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Twitter invests in MIT lab focused on online social movements

Twitter will also provide access to its archives and real-time, public stream of tweets

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Activists push Facebook to abandon its real-names policy

A broad coalition is meeting with the company Wednesday to try and ask Facebook to allow the service's users to include aliases.

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Intel pushes factory IoT with $9 million cost savings at plant

Increased equipment uptime and productivity may help convince manufacturers

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Ellison pushes Oracle's new cloud platform hard, but questions linger

'We're just getting started' in the cloud, Ellison said

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Nextdoor, an app for connecting with neighborhoods, puts on its police cap

Nextdoor wants more police officers, fire departments and other safety workers using its site

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Icahn says PayPal spin-off is almost a 'no brainer'

Activist investor says PayPal needs to acquire competitors or be acquired

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Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services

Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade

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Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

Six new services are in the works, but no availability date was released

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Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the cloud gauntlet

Ellison has come full circle from cloud skeptic to the proprietor of a one-stop shop

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Bogus bug apps offer no relief in Japan's dengue outbreak

Mosquito-repelling smartphone apps don't live up to their claims, experts say

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Top EU official tells Uber and Germany: Start talking!

Neelie Kroes takes to Twitter after the latest German court ban on Uber services

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Yahoo will ring in the new year by killing its website directory

Other services like Yahoo Education and Qwiki will also close, Yahoo said. But it's the Web directory that first launched Yahoo onto the Web.

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Oracle, Salesforce.com trade moves in marketing software battle

Oracle syncs up with Box, while Salesforce.com releases Journey Builder for Apps

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Yahoo reports a drop in government data requests

There were 18,000 requests in the first six months of this year, down from 29,000 a year ago

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Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The vendor's massive annual conference gets underway Sunday