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Iranian Entrepreneurs Make Pitches That Are Just Practice, For Now  |   

Young Iranians are brimming with ideas for tech startups. But extensive financial sanctions facing their country prevent them from entering the global marketplace.

Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese  |   

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.

Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London  |   

Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.

No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall   |   

The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.

A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out?  |   

Carol's Daughter was started to sell products for black women who wear their hair natural. But ever since L'Oréal bought the brand, folks are wondering if it can maintain the loyalty of its customers.

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