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  1. Facebook posts 4Q profit, results top Street expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Prince George Citizen

    On a per-share basis, the Menlo Park, California-based company said it had profit of 25 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, were 54 cents per share.

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  2. Apple relishes the biggest profit bite in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    The company that Steve Jobs had co-founded has scooped up a profit of $18 billion in the first quarter that ended on December 27. The profit of $18 billion is the biggest ever reported by a public company worldwide, according to S&P analyst Howard Silverblatt The previous record was held by Russian energy giant Gazprom, which posted a profit of $16.2 billion in the first quarter of 2011. The late Jobs was quoted as saying in the 1990s: "I mean Picasso had a saying, he said good artists copy, great artists steal.

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  3. Qualcomm, Inc. Earnings: You'll Never Guess Who's Ditching the Snapdragon ChipRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

    When the news hit the wires, Qualcomm shares immediately plunged 5% lower on lowered full-year guidance. Qualcomm's sales rose 7% year over year in the first quarter, landing at $7.1 billion.

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  4. Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices. The world's biggest online social network said Wednesday that advertising revenue jumped 53 percent to $3.59 billion for the fourth quarter - with mobile ad revenue representing 69 percent of the total.

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  5. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround plan to come under greater scrutiny without AlibabaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group. The breakup announced Tuesday will transfer ownership of nearly 384 million shares of Alibaba stock, currently worth $38 billion, into a new entity called SpinCo.

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  6. Period instruments do not always make for historically-informed performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    There is no questioning the impressive blend of intellect and expressiveness that cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O'Riley bring to both their performances and their recordings. Their first duo album, Shuffle.Play.Listen , went far beyond the boundaries of both practice and theory acquired through the usual channels of music education, venturing into the cognitive issues of sensory order as they pertain to both performers and listeners.

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  7. 150 babies a year could be born to three-parent familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Treasure hunter who found wreck of fabled $50m 'Ship of Gold' and recovered its booty is arrested with his girlfriend in suite at the Hilton - after two years on the run fleeing from his investors Michelle Obama shrugs off media storm over her bare-headed visit to Saudi Arabia - after she was pictured glaring at officials when some refused to shake her hand Deadly Annapolis mansion fire that killed a couple and their four grandchildren was caused by a 15ft dry Christmas tree Outrage after Crown Princess of Sweden is asked about her 'Nazi' grandfather at Auschwitz memorial ceremony - while standing next to a holocaust survivor The hidden calories in your Super Bowl feast: How snacking on party dips, hot dogs and beer can add up VERY quickly The 11 fathers of Asia: 800 million modern men are descended from a handful of ancient leaders - including Genghis Khan Facebook to censor images of ... (more)

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  8. Facebook reports strong Q4 as mobile ad sales keep growingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CIO

    Facebook continues to reap big rewards from ads placed on people's smartphones, which now generate more than two-thirds of its revenue. Roughly 69 percent of Facebook's revenue for the quarter ended Dec. 31 came from mobile advertising, the company said Wednesday.

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  9. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Net income for the th... )--APX Group Inc. announced the completion of its offer to exchange its outstanding 8.75% Senior Notes due 2020 that were issued on July 1, 2014 ... )--Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Chief Executive Officer John C. Hellmann will present at the Stifel Transportation & Logistics Conference in Key ... )--Visa Inc. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per share of class A common stock --A.M. Best has upgraded the issuer credit rating to "bbb+" from "bbb" and affirmed the financial strength rating of B++ of USIC Life Insurance Comp... )--Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. , an innovator of laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry, today announced results for... )--Aspen Technology, Inc. , a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today announced financial results for ... (more)

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  10. Samsung's Galaxy S6 Gamble Is Damaging QualcommRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm known for my strong views on mobile technology, online media, and the effect this has on and communication will have on the public conscious and existing businesses. I've been following this space for over ten years, working with a number of publishers, publications and media companies, some for long periods of time, others for commissions, one-off pieces or a series of articles or shows.

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  11. Do Mitt Romney's Expensive Things Define Him?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Aside from the infamous car elevator, Romney also has a few multimillion dollar homes, but he also has a long history of charity and frugality. When the Boston Globe reported on Monday that Mitt Romney might be selling his La Jolla, California, mansion-the one with the famed car elevator that made him look so out-of-touch in 2012-much of the reaction focused on the home's amenities.

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  12. David Plouffe at Uber: Change We Can Believe In?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    David Plouffe helped make a man whose middle name is "Hussein" the U.S. president. But Uber-as-social-good may be a tougher sell.

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  13. OneDrive adds 'Albums,' will soon add automatic photo import from PCRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CIO

    Microsoft has launched an Albums feature for organizing photos stored on its OneDrive cloud service, bringing it one step closer to parity with competitors Dropbox and Google. Albums, described in a company blog post Wednesday, will give users functionality similar to Dropbox's Carousel photo gallery app and Google Drive's built-in albums feature.

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  14. Silk Road paid thousands in shake-downs from malicious hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CIO

    When operating outside of the law, you can't exactly rely on the police to protect your illegal enterprise from other criminals. The Silk Road marketplace founders likely learned this lesson in 2012 and 2013, after paying thousands of dollars to cyber extortionists who threatened to expose serious site vulnerabilities or hit it with denial of service attacks, according to evidence presented in a Manhattan federal court on Wednesday.

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  15. Facebook's quarterly revenue, profit top estimates on ad growthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    File- This May 16, 2012, file photo shows a Facebook logo displayed on the screen of an iPad in New York. File- This May 16, 2012, file photo shows a Facebook logo displayed on the screen of an iPad in New York.

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  16. Bill Gates: I feel stupid for only speaking EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    If someone really annoys you -- especially a referee during a tense soccer match -- you can say the most glorious things to them and watch their blank faces not being able to register what was said. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates must have been on the receiving end, once or twice in his life, of someone saying something about him in a foreign tongue, while he is none the wiser.

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  17. Springfield police searching for car after gunfire in city's North EndRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD - Police were hunting for a late-model sedan seen fleeing the area where gunfire erupted in the city's North End late Wednesday afternoon. Details were limited, but a 2000 Ford Taurus with tinted windows was seen leaving the area of 12 Prospect St., where as many as 12 rounds were detected by the city's ShotSpotter system at about 3:40 p.m. There were no apparent injuries in the incident, which prompted multiple police units to search the Memorial Square section of the North End and southern sections of neighboring Liberty Heights.

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  18. Amazon said to launch enterprise email serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CIO

    Amazon will launch an enterprise email and calendar service that competes against products from Microsoft and Google, according to the Wall Street Journal . Called WorkMail, the product will focus on security and ease of use, because Amazon claims many companies view enterprise email applications as expensive and difficult to use.

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  19. U.S. government says Obamacare could affect up to 29 percent of taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HawaiiNews

    The Obama administration estimates that up to 29 percent of U.S. taxpayers could have to take the law known as Obamacare into account as they complete their 2014 income tax returns, officials said on Wednesday. Two to 4 percent are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, according to official estimates.

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  20. Bill Gates is another smart guy who is terrified of artificial intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    While it might sound like a fantasy to have robots folding your laundry and driving you to work in the future, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said on Wednesday that he's afraid of artificial intelligence, and doesn't understand why more people aren't concerned about how it could impact the future. Gates said during his third Reddit AMA session that he agrees with tech entrepreneur Elon Musk - who has been vocal on the subject of artificial intelligence - and is worried about how this type of innovation could be used in the years ahead.

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