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Amazon ends dispute with publisher

One of publishing’s nastiest, most high-profile conflicts, the months-long standoff between Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group, is ending

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Twitter to create new mobile apps

Twitter Inc is considering creating additional mobile applications beyond its core messaging service

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A team of at least 6 people is required to launch a balloon. This team includes a launch commander to lead the team and coordinate with Mission Control, several people to do ground checks on various electronic components, and someone to set the balloon up for launch and inspect the envelope.

Google gets its own airport

Ever-growing Google now has an airport to its name: the Internet giant has signed a 60-year lease to run a NASA airbase that comes with massive hangars for dirigibles

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Facebook Messenger hits half a billion users

Social networking site Facebook Inc said its messaging service is being used by more than half a billion people, few months after it was separated from the main Facebook app

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Bitcoin Ponzi scheme uncovered

The U.S. government on Thursday announced its first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a Ponzi scheme

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Facebook restricts content criticizing government and religion

Facebook restricted access to almost 5,000 pieces of content from India during the first six months of 2014 following requests by government agencies, a report by the social networking giant said

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Microsoft teams up with Dropbox

Microsoft Corp said it teamed up with online file-sharing company Dropbox Inc to allow Office software users to manage and share files through Dropbox’s website and mobile app

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Taylor Swift pulls songs off Spotify

The music streaming service Spotify is no longer offering Taylor Swift songs

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Bill Gates to give away R5 billion

US philanthropist Bill Gates on Sunday announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world

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Twitter’s product chief sidelined

Twitter Inc has sidelined the product chief it recently poached from rival Google Inc, in the latest executive reshuffle at the online messaging service, according to a source familiar with the situation

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