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My Free Podcast: Listen on your tablet, phone, PC now

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ICYMI: 3 hot stories I rounded up for you

Do you follow my column at USA Today? I've rounded up three of my favorite articles in case you missed them. I'm talking about...
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Top News: One big reason to check spam email, Ransomware on Macs, and more

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Frustrated computer user snaps, pulls gun on repair tech

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A vet died in a tragic car crash on New Year's Eve. You have to see his final Facebook post

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If there's one thing that the news can deliver, it's bad news. And hey, that's what folks like you and me need from them....
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Facebook's gradual takeover of the Internet continues

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Surprising reactions to Brian Williams' apology that no one expected

Long-standing NBC news anchor Brian Williams is in a bit of hot water after it turned out that a few of his war stories...
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Spanish news sites tank after demanding privacy from Google

Be careful what you wish for. I've covered the EU's legal action compelling Google offer "the right to be forgotten" before, but that right...
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