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Amazon Fire Phone Proves to Be an Expensive Flop

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:48pm
Amazon says it recorded a $170 million write-down in the third quarter largely related to its unsold stockpile of Fire smartphones.






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Microsoft Co-Founder Bumps Ebola Effort to $100 Million

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:17pm
Paul Allen said the money will pay for programs to train doctors and to build special containment units to evacuate any who get infected.






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Why Mark Zuckerberg Spent Years Learning Mandarin

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:58pm
"Having China will make Facebook's global ascent complete. And that's absolutely what they want."






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Google Poaches Oxford Brains for A.I. Research

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:37pm
Google has visited the hallowed halls of Oxford University and come out with several of the school's most prized minds in artificial intelligence.
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Want to Chat Anonymously? Facebook Says Get 'Rooms'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:44pm
The new Rooms app allows people to chat in groups. Users can sign in with an email address or use a pseudonym.






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Tips for Organizing Your Phone Photos

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:31pm
TODAY digital expert Mario Armstrong offers ideas on how to organize your files, including getting your photos off phones and computers.






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Meet the $299 Smartphone You Can Only Get By Invite

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:16am
A start-up Chinese smartphone maker is having a one-hour flash sale to buy its $299 smartphone, which is normally available by invite only.






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Mystery Photos of CERN: What Are These Things?

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:41pm
CERN has unraveled some of the deepest secrets of the atom — but it can't seem to pin down what's in these old photos it has found.






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Sold! Vintage Apple-1 Computer Fetches $905,000

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:19pm
The winning bid for one of the few remaining examples of Apple's first pre-assembled computer far outstripped expectations.






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Apple iPad Air 2 Review: It's Better, But Is It Enough?

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:17pm
Re/Code's Walt Mossberg weighs in.






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Tired of Gmail? Google Introduces 'Inbox' App

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:26pm
Google has officially unveiled Inbox, an app that helps you search through and organize the mountains of email that flood your, er, inbox daily.






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Bank of America: Sorry for Double Charging on Apple Pay

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:21pm
A number of Bank of America customers took to Twitter to complain they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new system.






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Poll: 70 Percent of Young People Harassed Online

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:21pm
A new poll shows that 40 percent of Internet users have been personally harassed online and 73 percent have seen it happen to other people.






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Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:02pm
Reuters suorces said they do not know of instances of hackers attacking patients through these devices, so the cyber threat should not be overstated.






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Solar Panels Don't Grow On Trees ... Most of the Time

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:57am
Apart from offering a shady spot to sit, the eTree has a water fountain, a WiFi hotspot, a docking station to charge devices, and lights up with LEDs.






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Sean Parker's Penance for Big Sur Wedding: Build an App

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:58am
Sean Parker is building an app to make up for an elaborate wedding he threw last year in a protected redwood forest.
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Apple CEO Talks Security With Chinese Official: Xinhua

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:51am
The meeting comes days after a Chinese web monitoring group said Apple users in China had been targeted in a sophisticated attack.






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Hackers Swipe 500 Million Financial Records: Official

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:28pm
Nearly 519 million financial records have been stolen by hackers in the past 12 months, an FBI official said Monday, according to USA Today.






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Apple: We're Aware Of China iCloud Attack

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:32pm
Apple published a support page about iCloud security in response to a Monday report from censorship watchdog Great Fire.






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Ex-New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Plans a Startup

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:30pm
Don't worry. She's not creating a new disappearing-message app or an Uber for hair gel.






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