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New England digs out from massive blizzard

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By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Millions in the Northeast on Wednesday started digging out from a powerful blizzard that dumped up to 3 feet of snow and led to coastal flooding around parts the region, while largely bypassing New York City. Snow was forecast to...(more) 



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In Boston and Aurora, Jurors May Risk Mental Health for Justice

a shared story    28 minutes ago
Jury selection for the Boston Marathon bombing and Aurora theater shooting trials highlights the long-lasting mental health effects of serving on a high-profile capital case. 



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The Multimodal CIO For The Digital Business Era

a shared story    1 hour 27 minutes ago
- Stephen HawkingAccording to the 2015 State of the CIO report, there is a significant perception gap between business leaders and IT executives. Only 13% of business leaders perceive the CIO as a business partner. 



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Kim Kardashian satirizes herself in T-Mobile's Super Bowl ad

a shared story    2 hours 27 minutes ago
Kim Kardashian is a fickle deity: sometimes she wants to break the internet and other times she wants to fix your mobile contract. In a new, wonderfully self-aware Super Bowl ad for T-Mobile, she extolls the virtues of the carrier's new Data Stash feature — a...(more) 



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Facebook to sell real-time Super Bowl ads, taking on Twitter

a shared story    3 hours 27 minutes ago
This Super Bowl Facebook is taking a page from Twitter's playbook, for the first time during a football championship selling ads that target people based on what they are talking about in real time. These include video ads that will play automatically on Facebook's newsfeed, triggered...(more) 



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Apple takes high road in China smartphone standoff with Xiaomi

a shared story    4 hours 27 minutes ago
By Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Apple Inc is steering clear of Chinese rival Xiaomi Inc's [XTC.UL] low-price online strategy, ramping up store openings in China to harness its premium edge and fend off the fast-growing No.3 global smartphone maker. The U.S. firm's quarterly results smashed...(more) 



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First step towards saving rhino

a shared story    4 hours 28 minutes ago
Experts are pinning their hopes on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to save the northern white rhino from extinction. 



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Huawei shipped 138 million devices in 2014

a shared story    5 hours 27 minutes ago
Huawei's 7.8 percent increase in global smartphone sales has helped deliver the company a 30 percent sales revenue boost, up to $12.2 billion in 2014. 



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Google's Waze app endangers police: LAPD chief

a shared story    6 hours 27 minutes ago
Google's newly acquired Waze application poses a danger to police because of its ability to track their locations, the Los Angeles police chief said in a letter to the tech company's CEO. Waze is a traffic and navigation application that users contribute information to in order...(more) 



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Nintendo halves operating profit view on slack 3DS sales; weak yen lifts net profit

a shared story    7 hours 27 minutes ago
TOKYO/OSAKA (Reuters) - Struggling Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co warned it won't make its annual operating profit target due to slack sales of its 3DS handheld game consoles, though the yen's current weakness means overseas sales will boost net profit. Reporting a return to profit...(more) 



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Apple posts biggest ever quarterly profit by a public company of $18BILLION

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Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones during the three months that ended Dec. 31, beating analysts' expectations for the latest models of it iPhone. 



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Nintendo cuts forecasts but still expects a return to profit

a shared story    8 hours 27 minutes ago
Nintendo had a pretty good Christmas. Net profit was ¥45.2 billion ($383 million), and revenue was ¥271,521 billion ($2.3 billion). The solid holiday sales won't be enough for Nintendo to meet its forecast of ¥40 billion yen in operating profit for the financial year, however —...(more) 



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