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How to Survive a Rip Current

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:42pm
5 simple tips to staying safe in a strong current.






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How to Survive a Riptide

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:42pm
5 simple tips to staying safe in a strong current.






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U.K. Investigates Facebook's Psych Experiment

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:00pm
British regulators are investigating revelations that Facebook treated hordes of users like lab rats in an experiment probing into their emotions.






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Brazilian 'Bolware' Cyber Bandits Bank Billions

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:38pm
A massive cyber-fraud ring in Brazil may have netted billions using malware that fiddles with online payment forms.






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Amazon Fights FTC Over Kids' In-App Purchases

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:37pm
Amazon.com is fighting U.S. regulators' demands that it pay a penalty over its policies on purchases made by children on smartphone apps.






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'Reading Rainbow' Raises $5.4 Million on Kickstarter

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:17pm
It's over: LeVar Burton's campaign to bring back "Reading Rainbow" ends up raising $5.4 million, plus another $1 million from Seth MacFarlane.






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Twitter Illuminates U.S.-Belgium Tweets in Heat Map

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:31pm
What does 9.1 million tweets about the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match look like in real time? Twitter produced a heat map to illustrate.






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Bitcoin Auction Won By Venture Capitalist Tim Draper

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:06pm
The winner of this last week's federal auction of nearly 30,000 bitcoins has been revealed to be California venture capitalist Tim Draper.






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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Apologizes Over Study

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:59pm
While in India, the Facebook COO apologizes for poor communication over a study that critics say emotionally manipulated users.






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Google Bans Porn From Its Ad Network

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:05pm
The porn industry complains after Google prohibits ads from sites featuring "graphic sexual acts."






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Astronaut Snaps View of Tropical Storm Arthur From Space

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:00am
NASA's most social media-friendly astronaut captured this striking look at Tropical Storm Arthur from aboard the International Space Station.
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Astronaut Snaps View of Tropical Storm Arthur From Space

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:00am
NASA's most social media-friendly astronaut captured this striking look at Tropical Storm Arthur from aboard the International Space Station.






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Tinder CEO: Sex Harassment Claims Are 'Inaccurate'

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:42am
Sean Rad told employees the suit is "full of factual inaccuracies and omissions," according to an internal memo sent to NBC News.






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How 'Ordinary Life' Spawned Anti-Facebook Viral Hit

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:50am
A filmmaker whose "ordinary life" seemed dull on Facebook has scored a viral hit after highlighting how social media "lends itself to exaggeration."






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