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China busts smugglers of iPhone 6 in Shanghai

(AP)—China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release here, with officials on Sunday reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones in ...

dateSep 28, 2014 in Business
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Using Twitter to track flu, Lady Gaga

Interested in the number of tweets about the flu in recent days, weeks or months? Whether the tweets are positive or negative? How they are dispersed geographically down to the street level? Words commonly ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Timeline: Key dates in Facebook's 10-year history

Facebook turned 10 years old on Tuesday. In that time, it has grown from a social network meant only for Harvard students to a company with the mission of connecting everyone in the world. As Facebook enters ...

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Internet
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Apple wins patent appeal in China

Apple has won an appeal in China over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri", with a court overruling an earlier decision that had gone against the US technology giant.

dateApr 24, 2015 in Business
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N. Korea suffers another Internet shutdown

North Korea suffered an Internet shutdown for at least two hours on Saturday, Chinese state-media and cyber experts said, after Pyongyang blamed Washington for an online blackout earlier this week.

dateDec 27, 2014 in Internet
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Graffiti: Art or eyesore?

Graffiti is slowly starting to be seen as an art form for the disenfranchised, yet you'd never know it by reading the news, a Michigan State University sociologist argues in a new study.

dateJan 12, 2015 in Social Sciences
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