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Dick Costolo prescribes a fix for Twitter's growth pains

The CEO explains how 'a better Twitter,' not fundamental changes, might woo new users

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Google ad guru Susan Wojcicki to take over YouTube

The exec served as senior VP of ads and commerce at Google

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Twitter doubles revenue but profit remains elusive

The site increased its user base by 30 percent from last year, but investors still pushed its stock lower.

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Satellite hotspot promises to bring Wi-Fi everywhere

The new Iridium modem connects the Internet to any corner of the planet.

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Microsoft, Google, Facebook show rise in surveillance requests

The latest round of reports come after an agreement between the government and tech companies about what information can be released

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Facebook gears up for its 10th birthday

The social network, now a billion-plus members strong, has reached the end of its first decade.

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Twitter buys 900 IBM patents, dodging a potential infringement suit

The patents likely cover a range of software and tools of interest to Twitter

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Obama selects cryptologist to head US NSA

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers will take over amid demands for reform of the NSA

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Video service Blinkx contests Harvard professor's analysis

Ben Edelman, who studies deceptive Web advertising, contends Blinkx misleads users and cheats advertisers

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Google sales rise despite Motorola slip

The company also had mixed results in its ads business

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Facebook asserts its success on mobile with another strong quarter

About 53 percent of the company's ad sales came from mobile devices

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Yahoo acquiring Tomfoolery, a social networking startup for business

Tomfoolery's Anchor product will be shut down, the company said

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Google ordered to pay royalty on AdWords revenue to Vringo

The judge ruled on the royalty rate after the companies did not come to an agreement on it