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Bezos, Benioff invest in appointment-booker ZocDoc

Amazon founder's investment firm, as well as Salesforce founder, contribute to the New York-based start-up's Series A round that was originally announced in August.

By Oct. 1, 2008

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Cory Booker's plan to 'hack' politics and disrupt democracy

"The power of the people is more important than people in power," Booker said. He's developing #waywire, a social news platform, in hope of changing America for the better more quickly.

By Sep. 10, 2012

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BioShock Infinite DLC heads back to Rapture

Two of three DLC packs for BioShock Infinite have been revealed. Clash in the Clouds and Burial at Sea will start things off.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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Newark mayor takes to Twitter to help amid Sandy

Cory Booker spent the night responding to citizens in distress and tweeting about it during the superstorm.

By Oct. 30, 2012

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Startup courts Millennials with social, crowdsourced news site

Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, and Oprah Winfrey are among those who have provided seed money to #waywire, co-founded by Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker.

By Jun. 30, 2012

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Facebook ups its mobile push with restaurant reservations, TV listings

Members can book tables and see what's on TV while browsing the social network from a mobile device.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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Boston police turn to Twitter for tips after twin bombings

The Boston Police Department uses its official Twitter feed to disseminate information and gather potential evidence.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Zuckerberg pledges $100m to Newark, N.J., schools

A New York Times report reveals that the Facebook CEO plans to make his first act of public philanthropy a massive donation to a troubled N.J. city's school system. Clever timing: it's slated to be announced the same day that "The Social Network" premieres.

By Sep. 22, 2010

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Facebook's Zuckerberg gives a boatload of cash to charity

In his largest donation to date, the social network's CEO donates nearly $500 million to a local foundation to focus on projects in health and education.

By Dec. 18, 2012

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Panasonic highlights its ambitions beyond TVs at CES 2013

Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga talked up the company's extensive business at this year's CES. And he showed the future of TVs and touted tablets with 4K resolution screens.

By Jan. 8, 2013