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The Galveston County Daily News : Technology

April 23, 2014

Technology

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Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role

NEW YORK (AP) — Online game maker Zynga says company founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO.

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Apple increases stock buyback program to $90 billion, raises dividend as revenue growth slows
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 7:06 pm

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple increases stock buyback program to $90 billion, raises dividend as revenue growth slows.

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Apple increases stock buyback, raises dividend
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 7:06 pm

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock and raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent amid a slowdown in revenue growth.

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Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 7:06 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.

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Russian social media CEO quits, flees country
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 7:06 pm

MOSCOW (AP) — The founder of Russia's leading social media network — a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg — has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.

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Study: Gene therapy may boost cochlear implants
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 5:32 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Australian researchers have combined cochlear implants with gene therapy in an experiment that improves the hearing of deafened animals.

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Tech Tips: Add 2nd layer of protection online
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 5:32 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it's that passwords don't offer total protection.

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AOL to add Miramax films to video platform
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 3:05 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Web portal AOL Inc. says it will license full-length movies from Miramax for free viewing with advertisements by its U.S. visitors.

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High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has thrown out a nearly $3.4 million judgment against a man convicted of possessing two pornographic images of a child that have been seen by thousands of online viewers.

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