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Court Backs ACLU In Suit Against CIA Over Drone Program

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The three judge panel ruled that the ACLU has to acknowledge whether or not it has records of the drone program. A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the Central Intelligence Agency must confirm if it does or does not have records of a drone program in response...
Court Backs ACLU In Suit Against CIA Over Drone Program
AP Twitter account hacked, makes false claim of explosions at White House

Verizon wants to buy out Vodafone's share in the company, or maybe merge

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According to a new report Tuesday by Bloomberg, Verizon is looking to buy the remaining share of its mobile unit from Vodafone. If successful, Vodafone would sell its 45 percent share in the company to Verizon, the American telco giant. For years now, Vodafone, which operates worldwide under that...
Verizon wants to buy out Vodafone's share in the company, or maybe merge

After withdrawing from Japan, BlackBerry is reportedly considering an exit from Korea

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Last month BlackBerry (as the company formerly known as RIM) revealed that it would not release BlackBerry 10 devices in Japan and would instead withdraw from the market. Now media in Korea suggest the Canadian company may exit that market too, leaving during the first half of 2013. Korean news...
After withdrawing from Japan, BlackBerry is reportedly considering an exit from Korea

Verizon 4G LTE service arrives in 46 new cities, expands coverage in 22 others

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Unlike many of our friends in Europe, loads more Verizon Wireless customers are about to get turbocharged in time for their new Galaxy S III smartphones to arrive. Big Red is deploying its latest 4G LTE network tech in 46 new cities and expanding coverage in 22 others --...
Verizon 4G LTE service arrives in 46 new cities, expands coverage in 22 others

Trading as Videogame? $5 for Life as Kapitall Pushes Drag-and-Drop Investing

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(kapitall.com) Kapitall is an online trading platform designed for the next generation of investors: kiddies who grew up on Xbox and Twitter. It's interactive! It's visually appealing! It's social! The startup's motto is, "If you can drag, and you can drop, you can trade." The Soho-based startup has been trucking...
Trading as Videogame? $5 for Life as Kapitall Pushes Drag-and-Drop Investing

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Sunday reading | Syria News Wire

Apple reportedly cuts iPhone 5 component orders from Japan by 'almost half' on weak demand

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Things don’t look positive for Apple according to reports out of Asia this morning. First, sources close to the Wall Street Journal suggested that Apple had asked its part suppliers to cut their output due to weak sales forecasts. Now, there’s more color from a report from Japan’s Nikkei which...
Apple reportedly cuts iPhone 5 component orders from Japan by 'almost half' on weak demand

Should the NYT charge for early access to the news?

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The New York Times recently ran an exclusive exposé about Walmart and bribery allegations in Mexico, a story that helped to shave about $16 billion from the retailing giant’s market value over the past few days. For Reuters blogger Felix Salmon, that sparked an idea: why not sell early...
Should the NYT charge for early access to the news?

Bloomberg adds Twitter feeds to financial platfrom on heels of new SEC rules

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Bloomberg LLC’s terminals, used by financial analysts and traders around the world, will now integrate Twitter feeds to help investors watch for market-moving information. The new feature, which Bloomberg announced on Tuesday, comes after the Securities and Exchange Commission updated its disclosure rules to say that public companies can now...
Bloomberg adds Twitter feeds to financial platfrom on heels of new SEC rules

We're So Ready To Sell Chips For Tablets, Intel COO Says

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Intel COO Brian Krzanich wants you to know the world’s biggest chipmaker’s fabs are poised to start turning out chips for tablets. In an interview with Reuters, Krzanich says he has fine-tuned the company’s supply chain in order to meet an anticipated demand for tablets. “We will start to see...
We're So Ready To Sell Chips For Tablets, Intel COO Says

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Reuters Was Hacked!

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Reuters, the huge business news wire, was hacked, the company just tweeted. The hackers wrote fake blog posts under Reuters' authors' bylines. We just went to check Reuters' blog page, but it appears to be down. Reuters.com was a target of a hack on Friday. Our blogging platform was compromised......
Reuters Was Hacked!

Netflix buys DVD.com, says it's keeping discs 'healthy'

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Netflix confirmed Friday that it had bought the domain DVD.com. Using frequent anonymous domain registrar MarkMonitor, it now has the easy-to-remember web address automatically redirecting to dvd.netflix.com. The domain deal was described unusually by a spokesperson talking to Domain News Wire as helping to preserve the roughly 15-year-old disc format.......
Netflix buys DVD.com, says it's keeping discs 'healthy'
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