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3 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

LinkedIn stock jumps after 2Q results

The results come on the heels of better-than-expected quarterly reports from Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. that whetted investor appetite for social media companies in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Twitter, Facebook, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Tesla posts 2Q loss, prepares Nevada factory site

The Palo Alto, California-based company reported a loss of $61.9 million, or 50 cents per share, compared with a loss of $30.5 million, or 26 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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

9 hrs ago | News Observer

Tesla, Panasonic partner for $5 billion US 'gigafactory'

Tesla Motors will partner with Panasonic Corp. to create the $5 billion "gigafactory" battery plant that the company has said will bring down the cost of its popular but expensive electric cars.

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

11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

NY judge: US warrant can reach email in Ireland

She said she agreed with the findings of a magistrate judge who approved a sealed search warrant in December for a consumer email account that Microsoft stores in Dublin, Ireland.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Ireland, World News, Redmond, WA

12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Justin Bieber still needling Orlando Bloom

Justin Bieber is continuing to show the world's children how to remain mature, calm and brave in the face of conflict.

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

12 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

MTV wants Beyonce without Jay Z for VMA performance

Insiders at a Columbia Records listening event told The New York Daily News that MTV desperately wants Beyonce to perform a medley from her latest record, "Beyonce."

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

13 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Va. police: Respect the privacy of 'Woman in Black'

The woman wearing black, identified as Elizabeth Poles, was embraced this week by about 50 people in Winchester, Va.

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Related Topix: Winchester, VA, Facebook, Social Software

14 hrs ago | KMIZ

Is the iPad doomed?

Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of the end for the tablet? Easy, there, tiger.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, iPhone

19 hrs ago | Reuters

Samsung Elec sees tough second half after second-quarter profit slips

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. on Thursday reported its worst quarterly profit in two years and was downbeat about its second-half prospects, fuelling concerns about its ability to protect its smartphone turf in the face of mounting competition.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Apple, iPhone, Computers

23 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

The Internet.org app will give subscribers of Zambia's Airtel phone company access to a set of basic Internet services for free.

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Related Topix: Facebook

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily World

New York posts 'bill of rights' to protect student data

The state Education Department has produced a last-minute, preliminary "parents' bill of rights" on the use and security of student data a?? hours before a legally imposed deadline to do so.

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

The Star Press

Hysterectomy device pulled off market

Johnson & Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators' growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the body.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Johnson Controls, LOC-AID Technologies

Christian Science Monitor

Google Hangouts woos businesses by ditching the need for a Google+ account

"Hanging out" on Google will now be as easy as sending e-mails and sharing documents - while you're in the office, that is.

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Related Topix: Google, Computers

The Washington Post

'Spider-Man' fights Dubliner in street, goes viral

Dublin's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has become a social media phenomenon after being caught on video fighting a man who allegedly tried to steal his money.

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Related Topix: Facebook, World News

DNA India

Paramount Pictures apologises for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster

Paramount Pictures film studio apologised on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", showing the four characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper underscored with a Sept.

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Related Topix: Media, Paramount Pictures, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, _No Company, Napoleon Games, Mutant, Video Games, Twitter, Facebook

Asian Correspondent

Microsoft brings Cortana to China and India on Windows Phone

The company's corporate vice president of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, said Wednesday in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Phones will get the voice-recognizing app in a coming update to Windows Phone 8.1. Users in Australia, Canada and India will also get a version of Cortana, although the company said that would be an earlier ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

AT&T selects San Antonio for faster internet

The company says its GigaPower network has a 1 gigabit per second speed. That's about 100 times faster than what U.S. consumers typically get.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Folks on social media ask: Where is mysterious woman in black?Folks...

Folks on social media ask: Where is mysterious woman in black? She's been spotted in Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia, according to the Facebook page.

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Related Topix: Facebook

Park Record

OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers

This week, OKCupid became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Privacy, Golden Gate University, Park City, UT

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Facebook: Get Messenger or else

For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Autos

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