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Apple’s Tim Cook picks a fight with climate change deniers – Fortune

Fortune[A] self-described conservative think tank was pushing a shareholder proposal that would have required Apple to disclose the costs of its sustainability programs and to be more transparent about its participation in “certain trade associations and business …Angry Tim Cook tells Apple investor to ‘get out of this stock’NDTVApple CEO promises new products on the […]

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tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook Photo: Reuters – Business Today

Business TodayApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company’s annual meeting on Friday. Apple’s ability to again transform the fast-moving …Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google over AndroidFinancial […]

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tech

Apple CEO teases new products; takes pot shots at Google and other competitors – NDTV

NDTVApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company’s annual meeting on Friday. Apple’s ability to again transform the fast-moving …Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google over AndroidFinancial ExpressTim […]

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NFL

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Houston pops Bortles after NFL combine – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comGilbert’s speed and athleticism was readily apparent at the combine. 22. Philadelphia Eagles — Dee Ford, DE, Auburn — He’ll probably be moving to OLB once he gets to the NFL because of his size, but Ford can rush the passer from just about anywhere.Blake Bortles: Teams asked about girlfriend at NFL CombineNFL.comBlake Bortles’ Girlfriend […]

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Entertainment

Seth Rogen Talks About Mother-In-Law’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s Disease – AceShowbiz

AceShowbizFebruary 27, 2014 07:47:23 GMT. Rogen gives a statement at a hearing on Alzheimer’s disease treatment and prevention in Washington D.C. and recalls how his mother-in-law’s condition deteriorated in a few years. Tweet. Seth Rogen. See larger image.Seth Rogen’s hilarious and heartfelt Alzheimer’s speechNEWS.com.auSeth Rogen gets a ‘Knocked Up’ moment at Senate hearingUSA TODAYSeth Rogen […]

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tech

Google denies bidding $10 billion for WhatsApp – Times of India

Times of IndiaWASHINGTON: Google has refuted reports that it approached WhatsApp for an acquisition before Facebook grabbed it. Senior vice-president in charge of Chrome, Android, and apps, Sundar Pichai said that it was ‘simply untrue’ that Google had offered to …Google never made an offer to acquire WhatsAppTechSpotReports That Google Offered $10B for WhatsApp Are […]

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London

London cyclist ‘safety concerns growing’ – BBC News

BBC NewsConcern is growing among London cyclists about safety on the roads, according to a London Assembly report. Over two-thirds of cyclists were more concerned about safety than six months previously, said the study, called Cycling in London – An Update.£290m plan to make London roundabouts safer and less threatening to cyclistsEvening Standard£300million plan to […]

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tech

Apple’s new iBeacon MFi standards could pave the way for iWatch – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKApple has formalized its standards for iBeacon, specifying the required specs for devices and apps with the Bluetooth tracking technology to be added to the ranks of other “Made for iPhone” (MFi) devices. In short that means that future iBeacon products and …Apple Releases iBeacon SpecsMorning News USAApple formalizes iBeacon Bluetooth spec in the […]

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tech

Whatsapp Suffers Tech Difficuties Just Days After Purchase by Facebook – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceWhatsApp, the popular five-year-old messaging service that Facebook recently acquired in a $19 million deal, suffered tech difficulties this past Saturday, just days after its purchase by the social media giant last week. The problems lasted over three hours, …Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Has Couple Of Risks After The AcquisitionMarket News CallAfter WhatsApp acquisition, […]

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Entertainment

Colin Farrell’s Romantic Movie ‘Winter’s Tale’ Bombs — Here’s Your Box-Office … – Business Insider

Business InsiderNo one wanted to go out and see Colin Farrell’s Valentine’s Day flick “Winter’s Tale.” The Warner Bros.’ picture flopped over President’s Day weekend bringing in $8.1 million. The film was estimated to cost $60 million to produce. In comparison, both …Colin Farrell’s ‘Winter’s Tale’ is third box office bummerWINA AM 1070Colin Farrell’s ‘Winter’s […]

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tech

Google To Set Up ‘Cool’ Work Space In San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood … – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle is reportedly investing in a huge work space for its burgeoning number of engineers from recent acquisitions by leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. Google is reportedly planning to put its roots in the …Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came […]

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San Francisco

Skip The Bus, Report Claims Google’s Next Move Is Into SF Mission District – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — In what looks to become another skirmish in San Francisco’s escalating gentrification war, Google is said to be making a major move into the city’s Mission District and some are saying “there goes the neighborhood.”.Google said to open 200-worker office in San FranciscoCNETGoogle To Set Up New Office In […]

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tech

Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came … – International Business Times

International Business TimesSigns in opposition of technology companies are seen in San Francisco, Calif. on Dec. 9, 2013. A Google Inc commuter bus was blocked in San Francisco’s Mission district for about a half hour Monday morning, highlighting many residents’ growing concern …Google said to open 200-worker office in San FranciscoCNETSkip The Bus, Report Claims […]

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seattle

Canada’s tunnel saga offers lessons on Bertha fix – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSeattle Tunnel Partners will soon announce whether the difficult task of reaching and replacing the damaged seals will be accomplished by entering through the front of the stalled machine — the most likely option, and the one used in Canada — or from …The $80 Million Machine Digging Seattle’s Underground Highway Hasn’t Moved […]

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News

Valentine’s Day coverage in the UK – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk14.15 Dear bankers, here is some crucial Valentine’s Day advice for you, courtesy of Business Insider. Pro tips: You can’t recover from having your assistant ask your date out for you. and… Don’t take a vegetarian to a steakhouse. (As a vegetarian myself, am …Martorella: Valentine’s DayDarien TimesOn Valentine’s Day, talk to your kids about […]

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NFL

Seahawks Rout Broncos, Win Super Bowl – ESPN

ESPNThe New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee made announcements on the public address system in the stadium and also via Twitter asking fans to wait before coming to the stadium. Smith said that as of midnight, the process of returning fans to the …Transit issues plague fans before and after Super Bowl XLVIIISI.comSuper Bowl […]

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denver

Ever Since Colorado Legalized Weed, There’s Been A Big Spike In People … – Business Insider

Ever Since Colorado Legalized Weed, There’s Been A Big Spike In People …Business InsiderAnd the most irregular jump in demand is coming from states with the strictest drug laws in the country. According to travel planner Hopper.com, flight search demand to Denver has been 6.3% higher than the national average since December 1st. Marijuana … […]

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tech

What is DeepMind? The Artificial Intelligence Firm Bought By Google – International Business Times

International Business TimesDeepMind, the company recently acquired by Google, uses deep learning techniques to program computers to learn from visual data, much like the human brain. DeepMind.com. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) confirmed that it purchased DeepMind on Monday.Demis Hassabis: 15 facts about the DeepMind Technologies founderThe GuardianSOCIAL INSIDER: It Seems Google Acquired That AI Startup To Improve […]

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tech

Watch Steve Jobs’ Unseen Demonstration Of Mac From 1984 – Tapscape

TapscapeWhen Steve Jobs presented Apple’s Mac computer in 1984 to shareholders for the first time, the personal computer industry was almost nonexistent and that began to change with the Macintosh. Although everyone knows of the first presentation that Steve …Watch Steve Jobs demonstrate the first Mac back in 1984EngadgetGeeks the stars as Apple ‘Mac’ turns […]

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kiev

Protests in Ukraine – The Economist

The EconomistInstead, it was a day of civil unrest and perhaps the biggest test of Ukraine’s post-Soviet integrity. After two months of largely peaceful encampment on the Maidan in Kiev, the protests turned violent. Five people were reported killed and hundreds …Kiev Truce Falls Apart, and Unrest ResurgesNew York TimesClashes Rage in Kiev, 2 Police […]

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tech

How Moms And Selfies Can Change The Course Of Social Media’s ‘Beauty Story’ – Huffington Post

How Moms And Selfies Can Change The Course Of Social Media’s ‘Beauty Story’Huffington PostWhen Dove launched its “Campaign for Real Beauty” 10 years ago, the campaign was a reaction to the unattainable beauty standards set forth by Hollywood and Madison Avenue. Now, in 2014, impossible standards persist while social media provides a new …Dove’s ‘Selfie’ […]

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tech

Breaking: Dropbox service down; hacker group takes credit – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN MATEO, Calif. — Popular backup service Dropbox just went down — and a hacker group is claiming responsibility. “We are aware of an issue currently affecting the Dropbox site,” a message on the company’s home page says. “We have identified the …Dropbox Offline, Hacker Group Claims Credit [Update: Dropbox Denies Hack]TechCrunchAnonymous claims Dropbox […]

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tech

Reports: Yahoo servers hit in malware attack – USA TODAY

USA TODAYYahoo’s advertiser server was attacked by malware the past few days, possibly unleashing malware on the computers and devices of users clicking on ads featured on Yahoo’s web pages, according to published reports Sunday. According to stories posted …Malware delivered to thousands via Yahoo.com adsComputerworldMalware attack hits thousands of Yahoo usersCNNYahoo users exposed to […]

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New York

A Deadly Mix in Benghazi – New York Times

New York TimesMonths of investigation by The New York Times, centered on extensive interviews with Libyans in Benghazi who had direct knowledge of the attack there and its context, turned up no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any …New York Times: No Al-Qaida Role in 2012 Benghazi KillingsVoice of America5 […]

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Oakland

Bus Vandalized as Protesters in SF, Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles – KQED (blog)

KQED (blog)Update 11:50 a.m.: It turns out there were two incidents this morning in Oakland involving Google buses in addition to a protest involving an Apple bus in San Francisco. In Oakland, one bus was stopped briefly at the MacArthur BART station. The second …In SF and Oakland, activists block tech buses to protest displacementSan […]