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Portland takes a huge step toward getting Google Fiber

Although Portland, Ore. is known as the city that’s perpetually stuck in the early 1990s, it might be about to get a fiber network that’s very 21st century. The Oregonian reports that Portland’s city council has voted unanimously to approve Google … Continue reading

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Alibaba leaning toward NYSE listing: Wall Street Journal

(Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is leaning toward listing its shares on IntercontinentalExchange Group's New York Stock Exchange instead of Nasdaq OMX Group's exchange, according to the Wall Street Journal. No deal has been signed, but … Continue reading

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Armed youths reported to be marching toward South Sudan town – Los Angeles Times

BBC News Armed youths reported to be marching toward South Sudan townLos Angeles TimesJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Thousands of armed youths loyal to South Sudan's rebel leader are preparing to launch an assault on the key town of Bor, a … Continue reading

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Why even a show of clemency toward an adversary is a demonstration of power … – National Post

AFP Why even a show of clemency toward an adversary is a demonstration of power …National PostFor Vladimir Putin, even a show of clemency toward an adversary locked away in a remote prison is a demonstration of power. Mikhail Khodorkovsky … Continue reading

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Analysis: Lower-cost surprises drive Hollywood toward record year

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As Ron Burgundy returns to the big screen this weekend in the “Anchorman” sequel, it’s kind of a big deal, as the fictional newsman would say, for Hollywood’s entire year. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Computer cracks CAPTCHAs in step toward artificial intelligence

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) – A technology start-up said on Monday that it had come up with software that works like a human brain in one key way: it can crack CAPTCHAs, the strings of tilted, squiggly letters … Continue reading

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CCL Industries On A Path Toward Printing Cash Flow

By Stephen Simpson, CFA: Like it’s smaller American cousin Multi-Color (LABL), CCL Industries (CCDBF.PK) is a company whose products are in front of readers’ eyes every day, and yet go largely unnoticed. You would never buy a bottle of shampoo … Continue reading

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Twitter takes first step toward going public

By Gerry Shih and Olivia Oran SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Twitter Inc has filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators, the company said on Thursday, taking the first step toward what would be Silicon Valley's most anticipated … Continue reading

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Rockets Are Fired Toward Israel From Southern Lebanon – New York Times

New York Times Rockets Are Fired Toward Israel From Southern LebanonNew York TimesJERUSALEM — Four rockets were fired toward northern Israel from southern Lebanon on Thursday for the first time in nearly two years, according to the Israeli military. The … Continue reading

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FAA moving toward easing electronic device use

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relief may be on the way for airline passengers who can't bear to be separated even briefly from their personal electronic devices. The government is moving toward allowing gate-to-gate use of music players, tablets, laptops, smartphones and … Continue reading

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