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European taxis cause chaos in app protest (Update)

Taxi drivers brought parts of London, Paris and other European cities to a standstill on Wednesday as they protested against new private cab apps such as Uber which have shaken up the industry.

Jun 11, 2014
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Silicon Valley's interns enjoy perk-filled summer

Sitting in a kitchen stocked with free food, a handful of 20-something Google summer interns weigh their favorite perks, but where to begin? With bikes, buses, massages, swimming pools, dance classes, nap ...

Jun 08, 2014
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The challenges facing archivists in the 21st century

UCLA professor of information studies Anne Gilliland says that understanding the history of archival science is critical to understanding where the field is going. In her new book, "Conceptualizing 21st Century ...

Jun 05, 2014
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Underwater sound examined for links to missing jet

A team of Australian researchers looking into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 released data on Wednesday about an unusual underwater sound recorded around the time the plane vanished, though the lead scientist ...

Jun 04, 2014
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New Mexico city working on who gets Atari games

Officials in a New Mexico city are working on a plan under which film companies, museums and the public could get Atari video games that were dug up from an old landfill last month.

May 30, 2014
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'Advergames' new avenue for TV advertising

Advertising in the form of games or "advergames" can be as effective as regular 30-second television advertisements according to researchers at Murdoch University's Audience Labs.

May 30, 2014
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Iran summons Facebook's Zuckerberg over privacy

An Iranian judge has summoned Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to answer allegations that his company's apps have breached people's privacy, it was reported Tuesday.

May 27, 2014
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