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Twitter assuages growth concerns for now as shares soar 35 percent

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc halted a slowdown in user-growth in the second quarter with the help of product tweaks and services built around the summer's World Cup, assuaging concerns ...

10 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India

(AP)—The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.

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Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales

(AP)—Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U video-game machine sales.

7 hours ago from

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Chinese smartphone makers are eating away at Samsung Galaxy sales

In a smartphone market that grew by 23 percent over the past year, Samsung has somehow managed to ship fewer phones. The vast Korean conglomerate is still the distant leader in terms ...

4 hours ago from The Verge

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WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

(AP)—WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed.

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Attack on Tor Has Likely Stripped Users of Anonymity

Tor, the network used specifically for privacy and anonymity, just warned users of an attack meant to deanonymize people on the service. Anyone who used Tor from February 2014 through this ...

1 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Mozilla Appoints New CEO

Chris Beard, who has been acting CEO of Mozilla on an interim basis since the departure of Brendan Eich in April has been appointed to the role on a permanent basis. Read more...

20 hours ago from iProgrammer

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Short sellers not to blame for 2008 financial crisis, study finds

Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the ...

19 hours ago from

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Carolla declined dismissal of podcasting lawsuit

Carolla declined dismissal of podcasting lawsuit        

15 hours ago from USA today

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Pfizer's 2Q profit sinks 79 pct but tops forecasts

(AP)—Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion. The latest results ...

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