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2 Killed, 20 Injured In Colorado Mining Accident

A coroner's preliminary report says the men died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Investigators with the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration are still determining what happened inside the Revenue Virginius mine.
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Is The Internet Domain Land Rush A Land Rush At All?

Domain names are the real estate of the Internet, and they are bought and sold every day. But until recently, space in the cyber real estate market has been cramped. But soon there's going to be a lot more than .coms out there, and a lot of companies are bidding huge amounts to get the new Internet addresses.
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Publishing Magazines For An 'Ambidextrous' Generation

The American Reader is a year old. The monthly literary journal is online and in print, but co-founder Uzoamaka Maduka says "it's all one magazine." The publication's staff has faith that readers want "deeper engagement" and strong editing, and they're hoping the free online content will entice their audience to pay for more.
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Advertisers Try To Grab Online Eyes

A survey this week shows that YouTube and Netflix now make up half of all data North Americans consume on fixed networks, like those at home or at work. Guest host Don Gonyea talks with Mike Shields, digital editor of Adweek, about the ways that advertisers are changing how they present products to cater to online videos.
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China's Going To Get Old Before It Gets Rich

The people running the most populous nation on earth just made it easier for their citizens to have more children. Why this was, as much as anything, an economic decision.
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JPMorgan Will Pay $4.5 Billion To Investors Of Toxic Securities

Institutional investors accused the bank of misrepresenting the true value of mortgage-backed securities, many loaded down with subprime loans.
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Cellphones As Radios: Immigrants Dial In To Native Stations

ZenoRadio hooks up more than 1 million listeners to radio stations around the world by making a call to a U.S. phone number. The company founder came up with the idea when he realized that most U.S. cellphone plans have unlimited calling, and many immigrants have cellphones but no on-the-job Internet connection.
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U.S. Tech Firms May Be Feeling Bite From NSA Spying Reports

Cisco Systems warned this week that revenues could fall 10 percent this quarter, partly because disclosures about U.S. government surveillance have created "a level of uncertainty or concern" among customers.
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Tech Week That Was: Sharing Economy, The New PS4 And Snapchat

Snapchat spurns a $3 billion offer from Mark Zuckerberg, Google Books can proceed with book scanning and the NPR team dives into the sharing economy. A look at the highlights of our tech reporting this week.
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Google's India Strategy: One Teardrop At A Time?

An ad for Google's search engine in India unites two friends separated by Partition in 1947. The ad has warmed the cockles of subcontinental hearts, leading to an outpouring of goodwill on social media and newspaper websites.

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