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Smartphone app lets you boycott with your wallet

The hard rock group AC/DC was definitely on to something with its hit song, “Moneytalks.” Next time you’re at the store, consider what big interests and corporations are behind your favorite dental floss or skinny jeans. According to Forbes.com, at a Netroots Nation gathering  last year, Microsoft programmer turned congressional candidate Darcy Burner unveiled a smartphone application that scans bar ...

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Between phones and laptops

Netbooks becoming more and more popular with people on the move   The mobile technology world has had two major developments the past decade and a half: the laptop in the early 1990s and e-mail-capable smartphones around the turn of the century. The newest shot of innovation combines those two into a 10-inch device that has all the capability of ...

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