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Okla. officials say laptop with health info stolen

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has notified nearly 133,000 individuals that their names and some personal information may have been contained on an agency laptop computer that was stolen from an employee's car last week. Full story

Laptops and Other Electronics May Be Seized on Entry to U.S.

If you can’t let a day go by without accessing your personal data and files, you’d better think twice about crossing the border back into the U.S. with your computer. Full story

iPad 2 won't be on the launch pad anytime soon

Apple may have unveiled its new iPad 2 recently, but it will be some time before the popular, slimmed down tablet device makes it into space, NASA says. Full story

Tech overload causing kids back, neck problems

Students are using laptop computers more in the classroom and in their free time to stay connected, but this jump doesn't come without consequences: Kids, teens and young adults are consequently complaining of musculoskeletal discomfort – including neck, back and shoulder pain. Full story

Laptops lead to 'toasted skin syndrome'

Have you ever worked on your laptop computer with it sitting on your lap, heating up your legs? If so, you might want to rethink that habit. Full story

Turn Any Laptop Into a Multimedia Masterpiece

Plextor's PX-B120U external, USB-powered Blu-ray drive adds data backup and high-def video capabilities to even the most basic portable PC. Full story

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As thousands wait in line for Apple’s latest super-gadget, NBC’s George Lewis examines the buzz behind the tablet computer, then Wired’s Nick Thompson offers TODAY’s Amy Robach an in-studio preview.

  School accused of spying on students

A Philadelphia-area school district has agreed not to delete any information from school-issued notebook computers in the wake of allegations they were spying on students. WCAU-TV's Greg Shimell reports.

  Woman killed by her computer

April 16: An unsecured laptop computer may have caused the death of a British Columbia woman, who was in an otherwise survivable car accident. Msnbc.com's Keva Andersen reports.

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