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Carl Icahn considered hostile takeover for control of Netflix

The billionaire and former corporate raider, who recently acquired a 10 percent stake in the company, tells CNBC that he finds Netflix's "poison pill" defense plan "really reprehensible."

By November 8, 2012

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Netflix lands in France as part of European expansion

The company has officially launched in France, but it faces a rough welcome.

By September 15, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Internet now used by 87% of American adults, says poll

While its no surprise that most Americans use the Internet, Pew Research says 68 percent of them now hop online through phones and tablets.

By February 27, 2014

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Scientist: Cats think you are just a big, stupid cat

Anthrozoologist John Bradshaw insists that cats really aren't terribly domesticated and think that humans are the same species as them, but oddly "non-hostile."

By January 12, 2014

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Google's dilemma: A faster but fragmented Web?

A powerful new Google+ photo app embodies a sticky situation facing Web developers: embrace the Native Client tech for high-performance Web apps and risk sites that only work for Chrome users.

By September 24, 2013

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GTA V robbery in London results in three teenagers arrested

Three teenagers have been arrested after allegedly assaulting and robbing a man of his copy of Grand Theft Auto V, on his way home from the midnight launch.

By September 18, 2013

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Spider-Man and two Captain Americas in Hollywood brawl

Following a British altercation between fans of "Doctor Who" and "Star Wars," Hollywood witnesses a superhero brawl, reportedly over sidewalk territory in front of a theater.

By May 30, 2013

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Twitter, hate speech, and the costs of keeping quiet

commentary Purging mass media of hurtful opinions would deny everyone important knowledge. Simply put, says author Greg Lukianoff, it's far better to know that there are bigots among us than to pretend all is well.

By April 7, 2013