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Google writes a poem to herald Chromebooks in 9 new countries

The laptops are coming to New Zealand, Mexico and other countries, Google said Monday.

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Backlash over Facebook's 'listening' feature is a problem of trust

An online petition against the feature had 500,000 backers by Friday

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Top executives fly the coop at Twitter, Foursquare

A top engineer at Twitter, and two business executives at Foursquare, are leaving

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Bill would prohibit FCC from reclassifying broadband as utility

GOP Representative Bob Latta's legislation would limit the FCC's authority in its current net neutrality proceeding.

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Microsoft buys Capptain for mobile analytics, cloud services

Microsoft plans to use the technology to boost Azure's mobile app development services

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Twitter users to grow 24.4 percent in 2014, U.S. still largest market

The Asia-Pacific region is increasing its share of Twitter users while the U.S. market matures.

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Facebook sues alleged scammer over sex and Jennifer Lopez ads

A Brooklyn man is accused of scamming the social network out of $340,000 in advertising, and Facebook wants him banned for life

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Google preps mobile YouTube management app for creators

It's part of an effort by Google to keep independent YouTube creators satisfied

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Swarm 'Portal' beacon to provide retailers insight on in-store activity

The device picks up heat signals from shoppers to give retailers foot traffic patterns

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Italian antitrust watchdog investigates TripAdvisor reviews, Expedia pricing deals

The Italian investigation of Expedia and its rival Booking.com follows similar actions in the U.K., France and Germany

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Mt. Gox bankruptcy trustee outlines liquidation schedule

The latest notice appears to quash a U.S. bid to revive the failed Bitcoin exchange

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SAP buying SeeWhy for targeted marketing technology

The deal will give SAP real-time targeting capabilities

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EU competition chief stands by Google decision, despite increasing outrage

French and German ministers voice concerns about Google settlement