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Ellen Pao Out As Reddit CEO

Pao has been at the center of a controversy following the still-unexplained dismissal of a popular figure in the site's r/IAmA section. She is being replaced by Steve Huffman, the site's original CEO.
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Study Finds Online Symptom Checkers Are Only Accurate Half The Time

A Harvard Medical School study found that online symptom checkers, such as WebMD and the Mayo Clinic, are only accurate about half the time.
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OPM Director Katherine Archuleta Resigns After Massive Data Hack

Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta announced she is resigning on Friday, after the government revealed more than 22 million federal employees had their personal data stolen.
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Now At The Top Of Japan's Mount Fuji: Free Wi-Fi

Climbers who conquer Japan's tallest mountain will now be able to upload their achievement online immediately. Mount Fuji is getting eight hotspots with free Wi-Fi.
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Chicago's 'Cloud Tax' Raises The Cost Of Streaming Videos

Chicago is taxing services such as Netflix and Spotify. Some residents wonder if a tax on other Internet services will follow, and others worry the levy will scare away businesses.
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How Small Can They Go? IBM Announces 7 Nanometer Computer Chip

IBM has overcome a hurdle by producing a prototype chip with transistors that are 7 nanometers wide, or about 1/10,000th the width of a human hair. The smallest transistors in use are twice as big.
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Trading Suspension Highlights New York Stock Exchange's Shrinking Influence

The New York Stock Exchange opened normally Thursday, after computer problems forced the exchange to shut down for much of the day on Wednesday.
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How To Take A Picture-Perfect Presidential Candidate Selfie

This election has been called the "selfie election." It turns out there's an art to the political selfie. And with this many candidates running for president, they are in need of some advice.
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Fight Over NBA Star DeAndre Jordan Turns Into Emoji War

NBA star DeAndre Jordan decided he wanted to play for the Dallas Mavericks next year instead of his old team, the Los Angeles Clippers. Then he had a case of buyer's remorse.
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OPM: 21.5 Million Social Security Numbers Stolen From Government Computers

The number includes 19.7 million individuals who applied for a background investigation.

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