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Dorsey-led Square's revenue beats in first quarterly report since IPO

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  • Mar 10, 2016
Mobile payments company Square Inc's revenue beat analysts' estimates in its first quarterly results since going public in November, easing pressure on CEO Jack Dorsey who is also leading turnaround efforts at Twitter Inc.Square's shares rose as much a...
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The Opportunity for API-Driven Algorithmic Transparency at the Mobile Data Plan Level

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  • Aug 09, 2016
API Evangelist is focused on helping push for sensible API-driven transparency wherever I can get it. When done in sensible ways, an API can crack open the often black box that is the algorithm, giving us access and more control over our online experience...
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Musk's SpaceX rocket launch canceled at final countdown

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  • Feb 29, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. At the last second, Elon Musk's SpaceX scrubbed plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, again delaying an attempt to put an satellite into orbit and then land the vehicle's first stage intact on a sea platform, a step that may...
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Uber launches low-cost service in Pakistan amid broader Asia push

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  • Mar 03, 2016
ISLAMABAD U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] launched in Pakistan on Thursday, venturing into a country where credit cards are rare and security is a concern.Uber's launch comes shortly after rival service Easy Taxi, backe...
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Be Happy the New Apple TV Ditches the Web

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  • Sep 16, 2015
THE NEXT-GENERATION APPLE TV will feature many tricks that its predecessors did not: games, a full suite of apps, a touch-sensitive remote, and more. Equally interesting, though, is what it will be lacking. Specifically, the new Apple TV closes off a dire...
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Lyft and GM roll out car rental program to attract more drivers

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  • Mar 15, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO Drivers for ride-hailing app Lyft will no longer face the imperative of owning a car under a rental program launched on Monday with General Motors Co.The initiative is the first to come out of a two-month-old partnership between the autom...
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EU competition chief set to charge Google with Android abuse: sources

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  • Apr 18, 2016
AMSTERDAM/FRANKFURT The European competition commission is gearing up to charge Google with giving unfair prominence to its own apps like search and maps in supplementary software licensing deals it strikes with mobile phone makers running its Android ...
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Scientists win $3 million for detecting Einstein's waves

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  • May 05, 2016
NEW YORK Researchers who helped detect gravitational waves for the first time, confirming part of Albert Einstein's theory in a landmark moment in scientific history, will share a $3 million Special Breakthrough Prize, according to the prize's selectio...
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Solar plane leaves Seville on penultimate leg of round-the-world flight

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  • Jul 12, 2016
SEVILLE, Spain An airplane powered solely by energy from the sun took off from southern Spain early on Monday on the penultimate leg of the first ever fuel-free round-the-world flight.The single-seat Solar Impulse 2 lifted off from Seville at 0420 GMT ...
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Malware suspected in Bangladesh bank heist: officials

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  • Mar 11, 2016
DHAKA Investigators suspect unknown hackers installed malware in the Bangladesh central bank's computer systems and watched, probably for weeks, for how to go about withdrawing money from its U.S. account, two bank officials briefed on the matter said ...
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