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Twitter acquires Niche, a social-media talent scout

Niche helps online stars on services like Vine to find advertisers

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Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch

The '6-pack' switch design expands on Facebook's Wedge, and both are due to be released through OCP

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Newsweek Twitter hack is a sign of the times

Account compromises are likely to continue unless businesses get smarter about security

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FCC commish knocks Net neutrality plan, warns of stealthy regulations

Republican Commissioner Pai says Wheeler's plan would allow the FCC to adopt more rules in the future

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Ohio closes Google antitrust investigation

The investigation was closed late last year, Google said Monday

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Sidecar doubles down on delivery service

Sidecar said it would be expanding its delivery service to other parts of the country.

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Privacy groups want investigation of big data acquisitions

The regulatory agency should conduct stricter reviews before granting approval to big data deals, four groups say

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After Windows 10, Cortana may cozy up to Office

A mysterious 'Work Assistant' app that appeared in the Windows Phone Store is reportedly tied to an effort to bring Cortana to Microsoft's productivity suite.

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How Google Docs' research tool removes drudgery from reports and presentations

Links. CItations. Even images. Google streamlines the research process from right within your document.

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LinkedIn's China bet starts paying off with increase in users

LinkedIn has doubled its Chinese user base to 8 million in the year since it set up a local subsidiary

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FCC chairman says broadband should be treated as utility for net neutrality

Wheeler will offer net neutrality rules that reverse a long-standing agency practice of lightly regulating broadband

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EU data protection authorities get serious about Facebook's privacy policy

Europe's privacy authorities plan to fight Facebook together

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Buying Uber might give Google a ride into the future

Google's data, and Uber's transportation expertise, might be mutually beneficial