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UnitedHealthcare says it will cover doctors' visits by live video on smartphones, tablets and computers. Doctor On Demand hide caption

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The Doctor Will Video Chat With You Now: Insurer Covers Virtual Visits

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President Obama announced an initiative to give e-books to low-income students while visiting the Anacostia Library in Washington on Thursday. Shawn Thew//LANDOV hide caption

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The Plan To Give E-Books To Poor Kids

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Liam Gaynor (center), 8, and Laura Stark (right), 8, watch as an object is made on a 3-D printer at the Hillsdale (N.J.) Public Library in January. Michael Karas/North Jersey/Landov hide caption

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Libraries Make Space For 3-D Printers; Rules Are Sure To Follow

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Report: To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine

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A Nepalese man checks his cellphone as people stay on open ground from fears of earthquake tremors in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. Niranjan Shrestha/AP hide caption

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Our modern relationship to property — namely that it's burdensome to own, and therefore less valuable — has allowed the sharing economy to expand. Gustav Dejert/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

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A Google sign at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google is launching a two-week-long patent marketplace next month, where sellers can name their own price. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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SwiftKey analyzed more than a billion pieces of emoji data, organized by language and country. The poop emoji was most popular in Canada. Unicode/Apple hide caption

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Canadians Love Poop, Americans Love Pizza: How Emojis Fare Worldwide

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At The Heart Of A Watch, Tested By Time

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"Today's protests have become a bit like climbing Mt. Everest with the help of 60 Sherpas, and the Internet is our Sherpa." — Zeynep Tufekci James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Why Are Social Causes Easy To Launch But Hard To Win?

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