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Neiman Marcus says about 1.1 million cards hacked – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – Neiman Marcus said Thursday that about 1.1 million customer credit and debit cards may have been hacked by malicious software. The sophisticated, self-concealing malware was “clandestinely” installed on the department store…



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Amazon mulls online pay-TV service: WSJ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Amazon.com may launch a new pay-TV service over the Internet in what would be a major expansion of the e-commerce company’s online video business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday….





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Google developing smart contact lens – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Google’s vision for wearable technology took another ambitious leap forward Thursday when the world’s largest Internet search company announced it is developing a smart contact lens. The lens measures glucose in…




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Yahoo COO de Castro leaves with millions – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro stepped down from the Internet company on Wednesday after disappointing advertising results. De Castro is leaving Yahoo, with millions of dollars in severance and…



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Google to acquire Nest for $3.2 billion – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Google intends to make even more of a splash in Americans’ homes. On Monday, it reached a deal to buy Nest, the maker of highly-styled digital smoke alarms and thermostats, for…




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Snapchat updates app, apologizes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat on Thursday made changes to its app to address privacy concerns. The Venice Beach-based service will now allow people to opt out of linking a phone number with their username….






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Washington topples BYU for interim coach – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — So much for any controversy. For Washington, having inexperienced interim head coach Marques Tuiasosopo on the sideline for the Fight Hunger Bowl against BYU could have proved disastrous, prompting at least…







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Google antitrust offer rejected in Europe – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Google’s latest offer to end an antitrust investigation in Europe was rejected by authorities in the region, leaving a question mark over how the world’s largest Internet search provider operates in…


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Android customizer Cyanogen notches $23M – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Talk about a mobile revolution. A growing software movement is quietly taking hold on Android-based devices, allowing people to customize smartphones and tablets more to their liking. What’s known as Android…


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Facebook plans to roll out video advertising – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Facebook on Tuesday said it soon plans to begin video advertising within members’ News Feeds, a move that takes aim at massive spending budgets for television ads. The social-networking giant says…


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Microsoft to pick CEO by early 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft on Tuesday said its executive search committee expects to pick CEO Steve Ballmer’s successor by early next year, a decision that could determine two strikingly different paths for the software…


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Beyonce album breaks iTunes sales records – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Beyonce’s latest album broke iTunes sales records, Apple said Monday. BEYONCÉ, which the singer announced on Facebook’s Instagram mobile service, became the fastest selling album ever on iTunes with 828,773 purchased…


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Snapchat snaps up $50 million – USA TODAY

Snapchat snaps up $50 millionUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat has snagged $50 million in funding for its wildly popular photo- and video-based text messaging service. Venice, Calif.-based Snapchat on Wednesday disclosed the third round of…






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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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