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Twitter adds female board member – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has added a female board member to its ranks, a move that comes after criticisms of a boy’s club of executives. The micro-blogging service has positioned Marjorie Scardino on its…


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Rescuers scramble to save stranded whales – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe fate of dozens of whales stranded off the Everglade National Park remained cloudy Thursday as rescuers struggled to coax them into deeper water. Six pilot whales have died and four were euthanized since…




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China Warns of Bitcoin Risks – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWhile the Chinese government doesn’t officially recognize Bitcoin, buyers there are nonetheless helping to fuel a boom in the four-year-old virtual currency. Bobby Lee of BTC China, the country’s largest Bitcoin exchange, tells…


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Four tips for creating stronger passwords – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCybersecurity firm Trustwave says more than 2 million accounts for services such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have been compromised. Although several of the companies have already contacted affected users, the most interesting bit…











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Apple completes key China Mobile deal – report – CNN

CNNApple and China Mobile have reportedly inked a long-anticipated deal that should make buying an iPhone easier for hundreds of millions of Chinese. The deal’s completion, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, will greatly…

















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SpaceX makes its point with Falcon 9 launch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX had already proved it could launch cargo to the International Space Station. On Tuesday, the company achieved another milestone when its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket deployed its first commercial…



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China Issues 4G Mobile Licenses – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA Chinese vendor tested new screen products for Apple’s iPhone 5 at a mobile phone stall in Guangzhou city, China. Nov. 22. European Pressphoto Agency. BEIJING—China gave out licenses for speedier mobile services…


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Dual-screen Yota phone now official – CNET

CNETIt’s been a year since the Yota dual-screen handset was announced, but the good news is that it’s finally available. Austria, France Germany and Spain will be the first countries to get the Android smartphone,…














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Facebook Feed Tweak, Explained – InformationWeek

InformationWeekFacebook’s latest change means you can expect to see more shared articles and news, but fewer memes. Facebook wants to be your go-to destination for news and current events. It is announcing changes to its…



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Amazon testing delivery drone service – Newsday

NewsdayAmazon’s plan to eventually enlist self-guided drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less, revealed Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” opens a host of possibilities — and hazards. Amazon.com Inc. says…



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Yahoo buys SkyPhrase’s voice technology – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has agreed to acquire SkyPhrase for its natural language processing technology, according to the startup. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Yahoo did not respond to a request…





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PS4: 2.1m consoles sold worldwide – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFollowing reports yesterday that the PS4 had become the fastest selling video game console in UK history, Sony has announced that more than 2.1 million PS4s have been sold worldwide. The company’s President and Group…



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