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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

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SpaceX Launches Cluster Of Commercial Satellites

The SpaceX company has launched a rocket packed with communication satellites.

07/14/2014

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World Cup Online: Brazil’s Shock Shatters Records

s the World Cup neared its end this week, Twitter had a field day with Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals, which became the most-discussed sports game in the social network’s history.

07/11/2014

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Prostitute In Google Exec Case Linked To 2nd Death

Two months before police say a high-priced prostitute calmly left a Google executive dying from a heroin overdose on his yacht, the woman panicked on the phone with a 911 dispatcher as her boyfriend lay on the floor of their home in the throes of a fatal overdose.

07/11/2014