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1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

Fired Yahoo exec gets enormous severance

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro , left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

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Related Topix: Yahoo!, Dapper, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Tiny Power Plants Hold Promise For Nuclear Energy

Tiny nuclear power plants that could be far cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts could herald the future for an energy industry that has come under scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Microsoft

4 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

8 hrs ago | SFGate

Google's 1Q earnings disappoint

Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.

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Related Topix: Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KMIZ

Google's future phone: The customizable Ara

Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware project. This time it's a modular smartphone dubbed Project Ara that can be customized by swapping out individual pieces of hardware.

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Related Topix: Google, Santa Clara, CA, Cameras

The New Zealand Herald

German media boss says he's scared of Google

The head of Germany's biggest media company says he is afraid of Google and wants the company to become more transparent.

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Related Topix: Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, World News, Germany

WLKY-TV Louisville

MH370 families storm out of briefing

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Related Topix: Facebook

ABC News

Smartphone Apps to Help Patients Take Their Meds

Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Johnson Controls

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Review: Forward to the past with Windows update

Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Mice, Keyboards

WTAX-AM Springfield

cronkite

THIS DAY IN 1962: Walter Cronkite made his debut as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News."

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Facebook

National Public Radio

ASML Sees Lull In Orders From Computer Chip Makers

ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, ASML Holding NV, Computers, Intel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Biz Break: Yahoo, Intel jump after kicking off crucial earnings season for Silicon Valley

Today: Yahoo and Intel sate wary investors with first-quarter earnings reports that juiced their stock prices in after-hours trading.

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Related Topix: Yahoo!, Canaan Partners, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners, Koprol

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Apple, Criminal Defense Law, Law, iPod touchiPad App, iPad App, iPhone App, Find My iPhone, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Facebook, Autos

Norwalk Citizen News

Stocks end higher, extending a modest rally

Coca-Cola rose 4 percent after reporting higher sales of non-carbonated beverages.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Johnson Controls

WHO-TV

Facebook App: Mobile Users Must Download Messenger

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.

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Related Topix: Facebook

National Public Radio

Yahoo's 1Q Shows Modest Gains In Ad Business

Yahoo's listless advertising sales showed signs of life in the first quarter to overshadow a 20 percent drop in earnings.

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Related Topix: Yahoo!, Yahoo! Japan

Sunherald.com

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), WebMD, Facebook, Twitter, Social Software

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

3 bombings, 3 lives forever altered

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

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