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Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked ...

dateJul 21, 2014 in Telecom
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Crowdsourcing search for missing plane is overloaded

A crowdsourcing effort to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane using satellite imagery overloaded the computer network with an "unprecedented" amount of traffic, the technology company said Tuesday.

dateMar 11, 2014 in Other
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Tech bugs plague federal projects

t was an ambitious federal technology project, tying together a string of government databases in one Web portal. But the launch was a giant mess: contract missteps, broken deadlines, cost overruns. Users complained the site ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Other
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Analysis: Yahoo needs more than eyeballs to grow

Yahoo Inc. may have reclaimed the top spot in the Web traffic rankings, but experts say the Web portal has a long way to go before it's demonstrated that the huge changes made by CEO Marissa Mayer are turning the business ...

dateSep 02, 2013 in Business
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Taiwan's Hon Hai in tie-up with Mozilla

Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Monday announced plans to develop devices and software using Mozilla's Firefox operating system, in an attempt to diversify its existing manufacturing services.

dateJun 03, 2013 in Business
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Russians attempt to topple Google in Vietnam

Vietnam's booming Internet scene is littered with failed startups that tried to take on Google and other entrenched U.S web companies. That's not deterring a newly launched Russian-Vietnamese outfit which ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Internet
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eBay chief says Web privacy clashes coming

Internet companies will soon have to find a way to protect user privacy to avert a "clash" which could lead to increased government regulation, eBay chief executive John Donahoe said Wednesday.

dateJan 30, 2013 in Internet
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