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Mt. Gox reportedly dumps rebuilding plans in favor of liquidation

Shuttered Bitcoin exchange has asked a Tokyo court for permission to liquidate, citing the complexities in such a rehabilitation process, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By April 15, 2014

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NAB president to FCC: Stop favoring broadband

President and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters Gordon Smith takes the FCC to task for its policies he said favor broadband over the broadcast industry. And he called on the Commission to come up with a National Broadcast Plan.

By April 7, 2014

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Sprint kills One Up in favor of Framily Plan

One Up, which allowed customers to pay for their phone over 24 months and upgrade after a year, was retired after just four months.

By January 13, 2014

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Researchers bypass blood work, favoring lasers to detect malaria

Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.

By January 8, 2014

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For Black Friday, Apple favors gift cards over discounts

In an unusual twist that goes against its traditional Black Friday plans, Apple is offering gift cards up to $150 instead of straight product discounts.

By November 29, 2013

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Mind-numbing mobile plans do buyers no favors (Smartphones Unlocked)

Carriers' actions and reactions have made calculating the true cost of a smartphone more time-consuming than ever before.

By October 19, 2013

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Netflix hangs up on earnings call in favor of video discussion

Instead of the traditional conference call with analysts, the video streaming company will broadcast a video discussion based on questions submitted via e-mail and Twitter.

By July 8, 2013

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic lifts off

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

By August 14, 2014

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Airbnb makes first big trip into business travel

The popular short-term-rental service unveils a two-prong strategy to become a major player in the business travel market.

By July 28, 2014

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Apple loses patent case in China over Siri functions

The company plans to bring the case to a higher court to see if it can reverse the verdict that favors Shanghai-based Zhizhen Internet Technology.

By July 9, 2014