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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Apr 25, 2014 — People are storing more and more stuff online: photos, music, documents — even books. But if you're storing your digital belongings in the cloud, you should know you're giving up some rights.
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Apr 23, 2014 — Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others are competing to be the main landlords of the cloud. Their terms and prices could control who gets to build what on the Internet, and for how much.
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Apr 21, 2014 — The quest for cheap, reliable electricity to power enormous cloud computing facilities is sending tech companies to the ends of the earth.
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Mar 10, 2013 — What "Big Data" really means in under 9 minutes. It's a video, so you can just sit back and watch as Christopher Barnatt digs into this topic.
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Oct 17, 2012 — For years, Google has kept mostly silent about the technology that has made it one of the leaders in cloud computing. Now, for the first time, Google has opened the doors of its data centers to the outside.
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Aug 7, 2012 — It only took an hour for Mat Honan's digital life to be destroyed. First, his Google account was taken over and deleted, then his Twitter feed was used to broadcast a racist and homophobic tirade. Then hackers erased all the data on his iPhone, iPad and MacBook. He lost all the photos of his one-year-old daughter.
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Apr 17, 2012 — A report issued Tuesday by the environmental advocacy group found fault with Microsoft, Amazon and Apple. Greenpeace ranked the companies according to the efficiency of their cloud facilities, as well as where they get their electricity.
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