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News on WebMD (Ticker: WBMD) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | WebMD

Family, Screen Time Tied to Kids' Success: Study

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting, Medicine, ADHD, Health

6 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, us Travel, Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

13 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

A soldier in the battle against click-shame

Have we created a word yet for when you really want to click on a link but know you shouldn't? There it is, all glowy and clickable before your very eyes, just begging you to learn why Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez aren't a thing anymore - and then promptly Google "What is a Zac Efron???? " The intelligent part of your brain knows you shouldn't ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Michelle Rodriguez, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

22 Executives Who Wake Up Really Early

Waking up early allows executives like AOL's Tim Armstrong and Pepsi's Indra Nooyi to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world is out of bed.

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Related Topix: AOL, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Publishing, Media, New Times, Search Engines

20 hrs ago | USA Today

How to check your Internet connection

Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure. How can I tell that it's not just me? A. I suspect a great many Time Warner Cable subscribers were asking variations of this question Wednesday How to check your Internet connection Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Computers, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Big Apple

"Weather forecast for tonight: dark"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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Related Topix: Weather, US News, US Supreme Court

Daily Mail

Look, no hands! I'm in Google's driverless car (and it could be...

Look, no hands! I'm in Google's driverless car It is the mouth you notice first, an enigmatic half-smile that draws you in.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob, Sesame Street, Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television

Engadget

Yahoo Mail for Android now lets you filter emails while on the move

If you're an email fiend, you already know the value of filters -- you can easily color code and label incoming emails with a few simple rules so that your inbox isn't a cluttered mess.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

Examiner.com

Duo pose for a Facebook 'selfie' with dead friend after he dies from an overdose

Selfie Nation has taken over. You see them everywhere: Facebook. Instagram. Pinterest.

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Related Topix: Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Medicine

Politico

Tech looks abroad on drones

Amazon, Facebook and Google have sky-high hopes for drones - but government regulations have grounded their plans in the United States and pushed some companies to try their luck overseas.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Forbes.com

Ellen Kushner: Taking Audiobooks To Another Level

I write about science, technology and how they affect the planet's hairless primates.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Forbes.com

It's Time For A National Small Business Owners Day

I am one of the world's leading experts on small business and entrepreneurship. I am the creator and award-winning host of the syndicated radio program, The Small Business Advocate Show, a syndicated columnist and author of Small Business Is Like a Bunch of Bananas and Three Minutes to Success .

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Life, Labor Day, Holidays

Black Voice News

Jesse Jackson Will Expand Silicon Valley Initiative to Other Sectors

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief BIRMINGHAM, Ala. [NNPA] - After he completes his campaign for more diversity in Silicon Valley, Jesse Jackson plans to expand the pressure on technology companies in other regions of the country and then go after other sectors of private industry, including financial services, banking and advertising.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, African-American

Examiner.com

The New 'Pigeon' Update From Google Has Made Organic Search Take Flight

The latest Google update , unofficially called " Pigeon ", was rolled out on July 24, 2014 and has been cited as one of the biggest local search algorithm updates in years.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Google, Startups, Search Engine Optimization, Marketing, Local Search

Business Journal

An Upstart August: Google vs. Amazon, SpaceX and Snapchat at $10B, and a hit called the Hanx Writer

Clockwise from top left: Digg cofounder Kevin Rose; the new tech review site, Product Hunt; Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Andre "Dr. Dre" Young; Google's Project Wing; actor Tom Hanks; Glamsquad's Alexandra Wilkis Wilson; Bill Gates takes ALS challenge; and Marcos Giron wears Ralph Lauren's new biometric shirt.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Digg, Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, Rap, Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation

Government Executive

Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program

For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

Silicon Alley Insider

Sergey Brin: Why The Google Cofounder Likes To Push His Body To The Limits

When Larry and I started the company, we had to get some hard drives to, you know, store the entire Web," Brin told Wired of Google's early days.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, New York

Business Journal

Google X executive may be contender for United States CTO post

Megan Smith , an executive at Google Inc.'s Google X special projects lab, is in the running to fill the role of chief technology officer of the United States.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Silicon Alley Insider

We Braved The Flying Trapeze To See Why Google's Sergey Brin Loves It So Much

I am not very brave. When it comes to daredevil activities, the farthest I'll go is zip-lining and the occasional roller coaster.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin

Park Record

New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone

With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.

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