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Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million

Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million

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The team at Wander, which launched its social journaling app just last May, will become part of Yahoo's mobile and emerging products division.
February 13, 2014 in News and Trends
Virgin Atlantic Is Using Google Glass to Greet Customers

Virgin Atlantic Is Using Google Glass to Greet Customers

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The British airline hopes to improve customer service through wearable technology.
February 12, 2014 in News and Trends
French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage

French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage

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Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.
February 11, 2014 in News and Trends
Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

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The United Arab Emirates will employ drones equipped with eye-recognition and fingerprint technology to deliver important government documents by year's end.
February 11, 2014 in News and Trends
Yelp Listings, Reviews to Be Featured in Yahoo Search Results

Yelp Listings, Reviews to Be Featured in Yahoo Search Results

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With the partnership, Yahoo's data on local businesses is about to get a lot more detailed.
February 11, 2014 in News and Trends
Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own

Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own

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For the second year in a row, Amazon is utilizing a crowdsourcing model to determine which of 10 series pilots currently available for live streaming will ultimately be given the green light.
February 8, 2014 in News and Trends
GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO

GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO

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The San Mateo, Calif.-based company announced today that it plans to go public.
February 8, 2014 in News and Trends
What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

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Tech firms don’t just fall from the sky; the nation’s leading hubs foster a favorable business climate for innovation. But, as those in Cambridge, Mass., will tell you, the rest is up to the locals.
February 8, 2014 in News and Trends
The Winter Olympics by the Numbers (Infographic)

The Winter Olympics by the Numbers (Infographic)

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A sampling of fun facts and figures from this year's Olympic Games.
February 8, 2014 in News and Trends
Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

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The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again

This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again

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A Danish man who lost his arm in an accident was able to feel objects by way of surgically implanted sensors connected to a bionic hand.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
Sony Now Predicts a $1.1 Billion Loss, Shuts Down PC Business

Sony Now Predicts a $1.1 Billion Loss, Shuts Down PC Business

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The struggling Japanese electronics maker is undergoing a costly restructuring.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

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Within the Bitcoin community, there are recent reports of a 'massive banning campaign' by PayPal against merchants selling anything related to the cryptocurrency.
February 6, 2014 in News and Trends
Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

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The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses.
February 6, 2014 in News and Trends
5 Key Milestones in Facebook's History

5 Key Milestones in Facebook's History

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On Facebook's 10th birthday, founder Mark Zuckerberg wants the social network to be relevant to everyone, not just the teens who were among its first users.
February 5, 2014 in News and Trends
Exploring the Deep Ocean With Underwater Robots

Exploring the Deep Ocean With Underwater Robots

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Underwater robots give scientists and budding explorers a way to dive in.
February 3, 2014 in News and Trends
No Cars Allowed: Big Cities Look to Curb Vehicles for Good

No Cars Allowed: Big Cities Look to Curb Vehicles for Good

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Urban centers around the world, from Hamburg to Shanghai, are looking to cut down on pollution by reducing the number of cars on the road.
February 1, 2014 in News and Trends
Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO

Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO

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Box, which counts Dropbox among its rivals, has reportedly filed to go public.
February 1, 2014 in News and Trends
Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs

Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs

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The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion.
February 1, 2014 in News and Trends
Report: Microsoft Picks New CEO, May Replace Gates as Chairman

Report: Microsoft Picks New CEO, May Replace Gates as Chairman

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The tech giant will reportedly appoint Satya Nadella its new CEO and is considering replacing founder Bill Gates as chairman.
January 31, 2014 in News and Trends
Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?

Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?

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A consortium of sustainability researchers sponsored by Boeing, Honeywell and Etihad Airways has conducted promising research on shrub-like plants that could give the airline industry, among others, an alternative to oil.
January 31, 2014 in News and Trends
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

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While calling for tighter regulation of Bitcoin businesses and new law enforcement tools to aid in policing these operations, two prosecutors admitted that Bitcoin has valuable 'intrinsic qualities.'
January 31, 2014 in News and Trends
Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

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As of this week, 35 of New York City's subway stations offer Wi-Fi. And in Austin, Texas, commuters are now able to store transit passes and tickets on their smartphones.
January 31, 2014 in News and Trends
Super Bowl Season Is a Prime Time for TV Buyers

Super Bowl Season Is a Prime Time for TV Buyers

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Nearly a quarter of TV owners purchase their big screens for the Super Bowl, and often at a lower cost.
January 30, 2014 in News and Trends
The NSA Is Using Angry Birds to Spy on You

The NSA Is Using Angry Birds to Spy on You

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Many popular smartphone apps are being mined for user data by the government, and authorities are using them to track your sexual habits.
January 28, 2014 in News and Trends
Does Google's Buying Spree Mean the Robot Apocalypse Is Near?

Does Google's Buying Spree Mean the Robot Apocalypse Is Near?

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Artificial intelligence and robotics are making strides, as seen in Google's acquisition of DeepMind and several other companies. But don't hold your breath for robots that think like people.
January 28, 2014 in News and Trends
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