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Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In Satya Nadella's first quarterly earnings release as chief executive, Microsoft Corp. on Thursday posted earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, offering new justification for the CEO's focus on cloud computing.... 



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Visa says revenue growth to slow further this quarter

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(Reuters) - Visa Inc , the world's largest credit and debit card company, said its revenue growth would slow this quarter due to a strong U.S. dollar, sending the company's shares down about 3 percent in extended trading.  



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Behavior therapy works over short term for young kids with OCD

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By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A family-based cognitive behavioral therapy markedly improves symptoms in children as young as five years old with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), according to a new study. The behavioral treatment, which involved parents heavily and is already known to...(more) 



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Former Rangers star Jardine dies, aged 65

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Former Rangers and Scotland defender Sandy Jardine has died at the age of 65 after losing his battle with cancer. Jardine, one of Rangers' most decorated players, was diagnosed with liver cancer 18 months ago and the Glasgow club announced his death on Thursday. Jardine, who...(more) 



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Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists. 



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Exclusive: Apple, Google agree to pay over $300 million to settle conspiracy lawsuit

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By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just...(more) 



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2014 World Green Car of the Year is...

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Test out your green car awareness by seeing if you can name the 2014 World Green Car of the Year. Note: it has to be a new model. 

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Flying Robots Play Theme of '2001: A Space Odyssey' (Video)

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The agile drones play a variety of specially rigged musical instruments — including drums, guitar and keyboard — during their performance of the famous song. They also play several other ditties, including the "Star Spangled Banner." 



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New statue of Penn State's Paterno set for 2015 unveiling: alumni

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By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Fundraising for a new statue depicting Joe Paterno "as the man he was and not Joe the football coach" is set to begin two years after his image was removed from Penn State University because of a child sex...(more) 



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Amazon 1st quarter net income jumps

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon first quarter profit rose 18 percent as shoppers continued to flock to the online mega retailer to buy goods.... 



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Visa's 2Q profit jumps 26 pct as payments grow

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Visa Inc.'s profit jumped 26 percent in its fiscal second quarter from a year earlier as the company benefited from strong growth in payments volume, service revenue and a one-time tax gain.... 



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Webby Awards honor mobile health and fitness apps

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By Daniel Gaitan NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As part of the 18th Annual Webby Awards, 11 mobile health applications ranging from personal wellness journals to allergen and symptom trackers were chosen as honorees. WebMD, available for iOS and Android mobile operating systems, provides a symptom...(more) 



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