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1 hr ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Newport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversary

The festival began Friday with a lineup that includes Ryan Adams, Jimmy Cliff and Band of Horses, along with some lesser-known acts including Rhode Island-based Death Vessel.


Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Pete Seeger, Folk, Myrtle Creek, OR

8 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

New 'Game of Thrones' actors revealed at Comic-Con

They traveled a long way from the continent of Westeros to get there, but cast members of HBO's "Game of Thrones" at Friday's Comic-Con panel remained tight-lipped on spoilers.


Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hawk Eye

2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

2. Comments containing words in Facebook's blacklist will be held for moderation.


Related Topix: Burlington, IA

USA Today

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, gets arrested

'Can't catch me.' Wanted man arrested after taunting police on Facebook Police in Maryland arrested a 28-year-old man one day after cops say he taunted them on Facebook.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Anne Arundel County, MD


New guide aims to remove the drama of reporting software flaws

Handling a software flaw can be messy, both for a security researcher who found it and for the company it affects.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines

Berkshire Eagle

Lifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary

The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse.


The Indian Express

Facebook goes express to mega-cap status, now valued more than Coca-Cola

Facebook has only been public for a little more than two years, and only joined the S&P 500 seven months ago.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Beverages, CocaCola

Convicted sex offender, former Kenner Police officer arrested, accused of logging onto social networking website

Robert Longo, 54, was arrested and booked with violating a state law that bars sex offenders convicted of possession of juvenile pornography from using social networking websites.


Related Topix: Kenner, LA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Online Dating

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

Social media users 'feel jealous': survey

London: Nearly two thirds of social media users are left feeling inadequate about their own lives and achievements by sites like Facebook and Twitter, according to a British survey.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value

For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Computers, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Financial Markets

Harvard Hillside

Fox won't air men's retry of failed Knievel jump

Fox Broadcasting officials say they will not televise two daredevils' efforts to jump southern Idaho's Snake River Canyon where Evel Knievel failed 40 years ago.


Related Topix: Texas

Business Journal

Why LinkedIn could be the next online dating site

Citing LinkedIn's 300 million-user network, the important information contained in individual profiles and the ability through LinkedUp to filter by age, industry and location, the Inc. piece suggests that trust plays a role : "Having even a remote connection between two users increases credibility and helps users feel safe meeting one another in ... (more)


Related Topix: Online Dating

Brandon Sun

Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news, strong manufacturing data

The Toronto stock market was set for a sharply higher open Thursday amid encouraging Chinese and European manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Financial Markets, World News, China


Student Expelled After Same-Sex Marriage Accepted at Another School

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.


Related Topix: Southwestern Christian University, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

Contra Costa Times

Biz Break: Gilead raking in massive cash from hepatitis C drug Sovaldi

Today: Gilead's expensive, breakthrough hepatitis drug gives a huge boost to profits and revenues.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Lady Gaga Gushes over Boyfriend's Romantic Gesture

Lady Gaga and her boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney , are generally private about their relationship, but she took to her social networking site recently to gush about something romantic he did for her.


Related Topix: Chicago Fire, Entertainment, Television, Taylor Kinney

News Observer

Business Highlights

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, New York

Facebook profit soars and revenue beats expectations

Facebook turned in another strong financial performance in its second quarter, as profit soared and revenue beat Wall Street expectations for the ninth consecutive quarter.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Get Paid for Posts? Social Networking's New Twist

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Marketing, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA


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