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EU Privacy Regulators Request Changes in EU-US Data Transfer Agreement

WP29 on Wednesday was calling for changes in the commercial data transfer agreement between US and EU. The agency said it does not provide enough protection for privacy for European users.

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Austrian Financial Market Regulator to Investigate Two Banks over Panama Papers Leak

FMA of Austria will investigate Raiffeisen Bank International and Hypo Landesbank Vorarlberg. The Austrian banks were named in Panama Papers in helping money laundering scheme.

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National Cable and Telecommunications Association Cable Show

Turner Broadcasting Leads a $15 Million Investment in Mashable

Mashable announced on Thursday to receive a new round of investment. The Series C funding was led by Turner Broadcasting.

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City Tour Of The 'Connected City' Ahead Of Mobile World Congress 2014

Yahoo Potential Buyers Have 14 Days to Present Their Bid

Yahoo potential buyers only have until April 11 to submit their bid. Along with the proposed amount are details on how the purchase would be financed, conditions or approvals to be met and what important foundation to make by deciding to push through with a deal. Verizon and Time Inc. already shown interest to acquire Yahoo’s core business the past few months.

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Al Jeezera Press Conferance To Protest Death Of Reporter

Al Jazeera to Cut 500 Jobs Worldwide as Qatar Continues to Suffer From Slumping Oil Prices

Qatari media network Al Jazeera is announcing its plan to cut 50 jobs as a part of an optimization initiative. As a partly state-funded company, Al Jazeera is impacted by the slump in oil prices, which is the country’s main sector.

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Freedom Communications Files For Bankruptcy

Digital First Media Will Acquire Freedom Communications' Newspapers

The second largest U.S. newspaper chain will soon add two newspapers in California. Digital First Media gain the advantage after Tribune Publishing faced regulatory hurdle to acquire Orange Country .

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Newcastle United v Fulham: U21 Premier League

Optus Finally Spilled the Beans How Aussie Fans Can Watch EPL and World Cup

Optus at last revealed on how Aussie football fans will be able to watch their favorite game via live stream. It will team up with SBS to broadcast live streaming of their favorite team and players from around the world provided that the viewers are Optus subscribers.

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Views Of The Googleplex Campus As Google Inc. Brings Ultra-Fast Internet Access To San Francisco

Google Invest $30 Million for Digital News Initiative in Europe

Last week, Google announced to invest $30 million to news organizations in Europe. This is a part of the Digital News Initiative plan launched by the Internet giant.

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C2SV Technology Conference + Music Festival With Iggy And The Stooges - San Jose, CA

John McAfee Volunteers Decoding San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

Apple and FBI want to resolve their feud over the decryption of the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter but the giant tech company turned FBI's request. John McAfee, inventor of the McAfee software, offers assistance to solve the case.

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Newest Innovations In Consumer Technology On Display At 2014 International CES

107 Yahoo Employees Received Layoff Notice As Part of The Planned 1,500 Job Cuts

Yahoo’s planned restructuring plan had started on Wednesday, whereas 107 employees had received a written notice that after 60 days they would have to leave the office. That would be the first batch of what is expected to be a much bigger job cuts of 1,500 employees or 15 percent of the company’s workforce.

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TIME Person Of The Year Panel

Time Inc. Acquired Viant, Which Owned MySpace and Other Ad-Related Business Units

Time Inc. was interested in big data owned by Specific Media when they acquired Viant, which owns Specific Media. Apparently, Viant also owned other business units, including social network Myspace. Time Inc. will use data from Viant's business lines including Myspace to improve its advertising activities.

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WIRED And Rashida Jones Celebrate The Launch Of The July Issue At New WIRED Office in San Francisco

$3.99 per Month for Ad-Free Wired Magazine

The offer is part of the company's strategy to gain income amid the increasing use of ad-blocking softwares. Websites had been losing significant advertisement revenues and develop other alternatives to bring ad-free experience while keeping the business going. The offer will start next week for $3.99 per month or $1 weekly.

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Google Inc. New Product Announcement

Google Spent $200,000 For Android Security Researchers Last Year

Security researchers have been paid $200,000 by Google to investigate Android's bugs. Google has started the security program for all of its products since last 2010. The company has spent approximately $6 million since then.

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Social Media Apps And Computer Keyboards

There's No Stopping Facebook's Growth, Thanks To Mobile Users And Video Ad

Facebook's growth is just unstoppable. The number of the active users keeps increasing, as well as the revenue it gains. Most of the revenue is said to come from the Facebook Lite, which is usually used by users with less sophisticated mobiles. Besides that, video ad also gives many contributions as well.

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Microsoft Corp.'s First Flagship Store Outside North America Opens In Australia

Surface Sales Goes Up Increasing Microsoft Earnings, But Not The Windows Phone

Microsoft incomes have increased thanks to the rising Surface sales, as well as the cloud and server growth. They are the main contributors to the higher overall revenue. However, Microsoft Windows and phones are not in the same luck as their performances are still declining.

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