• China urges U.N. action to make North Korea "pay price"

    By John Irish MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - China will back a U.N. Security Council resolution to make North Korea "pay the necessary price" for recent rocket launches, its foreign minister told Reuters on Friday, adding the goal was to get Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. Wang Yi also

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  • Government committed to promote telecom manufacturing: official

    New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The government is fully committed to promoting telecom manufacturing and exports, newly-appointed Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak said here on Friday. "In addition to ICT (information and communications technologies) services, India is now getting recognized globally as a

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  • Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case

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  • Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid

    By Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyber attack on Ukraine's power grid in December, Ukraine's energy ministry said on Friday. The incident was widely seen as the first known power

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  • New app helps young Iranians avoid "morality police"

    By Sam Wilkin DUBAI (Reuters) - A new smartphone application that helps Iranians dodge the Islamic Republic's "morality police" is proving popular with the young, tech-savvy population but has quickly fallen foul of the authorities. The Gershad app allows users who spot checkpoints set

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  • U2opia Mobile's Foneverify eases mobile verification process for startups

    New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) With the aim to boost the growing start up community across the globe, mobile solutions provider U2opia Mobile, has launched Foneverify, a mobile authentication solution that verifies users in real time. Foneverify is a single, end-to-end, mobile number authentication solution

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  • Banks Are Worried Homeowners Will Do This.

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  • Huawei Honor's first dual SIM phone on sale from February 15

    New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Huawei's smartphone e-brand for digital initiative Honor on Friday announced the sale commencement of its recently launched Holly 2 Plus on Flipkart and Amazon. "Holly 2 Plus is a smartphone specially designed for the India market with dual SIM 4G support and also one

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  • Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades

    BERLIN (AP) — European scientists said Friday that they have stopped sending commands to the Philae space probe, which became the first to touch down on a comet more than a year ago.

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  • Nuemob wants to make your apps lightening fast, and it’s coming to SEA

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  • Uber to pay $28.5M to settle safety ad lawsuits

    Uber says that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees. The company told a federal judge in San Francisco ...

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  • Feds plan major announcement about California island foxes

    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Native foxes on islands off the California coast were once on the brink of extinction.

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  • Simple walking can charge your smartphone

    New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing an innovative energy harvesting and storage technology that can reduce reliance on batteries in mobile devices and charge your smartphone as you walk. Tom Krupenkin, professor of mechanical engineering,

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  • Scientists bid comet lander Philae farewell after radio silence

    By Maria Sheahan FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only to lose power because its solar-driven batteries were in the shade. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) said on

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  • Apple still leads but Samsung fast catching up in US

    Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Apple is still the leader in the US smartphone market but it needs to pull up all its socks as Samsung is fast catching up with its stunning range of Android-based devices, a new report has revealed. According to US-based market research firm Parks Associates, Apple is still

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  • Over 100 Million Items to Choose From at Sears

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  • Bitcoin hard fork conspiracy treacherous

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  • 9 Asia-based foodtech startups that will satiate your culinary desires

    Asia is a well known haven for delectable cuisines. So it’s no surprise that many startups are using tech to innovate the food business For working adults in metropolitan cities, breaks are precious commodities. If you have spent the whole morning in a cutthroat workplace negotiating a tough business

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  • Hands-on: The Olympus Pen-F is a new vintage beauty that feels great in the hands (*Updated with price*)

    Olympus’ new camera is named after the original Pen F from 1963, and is billed as “the rangefinder that responds to your imagination.” The classic styling is certainly very evident, as is the inclusion of an OLED EVF, which sits on the left side of the camera body. Indeed, design and styling are clearly

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  • Facebook to give multiple account support in Messenger for Android users

    New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook has launched multiple account support for Android users and confirmed the return of SMS support in Messenger. To address this, we have launched a feature on Android to enable multiple people to log in and use Messenger from a single phone," an

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  • Help Erase Credit Card Debt with a Personal Loan

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  • Factbox: Three ways to combat Zika, from mosquito-eating fish to fogging

    By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The mosquito-borne Zika virus, 'strongly suspected' of links to birth defects in babies in Brazil, has spread to more than 30 countries in the Americas. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak an international health

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  • Indonesia warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticons

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his government told instant messaging apps to remove stickers featuring same-sex couples in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible

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  • Tencent leads US$10M Series A funding in AI startup Diffbot

    With a premiere technology, Diffbot says it can help companies replace human labour for data gathering One of China’s most important Internet companies, Tencent, has teamed up with Silicon Valley’s Felicis Ventures to lead a US$10 million Series A round in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology startup

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    With a premiere technology, Diffbot says it can help companies replace human labor for data gathering One of China’s most important Internet companies, Tencent, teamed up with Silicon Valley’s Felicis Ventures to lead a US$10million Series A round into artificial intelligence (AI) technology startup

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  • The Uphill Battle Against Infant Mortality

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  • App de Cruz colecta datos personales de partidarios

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Proteger la privacidad de ciudadanos respetuosos de la ley es un pilar declarado de la candidatura presidencial del senador republicano Ted Cruz, pero su campaña está probando los límites de la recolección de datos de sus partidarios.

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  • New York police have covertly tracked cell phones, group says

    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's police have made extensive use of covert devices to track cell phones without obtaining warrants since 2008, a civil liberties group said on Thursday, revealing how frequently law enforcement in the largest U.S. city has employed the technology.

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  • Transparency debate follows vote by California coastal panel

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The agency that decides what gets built and where along the California coast is facing questions about transparency after it pushed out its top executive in a closed-door vote and without a clear explanation of why the change was being made.

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  • Alternate sites considered for embattled giant telescope

    HONOLULU (AP) — A group building one of the world's largest telescopes wants to start construction no later than April 2018— even if that means it will have to build the telescope somewhere other than Hawaii.

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  • Elon Musk's vision is not for the faint of heart

    Leave it to Elon Musk to make a company's stock jump nearly 5 percent a day after reporting widening losses - all in the middle of a market selloff. Musk's electric vehicle startup, Tesla Motors Inc, on Wednesday posted its eleventh straight quarterly loss, when analysts had expected a profit

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  • 5 early software mistakes that could derail your company

    Don’t let these early mistakes with your software process keep your fledgling company from success “I eventually had to rebuild the entire app again.” “I can’t launch because our developers are taking too much time.” “People will hate our company because of our app.” If this sounds like you, you are

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  • Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A blowout at a natural gas well that leaked uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes was plugged Thursday, a utility said.

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  • Google self-driving car effort expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

    Alphabet Inc's self-driving project is advertising dozens of jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise. Thirty-six jobs related to the Google X car project were listed including engineers working on motion control, displays, robotics and sensors as well as managers charged

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  • Is your insurance comp Laughing Behind Your Back?

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  • Uber agrees to $28.5 mn settlement over safety claims

    Uber said Thursday it has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle a pair of lawsuits challenging its promises on driver safety checks. The settlement submitted for approval in US District Court in Northern California called for the ride-share company to divvy up the cash between some 25 million customers

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  • Is Startup Funding Slowing Down?

    Feb. 11 -- Mark Suster, Upfront Ventures managing partner, comments on Andreessen Horowitz selling Lyft shares and discusses the state of the venture capital market with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." (Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg Television, is an investor

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  • Cisco CEO: There's Emotion in the Markets

    Feb. 11 -- Chuck Robbins, Cisco's chief executive officer, discusses what's behind Cisco's successful second-quarter earnings and sales growth forecast with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."

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  • Einstein's right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again.

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  • Twitter Shares Hit All-Time Low, No 4Q User Growth

    Feb 11 -- Upfront Ventures managing partner Mark Suster discusses Twitter’s turnaround plan with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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  • Online travel shares surge on cheap-oil boost

    Shares of online travel companies Expedia and TripAdvisor jumped Thursday following solid earnings announcements, as investors bet on the boost to leisure tourism from cheap oil. Expedia chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi cited the benefit of cheaper airfares as a boon to the online travel industry,

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  • Pandora Earnings Miss Estimates, Now Exploring Sale

    Feb 11 -- Upfront Ventures managing partner Mark Suster and Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson and Lucas Shaw discuss Pandora exploring a sale with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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  • How Market’s Volatility Is Impacting Tech

    Feb 11 -- Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson reports on technology’s biggest market laggards on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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  • NYPD has used cell tracking technology 1,000 times since '08

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008, according to data released Thursday by the New York Civil Liberties Union.

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  • Myspace still exists? Yes, and now Time Inc. owns it

    NEW YORK (AP) — Myspace still exists?

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  • Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.

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  • What Are The Pros & Cons Of A Reverse Mortgage?

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  • Uber agrees to settle safety lawsuits for $28.5 million

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle litigation brought by customers who alleged the ride hailing service misrepresented the quality of its safety practices and the fees it charged passengers, the company said on Thursday. The two proposed class action

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  • ¿Aún existe MySpace? Sí, y ahora pertenece a Time Inc.

    NUEVA YORK (AP) — ¿Todavía existe MySpace?

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  • FireEye warns of slowing growth in cyber security spending

    FireEye Inc forecast a bigger-than-expected loss for the first quarter and said it expected growth in cyber security spending to slow this year. Shares of FireEye, which reported smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue, fell 3.4 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday. FireEye Chief Executive

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  • Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coral

    HONOLULU (AP) — Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects for endangered reefs in the state difficult.

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  • EEUU: Congreso bloquea impuestos estatales a internet

    WASHINGTON (AP) — El Congreso votó el jueves para bloquear permanentemente que los gobiernos estatales y municipales cobren impuestos por el acceso a internet, y los legisladores aprovecharon una oportunidad de año electoral para dejar claro que se oponen a la imposición de gravámenes en los servicios

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  • Activision's revenue miss overshadows 'Call of Duty' success

    Activision Blizzard Inc's revenue and profit for the holiday quarter missed market estimates, as strong sales of its latest "Call of Duty" videogame failed to offset lackluster demand for role-playing title "Skylanders: SuperChargers". "Call of Duty: Black Ops III"

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  • Twitter resumes skid on disappointing quarterly report

    Twitter shares skidded to all-time lows Thursday after its quarterly update failed to ease concerns that the messaging platform's growth initiatives are sputtering. At the end of the official trading day on Wall Street, Twitter shares were down 4.47 percent to $14.31, extending their long decline

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  • Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters

    Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. ...

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