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  1. Symantec Climbs Following Silver Lake, Elliott InvestmentsRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Shares in Symantec Corp., the maker of cybersecurity software, rose Friday after getting investments from Silver Lake Management LLC and Elliott Management Corp. A $500 million injection from Silver Lake, one of the most prominent technology investment firms which also got a seat on the board, should help boost investors' confidence that Symantec is getting good advice about acquisitions from a partner with its own money at stake. Meanwhile, activist investor Elliott's purchase of a large stake might increase pressure on Symantec Chief Executive Officer Michael Brown to streamline costs while the company focuses on its core security software and services and targets growth.

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  2. LinkedIn's Forecast Prompts Analysts to Reconsider ProspectsRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    The stock plunged the most ever amid a wave of analyst downgrades after the company said its new business lines for sales and marketing tools aren't going to grow as fast as most people were predicting -- and some initiatives are grinding to a halt. Investors have been forced to revise their thinking about the company's prospects and strategy.

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  3. This guy created a genius way to get back at telemarketers - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    This guy created a genius way to get back at telemarketers - listen to his hilarious robot lead them in circles . Since he works on telephone systems for a living, Anderson decided to see if he could beat robocallers at their own game.

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  4. The best shows to binge-watch right now according to TV starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    Stars really are just like us - which includes sitting on their couches and endlessly consuming new TV shows they heard were great. Celebrities haven't escaped this new national pastime.

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  5. Meet Hanksy, the viral graffiti artist turning heads with his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    It's ironic, then, that he has made his name by turning cultural icons into bitingly funny memes, bringing out the darker side of the images we devour every day. In New York City, for example, he recently painted an image of the iPhone's poop emoji emblazoned with Donald Trump's face.

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  6. Facebook's HR chief explains how the company does performance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    If there is anything at all surprising in one of these reviews, then "something has gone terribly wrong," Facebook's VP of People Lori Goler told Business Insider. At Facebook, these reviews are checkpoints rather than investigative, revealing evaluations.

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  7. Goodell warns of "risk" in sitting on the couchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    FEBRUARY 05: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. less SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

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  8. Will a Cable-Box-Free Future Be Worse for Minority Americans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Atlantic

    The tyranny of the cable box may soon see its end. Those expensive boxes have long been the only means through which people can watch TV if they want anything aside from basic.

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  9. Tyson Foods, LinkedIn are big market moversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    The maker of building materials, which has been down sharply this year, reported earnings that were well ahead of forecasts, despite lower revenue. The maker of data visualization software issued a full-year earnings forecast that was well below what analysts were expecting.

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  10. Recalls this week: power cords, vacuum cleanersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    More than 2 million Microsoft power cords that can overheat and emit flames are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include vacuum cleaners with cord plug problems and dive computers that can short-circuit.

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  11. Lions Gate shares plunge on earns miss as merger hopes fadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    In this Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, a staffer hands out Mockingjay pins with the French tricolor at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" at the Microsoft Theater. Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of "The Hunger Games" and investors fled as hopes diminished for the company to become an acquisition vehicle.

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  12. The Million Dollar Duck': Slamdance ReviewRead the original story

    Friday | Hollywood Reporter

    Brian Golden Davis' endearingly offbeat film won both the audience and jury awards for best feature documentary at the Park City festival. In what may be the most unusual art contest you've never heard of, dozens of waterfowl painters compete annually for the distinction of creating the original artwork featured on the US Fish and Wildlife Service's annual "duck stamp," which is affixed to hunting licenses and entry passes providing access to the National Wildlife Refuge system.

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  13. GAO calls for action to improve tribal Internet accessRead the original story

    Friday | Government Computer News

    According to the Government Accountability Office, better data collection and coordination of services would help agencies ensure high-speed Internet service in tribal communities. Although all 21 tribes GAO interviewed have some level of access to high-speed Internet, high poverty rates in those communities, combined with the expense of infrastructure build out in remote areas, limit Internet adoption and expansion on tribal lands.

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  14. Technology stocks slump on weaker forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    Investors bailed out of a variety of big technology stocks Friday on concerns that future growth will be weaker than expected. Investors bailed out of a variety of big technology stocks Friday on concerns that future growth will be weaker than expected.

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  15. Buckle Up: Stocks Crumple in Another Marketwide SelloffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

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  16. Stressed Out: U.S. Steel Is Stressed to The Breaking Point; Another Steel Stock to BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

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  17. Gilead's Glory Days Are Over -- Here's Why You Should Dump the StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

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  18. Twitter Suspends Over 125,000 Accounts for 'Promoting Terrorist Acts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    Twitter Inc said it had suspended over 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for "threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS." The microblogging service provider said in a blog on Friday that it had increased the size of the teams that review reports of such activity, reducing the response time significantly.

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    Friday | Fox News

    U.S. equity markets came under increased selling pressure in the final hour of action Friday as a sharp selloff gripped Wall Street. The sharp losses were led by the energy and technology sectors, and also extended to biotechnology.

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  20. Surprising Ways You're Sabotaging Your CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    You know that bad-mouthing your boss is a surefire way to put your job in jeopardy. Same goes for missing deadlines or blowing off a meeting with a key client.

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