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Apple’s iPhone sales and outlook lag targets, shares slide – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Apple Inc missed Wall Street’s lofty target for iPhone sales over the crucial holiday shopping season and offered a weaker-than-expected forecast for this quarter, sending its shares down 8 percent on Monday. The world’s most valuable technology …Apple’s Marginal QuarterWall Street JournalApple IPhone Sales Trail Estimates for Holiday Quarter (2)BusinessweekApple rings up record […]

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US, British spy agencies exploit ‘leaky’ apps for intel: report – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and British intelligence agencies have plotted ways to gather data from Angry Birds and other smartphone apps that leak users’ personal information onto global networks, the New York Times reported on Monday. It was citing …NSA spying through Angry Birds, Google Maps, leaked documents reportedly …Fox NewsSloppy smartphone apps destroyed your […]

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Davos 2014: Eurozone deflation ‘way below target’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that deflation remains a real risk to economic recovery in the eurozone. Despite signs of recovery across the world, Christine Lagarde said that potential risks must not be ignored. One of …Davos participants avoid seeming too hopeful, Draghi talks down deflation fearseuronewsMood of ‘cautious […]

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Grizzlies target home-and-home sweep of Rockets – WFMY News 2

WFMY News 2(SportsNetwork.com) – The Memphis Grizzlies go for a home-and-home sweep of the Southwest-rival Houston Rockets Saturday night at FedExForum. The Grizzlies rebounded from Monday’s loss to New Orleans by recording an 88-87 triumph over the …Grizzlies vs. Rockets final score: Memphis’ defense stifles Houston, 88-87SB NationChandler Parsons Turns Up (Video)Space City ScoopMemphis Grizzlies […]

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Sochi Olympics terrorism threat: Two more ‘black widow’ suspects identified – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comBy Albina Kovalyova, Richard Engel and Erin McClam, NBC News. SOCHI, Russia — Russian security officials are hunting for two more young Muslim women — so-called “black widow” terror suspects — who they believe are planning to target the final …Experts expect new Sochi threats as Games approachUSA TODAYAddition of relay to Sochi Games, boosts […]

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Ukraine Tracks Protesters Through Cellphones – New York Times

New York TimesKIEV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian government used telephone technology to pinpoint the locations of cellphones in use near clashes between riot police officers and protesters early on Tuesday, illustrating that techniques that can be used to target commercial …Profile: Ukraine’s ‘Right Sector’ movementBBC NewsUkraine going ‘out of control’, Russia saysTimes of IndiaUkraine’s president […]

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NJ Mayor: Sandy Aid Ultimatum Came From Christie – NBC New York

NBC New YorkThe committee issued 20 new subpoenas Friday as the traffic jam plot reached deep into Christie’s administration; the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs the bridge; and Christie’s re-election campaign. Zimmer said another member of …Hoboken residents sound off on Christie administrationNew York Daily NewsNew York Daily News Front […]

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Security firm traces malware back to Russian teen – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — Security firm IntelCrawler said Friday that it has identified a Russian teenager as the author of the malware probably used in the cyberattacks against Target and Neiman Marcus, and that it expects more retailers to acknowledge that their …Six more US retailers hit by Target-like hacks, security firm saysITworld.comTarget was not sole […]

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Target data breach part of broader organized attack – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: A confidential U.S. government report indicates that the Target data breaches were tied to a broader effort against retailers. New malicious software called KAPTOXA led the attacks. Larry Dignan. By Larry Dignan for Between the Lines | January 17, …After Target breach, Homeland Security warns retailersCNNMoneyHackers use ‘Kaptoxa’ malware with Russian code to steal […]

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Mike Zimmer gets first head coaching job with Vikings – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Vikings have hired Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their new head coach. Those who’ve followed Zimmer through the years say they couldn’t be happier for him, even though they’re sad to see him leave Cincinnati. Loading… Post to …Vikings target Browns offensive coordinator Turner for same positionFOXSports.comVikings target Turner as offensive coordinatorSan […]

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Thai protesters target revenue offices, government awaits graft ruling – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Protesters in Thailand trying to force out the government marched on revenue offices on Thursday, but their numbers appeared to be dwindling and ministers said the movement could be running out of steam. A state anti-corruption …Thailand Protests Wane Despite Calls to Shut Down BangkokNew York TimesThai protesters march on new government […]

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Obama agrees to 4-year extension for International Space Station – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON Jan 8 (Reuters) – The Obama administration wants to keep the International Space Station, a $100 billion orbital research outpost that is a project of 15 nations, flying until at least 2024, four years beyond a previous target, NASA said on …Misbehaving Sun Delays Space Station Supply FlightABC NewsNASA: International space station operation extended […]

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Facebook Sued For Allegedly Using Your Private Messages To Trigger Ads – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleAn Arkansas lawyer and political blogger has sued Facebook for allegedly using data from private messages to target ads. Matt Campbell, author of the left-leaning muckraking site the Blue Hog Report, filed a class-action complaint on Monday in the U.S. …Facebook faces lawsuit for allegedly scanning private messagesPCWorldFacebook Sued Over Alleged Scanning of […]

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Russia Bombings Spark Olympic Concerns – ABC News

ABC NewsThe suicide bombings in Russia serve as a chilling reminder of what the Winter Olympics represent to terrorists: A high-profile target with more than 2,500 athletes, some of them world-famous, waving the flags of nearly 90 nations. So, while many Olympic …Russia bombings raise questions about Sochi Olympics securityCNNUN chief appalled by terrorist bombingsXinhuaBehind […]

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Tanaka free to come to MLB … for a very large fee – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comRelease the hounds … or the wallets. The Rakuten Golden Eagles have decided to post right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, the hottest pitcher on the free-agent market, Jon Paul Morosi reported Tuesday night. All major league teams that bid the new $20 million …Japanese team reverses course, will post Masahiro TanakaUSA TODAYTanaka Mystery Now Has an Ending: […]

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Shin-Soo Choo agrees to a seven-year deal with the Rangers – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comShin-Soo Choo has a seven-year, $130-million agreement with the Rangers, sources tell CBSSports.com. Texas has a deal now with its primary target. The Rangers envision Choo as a tablesetter following a year in which he had a .423 on-base percentage …Rangers agree to 7-year, $130 million deal with free-agent OF ChooFOXSports.comRangers upgrade with seven-year, $130 […]

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LeBron James erupts on Mario Chalmers during a timeout – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMario Chalmers is used to being the target of abuse from his Heat teammates when things go wrong, but it doesn’t usually happen this early in the season. Despite Miami’s efforts to play down the importance of this December matchup between the East’s top …Heat seek revenge as short home favorites against PacersSportingNews.comLeBron James […]

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Target investigating massive Black Friday data breach: report – CNET

CNETThe shopping giant Target is apparently investigating a data breach that affects the in-store records of millions of credit and debit card transactions. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. December 18, 2013 1:48 PM PST. Follow @sethr. It’s not just online …Sources: Target Investigating Data BreachKrebs on SecurityReport: Target suffers Black Friday hack at ‘nearly all’ […]

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Gaza fighters head to Syria as refugees flow in – BBC News

BBC NewsRecent videos posted on the internet show Palestinian militants doing target practice with rifles and training to storm buildings while Islamic music plays. They come from the Gaza Strip, where Islamist groups are committed to armed struggle with Israel. But the …Gaza flooding drives 40000 from their homesgulfnews.comIsrael begins fuel transfer for Gaza powerSky […]