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  • 7 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan

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  • U.S. officials say North Korea may be nearing launch

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  • Will Mayer’s Turnaround Plan Work for Yahoo?

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  • Can virtual reality save Shanghai’s cultural heritage?

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  • Strong quake hits Taiwan, killing 3; 221 rescued from rubble

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  • Are Cloud Robotics Are a Game-Changer?

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  • Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies at 85

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  • EPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in river

    DENVER (AP) — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday.

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  • Zika found in saliva, urine in Brazil; U.S. offers sex advice

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  • Is There a Tech Talent Shortage in Silicon Valley?

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  • Blackberry Cuts Jobs in Push to Profit

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  • Why Tech Shares Plunged in U.S. Trading

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  • Twitter Fights Online Terrorism, 125K Accounts Suspended

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  • Twitter buscará activamente a simpatizantes del terrorismo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter comenzó a utilizar la misma tecnología que se emplea para combatir el spam para buscar cuentas que pudieran estar fomentando actividades terroristas y examina otras cuentas relacionadas a aquellas marcadas para su posible eliminación, anunció el viernes la compañía.

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  • LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent

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  • Business services firms' shares bleed as LinkedIn, Tableau crash

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  • Twitter blocks 125,000 accounts in 'terrorist content' crackdown

    Twitter said Friday it suspended more than 125,000 accounts, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, as part of increased efforts to eradicate "terrorist content" on the popular messaging platform. The accounts frozen since mid-2015 were targeted "for threatening or promoting

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  • Twitter suspends over 125,000 accounts for 'promoting terrorist acts'

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  • EPA: Traces of contaminant found in 3 Colorado water systems

    DENVER (AP) — Traces of widely used and potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three drinking water systems in Colorado, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source.

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  • U.S., Britain eye letting spy agencies, police seek email, chat data from companies

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  • Bad News For Insurance, Great News For Virginia

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  • Satellite images show fuel trucks at North Korea launch site - think tank

    By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fuelling activity seen in the past one to two weeks before a rocket launch, a U.S. think tank said on Friday. North Korea has told U.N. agencies it will launch a rocket

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  • LinkedIn shares dive on weak forecast

    LinkedIn shares plunged more than 40 percent on Friday after a weak outlook from the career-focused social network fueled fears of a slowdown. LinkedIn reported a loss of $166 million for 2015, far wider than the $16 million deficit for 2014. The outlook "implies material deceleration in growth

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  • LinkedIn shares dive more than 40 pct, $11 bln wiped out

    LinkedIn Corp's shares plunged as much as 43 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $11 billion of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations. The stock sank to a three-year low of $109.50, registering its

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  • Zika found in saliva; no Carnival kissing, Brazil warns pregnant women

    By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Zika has been found in the saliva and urine of two patients in Brazil and while it is not known if such body fluids could transmit the virus, the discovery could make pregnant revellers wary of kissing strangers during the country's often uninhibited Carnival

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  • Twitter Moves to Actively Seek Out Terrorist Supporters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter says it’s now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.

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  • Obama, China's Xi say North Korea missile test 'provocative' action - White House

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping in a phone call on Friday agreed that North Korea's planned ballistic missile test would represent a "provocative and destabilizing action," the White House said. "The leaders emphasized the importance of a strong and united

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  • U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

    By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus. Scientists

    • Reuters
  • Apple asks top US court to reject Samsung appeal

    Apple has asked the US Supreme Court to dismiss Samsung's appeal in the blockbuster patent case between the two smartphone giants, saying the ruling followed "well-established" legal precedent. A filing Thursday from the California giant came in response to Samsung's appeal seeking

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  • WHO seeks $25 million for six-month fight against Zika

    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will seek $25 million for a six-month program to fight the Zika virus linked to birth defects, including studies on whether it is spread by sex or by blood transfusion, a senior WHO official told Reuters on Friday. Two cases of Zika

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  • U.S. CDC widens Zika virus guidelines for pregnant women

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday revised its guidelines for pregnant women to include a recommendation that even those without symptoms of the Zika virus should be tested after returning from affected areas. The updated guidelines recommend pregnant women be offered testing

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  • NASA says big asteroid could pass near Earth next month

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. First spotted in 2013, the asteroid could fly as close as 11,000 miles (17,700

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  • A Not-So-Rosy Path for Startups

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  • U.S. and allies aim to track North Korean rocket; launch window from Monday

    By Jack Kim and Tim Kelly SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States has deployed missile defence systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket North Korea says it will launch some time over an 18-day period beginning Monday. North Korea has notified U.N. agencies

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  • Apple accepting broken iPhone trade-ins

    Dig out your run-down iPhone -- handsets with broken screens, cameras and buttons are now part of the Apple Store's Reuse and Recycle program. In a widening of Apple Store policy, damaged phones are now included in the scheme, with rates of up to $50 for an iPhone 5s, $200 for an iPhone 6, and $250

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  • Protestan taxistas en el centro de París contra Uber y otros

    PARÍS (AP) — Una protesta de conductores se trasladó al centro de París después de haber interrumpido el acceso al aeropuerto Charles de Gaulle durante unas horas, en un nuevo episodio en las tensiones entre los taxis tradicionales y los servicios surgidos de aplicaciones móviles por el alivio de las

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  • In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

    By Randy Fabi and Kanupriya Kapoor YOGYAKARTA/JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - A researcher sits in a laboratory in Indonesia, his arms extended over clear plastic boxes buzzing with mosquitoes: over the next 20 minutes, tiny bumps develop on his skin as the insects bite dozens of times. The voluntary

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  • Ever Googled Someone? Do A "Deep Search" Instead

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  • Samsung launches Galaxy A7, A5 smartphones 'glass and metal' versions

    Kuala Lumpur, Feb 5 (IANS) Leading smartphone and consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched the new versions of its popular Galaxy A-series smartphones in an all "glass and metal" design and with improved selfie features. "The new Galaxy A7 and the Galaxy

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  • Rare 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti racecar could fetch record £24.6m at auction in Paris

    An exceptional Ferrari racing car is up for grabs at a Paris auction and could go for a record price of up to €32m (£24.6m, $35.8m). The instantly recognisable red 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti was on display at the Paris Retromobile fairbefore it goes on sale at an Artcurial auction on Friday (

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  • 'Make for India' continues to be our focus: Samsung CEO

    Kuala Lumpur, Feb 5 (IANS) Products made specifically to meet the requirements of Indian consumers as well as to suit the country's climatic conditions will continue to be key focus for Samsung in southwest Asia, the company's president and CEO H.C. Hong said here on Thursday. "Samsung

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  • Apple Now Accepting Your Banged-Up iPhone

    Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.

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  • Smart-guns could be available in US in a couple of years

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  • LinkedIn Forecasts Slower Growth on Sales Weakness

    Feb. 5 -- LinkedIn shares lost almost a third of their value after the professional networking site forecast a year of slower revenue growth amid signs of weakness in sales of advertising and marketing tools. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson reports on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."

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  • WhatsApp groups expanding to 256 members

    Multimedia messaging app WhatsApp is upping the limit on group conversations from 100 to 256 participants, if an Android update is anything to go by. WhatsApp appears to be rolling out the feature across its user base.

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  • Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan's most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope.

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  • Nearly 30 sperm whales wash up and die on North Sea beaches

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  • Google engineer builds smart Android-powered bathroom mirror

    New York, Feb 5 (IANS) A Google engineer has developed a smart Android-powered bathroom mirror which automatically displays the latest updates on date, time and weather, and lets you do voice searches on Google, a media report said. Max Braun, a software engineer with the multinational technology company

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  • We Are the Robots: Does Tech Create or Destroy Jobs?

    Feb. 5 -- "The Industries of the Future" Author Alec Ross and SoftTech VC founder Jeff Clavier debate whether technology is a job creator or a job destroyer. They speak on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."

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  • LinkedIn Sales Outlook Trails Estimates

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