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1 hr ago | Canada.com

North Vancouver RCMP use Facebook to help catch suspects in violent hotel room robbery

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Yahoo's 1Q Highlighted by Alibaba, Modest Ad Gains

Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Alibaba, Yahoo! Japan, Sunnyvale, CA, Google

8 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday

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9 hrs ago | The News Tribune

At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

And like most teens, its eyes are on a lot of screens. The 13th annual New York festival, which debuts Wednesday night, will present not just 80-plus feature films, but also an "Innovation Week" that seems designed to capture some of the tech energy of South by Southwest.

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9 hrs ago | KFVS12

At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriage says he's inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal.

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12 hrs ago | KFVS12

When Facebook is a bank...

Facebook is mere weeks away from having a regulatory green light in Ireland to allow its users there to store money on the site, and make payments to individuals, the Financial Times reports.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Western Union, Country, Mark Zuckerberg

14 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

3 bombings, 3 lives forever altered

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18 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Is Facebook about to enter China?

Facebook appears to be preparing to enter China, according to an analyst who cited the social network's efforts to hire Chinese graduate students.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

SFGate

PHOTOS: We Took A Tour Inside Facebook's 'Mini Palo Alto' Headquarters

The main part of campus was built to resemble downtown Palo Alto. With 1 million-square-feet of space, the campus is spacious, but the number of people walking around make it feel more intimate.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Inside Facebook, Menlo Park, CA, Business News

Mississippi Business Journal

Todd Smith - Taco Bell and McDonalds take breakfast war viral; how to ...

Everyone loves some good, old-fashioned brand rivalry. That's why it's no surprise that the little back and forth between Taco Bell and McDonald's has now turned into "The Breakfast Wars" - and has gone viral.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Life, Food, Fast Food, Startups

KTVU Oakland

Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.

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Reuters

Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace

Google Inc has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as the Web search giant ramps up plans to deliver wireless Internet access to remote parts of the world.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups

TheBostonChannel.com

NASA: 'Blood moon' to be a Tuesday spectacle

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Reuters

Turkey accuses Twitter of 'tax evasion', calls for local office

Turkey urged executives from Twitter to open an office and start paying Turkish tax on Monday in the first direct talks since a two-week ban imposed on the site as the government battled a corruption scandal.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Teen arrested after tweeting terror threat

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West Australian

Facebook plans to provide mobile payment services: FT

Facebook Inc is preparing to join the mobile-payments race with remittances and electronic-money services on the social network, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing several people involved in the process.

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The Independent

Undertaker dead hoax: WWE wrestler not 'found dead in home' as Facebook and Twitter reports

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Star-Telegram.com

Trophy Club residents turn to Facebook for political forums

Candidate forums have long been a staple of the local political process, gatherings where constituents can ask questions to potential council or school board members in a public setting.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Trophy Club, TX, University of Texas at Arlington, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFGate

Facebook changes rules for marketing

Facebook says there's no guarantee that everyone who "likes" a firm's page will see each of its posts.

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New Vision

Facebook received 28,147 gov't requests for data

Facebook expanded its report to include information about government requests to restrict or remove content from its service on the grounds that it violates local law.

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