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  1. Oil Drops as Gain in Saudi Arabian Output Boosts OPEC ProductionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Oil fell after posting the first monthly gain since June as Saudi Arabia stepped up production, lifting OPEC's output beyond its collective quota for a ninth month. Futures decreased as much as 1.1 percent in New York.

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  2. Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left and right edges so that information can be glanced at on the side.

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  3. Tens of Thousands Show Their Anger at Putin, but It's No MaidanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Russian opposition supporters in Moscow blamed President Vladimir Putin for sowing hatred and causing the war in Ukraine, as they turned up to protest the murder of liberal politician Boris Nemtsov. But sadness and pragmatism prevailed over their outrage, and few of them appeared to be ready for radical action.

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  4. Samsung Unveils S6 Phones, Mobile Wallet to Challenge AppleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    JK Shin, chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics Co., holds a Galaxy S6 smartphone during a news conference in Barcelona, Spain, on March, 1, 2015. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg -- Samsung Electronics Co.

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  5. Most Metals Advance as China's Rate Cut Boosts Demand OutlookRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Copper and aluminum rose for a third day after China cut benchmark interest rates for the second time in three months to spur economic growth, boosting demand prospects in the world's biggest metals consumer. Copper climbed as much as 0.8 percent while aluminum increased as much as 0.4 percent.

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  6. Gold Imports by India Seen Surging as Jaitley Retains TaxRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Overseas purchases may jump to 100 metric tons in March from about 25 tons in February as jewelers and traders, who delayed purchases in anticipation of the tax cut, replenish stockpiles, Rajesh Mehta, chairman of Rajesh Exports Ltd., said by phone from Bengaluru on Feb. 28. Domestic demand will also increase as retail buyers return to the market, he said. The revival in Indian demand may help prices in London to extend the first weekly gain in five and spur smuggling.

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  7. Gold Rises in Longest Run Since October on China Rates, U.S. GDPRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Gold climbed for a fourth day, advancing to the highest level in almost two weeks, after China announced a second interest rate cut in three months and the U.S. reported a slower pace of economic expansion than estimated. Bullion for immediate delivery rose as much as 0.8 percent to $1,223.29 an ounce, the highest since Feb. 17, before trading at $1,221.98 by 11:03 a.m. in Singapore, according to Bloomberg generic pricing.

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  8. Japan Stocks Rise as Yen Weakens, Investors Weigh China Rate CutRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Japanese stocks rose as the yen fell for a third day and investors weighed an interest-rate cut by China amid signs the world's second-biggest economy is weakening. Tokyo Disney Resort operator Oriental Land Co.

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  9. MoreRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Art Daily

    Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860 is the first major exhibition in Britain devoted to salt prints, the earliest form of paper photography. The exhibition features some of the rarest and best early photographs in the world, depicting daily activities and historic moments of the mid 19th century.

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  10. Patent No. 2462930A: Keg ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brookston Beer Bulletin

    Today in 1949, US Patent 2462930 A was issued, an invention of Victor Alvear, for his "Keg Closure." There's no Abstract, but the description claims that the "object of the present invention to provide a bung for a keg in which the stopper is a fixture on the keg and cannot become lost and the chance of its becoming damaged is reduced to a minimum."

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  11. Samsung appears more than ready to compete with itsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The wild success Apple has had with the iPhone 6 squarely put the pressure on Samsung to step up its game with its own new flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. On first look they've done just that.

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  12. Spectroscopic Confusion: Its Impact on Current and Future Extragalactic HI SurveysRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. We present a comprehensive model to predict the rate of spectroscopic confusion in HI surveys, and demonstrate good agreement with the observable confusion in existing surveys.

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  13. Miller-McIntyre leads Wake Forest over Pittsburgh 69-66Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  14. US astronauts spacewalk to prepare ISS for commercial spacecraftRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Astronaut Terry Virts gives the Vulcan salute from the cupola of the International Space Station in a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy. Miami: Two US astronauts on Sunday made speedy work of their third spacewalk to get the International Space Station ready for the arrival of more commercial spacecraft in the coming years.

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  15. MDC for scala's ExecutionContextRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Code Project

    So the origin of problem comes from one of applications where we wanted to add a tracable label for request processing. All of you who are more less familiar with reactive programming are aware that such processing involving many systems is asynchronious by its nature so must concern many threads.

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  16. Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to battle AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc. Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed "Project Zero", the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edges variant are critical for Samsung's plans to reverse plunging smartphone revenues that led to its first annual earnings fall in three years in 2014. A warm initial reception sent Samsung shares rising as much as 3.9 percent on Monday to their highest in nearly nine months.

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  17. Asia stocks mostly rise as China rate cut offsets US dataRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Parts of California were getting a welcome dose of rain and snow from a storm system moving through the state, while late-winter weather dumped snow elsewhere in the Southwest. After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record.

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  18. Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets. Samsung, fellow South Korean firm LG and hip Chinese maker HTC timed their smartphone launches to grab the attention on the eve of the Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest telecoms trade fair, in Barcelona, Spain.

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  19. Patent trolls serve valuable role in innovationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Stephen Haber, a Stanford political science professor, suggests in new research that concerns about too much litigation involving patents is misguided. A patent troll is a person or company that buys patents - without any intent to produce a product - and then enforces those patents against accused infringers in order to collect licensing fees.

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  20. Dutch chipmaker NXP to buy Freescale Semiconductor for $12BRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors N.V. said Sunday it had agreed to buy its smaller rival Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for $11.8 billion in a deal that will make it the biggest supplier of microchips to the automotive industry. The deal pays Freescale shareholders only a small premium over Freescale's $11.1 billion market value, based on Friday's closing share price.

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