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    Can BuzzFeed News survive the shift to video?

    Early last year, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti wrote a blog post titled "Why BuzzFeed Does News," a battle cry for journalism that had the unintended effect of unnerving some members of the news division.

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Doctor uses iPad to conduct surgery

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In countries ravaged by conflict, providing international medical expertise on the ground can be almost impossible.


Twitter will stretch its 140-character limit

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Twitter says it's stretching the iconic 140-character limit on tweets, taking @names and images out of the count.


GoPro surges after Red Bull invests in it


Good news for all you Tony Hawk wannabees with a camera strapped to your head and an energy drink in one hand while you skateboard down the half pipe.


Snapchat could soon be worth more than $20 billion


Snapchat could be soon be valued at north of $20 billion. That is, if investors bite.

Snapchat looks to be seeking at least $200 million in new funding, according to a filing provided by VC Experts, which shows the company authorized 7.5 million new ...


Google's Paris offices raided by police in tax probe


French police raided Google's offices in Paris Tuesday, looking for evidence of money laundering and tax evasion.


CEO: Hackers could bring down the banks

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The head of the network that connects the world's banks has issued a warning: Hackers will strike again, and they could bring down a bank.


Marissa Mayer's security cost Yahoo $500,000

Marissa Mayer

Yahoo dramatically beefed up Marissa Mayer's security detail after she and her family have faced a "credible" threat to their safety.


Facebook finds no evidence of Trending bias, but makes changes anyway

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Facebook has found "no evidence of systematic political bias" in how news stories are chosen for its Trending Topics features, according to results of an internal investigation released Monday.

However, it will make some changes to how the tool works...


Snapchat lets you buy 'X-Men' tickets through the app

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Snapchat continues to experiment with its monetization strategy. And this week, it's trying to capitalize on "X-Men: Apocalypse," which comes out Friday.


Looking for a job? IBM has 20,000 openings

IBM's Watson

IBM is laying off thousands of employees, but it's also hiring like crazy.


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Researchers helping dogs talk

Georgia Tech helping dogs to talk

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing technology that will create messages, allowing dogs to talk.


Electronic skin hopes to change future of medical world


Imagine a scene where skin could inform surgeons and provide alerts when our body is about to fall ill through the sense of touch. University of Tokyo scientist Takao Someya is making trying to make that scene a reality.


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched, lands intact on ocean platform

SpaceX Launch

Elon Musk and SpaceX launched Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral Friday morning. The rocket was carrying a communications satellite.


On Camera: Robot 'Pepper' can read your emotions

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Japanese telecom company Softbank has created a robot named ‘Pepper’ designed to recognize human emotions and show its own ‘feelings.’ Softbank envisions ‘Pepper’ as a companion for the elderly, a teacher or an office and retail shop assistant.


Various realities on display at conference

Augmented reality

From the latest smart glasses to a 360-degree camera you can fit in your pocket, virtual and augmented reality were on display at the Augmented World Expo inhabits in Santa Clara, California.


Rare Apple I computer found in trash

first Apple computer

An Apple I computer, believed to be worth $200,000, was found in the trash.


Train tech may have prevented crash

PTC explained

CNN'S Tom Foreman takes a look at a safety system known as Positive Train Control and explains how it works.


NASA tests electronic aircraft propeller

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NASA technicians took to the desert in Bakersfield, California to test a multi-rotor electronic flying wing to be used in a future commuter vehicle, experts said.


Texas + emojis = TexMojis

Willie Nelson TexMoji

Rocksauce Studios in East Austin, Texas, is developing a series of Texas-based computer emoticons, or emojis, so Texans can text with special pride.


Robot puts one foot in front of the other

Walking robot

Oregon State University researchers are taking big steps to revolutionize robotic disaster response.


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