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With Yahoo's News Digest, Katie Couric comes to an iPad near you
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The news summarization app makes its way to Apple’s tablet, along with a 2-minute weekly news recap hosted by the former ABC news personality.

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Eruption Update: Sulfur Dioxide Threatens Iceland, Lava Flows Continue at Kilauea and More
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[HTML1] Busy week, time to catch up a bit: Iceland Right now, the news out of Iceland is much the same as its been for the last week: lava flows issuing from some of the Holuhraun Lava Field fissures, possible melting under the ice cap especially in the Barðarbunga caldera and earthquakes continuing to rumble. […]

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Google: No compromise, likely massive phishing database
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A large text file billed as a list of usernames and passwords for more than 4.9 million Google accounts is likely a collection of credentials from different sources, not from a breach of the company’s systems, Google stated on Wednesday. The file was leaked to the Bitcoin Security board on Tuesday by a user known […]

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Facebook's Blue Dinosaur Is Here To Sort Out Your Privacy Issues
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Facebook has come under attack from users for having a hopelessly complicated set of privacy settings, but the company is now addressing the dinosaur in the room with, well, a dinosaur. Over the coming weeks, all users will go through a ‘Privacy Checkup’ which will run them through the most basic settings while being assisted […]

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BlackBerry's upcoming 'Classic' smartphone looks like this
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BlackBerry had no part in the torrent of mobile news that erupted at last week’s IFA tradeshow, but new leaked images remind us the company’s got a fresh batch of smartphones in its pipeline, too. Originating from the Weibo account of a reseller who…

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Your iPhone and Android devices are about to get some Bing goodness.
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Your iPhone and Android devices are about to get some Bing goodness. Microsoft is releasing its touch-first Bing apps — News, Weather, Travel, Finance, Sports, Health & Fitness, and Food & Drink — that already exist for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 for the rival mobile platforms in the next few months. Read more…

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Rumour: Apple iWatch To Come With A Curved Display
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Now that the official unveiling of the iPhone 6 is just a few days away, all the rumours now seem to be turning into concrete evidence. One of those big sources of information is the New York Times, who managed to get through a couple of roadblocks and meet the investors and employees who basically […]

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Watch Samsung Unveil The Latest Galaxy Note And More Right Here
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 Samsung is widely expected to unveil the next Galaxy Note today and the event is being streamed live for your enjoyment. The festivities start at 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time and can be watched above. Of course we’ll be there too, serving up breaking news and hands-on reports — that is, if the new Note […]

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CDC Director on Ebola: “The Window of Opportunity Really is Closing.”
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I said last month that I was going to try to stay out of Ebola news because so much is being written about it elsewhere. Since then, the African outbreak — now really an epidemic, since it is in multiple countries –  has ballooned to 3,000 cases, and the World Health Organization has predicted it […]

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