Map-making software developer admits to stealing maps

Google developer Kevin Smith says he used a map tool called OpenStreetMap to help create a fake job posting on a local job board.Smith is now facing a lawsuit from the company. According to court documents, Smith sent the job listing to an email address linked to his online profile, which is owned by the company OpenStreetMapper.OpenStreetMaps is a free open source software program that allows...

How to make $1,000 in Iowa, $2,000 elsewhere

If you can't get a job, you probably can't make a living.That's the story of an Iowa family who were forced to give up on their dream of a college education.They didn't have a clue how to pay for it and the family is still struggling to make ends meet.That story is told in the new documentary "The Price of Freedom."The film was produced by the American Foundation for the Arts and the Iowa...

When you can use the Internet to tell a joke

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