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4 hrs ago | PC World

Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.

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Related Topix: Startups, AdMob, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

NASA Will Use Your Selfie To Make An Awesome Image Of Earth

"Get outside and show us mountains, parks, the sky, rivers, lakes," NASA suggests.

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ABC News

LinkedIn to Anchor New San Francisco High-Rise

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says the professional networking site LinkedIn will expand its presence in the city by anchoring a high-rise office building under construction.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, SoMa (San Francisco, CA)

Townsend Times

Police: Man 'armed' with potato in robbery attempt

Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI

Hampshire Chronicle

New BBC drama 'incomprehensible'

Viewers who tuned into the launch of Jamaica Inn were left frustrated after struggling to make out the dialogue in the BBC's new period drama.

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Related Topix: Jessica Brown-Findlay, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Arlene Phillips, Only Fools and Horses, John Challis

NBC Miami

McCain Talks Social Media, Putin on "Late Night"

John McCain talked about the power of social networking, Vladimir Putin and the crisis in Ukraine when he stopped by the "Late Night With Seth Meyers" studio Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, 2008 Presidential Election, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Vladimir Putin, Entertainment

Braintree and Witham Times

Facebook boss defends targeted ads

Facebook is very protective of its users' privacy and personal data despite the use of personalised advertisements, the firm's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has said .

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Blackburn Citizen

Radio producer sent out naked photos pretending to be 21-year-old Blackburn woman

A RADIO producer stole a Blackburn woman's internet photos to use on a dating website and then sent out naked pictures of other women pretending to be her.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Marketing, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Internet

West Australian

Apps link people with new places in real world

Tired of the same restaurants and clubs? Not sure if friends would want to venture to a new cafe or bar? New apps show where people want to go, rather than where they have been.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Venice, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Discovery: No coverage of Everest jump

Discovery Channel has canceled its planned live coverage of the May 11 jump off Mount Everest by a California daredevil in his wingsuit, the U.S. cable network announced.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

The Olympian

Lawsuit accuses entertainment figures of sex abuse

Plaintiff Michael Egan III, center, 31, his mother Bonnie Mound, left, and attorney Jeff Herman take questions from the media during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Entertainment, Theater, Arts

News 4 Jax

Silicon Valley firms accused of hiring conspiracy

A closely watched legal dispute may be coming to a head over an alleged conspiracy by Silicon Valley's biggest companies to suppress their employees' wages.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Intuit, Facebook

KTAR

Arizona Senate approves 'revenge porn' bill

The Arizona Senate approved a bill aimed at stopping jilted lovers from posting explicit pictures of their former flames online to get revenge.

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New Haven Independent

Facebook Taunts Led To Murder Arrest

Searching for the man who killed a 17-year-old in a March double shooting, Detective Christopher Perrone followed a tip to Facebook, and found photos of his suspect posing with a gun and bragging about defending his "squad."

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Startups, Facebook

Hawk Eye

Police: 6 people injured in Easter party shooting

Authorities say six people were injured in a shooting at an Easter party in suburban Chicago.

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Related Topix: Burlington, IA

CFRA

Country foods: Sale of game in the North leaves Inuit society conflicted

Eager for the makings of a tasty soup, customers flock to his table at an open-air market in Iqaluit, where fresh-from-the-land food has been on occasional offer since 2010.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Hot995.com

Five Ways Facebook Could Kill Your Career

You already know that you're not supposed to trash your boss or post drunk photos on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court files complaint after lawyer blasts flabby trial

A Central Highlands court has demanded that a Ho Chi Minh City lawyer be punished for making Facebook comments designed to foment discontent about a controversial trial in Dak Lak.

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Related Topix: World News, Vietnam, Startups, Facebook

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Maldonandburnham Standard

Jenkins to wed filmmaker boyfriend

In response to media reports that she was engaged to boyfriend Andrew Levitas, Jenkins tweeted: " Thank you for all your lovely wishes of congratulations.

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Related Topix: Canada,

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Communities rally to fight back against heroin

Rachel Snelbaker fought the lonely battle against her daughter's heroin abuse for years, trying to get her into treatment and trying to track her down when she went missing to use drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Butler County, OH, Cincinnati, OH

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