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2 hrs ago | InfoWorld

New guide aims to remove the drama of reporting software flaws

Handling a software flaw can be messy, both for a security researcher who found it and for the company it affects.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines

6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Lifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary

The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse.


11 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Facebook goes express to mega-cap status, now valued more than Coca-Cola

Facebook has only been public for a little more than two years, and only joined the S&P 500 seven months ago.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Beverages, CocaCola

15 hrs ago |

Convicted sex offender, former Kenner Police officer arrested, accused of logging onto social networking website

Robert Longo, 54, was arrested and booked with violating a state law that bars sex offenders convicted of possession of juvenile pornography from using social networking websites.


Related Topix: Kenner, LA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Online Dating

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

Social media users 'feel jealous': survey

London: Nearly two thirds of social media users are left feeling inadequate about their own lives and achievements by sites like Facebook and Twitter, according to a British survey.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value

For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Computers, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Financial Markets

Harvard Hillside

Fox won't air men's retry of failed Knievel jump

Fox Broadcasting officials say they will not televise two daredevils' efforts to jump southern Idaho's Snake River Canyon where Evel Knievel failed 40 years ago.


Related Topix: Texas

Business Journal

Why LinkedIn could be the next online dating site

Citing LinkedIn's 300 million-user network, the important information contained in individual profiles and the ability through LinkedUp to filter by age, industry and location, the Inc. piece suggests that trust plays a role : "Having even a remote connection between two users increases credibility and helps users feel safe meeting one another in ... (more)


Related Topix: Online Dating

Brandon Sun

Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news, strong manufacturing data

The Toronto stock market was set for a sharply higher open Thursday amid encouraging Chinese and European manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Financial Markets, World News, China


Student Expelled After Same-Sex Marriage Accepted at Another School

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.


Related Topix: Southwestern Christian University, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

Contra Costa Times

Biz Break: Gilead raking in massive cash from hepatitis C drug Sovaldi

Today: Gilead's expensive, breakthrough hepatitis drug gives a huge boost to profits and revenues.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Lady Gaga Gushes over Boyfriend's Romantic Gesture

Lady Gaga and her boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney , are generally private about their relationship, but she took to her social networking site recently to gush about something romantic he did for her.


Related Topix: Chicago Fire, Entertainment, Television, Taylor Kinney

News Observer

Business Highlights

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, New York

Facebook profit soars and revenue beats expectations

Facebook turned in another strong financial performance in its second quarter, as profit soared and revenue beat Wall Street expectations for the ninth consecutive quarter.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Get Paid for Posts? Social Networking's New Twist

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Marketing, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

National Public Radio

A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone

But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The Bennington Banner

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Thanh Nein News

Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify at N.Y. forgery trial: prosecutors

The government will call Mark Zuckerberg to testify against an upstate New York man accused of trying to cheat the billionaire founder of Facebook Inc out of half his stake in the social media company, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Buffalo, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Grey Goose thief laid an egg on his way out

Police believe they may know the brazen thief who stole two bottles of vodka from Jay's Liquors at 134 River St. Monday about 10:45 p.m. But the friendly shoplifter made sure to say hello to the clerk on duty and call him by name, said Sgt.


Related Topix: Action TV, Entertainment, Newfields, NH

The Town Talk

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

But the trip was no surprise to those closest to him, who would regularly receive calls from Mendoza, 25, during his spontaneous travels around the world.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Arizona State University,


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