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    Pinterest puts its posts in the spotlight with 'Guided Search'

    25 April, 2014 12:29
    A new mobile search tool offers improved customization
    How do you find the best food recipes or clothing on Pinterest that's just right for you? The site thinks it has a way.
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    Baidu's profit boosted by mobile ad revenue

    25 April, 2014 11:41
    The company's search business has been driving revenue
    Despite rising costs in research and promotional spending, Chinese search giant Baidu reported net profit was up by over 24 percent in the first quarter on growing ad revenue made through its mobile services.
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    Exclusive: Google mulling Wi-Fi for cities with Google Fiber

    25 April, 2014 09:55
    Cities getting gigabit-speed fiber Internet could also gain Wi-Fi networks
    Google is considering deploying Wi-Fi networks in towns and cities covered by its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service.
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    US wireless users may get to share military spectrum

    25 April, 2014 09:45
    The FCC says military radar stations can share the spectrum with licensed and other users
    The U.S. military might have to share its radar frequencies with mobile broadband providers under a plan the Federal Communications Commission continued to flesh out this week under the catchy name Citizens Broadband Radio Service.
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    Apple, Samsung bicker over jury verdict form

    25 April, 2014 08:29
    As the case approaches its end, the attention of lawyers turns to the questions asked of the jury
    As the second jury trial between Apple and Samsung approaches its conclusion, the companies are sparring over the precise questions the jury will be asked to consider.
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    World Tech Update: On the road at the New York Auto Show

    25 April, 2014 08:14
    Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories
    This week on World Tech Update we take you inside the New York Auto Show, where BMW introduced its X5 eDrive concept car.
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    Four growing European startups to keep an eye on

    25 April, 2014 07:52
    Starting a tech business in Europe is still harder than in the US, but things are looking up, an investor said
    Europe's startup scene is as diverse as any in the world, and young companies with unique value propositions are expanding quickly.
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    Microsoft profit drops but devices, consumer products help results

    25 April, 2014 07:38
    The company suffers in comparison to the same period last year, but sales of tablets and Windows help it beat expectations
    Microsoft's profit dropped and its revenue was almost flat in its third fiscal quarter, during which the company replaced Steve Ballmer with Satya Nadella as CEO.
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    US tech spending to see 'solid, steady growth' this year and next, Forrester says

    25 April, 2014 06:37
    Stability in the federal government is spurring Forrester's confident outlook
    Combined U.S. business and consumer spending on technology will rise 5.3 percent this year to US$1.315 trillion and 6.0 percent to $1.4 trillion in 2015, thanks to an improving economy and an acceleration in purchases by businesses and government agencies, according to Forrester Research.
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    Official urges state to adopt federal Obamacare site, rather than fix one Oracle built

    25 April, 2014 06:11
    Oracle and Oregon are at loggerheads over the health insurance exchange Cover Oregon
    Oregon's CIO has recommended state officials adopt the federal government's Healthcare.gov insurance exchange in time to meet a Nov. 15 open enrollment deadline, rather than attempt to fix the troubled site it built along with Oracle.
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    Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

    25 April, 2014 06:08
    The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers
    The four remaining defendants in Silicon Valley's closely watched employee hiring case -- Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel -- have agreed to a settlement, according to a new court filing.
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    Wearable device battery could last 10 years

    25 April, 2014 06:04
    Researchers at ORNL test a new battery that is safer and longer lasting than current ones, but it could be years before it reaches products
    Researchers have designed a battery that could keep wearable and health care devices running for 10 or more years without a recharge.
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    New iPad rumor rollup for week ending April 23

    25 April, 2014 05:57
    iPad rumors have been rare for months, but April showers seemed to have caused them to burst into bloom.
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    Google Plus now minus chief Vic Gundotra

    25 April, 2014 05:57
    Vic Gundotra, the man behind Google Plus and one of Google's most prominent executives, announced today that he will leave the company "effective immediately."
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    Public cloud market ready for 'hyergrowth' period

    25 April, 2014 05:46
    Cloud technolgies will increasingly replace in-house enterprise and small business systems, Forrester predicts
    The public cloud market is set for what one analyst firm calls 'hypergrowth.'
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    Apple users put at risk by 3-week delay between OS X and iOS patches, researchers say

    25 April, 2014 05:41
    IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said
    Apple exposed iOS users to security threats by taking three weeks longer to patch the same vulnerabilities in the mobile OS that it previously fixed in Safari on OS X, a former Apple security engineer said.
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    San Diego's SAP system has tripled workloads for some tasks, report says

    25 April, 2014 05:13
    SAP's software systems 'work exactly as designed,' a spokesman says
    San Diego's US$50 million SAP system has ended up tripling employees' workloads for certain types of tasks, but the city has also failed to devote enough attention to training, according to a consultant's report released earlier this month.
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    Vic Gundotra, who led the creation of Google+, leaves Google

    25 April, 2014 05:08
    Gundotra worked at the company for nearly eight years, also serving key roles in mobile and Google I/O
    Vic Gundotra, a key executive at Google who helped to create Google+, is leaving the company, he announced on Thursday.
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook steps up on the auction block again

    25 April, 2014 04:59
    Offers an hour-long lunch on Apple's campus to benefit the RFK Center; last year's date raised $610K for the human rights organization
    Apple CEO Tim Cook is back on an auction block, repeating an offer that last year brought in $610,000 for the Washington, D.C.-based Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.
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    California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

    25 April, 2014 04:51
    The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session
    A bill that would mandate a kill-switch on all smartphones sold in California failed a key vote in the state's senate on Thursday.
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