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Snapchat valued at $10 bln

US media on Tuesday reported that Snapchat was valued at $10 billion based on funding pumped into the startup by a powerhouse Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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Ticketfly buying WillCall for on-premise data

Ticketfly Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company among several posing a challenge to Ticketmaster, is acquiring WillCall Inc., a crosstown rival that turns your smartphone into a mobile wallet at live events.

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Restaurants experimenting with pay-in-advance tickets

With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for their meal in advance using ...

Apple's freshly sliced shares climb

Freshly split Apple shares closed at a high on Tuesday, with investors evidently betting the California company will debut popular new gadgets, perhaps a smart watch and an iPhone 6.

Prototype Ebola drug clears early test hurdle

Mysteries of space dust revealed

Team defines new biodiversity metric

Aging Africa

Google buys travel guide app startup Jetpac

Google confirmed Monday it has bought the startup behind a Jetpac mobile application that creates insightful travel guides by analyzing pictures from social networks such as Instagram.

NASA animation shows Hurricane Marie winding down

Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Sensata to buy Schrader Intl in $1 billion deal

Sensata Technologies plans to inflate its presence in pressure sensing equipment with a $1 billion deal to buy privately held Schrader International, which makes tire pressure monitoring sensors.

After breakups, newspapers seek path forward

Following an unprecedented series of spinoffs by major US media companies, the print news industry now faces a rocky future without financial support from deep-pocketed parent firms.

Samsung to buy US tech firm SmartThings

Samsung said Friday it had reached a deal to buy a US home automation startup SmartThings, as the South Korean electronics giant aims to expand beyond the increasingly saturated smartphone market.

Mutation disables innate immune system

HIV lessons from the Mississippi Baby

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