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43 min ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Local Flood Hoax Spreads On Facebook

While there are some minor flood warnings in place around central New York, a seemingly urgent Facebook post on a page labeled Sylvan Beach, NY is appears to be someone's idea of a prank.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Natural Disasters, Flood, Sylvan Beach, NY

4 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

MH370: Passengers' families release questions

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7 hrs ago | 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, Social Software, Startups

12 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

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15 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Priceline seeks results from Facebook as dollars go to Google

Priceline Group spends feverishly on Google advertisements to grab users searching for a hotel in New York or Paris -- and because ads on Facebook and Twitter have failed to deliver results, CEO Darren Huston said.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Priceline, Startups, Twitter

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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Related Topix: Canada, Social Software, Startups

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

TheBostonChannel.com

Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday

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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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Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Startups, WebMD, Social Software, Twitter

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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Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Gay/Lesbian, Startups, WebMD

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

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

3 bombings, 3 lives forever altered

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Terrorism, Atlanta, GA, Albany, GA

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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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Science / Technology, Internet

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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Related Topix: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg

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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Related Topix: Twitter, Turkey, Middle East, Startups, Social Software

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Teen arrested after tweeting terror threat

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