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Havana's New Hot Spots: Public Wi-Fi Stations

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:10am
For a growing number of Cubans, sporadic visits to the WiFi hot spots are now part the rhythm of life on the island.









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FDA Warns Kardashian Over 'Misleading' Instagram Post

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 4:08am
The FDA wasn't amused when celebrity Kim Kardashian endorsed a drug on Instagram.









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Verizon Tests Internet 10X Faster Than Google Fiber

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 3:46pm
Verizon claims to have successfully tested new technology that would allow it to deliver broadband speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second.









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Streaming Music Kills 'CDs For a Penny' Columbia House

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 3:02pm
The music died for Columbia House on Monday as the mail-order retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.









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Nebia Shower Head Promises Better, More Efficient Showers

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 1:45pm
Everyone's mind is on the droughts hitting the country - it's a good time to debut a super-efficient shower head.









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Disney Sorry for Controversial Nagasaki Anniversary Tweet

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:56pm
Walt Disney Japan apologized Monday for a tweet wishing "congratulations" on the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki.A post on Dis









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#BlackLivesMatter: How a Hashtag Drove a Movement

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:56pm
Experts say the hashtag generated a national discussion about race that arguably would not have happened had it not been for social media.









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MIT 'Pacific Rim' Robot Could One Day Rescue People

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 11:09am
Like in "Pacific Rim" and so many awesome Japanese cartoons, a robot could let people enter dangerous situations from a distance.









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Google Creates New Holding Company in Restructuring

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:42am
Google announced a new corporate operating structure, creating a new company, Alphabet, that will count the Internet giant as a subsidiary.









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Who Is Sundar Pichai, Google's New CEO?

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 2:55am
An announcement from Google not only radically changed the organization of the Internet giant, but installed a new CEO: Sundar Pichai. Who is he?









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Advertisers Lose Billions As Ad Blocking Grows

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:00pm
A study by Adobe and Pagefair shows that the practice of blocking ads while using the Web is growing quickly — and advertiser revenues are shrinking.









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Internet Giants Share Data to Better Fight Child Porn

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:39pm
Five of the biggest Internet companies out there are collaborating with a watchdog organization to more effectively ban child pornography.









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Adobe Is Latest Tech Company to Sweeten Leave Benefits

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 1:42pm
Software company Adobe Systems Inc. has become the third tech company in a week to give new parents more paid time off.









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Twitter's Interim CEO Buys More Shares in Show of Faith

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 1:00pm
Jack Dorsey now owns about 21.9 million shares, or about 3 percent of Twitter.









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LOL or Haha? Study Shows Which Laugh Wins on Facebook

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:54am
Not everyone laughs at silly cat videos in the same way.









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Pentagon Email System Is Back Online After Cyberattack

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:16am
The Joint Chiefs' unclassified email system is back after it was the target of a cyberattack believed to have been carried out by Russian hackers.









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Verizon Ditches 2-Year Contracts, Unveils New Plans

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:40am
Verizon is revamping the way customers pay for cellphone service. The nation's largest wireless carrier on Friday said it was doing away the practice









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EXCLUSIVE: China Read Emails of Top U.S. Officials

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 9:49am
China's cyber spies have accessed the private emails of "many" top Obama administration officials, according to a senior U.S. intelligence official









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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to See Action on NFL Sidelines

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 9:13am
NFL fans will see something new on the sidelines this season: the Microsoft Surface Pro 3.









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This Device May Change Police Chases Forever

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 12:18am
The Milwaukee Police Department announced this week that it will be outfitting its vehicles with a system that launches GPS trackers at fleeing vehicles.









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