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1 hr ago | West Australian

Italy PM Renzi cuts taxes for 10 million low earners

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday cut taxes for 10 million low earners to try to boost household spending after a two-year recession, making good on a promise he made after taking office two months ago.

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News

3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade firefighter arrested for allegedly sharing illegal images – on Twitter

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

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

7 hrs ago | 96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

Justin Bieber crashes Drake Bell party

After years of throwing virtual jabs on Twitter, the feuding pair nearly came face-to-face Thursday night when the "Baby" crooner crashed the Nickelodeon alum's album release party.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, Drake Bell, Miranda Cosgrove, Josh Peck

9 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Stars pay tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez Stars including FOREST...

Stars including FOREST WHITAKER, LENA DUNHAM, SHAKIRA and EVA LONGORIA have paid tribute to beloved Colombian author GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ following his death on Thursday .

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Related Topix: Lena Dunham, World News, Mexico, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | The Weston Daily Voice

Greenwich Police Respond To 'Serious Criminal Matter'

The case may involve "a possible hostage situation or barricaded person," NBC Connecticut reported .

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18 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains 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 tributes, are in the open domain.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Public Radio

Venture Investments Highest Since 2001

Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Social Software

The Age

William Shatner enjoys live-tweeting TV shows - here is why

Loves to start a conversation ... William Shatner enjoys live tweeting about sci-fi television shows, and the actors love him doing it too.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, William Shatner, Pop/Rock, The Tomorrow People, Supernatural, Drama

Cinema Blend News

Mara Wilson Shoots Down Mrs. Doubtfire 2 On Twitter

So the news broke recently that yes, Mrs. Doubtfire 2 is underway. 21 years after the Chris Columbus-directed original became a wild success and helped propel Robin Williams' career further into "Dramedy" territory, someone thinks it's a good idea to try and compete with the Madea franchise.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams

West Australian

Turkey still hopes Twitter will open local office

Turkey's government said on Thursday it still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country, a day after the social networking site ruled out any such move.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Social Software, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Brand Republic

ITV and Twitter unite to usher in social TV era

The two companies are now talking to media agencies to get brands involved in what ITV sees as a social media experiment with huge potential.

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Related Topix: Marketing

The Hartford Courant

Google misses revenue target, ad prices slide

Google Inc 's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, underscoring the challenges Internet companies face as the world shifts toward mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology, Computers

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Twitter account for Va. Dem. closed after calling Tea Party 'anti American'

On Wednesday, the Twitter account for Mike Dickinson , the Virginia Democrat who sought to take the House seat currently held by Rep. Eric Cantor , R-Va., was deleted after he called the Tea Party an "anti-American virus."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Ariana Grande Reveals New Single Details; Collabo with Iggy Azalea in the Works?

After promising that her new single would be coming "sooner than you think," Ariana Grande has now revealed a few more details about the song.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande

KMIZ

US Airways won't fire worker who sent lewd tweet

The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because it was a mistake.

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CNET News.com

Turn Twitter into a TV remote control with magic #WatchOnSky tweets

A tweet tagged #WatchOnSky turns the tweet into a remote control that lets you watch or record the show in question.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Small Business Trends

How Do You Optimize Your Facebook And Twitter Accounts?

Whether you need to promote your brand, share event pictures, connect with your clients or create a buzz, social media marketing is a necessity and not an option any more.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Artie Lange suffers 'diabetic shock'

"Trying to get better," his message said. "Sorry for missing gigs." His tweet included a photo of himself in a hospital bed.

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Related Topix: Artie Lange, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along

Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer 's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Internet, Science / Technology, Google, Alibaba, Ansonia, CT

KMIZ

Miley Cyrus hospitalized in Kansas City

Her Tuesday night "Bangerz" tour concert at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., has been canceled, according to a statement from the arena.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Entertainment

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