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16 min ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rabbit heads left in 2 sisters' mailboxes

Westfield police are investigating after severed rabbit heads were found this week in two mailboxes in this western Massachusetts town.


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

Thu Apr 24, 2014

ABC News

Tesla's Musk Paid $70,000 in 2013

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was paid just under $70,000 in 2013. But he could be in line for much, much more.


Related Topix: Tesla Model X, SUV, Tesla Motors


Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle anti-poaching lawsuit

It's going to be an extra payday for thousands of Silicon Valley engineers after some of the region's biggest employers agreed to settle a lawsuit over an illegal pact not to hire each others' employees.


Related Topix: Apple, Steve Jobs

Lexington Herald-Leader

Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street

Nadella, who replaced longtime CEO Steve Ballmer in February, said in a statement that the quarter's results "demonstrate the strength of our business, as well as the opportunities we see in a mobile-first, cloud-first world."


Related Topix: Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

WMTW-TV Auburn

Stocks: Tug of war on Wall Street

The bulls and bears were having a tug of war Thursday as they debate the latest corporate earnings, renewed geopolitical tensions and a recent spate of merger news.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Apple, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Hudson Hub-Times

Stock futures jump, lifted by Apple and Facebook

U.S. stock futures rose sharply 30 minutes before the opening bell as investors cheered strong earnings from Apple and Facebook.


Related Topix: Facebook


Net neutrality rules to create Internet 'fast lane'

Federal regulators plan to propose new rules Thursday that would allow Internet providers to create a "fast lane" for certain websites and services.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Netflix


Tech Tips: Add 2nd Layer of Protection Online

Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Social Software, Facebook, Computers, Google

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.


Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Vladimir Putin, Facebook, Social Software

The Wichita Eagle

Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

This Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.


Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software, Menlo Park, CA, Mobile Marketing


Stocks: The win streak is over

Wall Street failed to extend its win streak to seven days on Wednesday as investors took their feet off the gas.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing, Home Building, Home, Facebook

National Public Radio

Buffett Disapproves Of Coca-Cola's Pay Plan

Buffett, whose company is the beverage maker's largest shareholder, called the plan "excessive" in an interview on CNBC after it was approved at the company's annual meeting.


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


Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile ads

Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business continued to accelerate in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's revenue target.


Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software, Mobile Marketing

The Beaumont Enterprise

Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.


Related Topix: Apple, Science / Technology, Steve Jobs, Cupertino, CA


Reports say an Amazon phone is close

After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.


Related Topix: Cameras, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

I4U Future Technology News

Time Travel with Google Maps

The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.


Related Topix: Google, Mountain View, CA

US stocks edge lower after a six-day rally

Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Intuitive Surgical, Robots, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights

Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations.


Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Facebook

Mitch Hurwitz: New Netflix series, maybe more 'Arrested Development'

"Arrested Development" creator and executive producer Mitch Hurwitz has signed a deal with Netflix to create and produce multiple original series for the streaming service.


Related Topix: Netflix, Hip-Hop, Arrested Development, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Science / Technology, Internet, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


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