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illiteracy

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Twitter to squeeze the wine business for charity

Microblogging site is suddenly selling vino--on pre-order--via its Fledgling Wine brand. Part of the proceeds will be spent to help reduce illiteracy worldwide.

By October 15, 2009

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Recall 'Reading Rainbow'? Geordi La Forge wants to revive it

LeVar Burton seeks $1 million on Kickstarter to bring "Reading Rainbow," off the air since 2009, to children everywhere via the Internet.

By May 28, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

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Five ways John McCain can become the Wizard of the Web

John McCain has been bemoaning his web illiteracy. This column, having extensive experience with helping seniors use the web, wants to help.

By July 21, 2008

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Game developers urge balanced approach in Biden probe of violence

The International Game Developers Association will not seek to impede scientific study into links between games and real-world violence but asks that any new research also explore benefits of violent video games.

By January 10, 2013

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A device that adds hyperlinks to paper text

Why not just read online?

By March 18, 2008

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Too much screen time bad for kids' behavior

Children who spend more than two hours in front of a computer or TV screen are more likely to suffer psychological difficulties, regardless of how physically active they are, researchers find.

By October 11, 2010

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Is wireless better in Europe?

CNET chats with Olaf Swantee, an executive vice president for the wireless carrier Orange. Swantee manages the company's operations in 11 countries in Europe and the Caribbean.

By October 29, 2010

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Talking tech with Peter Thiel, investor and philanthropist (Q&A)

CNET chats with Peter Thiel, billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, on startups, the state of the tech economy, and what he's interested in now.

By October 3, 2011