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No time for that Facebook post? Save it for later.

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

The social networking giant rolled out a new feature on Monday that lets users save Facebook posts in their newsfeed to read later. 

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Verizon quintuples upload speeds for some FiOS customers

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

Verizon announced Monday a new plan to make upload speeds the same as download speeds for FiOS customers who receive Verizon's bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that works through a fiber-optic communications network. 

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Is China slowing in its rush to the Internet?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

A new report out from the China Internet Network Information Center says that, in the first half of 2014, China added fewer Internet users than any other time in the past eight years. 

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EU to Apple: Why no spending reform for mobile games?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

The European Commission has criticized Apple for not taking appropriate steps to curb in-app purchases in online and mobile games available on Apple devices. 

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A Netflix for e-books? Amazon rolls out Kindle subscription service.

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

Amazon has announced a new service that lets digital subscribers read an unlimited amount of e-books and digital audiobooks for $9.99 a month. 

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Google remembers Nelson Mandela with thoughtful Doodle

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

In honor of Nelson Mandela International Day, the Google homepage features an illustration that commemorates the struggle and achievement of the man who led South Africa from apartheid to democracy and served as a model for hope around the world. 

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Facebook rolls out 'Buy' button. A challenge to Amazon? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

Facebook announced Thursday a new feature it is testing that's designed to let users purchase items directly from ads and posts on the site and in the mobile app. 

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Microsoft's Bing joins Google in respecting 'right to be forgotten'

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

In the wake of the European Union's 'right to be forgotten' ruling, Microsoft's search engine Bing has begun taking requests to eliminate search results.

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Meet Jibo, the robot that wants to join your family (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

An MIT professor has invented Jibo, a social robot that can act as a personal assistant, speak, learn, and interact with people in a 'humanized' fashion. 

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Apple settles in e-book dispute, will pay $450 million

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

Apple has agreed to a $450 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit that alleged it had conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices. 

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Apple and IBM: Is this the future of the workplace?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

In a sign of the mobile era of computing, Apple and IBM are partnering with each other to market a series of mobile applications to the corporate world. 

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Can Google make the Internet bug-free?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

Google is recruiting top-tier cybersecurity experts for 'Project Zero,' which aims to find and fix bugs across the Internet. 

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Could Apple's rumored iWatch be as popular as the iPhone? One analyst says it might be.

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

A Morgan Stanley analyst predicts Apple will sell between 30 and 60 million units of the rumored iWatch during its first year, in large part due to brand loyalty.

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Will we see a 5.5-inch iPhone this year? Maybe not, warns one analyst.

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

Apple is allegedly facing production delays for the 5.5-inch version of its supposed iPhone 6, according to an analyst cited by Apple Insider. 

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Apple to China: iPhone not a national security threat

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

After a Chinese state-run media organization said Friday that the Apple iPhone could prove a national security threat, the Cupertino company responded with a statement denying these allegations. 

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No Facebook for 99 days? Campaign urges users to take a break.

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

In response to news that Facebook manipulated users' emotions for an academic study, a Dutch nonprofit is urging users to test themselves by staying off of the social network for 99 consecutive days. 

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Bell Labs achieves record-breaking speed over copper telephone line

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 39 min ago

Bell Labs, the research subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, has achieved what it calls a "major breakthrough" by transmitting data over traditional copper telephone lines at a speed of 10 gigabits per second. 

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Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong China growth

Reuters - 2 hours 55 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market.
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Error Discovered in Antarctic Sea-Ice Record

Scientific American - 3 hours 15 min ago
A misalignment in data between satellites went undetected for years before being addressed

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USGS increases earthquake risk along New Madrid Fault

geology topix - 3 hours 20 min ago

A high-speed chase that started in Jeffersontown Tuesday morning ended in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Dixie Highway after police rammed the suspect's car.

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