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Why Big Circuses Are Dropping Their Elephant Acts

The social nature of elephants makes captivity for them a "living death"

6 hours ago from TIME

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Online craft market Etsy files for IPO

Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, has filed for a stock offering to raise at least $100 million.

8 hours ago from

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AbbVie shares sink after $21 bn deal for Pharmacyclics

AbbVie shares sank Thursday after the US pharmaceutical firm announced it will buy leukemia drug maker Pharmacyclics in a $21 billion deal.

7 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Best Buy Gamers Club Unlocked 2-Year Subscription Falls From $99 To $30

Although Best Buy runs deals on Gamers Club Unlocked from time to time, the electronics retail giant is making a permanent price reduction to its two-year subscription service. Instead of forking ...

7 hours ago from HotHardware

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Sony PlayStation 4 Sells Over Twenty Million Units

Xbox is doing well as well Games playstation playstation 4 xbox one

17 hours ago from TG Daily

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Facebook Comes Out on Top, Google Slips to Third, in Survey of Corporate Interns

"Real" projects are Facebook's strength—but where are the napping pods?

Wed 4 Mar 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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U.S. begins auction for 50,000 bitcoins tied to criminal website

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday started auctioning off 50,000 bitcoins following the conviction of Ross Ulbricht for running Silk Road, the underground website where ...

6 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Apple edges Samsung, retakes smartphone throne: survey

Apple overtook Samsung to regain the top position in global smartphone sales in the fourth quarter, a market tracker said Tuesday.

Tue 3 Mar 15 from

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Modified yeast perfume: What the future smells like

Genetically engineered microorganisms could replace flowers as sources of ingredients for perfumes – and even recreate scents from plants long extinct

Wed 4 Mar 15 from Newscientist

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iPhone 6 earns Apple highest market share in urban China

One in every four smartphones now sold in urban China is an iPhone, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

Wed 4 Mar 15 from CNET

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