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Microsoft - A Strong Buying Proposition

By reports.droy. Read more » »Related Stocks: MSFT, IBM, SAP, NOK, ORCL, VMW, EMC, FBRC,...

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Daniel Kahneman at Google

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CVS disables NFC terminals, stops accepting Apple Pay, Google Wallet

On Saturday, CVS Pharmacy customers using Apple Pay reported that the retailer had joined Rite Aid in disabling its NFC credit terminals, according to MacRumors.CVS’s reasoning behind the end of NFC support is simple enough: Leaked internal...

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Can Apple Pay and the New iPad SIM Card Overcome Industry Opposition?

Source: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images While the debut of upgraded iPad models and other new hardware were the headlining news at Apple’s recent media event, the most important news may have been the introduction of two potentially industry...

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Apple Pay Blocked at Rite Aid and CVS in Favor of QR Code Payments

The list of retailers supporting Apple Pay during its launch in September was long and impressive, but in the weeks following the launch, some major retailers have blocked the service in favor of a competing option set to debut in 2015 According to user...

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CurrentC Is The Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees

 Long before Apple Pay, big brick-and-mortar retail chains were conspiring to sidestep the typical 2% to 3% fees they’re charged by credit card companies when consumers pay with credit. A company called MCX (Merchant Customer...

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Google Inbox Users Can Now Invite Others to Join

If you're still waiting for an invite to Inbox, Google's new app that rethinks email, we have good news: Just bug your friends who already have it. The service, which is still in beta, rolled out to limited users on Wednesday. Users who emailed...

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Apple Watch is a breakthrough device that won’t polarize the wearable computing world

The highly anticipated Apple Watch carries forward many Apple traditions, including a new input method, but doesn't break with the industry in a way that raises industry angst and eyebrows....

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Drug stores drop Apple Pay and Google Wallet to push their own payment tech

If you're bent on using Apple Pay or Google Wallet for your shopping, you may have to be finicky about your choice of drug stores. Both CVS and Rite Aid have shut off their support for NFC-based payments just days after Apple Pay went live. Try...

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Here’s What Has Changed in Apple’s New iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

Source: Apple.com When Apple unveiled the new iPad Air 2 at its recent media event in Cupertino, California, the company touted the device’s slimmer profile with a dramatic presentation involving a laser and a pencil. With a depth of only 6.1...

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Google’s New Skybox For Good Program Gives Real-Time Satellite Imagery To Non-Profits

 On the heels of acquiring satellite startup Skybox in August, Google and Skybox have announced the Skybox for Good program, which will provide real-time satellite imagery to organizations and programs that save lives, protect the environment,...

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How to use Apple’s Continuity, iCloud Drive and AirDrop to share files with yourself

When you think of online sharing, you think about sharing your files with other people. Apple's iOS and OS X updates will show you how easy it is to to...

14.9 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Gained More Than $60 Billion Under Nadella, Thanks To His Innovator’s Methodology

Judging by stock price jumps, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s CEO has been a mastermind for the almost $372 billion dollar market cap mammoth. Its 23.31% upswing year to date is the result of constant improvement in Microsoft Corporation...

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Still Reigns The Market, Even if Competition is Harsh

Judging by stock price jumps, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s CEO has been a mastermind for the almost $372 billion dollar market cap mammoth. Its 23.31% upswing year to date is the result of constant improvement in Microsoft Corporation...

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Google Inc (GOOGL) And Apple Inc.(AAPL) Are Hindering Kidnapping and Terrorist Investigations: Edmund Hartnett

Both Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) have beefed up the security on their operating systems and the companies claim that now even they themselves cannot access the data of their consumers. However, this has some serious implications...

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iPhone 6 Problems, Hiccups And Issues

Despite the massive success of the iPhone 6, certain headaches have arisen with Apple's flagship handsetThe iPhone 6 has unquestionably been a runaway success for Apple Inc. NASDAQ:AAPL. In sales terms it has exceeded even the most optimistic...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Hits Record High; Post-Earnings Volatility Possible

Facebook stock has moved 10% on average after quarterly results in the last eight quartersFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares closed Thursday at an all-time high of $80.04. It gives the company a valuation of over $208 billion. Facebook’s...

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iPad Air 2 Vulnerable To Bending, Just Like iPhone 6 Plus

You have to make a trade-off if you want a slimmer and lighter tabletApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s newly launched iPad Air 2 is one of the best tablets in the market. Some tech experts have called it the “best thing Apple has ever...

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4 vs. Nexus 6 – Which Phablet Is Best?

How do the market leading phablets compare to one another?With the iPhone 6 Plus having already been released, two new competitors for its phablet crown are about to hit the stores. Samsung is to bring out the latest model in its Galaxy Note series, the...

17.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Retina 5K iMac Has a Screen That Can Stop Traffic

There is a lot to like about Apple's 27-inch iMac With Retina 5K Display. In addition to having the fastest processor that Apple's ever put in an iMac as well as a super-slim frame, the Retina 5K iMac is stunning with a 5,120 x 2,880 display...

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Can Apple Save iTunes?

Apple recently said, “Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store.” Had that sentence been written in the past tense it might have been more...

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Who'd have thought the Power Mac G5 made a good bench?

Like it or loathe it, you have to admit that the design of the Power Mac G5 was a very clever way of getting around the system's legendary thermal issues. It was no surprise that the ol' cheesegrater was kept around for the Mac Pro, at least...

17.9 hours on engadget.com

Mobile this week: Kindle Voyage takes off; Google Inbox reviewed; Apple iPad SIM lock(ed)

I upgraded from a Kindle Paperwhite to a Voyage this week. Was it worth it? Google's new Inbox app takes some getting used to but shows potential, while the Apple...

18.1 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN): The Cloud Can Be An Important GDP Catalyst

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is practically controlling the Cloud through its Amazon Web Services, which contributed to the company’s revenues some $3.7 billion, according to some past estimates. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) tries to...

19.3 hours on insidermonkey.com

Spot the hubris: A case of the pundit pot calling the Apple kettle black

You know how terrible it is when kittens turn into cats, right? Everyone was all “Awww, kitten!” and now they’re like “Big deal, it’s a cat.” That’s the point we’ve reached with tablets. “Apple Is...

19.9 hours on macworld.com

The Week in iPad Cases: Keyboards, exotic designs, and protection for every season

Keyboards, exotic designs, and protection for every seasonThis week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings an array of options for your tablet, from multi-function wonders to simple yet efficient designs.AppleWith the launch of its latest round of...

19.9 hours on macworld.com

Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.» E-Mail...

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Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.» E-Mail...

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Google's Larry Page gives Sundar Pichai more power

Pichai will oversee executives in charge of search, maps, ads and commerce, Google+ and other...

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Eric Schmidt’s Artificial Intelligence Prediction

Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says Google can be the perfect personal assistant that makes you smarter. The cost? Just a little bit of privacy. Eric Schmidt’s Artificial Intelligence Prediction The post Eric Schmidt’s Artificial...

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Engadget Daily: Nexus 9, Google VP sets new space-jump record, and more!

It's Friday, ya'll. But before you checkout for the weekend, check out all our news highlights from the last 24 hours, including our hands-on with the Nexus 9, a new high-altitude jump record, the best gaming mice you can buy right now, and...

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Google Exec Breaks Space Jump Record With Nearly 26-Mile Free Fall

Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, broke Felix Baumgartner's two-year-old world record for highest altitude free-fall jump on Friday morning when he parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere, free-falling from a height...

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Sundar Pichai’s Ascension At Google Could Herald New Platform Unification

 In a sweeping transfer of power, Google CEO Larry Page will bequeath operational leadership of a host of core products to his lieutenant Sundar Pichai. Pichai, a well-known Google executive, will add control of Google+, search, maps,...

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Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

We have a saying around the Greenbot newsroom that the most exciting tech-centric news usually hits on Friday afternoons. Google just dropped a Friday afternoon news bomb.Recode reports that Google CEO Larry Page has transferred leadership of all core...

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Sundar Pichai takes control of Google's crucial products

Well, we guess congratulations are in order. According to Re/code, Sundar Pichai, the senior vice president at Google who used to just be in charge of the Chrome, Android, and web apps teams now basically has control of almost every other...

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No Switching for You! AT&T Locks the Apple SIM to Its Network

If you use your LTE iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with AT&T, you'd better be prepared to stay with the network. AT&T will lock the Apple SIM card in the device, even though the card is intended to allow users to switch networks at...

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Google VP Alan Eustace Leaps From Stratosphere, Beats Felix Baumgartner's Record Jump

That's one giant leap! Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, set a new world record today by completing the highest-altitude free fall yet--parachuting from 135,908 feet (or 25 miles) above Earth. The record was previously held by...

32.7 hours on huffingtonpost.com

iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Going Strong In China

By reports.droy. Read more » »Related Stocks: AAPL, SSNLF, BABA, AMZN,...

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What Developers Should Know About Apple Pay

In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS Architect Kevin Harwood explains how developers can start integrating Apple Pay into their apps. For now, he says, developers should focus on making use of In-App Purchase. More information is available on Apple's...

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Sundar Pichai becomes second-in-command at Google with major reorg

Sundar Pichai just became the second-most-powerful man within Google, and is now overseeing search, infrastructure, maps, commerce, ads and more as well as Chrome and...

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Got Google's new Inbox app? Now you can invite three friends!

The jury's still out on Google's new mobile approach to email, but that hasn't stopped people from going a little batty over getting invited to use it (see also: Gmail, Google Wave). In case you were feeling a little weird about begging...

33.3 hours on engadget.com

Apple Inc. And Nike Inc Collaborating On ‘Stealth’ Wearables

Nike chief executive Mark Parker has hinted at a future collaboration with Apple on a new item of wearable technology, which will be more "stealth" than existing products.Since 2006 the two companies have partnered on wearable technology, with...

33.5 hours on valuewalk.com

The NYPD will give smartphones to its officers, and it looks like they’ll run Windows

The New York Police Department will give a smartphone to every single one of its officers in the field. Although Microsoft wasn't mentioned, it looks like many of the devices...

33.8 hours on search.gigaom.com

Apple Pay Lets Man Scan, Use Wife’s Citi Credit Card Without Additional Verification

Apple Pay allows you to easily scan cards into the Passbook app, but Citi is allowing some cards to be added without additional verification if they meet certain conditions.One of the neat features of the new Apple Pay system is that it lets iPhone 6...

33.8 hours on consumerist.com

Fenced in: That unlocked Apple iPad SIM gets locked when activated on AT&T

This is why we can't have nice things. The Apple SIM that comes with the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 was supposed to let customers switch between...

34.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Market News: Amazon.com, Microsoft Corporation, Procter & Gamble Co

Mark Spellman, a portfolio manager at Alpine Funds commented that the market rises on "the idea the Fed will be here to protect you”The stock markets in the United States ended the week higher amid ... ...

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Windows Update Breaking Counterfeit Computer Chips That Users Don’t Even Know They Own

(frankieleon) Most of us have, at least once, had a Windows Update that made something work less well than it used to, instead of better. But it’s rare for a system software update to break part of your computer’s hardware entirely....

34.5 hours on consumerist.com

In pictures: Google exec secretly shatters Felix Baumgartner's skydiving altitude record

Google exec breaks skydiving altitude record, in secretImage by Paragon Space Development Corp.Alan Eustace, the senior vice president of knowledge at Google, apparently has an odd hobby: he likes to break skydiving altitude records.For the past few...

34.7 hours on pcworld.com

Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

The cries for help from frazzled Mac owners whose Wi-Fi connections went haywire after upgrading to OS X Yosemite are being met by Apple with stone-faced silence.Affected users have been filing a steady stream of complaints about the problem in...

34.7 hours on pcworld.com

AT&T locks your iPad Air 2's SIM so you can't switch carriers without a new one

Apple's iPad Air 2 launched with a very, very pleasant surprise: If you splurged on an LTE model, you could choose whether you wanted to jump on Sprint's, T-Mobile's or AT&T's networks (along with EE's if you're in...

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Apple iTunes Sees Drop in Music Sales

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Digital music sales at Apple iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, underscoring the fragility of the music industry’s nascent...

Downloading Music Is Quickly Going Out Of Fashion

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First records died, then cassette tapes, then CDs and now, downloads. That's right, we're all but officially in the age of streaming services. Apple might operate the largest online music store in the world, but the Apple Store's iTunes...

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Cool Tech of the Week: Hoverboard, iPad Air 2’s Insides, and More

Spencer Platt/ Getty Images We have interesting innovations, insights, and inventions this week. The iPad Air 2 gets a teardown from iFixit, getting to the bottom of what’s making this Air so much thinner. Wearables are continuing to get us out...

35.3 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

The Nexus 9 wasn't designed to be an iPad killer

The Nexus 9 wasn't designed to be an iPad killer; it was designed to inspire Google's Android partners to create one instead. Though you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise: It was announced one day before the iPad Air 2 and mini 3,...

35.4 hours on engadget.com

Google Rolls Out An Invite System For Its New Email App, Inbox By Gmail

 Good news, you don’t have to scour eBay for an invite to Google’s new email application, Inbox. You just have to know someone who got in. Today, Google announced by way of its “Inbox by Gmail” Twitter...

35.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Google exec sets a new record for highest-altitude jump (video)

Move over Felix Baumgartner (pictured above) -- just two years after the daredevil's record setting 128,000 foot Red Bull Stratos space jump, Google VP Alan Eustace has topped it. The New York Times reports Eustace rode a balloon 135,908 feet...

35.5 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 tablet is selling at twice the rate of the Pro 2

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet appears to be a bona fide hit, according to Microsoft executives.In the company's positive earnings report, released Thursday, the company disclosed that Surface revenue topped $908 million for the quarter....

35.8 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Pay tops Tim Cook's to-do list in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook says bringing the recently launched Apple Pay system to China is his top priority for doing business the country.Apple Pay launched on Monday in the U.S. and allows iPhone 6 users to make ‘tap-and-go’ payments at...

35.8 hours on pcworld.com

Stephen Hawking’s First Facebook Post

The poke feature may be a bit beneath him, and we somehow doubt that he will embrace stickers, but theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking managed to accumulate more than 923,000 likes on his Facebook page since its Oct. 7 launch, and his...

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Cramer Gives Thumbs-Up to 3M, Microsoft, Celgene Conference Calls

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- To TheStreet's Jim Cramer, a company's earnings release isajust the bare bones of how it did in the quarter. The meat is in the conference call. There were a lot of calls this week, and here are Cramer's...

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Apple’s slipping iTunes sales prove streaming is the future

iTunes numbers looked solid, if not outright impressive, when Apple reported fourth-quarter earnings this week. Sales were up from $4.3 billion to $4.6 billion year-over-year. But Apple doesn’t break out music purchases...

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Apple: Shanghaied

A cyber attack originating in China represents a significant setback for the...

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Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Shares of Facebook recently topped $80. They've more than quadrupled from their post-IPO lows of two years ago. Can Mark Zuckerberg keep the momentum in mobile...

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AT&T Breaks The Apple SIM’s Best Feature, Locks It Down If You Pick AT&T

 The idea behind the Apple SIM that comes in the new iPads is most excellent: one sim, many carriers. Whenever you want to switch carriers, you’d just pop into settings and pick the new one. If you want to bring your own SIM, you can...

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The Groups App I Wish Facebook Would Build

 About once a week, if not more, I find myself typing these words or something similar on Facebook: “I just PM’d you, check your ‘Other’ inbox.” Or, “sorry, I’m on mobile, I...

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24 Hours Later, Users Find Hacks for Facebook's Rooms

Facebook introduced its anonymous community app Rooms on Thursday. Now, just 24 hours later, the lead product manager on Rooms discovered that users have hacked it. He's delighted. Josh Miller, the Facebook product manager, wrote Friday in a Medium...

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Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Likes 'The Theory of Everything'

Stephen Hawking has spent a lifetime getting his head around concepts in astrophysics most of us will never comprehend, but the 72-year-old never got around to the social-media thing — until Friday. The renowned theorist, cosmologist and author...

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3 Biggest Takeaways from Microsoft’s Strong Earnings Report

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (TheStreet) -- With Microsoft's stock trading higher on Friday, Wall Street is giving CEO Satya Nadella the equivalent of a pat on the back for a job well done in the company's fiscal year 2015 first quarter. The Redmond,...

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Why Google's Job Interviews Never Last More Than 30 Minutes

Richard Feloni at Business Insider explains: As a hiring manager, if you research a job candidate and ask the right questions, there's no reason the interview should last longer than 30 minutes, Google chairman Eric Schmidt and former VP of product...

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Yep, Apple Will Shut Down Beats Music App And Roll It Into iTunes

 Last month I reported that Apple would shut down Beats Music and likely add streaming music to iTunes. Apple denied, specifically, that Beats Music would be shut down. Shortly thereafter, ‘unnamed sources familiar with the...

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How Apple Pay Could Take Mobile Payments Into the Mainstream

Source: Apple.com The new Apple Pay system isn’t exactly groundbreaking, although it is revolutionary in some respects. The technology exists, and other companies already have similar products on the market. The problem, thus far, has been that...

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Hackers Are Exploiting Microsoft PowerPoint to Hijack Computers

Hackers are exploiting a security flaw in Microsoft Office by using PowerPoint to attack Windows users and gain control of computer systems. Microsoft, in a security advisory on its website, says there have been "limited, targeted attacks"...

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Amazon, Inc. to Support Apple Pay on Visa Rewards Card

Amazon's Chase Rewards now compatible with Apple Pay and Visa Rewards will soon followAmazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shoppers who currently use the company’s Visa Rewards card will soon be able to pay through Apple Pay. 9-to-5 Mac recently...

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RALPH NADER: Hey Apple, Stop Listening To Carl Icahn And Pay Your Workers Instead (AAPL)

Ralph Nader has a clear message for Apple: pay your workers more money. In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Nader, a multiple-time Presidential candidate, wrote that Apple should stop catering to the demands of activist investors like Carl Icahn, and use...

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iTunes music sales down almost 14%

Sales for iTunes Store Music is down more than 13 percent, Dow Jones...

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Google Inbox review: Are you ready for a better way to manage communications?

After using Gmail for nearly 10 years, the new Inbox app is the most radical change I've seen yet. It works well if you buy into the task-centric approach but...

38.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Will Be Bigger Than Amazon.com, Inc (AMZN) In Cloud Offering: Rick Sherlund

Under huge expectations, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported its quarterly earnings on Thursday, which managed to beat the street estimates. Microsoft shares went up by more than 30% in the last 1 year and it went up by another 3% after the...

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Microsoft Redressing Brand Lumia

By reports.droy. Read more » »Related Stocks: MSFT,...

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MIDTERM ELECTIONS: Facebook’s Interactive Map

The results of elections in the U.S. are not decided by Facebook likes, and this is a good thing, because while Shakira may be very entertaining, she is probably not best-suited to serve as president. But likes do provide an effective way to get a...

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RiteAid stores block Apple Pay, Google Wallet payments

Days after the launch of Apple Pay, Rite Aid has stopped accepting the payment system at 4,600 stores across the United States.The company, which is one of the biggest drug store chains in the country, said it is currently not accepting Apple Pay or...

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How NSA Spying, Google and Chlorinated Chickens Are Pitting Germans Against Americans -- And What to Do About It

These remarks are adapted from a talk at the Center for European Studies at Harvard on October 23. I see an increased nervousness in my country about America. Even though both our countries have an eagle on their coat of arms, people currently are...

39.4 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Don't Try Bending the iPad Air 2 at Home

Bendgate continues with the iPad Air 2, and it's far worse than we've ever imagined. In a new YouTube video that will surely make any tablet owner's knuckles whiten and teeth clench, the latest iPad Air 2 undergoes a bend test to see how...

39.4 hours on mashable.com

iPad Air 2 teardown reveals mystery NFC chip

A teardown of Apple's iPad Air 2 turned up a surprise: an NFC module. According to iFixit, the NXP 65V10 NFC Controller is the same one that Apple uses for Apple Pay in its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The same chip also appears inside...

39.5 hours on macworld.com

FTC: Tech Support Representatives Pretended To Be From Microsoft, Facebook, Scammed $2.5M From Consumers

(lungstruck)It makes sense that consumers with a lack of computer knowledge would seek services and assistance from well-known tech companies like Microsoft and Facebook. So it should come as little surprise that a shady company would use this...

39.5 hours on consumerist.com

RiteAid blocks Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Days after the launch of Apple Pay, Rite Aid has stopped accepting the payment system at 4,600 stores across the United States.The company, which is one of the biggest drug store chains in the country, said it is currently not accepting Apple Pay or...

39.5 hours on pcworld.com

11% of Facebook Users In UK Have Shared Accounts With Partners

A recent survey from 11% of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) users in the United Kingdom share their account with a significant other. This finding comes from Voucher Code Pro and only included individuals 18 and over. According to the survey’s...

39.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Google Said to Buy Six Silicon Valley Buildings for $585 Million

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google bought six office buildings in a $585 million deal from the Blackstone Group and Starwood Capital. The properties are part of the Pacific Shores Center office park in Redwood City, California, about 11 miles...

39.9 hours on thestreet.com

With Amazon, Google and Microsoft in the mix, can anyone else contend in public cloud?

Given their huge resources, it's obvious who the Big Three companies are in public cloud. The question is, after them, who else can...

40.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Will Google's New Inbox App Be The Perfect Replacement For Gmail?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google has been working to improve your Gmail experience regardless of operating system, allowing users to have more control over how they sort e-mail and, hopefully, make it easier and maybe even fun to deal with. Google's...

40.5 hours on thestreet.com

Apple or Samsung? Ask these 'lil pros

Turney Duff worked at billion-dollar hedge funds. But when he wants to know what's hot—like Apple or Samsung?—he consults these pint-size...

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The dangers of Google idealism

Julian Assange tells a fascinating tale about Schmidt and Google in Newsweek: Schmidt’s emergence as Google’s “foreign minister”—making pomp and ceremony state visits across geopolitical fault lines—had not...

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Why NFC in the iPad Air 2 is a big deal for small businesses

Apple stuck an NFC controller chip in the iPad Air 2, although it's not used for anything at the...

40.8 hours on search.gigaom.com

Ask the iTunes Guy: Special iTunes 12 edition

When Apple released OS X Yosemite, they also gave us iTunes 12. Lots of things have changed in this new version, and I’ve been getting email from readers about many of the new features. In this week’s column, I’ll tell you how to...

40.9 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft Lumia is the newest smartphone phone brand

Microsoft just reported it sold 9.3 million Nokia Lumia sales over the last three months. New phones, however, will be branded as Microsoft Lumia devices. The company will still use...

41 hours on search.gigaom.com

Is Apple’s Sapphire-Covered iPhone Still in the Works?

Source: Thinkstock One of the biggest rumors that was circulating in the run up to the release of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus was that the devices would feature screens made of sapphire, a material that is harder and more scratch-resistant than...

41.1 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook Talks Privacy After iCloud Hack In China

Apple Inc. NASDAQ:AAPL’s chief executive officer Tim Cook is talking business and the future of his company in China. One of those chats involves privacy and security involves the privacy and security of users. He is currently in talks with...

41.1 hours on valuewalk.com

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Apple Inc. (AAPL): Move over Apple Watch Blackberry Is Coming

As it turns out, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is not going to let Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) run away without putting up a fight in the wearable technology sector. Tom Jowitt, in an article on TechWeek europe revealed that Blackberry has recently been...

41.2 hours on insidermonkey.com

Solid Quarter for Microsoft, But Shares Fairly Valued

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This is what Microsoft's Nokia-less Lumia phones will look like

After the Nokia France Facebook page tipped Microsoft’s branding plans earlier this week, Microsoft made if officially official: The company’s future smartphones will be called Microsoft Lumia, dumping the Nokia moniker. Along with its...

41.4 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Surging on Earnings Beat Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft Corpa acontinue to surge, up 4.55% to $47.07 in pre-market trading this morning after the company posted earnings of 54 cents per share for its fiscal first quarter, above analysts' estimates of 49 cents...

41.5 hours on thestreet.com

Good Week For Apple Inc. (AAPL) As Stock Hits All-Time High

Most investors consider Apple a rare breed of growth and valueApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock went up 1.79% to $104.83, setting a new record high. The big jump comes just days after the Cupertino company reported strong fourth-quarter results....

41.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Amazon Rewards Visa Cards Now Compatible With Apple Pay

 Amazon said it would be making its Rewards Visa from Chase compatible with the new Apple Pay system earlier this week, and the integration is already out the door. Amazon had said it would support it sometime, though they didn’t...

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4 Facebook Marketing Lessons I Learned From my Marriage

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Microsoft Corporation dropping free Xbox Music streaming

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Online petition calls for living wage for Facebook drivers

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Facebook hopes to get people talking -- using whatever name -- with Rooms app

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Facebook Goes Forward In Messaging By Returning To The Past With “Rooms”

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Microsoft Corporation Unveils Security Measures For Windows 10

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Facebook Launches Anonymous Community App Called Rooms

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Facebook’s Next Big Thing: Bringing Back That AOL Chatroom Feeling

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Apple vows to evaluate GT's progress

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Google Inc Acquires 2 More UK-based Startups

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Q&A With Facebook’s Josh Miller On Why His Rooms App Isn’t Anonymous, It’s The Early Web Reborn

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Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic

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Meet Rooms, Facebook’s semi-anonymous app and first real attempt to fix the broken problem of social

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GT Advanced settles with Apple, to exit sapphire production

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Three-Tiered Access to Facebook’s Ads API: Development, Basic, Standard

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GT Advanced Technologies Inc To Pay Apple Back In 4 Years

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Facebook Exec Sorry About That Time He Acted Like An Unhinged Lunatic

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How Apple Pay Could Rid Holiday Shopping Security Concerns

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New rumors of Microsoft wearable include FCC filing, mystery watch on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Facebook Stock Climbs to an All-Time High of $80

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Facebook shares top $80 for first time; hits all-time high of $80.18 intraday

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Mandarin Q&A for Mark Zuckerberg

Not only was Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg named to the board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, but he also conducted his first-ever public question-and-answer session in Mandarin at the school Wednesday. ...

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Early Apple 1 Computer Fetches $905,000 At Auction

While experts expected the machine to fetch around $400,000, the vintage machine surprised at over $900,000.The machine was “one of the 50 computers made by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) founder and big boss Steve Jobs in his garage in...

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Cloud Is Finally Shaking the Loch Ness Monster Awake

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 Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)‘s CEO, Satya Nadella has finally helped the company grow back its long neck, resembling a Loch Ness monster. Using the long neck, the software company can now see far into the future, and help in...

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is finding a fanbase among developers for expanding into cloud. The problem is the other...

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First impressions of the iPad Air 2 from a current iPad Air owner

A first look at this year's iPad Air 2 compared to the 2013 model shows little changes on the outside. Inside is very different story with a noticeably better camera...

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Apple Riding High After The Quarter Results

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Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

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Mike Schroepfer, Chris Cox Sell Facebook Shares

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One of the First Apple Computers Built by Steve Wozniak Sells for $905K

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Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) is cleaning up after a mess caused by a glitch in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Apple Pay electronic payment system, a report from The Street confirms. According to the publication’s J.R. deBart, a number of Bank...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Will Open 25 Stores In China By 2016

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German publishers capitulate and let Google post news snippets -- for now

German publishers said they are bowing to Google’s market power, and will allow the search engine powerhouse to show news snippets in search results free of charge, at least for the time being.The decision is a step in an ongoing legal dispute...

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Chromebook shipments skyrocket as Microsoft unleashes counterattack

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Jeans May Be Discoloring iPhone 6 Gold Models

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Google plans to make a component store for its modular phone

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Britain and immigration: Keep open the gates

WHEN David Cameron declared his intention last year to hold a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, this newspaper gave a cautious cheer. Although we felt there was a risk the Conservative prime minister was bending too far...

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Here’s Why You Only Have a 0.2% Chance of Getting Hired at Google (If You Apply)

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One Of The First Apple Computers Has Sold For $905,000

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Google buys two Oxford University AI spin-offs to bolster its DeepMind team

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Why Soaring Chromebook Sales Are Great News For Google, Acer, Samsung and HP

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More Beats than Spotify: Microsoft to kill free Xbox Music streaming

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Apple and sapphire producer GT Advanced Technologies officially part ways

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iPhone 7 Screens Could Be Made By Foxconn [REPORT]

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Facebook Inc CEO Zuckerberg Holds Q&A Session In Chinese Language

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Apple's Spurned Screen Provider Closing Sapphire Factories

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Facebook Inc (FB)’s Mark Zuckerberg Manages To Get Through Q&A Session In Chinese At Beijing

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Apple Inc. Wins Case Against ‘Patent Troll’ GPNE

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GT Advanced Technologies To End Sapphire Business And Settle Debt With Apple

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Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay

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iPad Air 2 Teardown By iFixit Reveals Smaller Battery

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REPORT: Mobile Ad Budgets for Facebook, Twitter Soar in 3Q

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Papers, Please creator's new game invokes Mac Plus era

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Apple Plans More Stores in China

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)’s Core Threatened By Google Inc (GOOGL): Ken Sena

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Bankrupt Apple Sapphire Supplier GT Advanced Is Getting Out Of The Sapphire Business (GTAT, AAPL)

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Mark Zuckerberg leaps the language barrier in China

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Apple ending SSL 3.0 push notifications in wake of severe POODLE vulnerability

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Bits Blog: Zuckerberg, Speaking Chinese, Shows Up at Beijing Forum

Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, gave a dramatic display of his interest in China, speaking in Chinese for about a half hour at a forum at Tsinghua University in...

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Zuckerberg does Q&A -- in Chinese

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Earnings Preview: Amazon.com, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation

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German publishers give in to Google’s news snippets “blackmail” for now

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Google is partnering with Oxford University to improve its A.I.

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What you need to know about new zero day that hits most supported Windows versions

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Cashiers don't understand Apple Pay and it's totally adorable

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Zuckerberg Speaks Chinese, Internet Soils Itself

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German Publishers Bow To Google’s Market Power In Ongoing Text Snippets Fight

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Google’s DeepMind Acqui-Hires Two AI Teams In The UK, Partners With Oxford

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The Week in Mac Apps: All aboard the midnight train to Yosemite

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Facebook's Zuckerberg courts China in Chinese

The Facebook founder wowed his audience with a 30 minute speech in...

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Google Now wants to help protect your eyes from eclipses

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Magic Leap’s Cinematic Reality Score $542 million From Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Lead Group

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is following Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) into the virtual reality sector. Facebook acquired the Oculus rift VR company for $2 billion and Sony has started venturing into the technology by developing VR...

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Facebook pays meager UK tax

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Microsoft’s big freaking servers make cloud wars even more interesting

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What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said in Mandarin that so impressed the Chinese

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned many Chinese on Thursday, not with a new Facebook feature, but because he spoke and answered questions in Mandarin for almost half an hour.Zuckerberg gave a talk in Chinese at Tsinghua University on...

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Windows 10 has new ways to protect you against internet data breaches

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Microsoft to discontinue free Xbox Music streaming

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Questor share tip: Laird lifted by iPhone sales

The FTSE 250-listed maker of parts for mobile phones is well placed after reorganisation, says...

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Apple to stop SSL 3.0 support for push notifications soon

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Google Inbox Hands On: An App With an Identity Crisis

Google announced a brand new app for Gmail Wednesday morning, called Inbox. No, you're not imagining things; there is a Gmail app already. No, Inbox doesn't replace it; it's just another option for how to view your Gmail on your...

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Freaking Out Over Facebook's Egg Freezing Is Just Another Way to Police Women's Choices

Last week, the internet’s collective ovaries exploded when Apple joined Facebook in announcing that it would now be covering elective egg freezing as part of its benefits package. The practice, Apple announced, in a slightly tone deaf press...

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See what makes the iPad Air 2 so skinny

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Steve Ballmer Interview With Charlie Rose [FULL VIDEO]

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Rare Apple computer's 135,651% price hike

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Apple Pay Needs U.S. Credit Card But Works Internationally

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Facebook Inc (FB) UK Pays Less Tax Than A London Teacher

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Zoho nips at Google Inbox's heels with its own email filtering app, Inbox Insights

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Microsoft Android Wear app lets you search Bing by twisting your wrist

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Of Course Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Fluent Mandarin

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Engadget Daily: New iPad and Retina iMac reviews, the do's and don'ts of social media, and more!

Want to upgrade to an iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3? Maybe you're just drooling over the new Retina iMac. We reviewed them all, so you're covered either way. But that's not all we have on deck -- read on for Engadget's news highlights...

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'Clash of Clans' iPad Game Almost Ruined the Royals' Season

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How Twitter and Google want to move beyond the password

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Promoting a Book on Facebook? Michelle Phan Tried One Video per Chapter, and It Worked

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Google Earth for Android is now faster, better at 3D exploration

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IBM and Microsoft pledge to make their clouds compatible

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Some Bank of America customers double-charged with Apple Pay

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Google Unveils Gmail Challenger ‘Inbox’

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Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

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Apple Hits New 52-Week High, Yahoo! Soars: Tech Winners & Losers

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Bank of America issues refunds after double-charging Apple Pay users

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MasterCard Advertises Apple Pay Using Baseball Stars

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Google adds drones to growing Washington wish list, lobby filing shows

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Google's New 'Inbox' App Actually Makes Email Fun Again

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Facebook Real-Name Policy Is Still Targeting the Wrong People in Its Reporting Equation

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Apple Pay’s First TV Ad Is A World Series Spot From MasterCard And MLB

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Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflow

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Bank Of America Apologizes After Some Customers Using Apple Pay Report Double Charges

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Attach Xbox One Kinect sensors to Windows tablets, PCs with adapter kit

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How to Determine the Best Times to Post on Your Facebook Page

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Oops! Glitch Causes Some Apple Pay Customers to Be Charged Twice

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Nike Ceo: Bullish On Apple Relationship; NFL Moving In Right Direction

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Google partners with Jane Goodall to capture Tanzania's chimp heaven

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10 iPad Air 2 reviews in 10 quintessential quotes

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Um, 8 Seconds of Static Put Taylor Swift at No. 1 on Canada’s iTunes Chart

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Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

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Microsoft Corporation Rebrands Nokia Devices to Microsoft Lumia

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Google buys VC-backed Firebase

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Google unveils Inbox, a new Gmail app that reorganizes and reformats your mail

You get a lot of email, right? And it’s not just the ever-growing snowball of spam: social network notifications, reminders, invitations, newsletters, bills... if your inbox is anything like mine, it’s overflowing with stuff....

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You Have a 0.2% Chance of Google Hiring You

Max Nisen, QuartzGoogle gets around 3 million applications a year now, according to HR head Laszlo Bock, and hires 7000. That means only one in 428 applicants end up with a job, making it far more selective than institutions like Harvard, Yale, and...

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Google gives second chance to Retailmenot

Retailmenot is at the mercy of Google's search algorithms, but rankings in search engine results have begun to perk...

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Google tries to rethink email with “Inbox”

Google dropped a surprise Wednesday, announcing that it's revamping a product that it hasn't revisited in a while: good old-fashioned e-mail. The new service, called Inbox, lays down the heavy promise to conquer the problem of overflowing...

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Bove Encouraged By Watt’s Comments On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

FHFA director Mel Watt’s comments have given Rafferty Capital Market’s Richard Bove more confidence that the government isn’t really eliminating the GSEs after allFederal Housing Finance Agency director Mel Watt’s speech earlier...

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'Microsoft Garage' embraces cross-platform spirit with new Android apps

Microsoft is giving some more love to Android with a handful of exclusive apps. The new Android apps include a voice control tool for Android Wear smartwatches called Bing Torque, a journaling app called Journeys and Notes, and an alternative lock...

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Facebook pays UK staff average of £237k - and gets £182k credit from the taxman despite record sales

Facebook sparked fury today after receiving a rebate from the taxman despite sales hitting a record high of...

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Facebook Overhauling PMD Program, Which Will Be Renamed Facebook Marketing Partners

Big changes are coming to Facebook’s Preferred Marketing Developer program, including an early 2015 rechristening as Facebook Marketing Partners, as well as a reorganization of partner companies by specific areas of expertise. ...

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Take A Rare Peek Inside The Massive Data Centers That Power Google

Data centers are typically shrouded in secrecy because they are the brains behind tech companies.  But not Google. The search giant has shared with the world photos that lift the veil off its massive and beautiful data centers around the world,...

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Is Facebook Inc (FB) After China’s 618 Million Internet Users Or The Country’s Top Professionals?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s CEO is expected to attend the board meeting at Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, China. Bloomberg estimated that the company can bump some $3 to $4 if the social platform manages to get on board 30%...

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Google Launches Inbox to Reinvent the Email App

Google wants to change email for the better. To do it, it's launching a new email app, separate from Gmail, called Inbox. Announced via blog post, Inbox builds upon Gmail's relatively successful tabs, which introduced new buckets for Social...

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Google Inbox is ready to tame your both your email and to-do list

Meet Google Inbox, a new way to manage email, reminders and things you have to do. There's a bit of Google Now smarts within Inbox, helping to highlight information you...

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Microsoft on Firm Ground Ahead of Earnings News

Options traders can earn a nice premium betting that the shares don’t move too...

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Apple Inc. CEO Talks With Chinese Official After iCloud Hack

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s chief executive officer Tim Cook recently met up with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai. This meet-up comes right after iCloud was attacked by China. Cook and Kai met up in Beijing to discuss strengthening cooperation in...

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Google’s Inbox is A New Email App From The Gmail Team Designed Not To Be Gmail

 Google has introduced a new email app, from the same team that builds Gmail, but intended as something completely different from Gmail. Inbox is the app, and it looks like it might owe some inspiration to Mailbox, and to Google Now. The new...

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iPhone 6 Demand To Stay Strong Even In 2016

JP Morgan analyst Rod Hall says continues to execute exceptionally wellDuring the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook warned that the demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is far outstripping supply. The...

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Google's 'Inbox' is a smarter take on email, created by the Gmail team

If you're anything like us, Google's Gmail has an iron grip on your life. Google's looking to create a whole new iron grip with a new app from its Gmail team, and it's called "Inbox." What is it? That's a good question...

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Bits Blog: Google Unveils Inbox, a New Take on Email. And Possibly a Replacement for Gmail.

Google has created a new app for people to manage their overflowing...

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BitTorrent Sync file transfer speeds blow away Dropbox, Google, and OneDrive, BT says

When you need to share everyday files between devices, cloud storage services work wonders. But when you need to quickly transfer big files between PCs, tablets, and smartphones, it's hard to beat the speed of BitTorrent Sync's cloudless...

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Why Apple Wants All New Apps to Support iOS 8 and 64-Bit

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Facebook’s U.K. Corporation Tax Bill in 2013? £0

Guess how much Facebook paid in U.K. corporation taxes for 2013? Hint: If your guess was a positive number, you were too high. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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Microsoft wants to power your Android phone and watch with these apps

Need a new lock screen on your Android phone that shows your appointments and most used apps? Microsoft might have something for you. The company has new Android apps and...

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State of the Art: Devices With Yosemite and iOS 8 Operating Systems Seamlessly Connect in Apple’s Ecosystem

The tech giant has succeeded in ensuring that its phones, tablets and computers work seamlessly together. You might never...

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Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

As it fights to remain a leader in enterprise social networking (ESN) among giant rivals, pure-play vendor Jive Software has been furiously integrating its suite with the most popular business software, now adding the Google Docs productivity...

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Amazon Rewards Visa Card Will Support Apple Pay In The Future

 Amazon has confirmed to TechCrunch that its Rewards Visa Card will indeed support Apple Pay, and that the company is working on making this happen. The Rewards Visa Card is powered by Chase, which is already one of the payments companies...

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Mark Zuckerberg Joins Board of China’s Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management

If Facebook can’t hurdle over the Great Wall of China, maybe it can scale that wall brick-by-brick. Despite the fact that the social network is blocked in the country, the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management appointed Facebook...

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Is Apple the perfect stock?

It's hard to find a glaring weakness with Apple's stock. The innovative spirit is back too. So why is Apple still not in the...

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Apple reportedly building rewards program to boost Apple Pay use

Apple watchers and tech journalists have been working their way through the list of Apple Pay partners to make sure the mobile payments service works as promised. But beyond the first burst of excitement, how can Apple convince regular folks to...

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Microsoft Officially Ditches the Nokia Brand

Microsoft's mobile site is filled with words — but one that you won't find is "Nokia." Apart from images and a single reference from a module powered by the Nokia Facebook page (which apparently hasn't yet gotten the...

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A day buying (and returning) things with Apple Pay

Cash, credit or smartphone? Apple has promised that its Apple Pay service can revolutionize the way we shop, replacing the normal credit card swipe with a tap of the phone and a fingerprint scan. But we wanted to see if Apple Pay would work as...

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Apple Rips To A New All-Time High (AAPL)

Apple shares are hitting new all-time highs today. As of this writing it's at $103.95, leaping past the previous high of $103.74, according to Bloomberg. There's no specific reason for the shares to be soaring today. If anything, it's a...

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Can Facebook Page Admins Save Draft Posts?

Some Facebook page administrators are seeing the option to create and save drafts of posts for their pages. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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Apple Pay Is Reportedly Double-Charging Bank Of America Customers

Apple Pay has been double-charging some Bank of America customers on transactions, according to CNN’s Samuel Burke. Burke used Apple's new mobile-payment system on Monday, the day of its highly touted rollout, to make purchases with his Bank...

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Apple Stock Hits All-Time High

Take that, Carl Icahn. Two days after reporting strong fiscal 2014 fourth-quarter earnings, Apple's stock price hit a new all-time high of $103.75 on Wednesday, topping the previous high of $103.74. The movement came after a rare 7-to-1 stock split...

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The Rectangle Range Continues for Apple AAPL Trade Planning

After a mini-bear trap, Apple (AAPL) shares continued trading within a well-defined Rectangle Range Pattern. Let’s update our Apple chart and note potential breakout trades – or “Range Fades” – that may...

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#WakeUpSelfies to Invade Your Facebook News Feeds Like the Virtual Undead!

Warning! Zombies are continuing to dominate our popular culture. And, beyond The Walking Dead or Ebola chatter, the apocalypse has infected Facebook, as evidenced by recent images of your friends (and strangers) in barely reanimated states attacking your...

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One Factor Driving Apple (AAPL) Stock Up Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaApplea rose 0.82% to $103.32 in morning trading Wednesday after billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn made some bullish comments about the tech giant on Tuesday night. Icahn told CNBC that Apple is a "once in a...

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Steve Ballmer Reflects On Missed Opportunities As Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) CEO

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Former CEO, Steve Ballmer had a successful stint as CEO of the company. During his 14 years stint as head of the organization, he has done many things to make it the most profitable company. Even though his...

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac CEOs Don’t Seem To Be Winding Down

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae spoke at this week’s Mortgage Bankers Association convention, and both sound like their agencies have a long future ahead of themEarlier this week at the Mortgage Bankers Association annual convention in Las Vegas, FHFA...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Unwrapped By Google

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Apple TV Could Still Work

Apple unveiled a bunch of new iPads, iMacs, and Apple Pay updates at its fall event on Thursday, but one announcement was conspicuously absent. There was nary a redesigned, updated, or even just refreshed Apple...

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iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 now available in certain UK stores

Apple began accepting online orders for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 shortly after the new tablets were announced last week, but if you'd rather not wait for a delivery, you can pick one up in-store as of today. Apple's own retail outlets...

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7 Things to Know About Apple’s Record-Breaking Fourth Quarter

Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images With the unveiling of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the introduction of the Apple Watch to the public, the launch of HealthKit, the rollout of Apple Pay, and the announcement of new iPads and Macs,...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL): A $42.1 Billion Cash Cow That Just Can’t Stop Milking

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has zipped the mouths of its critics by what is sometimes referred to as an earnings blast. Tracy Brynes on Fox Business gave a summary of these results. “[...] Here are the highlights from the earnings report. 39.3...

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Olloclip Revamps Its 4-in-1 Lens to Fit the iPhone 6

Once again, a new iPhone design has forced us to update our iPhone accessories. Olloclip’s new 4-in-1 Photo Lens works with both the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch 6 Plus, and for the first time, it works with the phones’ front-facing...

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Amazon takes aim at Microsoft's Active Directory with new service

Amazon Web Services wants to become a more central part of enterprise IT with the AWS Directory Service, which both competes and integrates with Microsoft’s Active Directory.With the lure of easier management, Amazon hopes CIOs are willing to...

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Apple Inc., GT Advanced Technologies Inc To Settle

Shares of GT Advanced Technologies Inc soared during regular trading on Tuesday and climbed another 19% in premarket trading this morning Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and sapphire glass manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:GTATQ) are expected...

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Google Is Making Some More Noise About Google Wallet

Now that Apple Pay is here, you'll soon be hearing more about Google Wallet. Apple has garnered a great deal of attention this week for introducing Apple Pay, but Google Wallet, another NFC-based solution, has on the market for three yearsGoogle is...

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Microsoft's Satya Nadella given £52m package after telling female staff not to ask for more money

The new boss of Microsoft has been handed a pay package worth £52million – days after he was forced to apologise for telling female staff not to ask for a pay rise and to 'have faith in the...

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Has Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella earned his $84m pay package?

Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, will receive a pay package worth $84m (approximately £52.5m) - 11 times what he was paid last...

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Camels, sleds, and fishing boats: 7 wacky Google Street View vehicles

Around the world You may have seen Google Street View cameras mounted on a car mapping your neighborhood, but how about on a fishing boat? The search giant recently completed a project to photograph the coastline of Tohoku, a region in Japan...

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Groupon Goes After Yelp And Google With Millions Of Individual Business Pages

 Groupon today took one more step ahead in its bid to be the go-to place for local businesses and their e-commerce efforts: it has launched a new format and online presence called Pages. This is online directory that will give businesses their...

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Bizarre jaw-controlled iPhone player lets you bite into your music

If its bite-controlled iPhone app is any indication, gum maker Lotte wants music to be chewable.The Japanese and Korean confectionery maker has developed prototype earphones that can sense when users chew and count the number of chews. It suggests...

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The Death of the iPad?

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The Switchboard: Apple’s iCloud under attack in China

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of handpicked stories from the Switch team. Apple’s iCloud service is target of cyberattack in China, putting passwords in peril. "A sophisticated cyberattack has targeted...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Meets With China’s Vice Premier Following iCloud Security Attack

 Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai on Wednesday, and on the agenda was discussing the protection of user information. The meeting took place in Zhongnanhai in central Beijing, which is the central seat of power for the...

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Nuvi Adds Real-Time Conversation Feed; Post Scheduling to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter

Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added a real-time conversation feed and post-scheduling functionality to its platform Wednesday. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese official after iCloud attack

Just after Apple’s iCloud service faced a hacking attack from China, Apple CEO Tim Cook met with a Chinese official on Wednesday to discuss protecting users’ privacy.Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai in Beijing to talk about...

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Book Review: How Google Works

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Earnings Preview: Facebook Inc (FB) And Yelp Inc (YELP)

Yelp's 3Q earnings results would remove doubts from weaker the expected local advertiser additions during the second quarter while Facebook's advertising momentum continued for the current quarter, according to analystsYelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) is...

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Google: soul searching

Digital ad spending is still growing, but the dollars are moving away from...

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Google Inc. (GOOGL) And QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM) Pursue Same Interest As Both Invests On Magic Leap For Augmented Reality Development

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has signaled its intention of pursuing the augmented reality space after investing $542 million on Magic Leap, a startup shrouded in mystery. During an interview on Bloomberg, Miami University Augmented Reality Center’s...

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Apple CEO Discusses Security With Top Chinese Official Amid Hacking Claims: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported.The meeting comes days after a Chinese web...

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Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported. ...

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Two perspectives on failure: How Google Works and Fail Better

Failure has become one of the hottest themes for graduation speeches, blog posts, and self-help books. It is often worn as a badge of honor. But, let’s face it, failing is painful, sometimes even fatal. So how, and under what circumstances, can...

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Apple Maps now lets small business owners add their own info

When Tim Cook apologized for Apple Maps in 2012, he promised to do everything to make the app better. The company's latest push to improve its navigation app involves putting all the small businesses it can on Apple Maps -- that is, with a...

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GT Advanced, Apple in Deal for 'Amicable' Split-Up

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GT Advanced Technologies has signed a pact with Apple Inc. for an “amicable parting of the ways,” Luc Despins, attorney for the bankrupt supplier to the technology giant, said...

The Daily Docket: GT Advanced Signs Deal With Apple for ‘Amicable’ Split

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The new Apple Watch is pictured during an Apple event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, Calif., in this file picture taken Sept. 9, 2014. Stephen Lam GT Advanced Technologies has signed a pact with Apple Inc....

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Has Apple stock peaked? Experts debate

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Analysts disagree over the future of Apple's...

Apple Inc. Stock Value Debated By Analysts

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Apple Investors are overly confident in the stock according to some analysts who think that sales cannot continue to increase for much longerApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares have spiked over the lst couple of weeks following the impressive sales of its...

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Liberals are more likely to unfriend you over politics — online and off

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Data from the Pew Research Journalism Project shows that conservatives are less likely to have their views challenged on social media — but liberals are more likely to block or unfriend someone online because they disagree...

Facebook Inc (FB) Is Preferred Political News Source Over CNN, Fox

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Facebook Inc is fast becoming a mainstream news source for households that have access to the internetFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is the second-largest source of political news in the United States for those having an internet connection, according to a Pew...

Facebook Is a Bigger Source for Political News Than CNN, Fox

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Facebook is the second-biggest source where Americans with Internet access get their political news, trailing only local TV, according to a Pew Research study. The report, based on a recent poll of 2,901 people, found 49% of respondents got political...

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