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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
April 16, 2014 | NPR · NATO has announced a strengthening of its forces near the alliance's eastern border. Gen. George Joulwan, the former NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, discusses the plan.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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BlackBerry

Nov 4, 2013 — Thorsten Heins took over the struggling mobile company last year, but his tenure was marked by product flops.
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Sep 23, 2013 — The deal comes just days after BlackBerry announced a nearly $1 billion quarterly loss and that it was shedding about 40 percent of its workforce.
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Sep 20, 2013 — The company plans to cut 40 percent, or 4,500 workers, as it continues to reel from a dramatic loss of market share to smartphone makers such as Apple.
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Feb 28, 2011 — A government shutdown could mean federal workers may have to shun their BlackBerries. That won't be easy since Washington got the crackberry addiction early and intensely.
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Aug 3, 2010 — With its new smart phone, called BlackBerry Torch, Research In Motion joins the rank of other phones by offering a full-featured web browser, an app market and built-in social apps.
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Aug 2, 2010 — The UAE government has announced it will start blocking BlackBerry data service in October because it apparently can't break the devices' encryption. The UAE says BlackBerrys represent a security risk to the "social, judicial and national security" since they use encryption software that makes it impossible for security officials to snoop on messages.
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Jul 30, 2010 — Research in Motion plans on unveiling its own tablet computer to compete with the iPad.
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Dec 8, 2009 — Today, NPR rolled out its new mobile Web site. The new site represents a major change in our mobile strategy, and a taste of things to come.
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Aug 13, 2009Attention all Crackberry users: Two lawsuits demand that hourly workers be paid for phone calls and emails after-hours.
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Sep 16, 2008 — Is that a Blackberry in your pocket? When iPods and email devices invade your bedsheets.
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