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Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows.

Congress probes how IRS emails could go missing

The Internal Revenue Service commissioner said Friday the agency will not share with Congress additional details about its lost emails related to the ongoing tea party investigation until its own... Read more »

June 20, 2014

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Soccer interactions dwarf other events on Facebook

A total of 141 million people have commented about, "liked" or shared posts on Facebook about the World Cup, the company said Friday. There have been 459 million different interactions on it. Read more »

June 20, 2014

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Mozilla to Develop Comments Platform for New York Times and Washington Post

The New York Times and The Washington Post announced Thursday that they had teamed up with Mozilla to develop a new platform that will allow them to better manage their readers’ online... Read more »

June 19, 2014

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Chelsea Handler heading to Netflix with talk show

Netflix is expanding its empire of original content with a talk show to be hosted by Chelsea Handler. Read more »

June 19, 2014

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Review: World Cup watching easier, less fun

World Cup games typically don't line up well with the North American workweek, often taking place when you should be in bed or at work. Read more »

June 16, 2014

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DreamWorks mixing faves, newbies in YouTube debut

When AwesomenessTV launched as a YouTube channel two years ago, it was a bet by veteran TV and movie producer Brian Robbins on the ability of teen and tween audiences to find videos they love to... Read more »

June 16, 2014

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Cutting down: What being a minimalist is all about

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Minimalists may not want a lot of things, but the minimalist culture is growing to new heights. Read more »

June 14, 2014

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The economics of the World Cup

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The World Cup is set to kick off. But what role do economics play? Read more »

June 12, 2014

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The economic lessons of video games

What do video games have to say about economics? According to The Week’s John Aziz, quite a lot. Read more »

June 12, 2014

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Twitter COO Ali Rowghani resigns

Twitter's chief operating officer, Ali Rowghani, has resigned from his post and won't be replaced as CEO Dick Costolo seeks more direct involvement with the company's engineering and product teams. Read more »

June 12, 2014

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Amazon launches music streaming for Prime members

Amazon is launching a music streaming service for its Prime members, adding yet another freebie to its popular free-shipping plan ahead of the expected unveiling of its first smartphone next week. Read more »

June 12, 2014

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At E3, not everyone diving headfirst into VR

While the lines to try virtual reality have been among the longest at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the buzzed-about technology isn't necessarily a dominating force at the game industry's... Read more »

June 12, 2014

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What happens when Tweetdeck gets hacked

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Tweetdeck, a popular online app that allows people to schedule tweets across multiple accounts, was hacked Wednesday. How did the online community react? Read more »

June 11, 2014

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Free money? Utahns making successful use of Kickstarter

Over the past five years, 1,762 Kickstarter projects from Utah have together attracted more than $18 million in pledges from people willing to help bring those ideas to life. Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Why you can't find a job, even though the new jobs report says there's a bunch

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The new jobs report shows that more than 200,000 jobs were added and the U.S. has made up for the Great Recession's losses. But still, no one's working. Why? Read more »

June 6, 2014

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15 years ago, Microsoft may have predicted what homes will look and feel like in the future

Microsoft did a pretty good job predicting our technological future back in 1999, at least according to Max Nisen at Quartz. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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How America's love for cars is changing

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Having a car is as American as it gets. Right? Well, maybe not so much anymore. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Power plant plan further clouds coal's future

President Barack Obama's ambitious plan to reduce the gases blamed for global warming from the nation's power plants gives many coal-dependent states more lenient restrictions and won't necessarily... Read more »

June 3, 2014

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Why bookstores aren't going away just yet

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With Amazon caught up in a controversy with Hachette, bookstores may have found a saving grace. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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Steve Ballmer brings cheer, competitiveness to Los Angeles Clippers

That kind of background makes Ballmer, 58, the "perfect owner" for the Clippers, says author Fredric Alan Maxwell. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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Phone app lets citizens report water pollution

A free smartphone app is letting people report oil spills, debris fields and even algae blooms and jellyfish swarms in waterways around the world. Read more »

May 31, 2014

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Shelly Sterling agrees to sell Clippers to Steve Ballmer

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it's up to others whether the deal goes through. Read more »

May 30, 2014

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Zuckerberg, wife gift $120M to CA schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area's public school system. Read more »

May 30, 2014

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