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2 hrs ago | Canada.com

Gay Chinese man sues clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight

Gay rights campaigners pose for journalists to protest outside a court where the first court case in China involving so-called conversion therapy is held in Beijing, China, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, China, Asia, Search Engines, Baidu, Internet, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | KRON 4

Chinese Man Sues Over Gay Conversion Therapy

A gay rights group says a Chinese man is suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Search Engines, Baidu

6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Nokia in wireless network deal with Panasonic

Nokia Corp. said the deal will boost the market share of its networks unit, a major provider of the next generation 4G wireless networks, particularly in the Japanese market.

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Related Topix: Nokia, Wireless, Telecom

7 hrs ago | Reuters

European regulators training sights on Google's mobile software

Two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said that with a new antitrust chief taking over in November, European regulators are laying the groundwork for a case centered on whether Google abuses the 80 percent market share of its Android mobile operating system to promote services from maps to search.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, Microsoft

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Woman pleads guilty in Benchmark Capital caseWoman pleads guilty in...

A Knoxville loan officer pleaded guilty in federal court to wire fraud in connection with a Benchmark Capital investment scheme.

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Related Topix: Benchmark Capital, Venture Capital, Startups, Knoxville, TN

KHOU-TV Houston

Houston man charged with child porn possessiona

Houston man charged with child porn possession after Google cyber-tip Houston man charged with child porn possession after Google cyber-tip Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/30/houston-man-charged-with-child-porn-possession-after-google-cyber-tip/13378459/ HOUSTON - A cyber-tip generated by Google and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Webster, TX

Skift

Helsinki Airport Asks Flyers to Trade Privacy for Free Wi-Fi

Helsinki's airport will be the first in the world to track passengers to within feet.

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Related Topix: Finland Travel, Helsinki, Finland Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Retail, Apparel, Nordstrom

Click Orlando

Embarrassing diseases are a real pain in the...

There are the diseases you don't want to get because they'll kill you. Then there are the diseases you don't want to get because you are too embarrassed to discuss them out loud, even with your doctor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Colorectal Health, Hemorrhoids, Health, Search Engines

Science Daily

Kill switch in cell phones could save consumers more than $3.4 billion annually

A new study shows consumer savings from the Kill Switch legislation exceed initial projections and now points to well over $3 billion.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Wireless, Creighton University

ComputerWorld

Evan Schuman: The data dangers of free public Wi-Fi

New York City is asking vendors to take over the city's almost-universally abandoned pay phones and use them to deliver free Wi-Fi to residents .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Wireless

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: VC Investment in China Soars to New Heights

China's startups received a record amount of venture capital funding in the second quarter, driven by a flow of public offerings both at home and abroad and a pressing need for venture capital firms to deploy capital, Sonja Cheung reports for VentureWire .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Salisbury Journal

Right to be forgotten 'unworkable'

The European Court of Justice's demand for internet search engines to respect individuals' "right to be forgotten" is unworkable and unreasonable and should be written out of future EU law, a House of Lords committee has said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Google, Startups, Search Engines

ComputerWorld

Microsoft, IBM make cloud gains against Amazon

Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the cloud infrastructure services market, putting pressure on Amazon and outpacing rival Google, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Google, Startups, Search Engines

ITworld

Rhapsody reaches 2M subscribers, bets on new unRadio service

Rhapsody International, which operates the Rhapsody and Napster music services, said Tuesday it plans to expand in France and Latin America as a result of deals with mobile operators SRF and Telefonica.

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Related Topix: Startups, Napster, Online Music, Search Engines

Andover Advertiser

Mosley legal bid over Google images

Max Mosley is seeking to stop Google from gathering and publishing images first featured in the now-defunct News of the World Max Mosley is to sue internet giant Google for continuing to publish images of the former F1 boss at a sex party.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

Macworld

Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

A configuration problem in Facebook's popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person's account if they're both on the same public Wi-Fi network.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computer Security, Twitter

Hampshire Chronicle

Mothers 'turn to Google before GP'

Mothers are more likely to turn to "Dr Google" than their family doctor to seek advice if their child is poorly, a poll suggests.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CIO

Google's Next Frontier: What it Means to be Healthy

That's a question researchers at Google X, along with scientists at Duke University and Stanford University, are looking to answer.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Duke University, Stanford University, Chemistry, Science

The Montreal Gazette

Rules for wireless auction could mean small carriers will bulk up

Ottawa set out the rules Monday for its upcoming auction of wireless spectrum, and some of them could make it relatively cheap for Canada's smaller carriers to upgrade the speed and features of their networks.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Wireless

ComputerWorld

Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices

Smarter contextual awareness, 4K video and augmented reality are just some of the new technologies that will be offered by smartphones and tablets over the next year or so, according to Qualcomm's product blueprints.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, CPU, Wireless, Cameras

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