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Oops! EPA Goes Off Topic, Tweets About Kardashian

The Environmental Protection Agency’s fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

07/22/2014

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Target Debuts An Image-Recognition Shopping App

Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones.

07/22/2014

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‘X-Men’ VR Experience Coming To Comic-Con

(AP) — Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. 20th Century Fox has created an “X-Men”-themed virtual reality stunt especially for the pop-culture convention, which kicks off Thursday […]

07/22/2014

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Netflix Tops 50M Subscribers As 2Q Earnings Soar

Netflix’s second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from a hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.

07/21/2014

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Yahoo Buying App And Analytics Company Flurry

Yahoo says it will buy Flurry Inc., which helps other companies make apps and design mobile ad campaigns.

07/21/2014

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Microsoft Makes Design Central To Its Future

Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft’s Surface tablet, he designed food — or “food concepts,” he says, for people on the go.

07/21/2014

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Apple May Pay $400M In Digital Book Settlement

Apple will pay up to $400 million to compensate consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless the company overturns a court decision attesting to its pivotal role in the collusion.

07/16/2014

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Electronic Devices Can Cause Nickel Allergies To Flare Up

We use our electronic devices for all sorts of things – from talking and looking up information to playing games. But the frequent use of such gadgets is actually making some people sick.

07/16/2014

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Obama Pushing Research On Cars That Talk To Cars

(AP) — President Barack Obama is envisioning a time when cars will be able to talk with other cars or with America’s roads. He says such technology could prevent crashes, cut down on traffic and […]

07/15/2014

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Got A Rash? iPad, Other Devices Might Be The Cause

(AP) — Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety […]

07/14/2014