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6 min ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, New York

4 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

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.

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

8 hrs ago | Newindpress

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

9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone

But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.

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

13 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

17 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify at N.Y. forgery trial: prosecutors

The government will call Mark Zuckerberg to testify against an upstate New York man accused of trying to cheat the billionaire founder of Facebook Inc out of half his stake in the social media company, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Buffalo, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Grey Goose thief laid an egg on his way out

Police believe they may know the brazen thief who stole two bottles of vodka from Jay's Liquors at 134 River St. Monday about 10:45 p.m. But the friendly shoplifter made sure to say hello to the clerk on duty and call him by name, said Sgt.

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Related Topix: Action TV, Entertainment, Newfields, NH

The Town Talk

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

But the trip was no surprise to those closest to him, who would regularly receive calls from Mendoza, 25, during his spontaneous travels around the world.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Arizona State University,

The Washington Post

Mexico's circuses caught up in animal rights spat

Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, as a growing movement to ban circus animals meets growing anger from circus workers.

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Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News

Business Journal

LinkedIn to buy Bizo for $175 million

Moving deeper into business-to-business commerce, LinkedIn has agreed to buy Bizo, a online marketing company dedicated to reaching companies, for $175 million.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Bizo, Marketing

KASH-FM Anchorage

Reba McEntire Debuts 'Pray For Peace'

Reba McEntire is unveiling her new song, "Pray For Peace." The country star debuted the video on her Facebook page Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Reba McEntire

Windsor Beacon

'I know where your cat lives' maps kitty photos

"I Know Where Your Cat Lives" shows a world map of geo-tagged photos of cats. / Screenshot of "I Know Where Your Cat Lives" " I Know Where Your Cat Lives " feeds your cute cat fix.

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InfoWorld

EFF releases Chrome, Firefox plug-in to block third-party tracking

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plug-in for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from tracking people's Web browsing.

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Related Topix: Privacy, CIO News, Startups, Facebook, Twitter

ComputerWorld

W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise

The W3C, which manages most of the widely used standards that power the Web, has partnered with the OpenSocial Foundation to develop ways for enterprise social software to trade information.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire special constable sets up Polish Facebook group

A POLISH special constable has set up a police Facebook page aimed at people from his native country who live in Lancashire.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Israeli tech talent tapped to fight in Gaza

Lior Vaknin, 27, is no exception. He served as a special forces paratrooper in the Israeli army from 2006 to 2009, and then ran a startup in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Media, IT Services, Meetup

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Facebook's Save bookmarks News Feed items for later

Called Save, the feature is basically a web browser bookmark that lets you put off reading or viewing those important content - like that quirky top 10 list or must-see cat video - your Facebook friends have shared.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KXLY-TV Spokane

Google to speed up Web with smaller photos

The search giant has developed a new kind of image format that promises to shrink the size of Web photos and graphic files down by about 35 percent.

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

EDGE

Man Suspected in Double Murder of Seattle Gay Men Arrested in NJ

A man who authorities believe killed two gay men in Seattle last month was arrested in New Jersey Friday, Komo News reports.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

The Brattleboro Reformer

Sam Smith, Maroon 5 on tap for iTunes Festival

Last year Sam Smith says he was a spectator at the iTunes Festival. This year, his view will be much improved - he'll be on stage.

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Related Topix: iPod, Action TV, Entertainment, Television, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

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