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BlackBerry To Slash Workforce Amid $1 Billion Loss

The company plans to cut 40 percent, or 4,500 workers, as it continues to reel from a dramatic loss of market share to smartphone makers such as Apple.
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The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended

Critics of the NSA's secret surveillance hoped the debate that followed Edward Snowden's leaks would prompt the NSA to rethink the operation. Instead, one of the most noticeable effects so far has been a diversion of resources away from intelligence missions toward assessing damage from the leaks.
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Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo's Visionary President, Dies

Yamauchi re-imagined Nintendo from a playing-card company to a pioneer in the video game industry. He helped launch games that marked adolescence in the '80s and '90s.
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American Tech Companies Eye The Developing World

We explore how massive tech companies are racing to reach the last untapped market of digital consumers and what challenges they may face in bringing their services to the developing world.

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Tech Week That Was: New iOS Design And Grand Theft Auto

The week brought new iPhones, iOS 7, Grand Theft Auto V and conversations about how social media are benefiting our brains. And federal regulators are weighing whether phones can be unlocked legally so that consumers can more easily move them between carriers.
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Professional Tips On Cell Phone Photography

Cell phone cameras are ubiquitous and their features are increasingly sophisticated. A professional photographer offers tips for taking great cell phone photos.

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Joy Covey, Who Was Key To Amazon.com's Success, Dies

As the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, she led its initial public offering in 1997. Founder Jeff Bezos has said Covey was Amazon's primary contact with Wall Street during critical years. Wednesday, she died after her bicycle collided with a van. Covey was 50.
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Clicking The 'Like' Button Is Protected Speech, Court Rules

U.S. Circuit Judge William Traxler compared liking something on Facebook to displaying a political sign on your front yard, which the Supreme Court has found to be "substantive speech."
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How To Spot And Outfake Bogus Twitter Followers

You may want to think twice before bragging about all of those Twitter followers you've racked up. Apps and websites help figure out which followers are real, fake and "inactive" users.
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VIDEO: You Will Smile At This Dancing Queen And Her Good Luck

Ellie Cole didn't know her dance moves were being videotaped. After they went on the Web, the video went viral. Now, she's getting the chance to be on a London stage. Check out the moves that made her famous.

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