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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

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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

18 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

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

Yesterday | 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

West Australian

Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba

Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month - and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Financial Markets, Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Yahoo!

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American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Terrorism

Alamogordo Daily News

Tri-Valley A&E: Escape the dead with ice-cold brew, 'Iceman Cometh'

With a Zombie Pub Crawl bringing the dead to life on Sept. 4 and the 15th Annual Eugene O'Neill Festival's evocative presentation of "The Iceman Cometh" coming Sept 19-28 to Tao House, escapism is unavoidable, even commonplace.

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Related Topix: Downtown (New York, NY), Social Software, Facebook, Danville, CA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Sarah Silverman took marijuana to Emmys

That's right. She had the grass, the herb, the chronic, the reefer, the stink weed, the Mary J, the ... Anyway, the "Masters of Sex" actress told E! News during a red carpet interview she brought her phone, some gum and some marijuana.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Marijuana, E! News, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Opinion

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Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Rutgers University, Opinion

Northern Life

'Wolf of Wall Street' nominates PM to do ice bucket

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has nominated Prime Minister Stephen Harper to do the ice bucket challenge.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Facebook, North America, Canada, World News,

ABS-CBN News

China antitrust regulator says Microsoft not transparent with sales info

A Chinese antitrust regulator said on Tuesday that Microsoft Corp had not been fully transparent with its sales data on the software it distributes in China, including information on sales of its media player and web browser software.

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Related Topix: Microsoft

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ITworld

Google's Slides presentation app now works offline on iOS

The Google Docs word processor and Sheets spreadsheet apps for iPads and iPhones could already be used while disconnected from the Internet Google's Slides presentation app can now be used without an Internet connection on iOS devices, joining the two other core office productivity tools in the company's suite, the Docs word processor and Sheets ... (more)

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Related Topix: Google, Microsoft, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office

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