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To end your week on a high note, we have news that electronic cigarette use among young people is on the rise. Those young people might be the same ones whose parents yelled at them too much, which according to a fresh study, can be just as harmful as hitting.

But surely parenting is hard on adults as well. One way older folks can stay mentally sharp is by playing video games, which, ironically, is so often the cause of the yelling at teens.

Meanwhile, the National Security Agency has found ways to circumvent much of the encryption software out there you thought was shielding your digital life.

Something new: Three Dutch women are raising a PE fund that invests in companies where at least a quarter of the management are women

Rotten Tomatoes Founder Senh Duong has redesigned his new site, Movies With Butter, to be the “Google News for movies.”

By the way, Bill de Blasio’s plan to raise taxes on the rich to pay for pre-K and after school programs “probably” won’t become law, even if he wins the mayoral election.

Cool wristbands? Why big tech companies are going after smart phone watches.

Perhaps the best news of all — noted street-fighter Alec Baldwin is getting his own show on MSNBC.

The world’s biggest mutual fund, Pimco’s Total Return Fund, has taken a $41 billion hit over the past four months

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