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When a Company Is Put Up for Sale, in Many Cases, Your Personal Data Is, Too

When a Company Is Put Up for Sale, in Many Cases, Your Personal Data Is, Too

The privacy policy for Hulu, a video-streaming service with about nine million subscribers, opens with a declaration that the company “respects your privacy.” That respect could lapse, however, if the company is ever sold or goes bankrupt. At that point, ...

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When Tech Giants Deliver the News, They Decide What News Is

When Tech Giants Deliver the News, They Decide What News Is

SO APPLE’S GOT its very own newsreader app, aptly called News. It will come natively installed on its iOS 9 mobile operating system this fall. This adds to the list of third parties that publishers have come to rely upon ...

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Microsoft nixes ActiveX add-on technology in new Edge browser

Microsoft nixes ActiveX add-on technology in new Edge browser

Microsoft’s new Edge browser will discard two of the oldest browser technologies found in the aged Internet Explorer (IE) and replace them with add-ons based on HTML5 and JavaScript. The new extensions model won’t be added to Edge until after ...

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Facebook brings apps, businesses to Messenger service

Facebook brings apps, businesses to Messenger service

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Wednesday opened up its Messenger service for developers to create apps and for shoppers to communicate directly with retailers, as the Internet company seeks to expand its reach. The new features mark Facebook’s latest ...

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Discovery adds online adventure channel to reach Web generation

Discovery adds online adventure channel to reach Web generation

LOS ANGELES: Cable network operator Discovery Communications Inc said it is boosting investment in original Web video with a new channel focused on adventurers, in an effort to reach younger audiences who have grown up watching media online. The owner ...

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3 places to buy and sell used items

3 places to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it’s the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings ...

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6 steps for maximizing your real estate Internet exposure

6 steps for maximizing your real estate Internet exposure

Easy ways to boost leads that won’t break your budget Applying the following online exposure concepts will help you distinguish yourself from the overcrowded sea of real estate agents, generate a plethora of high-quality leads based on your Internet presence ...

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Obama heads to Silicon Valley to discuss hacking threats with CEOs

Obama heads to Silicon Valley to discuss hacking threats with CEOs

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama will meet with chief executive officers on Friday at a summit in Silicon Valley held by the White House that aims to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive ...

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UBS’s Richest Clients Seen Flocking to Dollars After Swiss Franc Shock

UBS’s Richest Clients Seen Flocking to Dollars After Swiss Franc Shock

UBS Group AG (UBSG), the largest Swiss bank, said its wealthiest clients will be attracted to U.S. dollars after Switzerland roiled markets by scrapping the franc’s cap. Private-banking customers are concerned a stronger franc will hurt Switzerland’s economy and the ...

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King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

Mobile games are expected to surpass consoles as the biggest segment of the gaming market next year. This should be good news for King (KING), the maker of Candy Crush Saga and a company that has had trouble convincing investors ...

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