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1 hr ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Facebook Says 'Paper' Users Are Heavy Readers

Facebook says that users of its mobile newsreader app "Paper are using it a lot.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

5 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Biz Break: LinkedIn hits milestone ahead of wave of social-media earnings reports

In this Monday, May 9, 2011 file photo, LinkedIn Corp., the professional networking Web site, displays its logo outside of headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Mountain View, CA, Financial Markets, Facebook, Zynga

9 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Just call it Silicon prairie

Microsoft will begin construction on a new data center in West Des Moines, state and local officials announced Friday, bri ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA, Des Moines, IA, Burlington, IA

14 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade firefighter charged with sharing sexual images of underage girls - on Twitter

Detectives have arrested a Miami-Dade firefighter after he allegedly shared more than a dozen illicit images while using the most public of social media sites: Twitter.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Police: Deaths likely a murder-suicide

Police responded to a home on Cady Hill road at about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, where they discovered the bodies.

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Channelnewsasia.com

LinkedIn membership hits 300 million

The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Mountain View, CA

Sydney Morning Herald

Google accused of playing favourites

IT security experts are accusing Google of being selfish, putting its corporate interests before global internet users' security, playing favourites, and waiting too long to report the serious Heartbleed security bug to the open-source project whose software contained the critical error.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Yahoo!, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

KMIZ

Your Internet security relies on a few volunteers

Last week's Heartbleed Internet bug revealed a startling fact. The software protecting banks, email, social media and government is maintained by only a few people.

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

CIO

China's Alibaba to Offer Mobile Phone Services in June

Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao sites already sell everything from clothes and furniture to car tires and medicines.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Internet

Bellingham Herald

White House updating online privacy policy

This Screen grab from the website WhiteHouse.gov taken Friday April 18, 2014 shows the screen explaining a new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explaining how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Privacy, Startups, Facebook

EDGE

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians' Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective as part of its national testing and anti-stigma initiative.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Los Angeles, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Bogus mammogram results earn woman jail time

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Related Topix: Georgia, Autos

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

On TV, Snowden asks Putin about surveillance

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Nanaimo Daily News

Facebook launches location-sharing feature 'Nearby Friends' with lots of precautions

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Press-Telegram

Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Texas town tighter than ever year after blast

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Related Topix: Texas, Explosion, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), New York, New York Government, Life, Food, Dining

WESH-TV

Americans wary of futuristic science, tech

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Robots

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

AC/DC's Malcolm Young ill, 'taking a break'

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Australia, World News, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs

When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme.

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Related Topix: Romania, Europe, World News, Startups, Facebook

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