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Rocket Internet shares slide on stock market debut

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Shares in Rocket Internet plunged 14 percent within minutes of their stock market debut in Frankfurt on Thursday as investors gave Europe's largest internet listing since 2000 a cold welcome. Global e-commerce investor Rocket had sold shares at the top of its price...(more) 

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Dubai detectives to get Google Glass to fight crime

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai police plan to issue detectives with Google Glass hands-free eyewear to help them fight crime using facial recognition technology, a police spokesman in the wealthy Gulf Arab emirate said. The wearable device consists of a tiny computer screen mounted in the corner...(more) 

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Why did ER send Ebola patient home?

a shared story    2 hours 44 minutes ago
A Texas hospital initially released him even though he said he had been in West Africa. 

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Angry Birds maker Rovio plans job cuts

a shared story    3 hours 44 minutes ago
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, owner of the globally successful Angry Birds brand, said on Thursday it was planning to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland, or 16 percent of its total workforce. "We have been building our team on assumptions of...(more) 

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Netflix Is Making Four Exclusive Movies with Adam Sandler

a shared story    4 hours 44 minutes ago
As well as debuting the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel , Netflix has some other big news: it's just signed a deal with Adam Sandler to fund and produce four of his movies that will run exclusively on the streaming service.Read more... 

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For Jony Ive, the Apple Watch is all about the tiny ‘fantastic’ details

a shared story    5 hours 44 minutes ago
Apple isn’t ready to sell you a brand new Apple Watch just yet, but the company is certainly interested in making you want to buy one. In addition to showing the device in Paris in celebration of Fashion Week, Apple also allowed fashion magazine Vogue to...(more) 

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The importance of physical contact captured in a beautiful video

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Spanish filmmaker Francisco Montoro shows in this beautiful video that communication goes beyond words. Nowadays, thanks to the Internet, we can connect with each other in many ways, but we are certainly missing the most important one. The one that creates the strongest bonds: Physical...(more) 

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

a shared story    7 hours 44 minutes ago
So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.> 

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W.H. fence-jumping suspect pleads not guilty

a shared story    8 hours 44 minutes ago
A man accused of jumping a fence at the White House pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he ran into the presidential mansion while carrying a knife. 

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Starboard offers to take RealD private for $12 per share

a shared story    9 hours 44 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Wednesday it had offered to acquire the remaining shares in RealD Inc RLD.N after raising its stake in the 3D technology licensor. Starboard offered $12 per share in cash, a premium of 29 percent to RealD stock...(more) 

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Great features, but imprecise controls

a shared story    10 hours 44 minutes ago
Pro photographers are going to love the manual controls, but the app is unnecessarily difficult to work with. 

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Awesome iPhone time lapse video shows you a beautiful London afternoon in 21 seconds

a shared story    11 hours 44 minutes ago
We absolutely love the new time lapse video feature that Apple has added to its iPhone cameras if for no other reason than it’s enabling iPhone users around the world to take some incredible videos and share them with everyone. One such video was uploaded onto...(more) 

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