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Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations

Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Dating site for cheaters sues South Korea

A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations of illegal activity.

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Related Topix: Social Software, North America, Canada, World News, Facebook

Park Record

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, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, us Travel, Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Examiner.com

Is Joan Rivers dead? TMZ reports comedian stopped breathing during surgery

Twitter is buzzing with rumors that Joan Rivers is dead after she reportedly stopped breathing during surgery on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: New York Daily News, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

Click2Houston

Mom's Facebook post gets child expelled

A Florida mother is outraged after her 4-year-old son was expelled from the private Christian preschool he attended because of a Facebook post on her personal page.

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Related Topix: Facebook

Click Orlando

For Apple, will bigger be better?

After ceding the smartphone and tablet size war to competitors like Samsung for the past few years, it appears Apple had finally decided that bigger is better.

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Related Topix: Apple, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

InfoWorld

Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more The average computer room today has cooling capacity that is nearly four times the IT heat load.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Microsoft, Google

The Campbell Reporter

Snapchat funding rumors return. Could its valuation hit $10 billion?

This Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 file photo shows Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Venture Capital, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Emerging Technology, Investment Services

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Groton Landmark

Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.

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Related Topix: Fire, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Fort Morgan Times

Diane Sawyer exits as ABC evening anchor

In this June 25, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, right, speaks about her new role at ABC News, leading new programming and tackling big issues and interviews and that David Muir, left, will become Anchor and Managing Editor of "World News" starting September 2. Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9 -- report

Influential tech new site Re/code reported Wednesday that Apple may unveil a wearable device next month at the same event where it is expected to debut the iPhone 6. It seems likely that such wearable device would be a watch since Apple was granted a patent for a smartwatch back in July.

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Related Topix: Apple, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology

SiliconValley.com

Apple v. Samsung: Judge refuses sales ban on Samsung smartphones

Apple is not entitled to a court-ordered sales ban on nine Samsung smartphones found earlier this year to violate the iPhone maker's patent rights, a San Jose federal judge ruled Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Apple, Ipad, Science / Technology, US News, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

Channel3000

Should you buy ISIS? No, not that one

You might think that a company called Isis Pharmaceuticals would be itching to change its name in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Facebook, Social Software, Twitter

Inside Bay Area

Tesla gigafactory

In today's world of social media fundraising, the ALS Association has hit the megamillions jackpot -- and created a social-media model that nonprofits everywhere are anxious to exploit.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, Non-Profit, Moraga, CA

Brandon Sun

Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition

U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

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AT&T 4G LTE Available In Lynchburg

Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: Faster speeds.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Versant, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

ComputerWorld

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Server sales have picked up after a long slow spell and are likely to stay buoyant well into 2015 and beyond, IDC said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Intel

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Jazz: Stunning tortie is running out of time at high-kill upstate shelter

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this beauty is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Facebook

WBTV

Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man

When 20-year-old Jesean Morris decided to post an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video on his Facebook page, it's unlikely that he thought it would lead to his arrest by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software, Omaha, NE, Prison

CBS Local

Los Angeles School District Halts Controversial $1 Billion iPad Contract

Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc. The Los Angeles Times reports that the suspension follows disclosures that Deasy and his top deputy had close contact ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Apple

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