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Amazon’s new, fifth-generation monochrome device may not have the flash of its high-tone Kindle Fire HD cousins, but don’t overlook this new version of the basic e-reader. SANTA MONICA, Calif. – I’ve only had a hands-on demonstration of the new

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The United States and China pledged Wednesday to take ambitious action to limit greenhouse gases, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of make-or-break climate talks next year. President Barack Obama announced that the

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Want to study high-energy particles streaming through the cosmos at nearly the speed of light? There’s an app for that. It’s called the Distributed Electronic Cosmic-Ray Observatory (DECO), and unlike the huge, multimillion-dollar particle detectors housed in labs, DECO allows

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Google sometimes receives as many as 50,000 resumes in a single week. For the select number of applicants who actually make it to an interview, they’ll be graded on a very specific list of criteria, no matter what position they’re

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Scotland has plenty to sort out as its people vote on their future: about currency, the European Union, oil revenue and tax. Now there may be a different thorny problem — from the world of technology. The country decides on

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A first-look at Apple’s latest devices proves once again the company’s attention to detail. But questions remain. On Tuesday, Apple unveiled a new bigger iPhone and the smartwatch aficionados have been waiting for. Fortune had 30 minutes to try them both out. What we

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There is a difference between “promoting to” and “influencing” users to download your mobile app — a massive one. Promoting to users doesn’t put your app on the path for massive downloads. There’s just too much noise in the market

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Yahoo is trying to make it easier for small businesses to take their operations online. This week, Yahoo unveiled Yahoo Stores, the next generation of the company’s e-commerce platform, which is designed to help anyone start and grow a business

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Few app developers can lay claim to winning praise from Steve Jobs. Ashish Toshniwal is one of them–he received an email from the man himself. In 2010 the CEO of Y Media Labs helped launch the handwriting app Montessorium, which impressed Jobs so much he

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Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)’s sweeping disclosure of wiretapping on its network worldwide means technology and phone companies could follow by revealing how much access governments are seeking to phone calls, data and e-mails. Deutsche Telekom AG, with 145 million wireless

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