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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

George Takei on controversial meme: Facebook 'mistakes' part of life

The Tigers fell a season-high 2 1 2 games behind Kansas City, and it couldn't have been much uglier.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, George Takei

7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'I've killed a lot. And if I need to, I'll kill a whole bunch...

'I think I just got hit!' Incredible moment a mother is struck by lightning is caught on video by her daughter filming the storm 'Leisure activities are a good way for release and clearing of the mind': White House defends Obama golfing after James Foley's beheading... as John Kerry goes sailing The ISIS five-point plan to getting round suspension ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Terrorism, Ferguson, MO

11 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

Alexander Gerst Does First Ever Facebook Interview in Space

Alexander Gerst, who is perhaps the most social media savvy astronaut, logged onto Facebook Friday from the International Space Station to answer questions from curious Earthlings.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Startups, Facebook, The Time, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Thanh Nein News

U.S. hostage rescuers dropped from night sky: Syria activist

It was just after midnight on July 4 when at least two dozen U.S. Delta Force commandos arrived on heavily armed Black Hawk helicopters in Akrishi, a small town near the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa on the bank of the Euphrates River.


Related Topix: Prison, Syria, World News, Middle East, Activism

Business Journal

Which internships lead to jobs? LinkedIn analysis IDs the best gigs

Internships in industries like accounting and technical roles such as computer networking actually end up paying off in the end by leading to full-time gigs, according to user information analyzed by LinkedIn Corp.'s data science team.


Related Topix: Internships

KWNN-FM Stockton

"Hercules" Star Kevin Sorbo Rants Against Ferguson Protesters, Then Apologizes

Former Hercules star Kevin Sorbo is facing criticism after he posted a Facebook rant Wednesday against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, where a white police officer fatally shot unarmed black teen, Michael Brown.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Celebrities, Kevin Sorbo

Wall Street Journal

Sleep Tracker 'Sense' Raises $13 Million, Without Venture-Capital Help

At 23, James Proud is a rising Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur which has managed to raise nearly $13 million in funding - none of which is from institutional investors.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Startups, Facebook, Hill, NH

Macworld UK

Mobile apps could be abused to make expensive phone calls

A security precaution skipped in mobile applications such as Facebook's Messenger could be abused to make an expensive phone call at a victim's expense, a developer contends.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Google

Hawk Eye

Selig says A's need new park

Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.


Related Topix: Burlington, IA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Fade to black: Leonard Maltin ending movie guides

Plume, an imprint of Penguin Random House, says "Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide" will be the 36th and final edition.


Related Topix: Leonard Maltin

Nashoba Publishing Online

Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Meet Sobrr, the anti-Facebook app

What would you do if you only had one day to live? Probably not spend time downloading and fiddling with a mobile app, we're guessing.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook


Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults, Children Amid Strife

Amid all of the strife engulfing Ferguson, Missouri, this month, there is one spot in town that has become a refuge for children, parents and residents: the library.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Education Etc.


Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'

Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KTOO-TV Juneau

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of U.S. Journalist By Militants

Extremist group the Islamic State claims to have executed American journalist James Foley, who was abducted in Syria in 2012.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Community united in grief after shock Blackburn death

MOURNERS gathered at Jamia Ghosia Mosque in Chester Street, Audley, near Bilal Saddique's family home, to offer up prayers yesterday.


The Bennington Banner

Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards.


WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Want to pass your Facebook account to an heir? Move to Delaware

Becoming the first state to pass broad legislation related to the ownership of digital accounts, a new law in Delaware allows residents to pass digital assets to heirs, just like physical and financial assets.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Townsend Times

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.


Related Topix: W., George Bush, Startups, Facebook, Frank Caliendo, Laura Bush


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