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U.S. to allow cell phones sent to Cuba; Microsoft looks at PC retrofits; and is the age of the audiophile dead and gone?

U.S. to allow cell phones sent to Cuba; Microsoft looks at PC retrofits; and is the age of the audiophile dead and gone?
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A popular blogger has ignited an uproar with claims that Twitter refused to take real action after she complained about harassment on the service. CNET News.com's Leslie Katz got the story from reporter Caroline McCarthy.

Microsoft wants to retrofit your desktop for the multitouch era. On Thursday, the company showed off a new, low-cost method for giving a desktop or wall display a touch-screen interface .

Giving students access to modern computers is all well and good, but don't expect that technology to translate into straight As. Members of a panel discussion at the Future in Review conference say that while schools are focused on getting computers into their classrooms, teachers aren't seeing the benefits .

And has the era of the audiophile come to a close? Podcast host Jennifer Guevin runs through these and the rest of the biggest stories of the day.

 

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