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Status update: 10 years in, Facebook still a force – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMENLO PARK, Calif. – Facebook on Tuesday celebrates 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room launch of the social network, a business now worth more than corporate centenarians General Motors and Ford Motor combined.Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than EverReutersPlease de-friend your ex: How people are using FacebookCNETTen Years In, These […]

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Judgment at Nuremberg actor Maximilian Schell dies aged 83 – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldAustrian actor Maximilian Schell, who won an Oscar for best actor in 1961 for Judgment at Nuremberg, has died at the age of 83. Schell died following “a sudden and serious illness”, agent Patricia Baumbauer said on Saturday. The actor became ill on …Oscar-winning actor Maximilian Schell diesBBC NewsMaximilian Schell dies at 83; […]

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Lenovo CEO eyes Motorola customisation in bid to beat Apple and Samsung – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: Lenovo’s CEO Yuanqing Yang likes Motorola’s customisation model and may bring it to other markets. Liam Tung. By Liam Tung | January 31, 2014 — 11:11 GMT (03:11 PST). Follow @liamT. One benefit of Lenovo taking Motorola’s devices …Everyone’s a winner from Google’s sale of Motorola to LenovoInquirerHELLO LENOVO. Do you really, really want […]

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Revenue surge for Facebook over hike in ad sales – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook’s total advertising revenue in the final quarter of 2013, a sign that the social network, born a decade ago in the desktop computer era, is succeeding in its goal of being “mobile first”.Facebook unveils social ‘newspaper’Financial ExpressNew Facebook app strips away clutterBoston GlobeFacebook powers higher […]

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Sienna Miller is contrite, topless in ‘Esquire UK’ – CNN

CNN(EW.com) — Why did Sienna Miller fall off Hollywood’s radar shortly after the 2009 release of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra? The answer’s simple, according to Miller herself: “I sabotaged things,” she says. “I burnt a lot of bridges.” There’s more blunt honesty …Sienna Miller Topless In ‘Esquire’, Talks About How She’s ‘Not Important’RumorFixMiller: […]

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Indian media: Rahul Gandhi’s words – BBC News

BBC NewsMedia in India are analysing Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s first major TV interview ahead of the general elections. Mr Gandhi is leading the party’s ‘ campaign for the elections due by May this year and many see his interview to the Times Now …Gandhi ridiculed after lacklustre TV showingFinancial TimesGujarat government abetted 2002 […]

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EXCLUSIVE: French President Hollande Tells TIME Private Life Sometimes ‘a … – TIME

TIMEHours before French President François Hollande announced that his relationship with his longtime partner Valérie Trierweiler was over, he told TIME in a wide-ranging interview that he had felt bound as a world leader to remain mum about his private life, …French President Hollande confirms Trierweiler splitBBC NewsFrench president ends relationship with first ladyIrish TimesFrench […]

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Egypt clashes kill 29 on third anniversary of revolution – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least 29 people have been killed in clashes in Egypt as the country marks the anniversary of the 2011 uprising which overthrew President Hosni Mubarak, the health ministry says. Rival demonstrations of supporters and opponents of the military-backed …Deaths Mar Third Anniversary of Egypt Uprising Amid Rallies (1)BusinessweekAnniversary of 2011 Egypt uprising sees […]

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Thai govt offers to put off Feb 2 polls – Indian Express

Indian ExpressThe protesters, who launched their anti-government campaign in November, have been demanding that Yingluck should step down and make way for an unelected “people’s council”. Tweet This …Protesters ready to cripple advance votingBangkok PostThai govt offers to put off polls, protesters rebuff proposalZee NewsUPDATE 1-Thai government wants end to protests but promises no crackdownReutersHouston […]

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Clashes Uproot 140000 People In Central Iraq: UN Agency – Bernama

BernamaUNITED NATIONS, Jan 25 (Bernama) — The United Nations refugee agency said Friday over 65,000 people have fled Fallujah and Ramadi cities in central Iraq’s Anbar province over the past week, bringing the total number of displaced people to more than …Fresh clashes uproot 140000 people in central Iraq: UN agencyXinhuaFallujah Has Fallen to Al-QaedaABC […]

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REPORT: Justin Bieber Hooked on Drugs, In Need of Rehab – The Hollywood Gossip

The Hollywood GossipAccording to a new report, Justin Bieber may not simply be a spoiled, entitled, havoc-creating celebrity who throws eggs at his neighbor’s home purely out of ego. He may have a drug problem. Justin Bieber Scandal Rewind. Well-connected insider tell TMZ …Justin Bieber’s bodyguard fired after concerns over behavior (Report)TheCelebrityCafe.comJustin Bieber’s Sex Scandal […]

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Unable to get last glimpse leaves Suchitra Sen’s fans heartbroken – Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business LineIn life as in death, Suchitra Sen remained an enigma. The 83-year-old actor, who breathed her last this morning at a private hospital in Kolkata, stayed away from public life for over three decades. To respect her last wishes, she was cremated in complete …Suchitra Sen’s fans disappointed at being unable to see […]

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US Says Iran Won’t Attend Peace Talks on Syria – New York Times

New York TimesWASHINGTON — Iran will not participate in peace talks on Syria that are to be held this month in Switzerland, a senior State Department official said Friday. “No, they’re not coming,” said the official, who cannot be identified under the department’s protocol for …Iran: Nuclear Talks Conclude with ‘Solutions’Voice of AmericaSupport for Iran […]

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Britney Spears ‘DOES Sing Live’ In Las Vegas… If Only A Little – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseDespite earlier claiming that she “always” sings live at her shows, Britney Spears was accused by many critics of lip-synching the entirety of her Piece Of Me opening night in Las Vegas on Friday – however it is now thought that her live vocals can be heard on …Britney Spears Pours On ‘Cheese’ (And Glitter) […]

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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 communications satellite …Let the Space Price War BeginBusinessweek(Another) Giant Leap For SpaceXDiscovery NewsREFILE-SpaceX plans third launch attempt on MondayReutersLos Angeles […]