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The Public Access Weekly: Let me see your Super Bowl
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In between finalizing all those Superbowl Sunday plans, why don't you sit down and join us for another Public Access Weekly?

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GoPro and Microsoft ink patent licensing deal
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GoPro and Microsoft ink patent licensing deal

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Twitter's Facebook-style timeline could arrive next week
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Twitter's Facebook-style timeline could arrive next week

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The first Ultra HD Blu-ray players are already on sale

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Google is exploring wireless charging for self-driving cars

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Corporations and the international tax dodge

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Google will pay the UK $185 million in back taxes

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