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The Galveston County Daily News : Technology

April 18, 2014

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US newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. newspaper industry revenue continued to fall last year, as increases in circulation revenue failed to offset shrinking demand for print advertising.

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Friday 04/18/2014
5 features an Amazon phone might offer
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 4:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be due out this year.

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Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian police confirmed Thursday an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world.

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White House updating online privacy policy
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 5:02 am

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

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White House updating online privacy policy
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 5:02 am

A new Obama administration privacy policy out Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites. It also clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
Venture investments jump to $9.5B in 1Q
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 2:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into an increasing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.

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Record labels sue Pandora over older songs
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 8:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.

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Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 6:04 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week.

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Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 3:04 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.

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