's newest "employee" Dr. Dre made a cameo appearance by phone to help demonstrate how computers will be able to locate iPhone's within the home. This function will allow users to make and receive phone calls through their computers. iOS 8 for iPhones and iPads helps that process as well. But, there are also updates for sharing pictures and controlling home appliances, Home Kit, and making mobile devices more hands free in vehicles. Users will also be able to aggregate health information from all the apps they use in Health Kit. Sergio Quintana reports from San Francisco. Video provided by TheStreet
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