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North Korea: Kim Jong-un falls off the radar as the two Koreas agree to talk – The Independent

The Independent North Korea: Kim Jong-un falls off the radar as the two Koreas agree to talkThe IndependentThe 31-year-old's walk was somewhere between a limp and a waddle. The speculation was feverish: Kim Jong-un was ill, he was addicted to … Continue reading

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Telenet sparks merger talk after ruling out shareholder payout

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian cable and telecoms group Telenet has ruled out further payouts to shareholders this year, sparking speculation it may be preparing to acquire one of its Belgian rivals and sending its shares sharply lower. … Continue reading

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You can finally talk and use data simultaneously on new Verizon iPhones

Ever since it lost the exclusive right to sell the iPhone in the United States in 2011, AT&T has touted a key advantage that its network has over Verizon's: the ability to talk on the phone while using data from another … Continue reading

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EBay shares backtrack after it dismisses talk of Google stake

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of eBay Inc lost much of their Friday gains after the online retailer dismissed market speculation that Google Inc may be preparing to buy a slice of the company. The stock rose as much … Continue reading

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Book Talk: Karl Ove Knausgaard on life after his ‘Struggle’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard won critical praise for his first two novels, one of which was a highly inventive tale of human encounters with angels. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Carmakers, others fund research toward cars that talk to each other

A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said on Friday. The … Continue reading

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Spotify re-posts job ad for position that sparked IPO talk

Online music streaming service Spotify has re-advertised a job for a regulatory filings expert this week, half a year after the position was originally posted in February when it sparked speculation the firm could be preparing to go public. The … Continue reading

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Book Talk: South Africa’s Beukes revisits America in ‘Broken Monsters’

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s Lauren Beukes returns to urban America and the hunt for a serial killer in her new novel, “Broken Monsters”. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Book Talk: Paull’s ‘The Bees’ looks at life inside the hive

LONDON (Reuters) – Three years ago playwright Laline Paull began to notice bees in her garden in Sussex, southeast England. Her interest was inspired by the death of a beekeeping friend. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Talk on cracking Internet anonymity service Tor withdrawn from conference

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A heavily anticipated talk on how to identify users of the Tor Internet privacy service has been withdrawn from the upcoming Black Hat security conference. A Black Hat spokeswoman told Reuters that the … Continue reading

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