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Google testing service to connect patients with doctors over video chat

The internet's good for many things, but it's never been a great source for medical advice. It looks like Google's testing out a new program that could change that. The new service, currently being tested with a limited number of … Continue reading

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Redbox Instant streaming video service shutting down on October 7th

Netflix's grip on the streaming video market is tightening. Today, Redbox Instant announced that the service will be shut down in just a few days, on October 7th. The service, which went live last year as part of a partnership between … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Redbox Instant video streaming service to shut down

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Redbox Instant, a streaming video service operated by Verizon Communications Inc and Outerwall Inc's Redbox, will shut down next week because the venture has not been as successful as hoped, the two companies announced Saturday. The … Continue reading

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Secret Service Director Resigns in Scandal Over Security Lapses – New York Times

New York Times Secret Service Director Resigns in Scandal Over Security LapsesNew York TimesJulia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, answered questions at a House committee hearing regarding security protocols. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. Continue reading the … Continue reading

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German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Courts in Berlin and Hamburg upheld bans on online transportation service Uber on Friday, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers. U.S. start-up Uber had appealed against the bans in … Continue reading

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Apple releases iOS 8 workaround to fix dropped cell service

(Reuters) – Apple Inc released a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who reported a drop in cellular service and the inability to use the fingerprint reading Touch ID after downloading the iOS 8.0.1 mobile operating system. … Continue reading

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Apple pulls iOS 8 update after reports of dropped cellular service

(Reuters) – Apple Inc has pulled an update to iOS 8, its latest mobile operating system, following reports of dropped cellular service. "We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are actively investigating … In … Continue reading

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Exclusive: HP exploring sale of photo sharing service Snapfish – source

By Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co is exploring the sale of its web-based photo sharing service Snapfish, and has held discussions with multiple private equity and industry buyers, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Snapfish, … Continue reading

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Rakuten considering launching home rental service in Japan: sources

Rakuten Inc, Japan's largest e-commerce company, has been actively considering launching a service like website Airbnb that would provide a hub to rent apartments and homes in Japan to short-term guests, two people with knowledge of the developing plans told … Continue reading

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Coinbase starts eurozone Bitcoin service

Coinbase has linked a Bitcoin ‘wallet’ service to the euro payments system, making it possible for users to send money to and from a Bitcoin account Asia homepage

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