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Correction: Twitter board members' millions

This post has been corrected to reflect that the maximum value of awards in any given year is $8 million, or $16 million in the year of initial service.

Read the updated story here.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Bitcoin exchange Kraken raises millions of dollars

Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Apple to refund millions for in-app purchases

The electronics giant reaches a settlement with the FTC, Google helps conserve data on your smartphone, and the NSA is spying using radio waves.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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NSA system designed to attack 'millions' of computers -- report

The US government designed computerized hacking tools to automate the process of compromising computers with attacks that let it harvest data before it is encrypted, new documents show.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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Who’s a jerk? The site that tagged millions of Facebook users ‘jerk’

Napster co-founder John Fanning found a new calling with Jerk.com, but the FTC alleges the site dishonestly harvested photos and names from more than 73 million people.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Twitter to award board members with millions

Under a new plan, non-employee directors could make up to $16 million for their service on Twitter's board.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Dear Govt: Change typeface, save millions. Yours, Suvir, 14

14-year-old Suvir Mirchandani discovers that printer ink is more expensive than Chanel No. 5. So he tries to find a typeface that uses less of it. And the government could save millions.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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NSA tracks hundreds of millions of cell phones worldwide

You can add location tracking to the surveillance activities carried out by the secretive US agency, The Washington Post reports. And though the NSA says Americans aren't targets, data on some does get sucked up.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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China's Great Firewall directs millions to open door to free surfing

It's believed that human error caused a glitch in the country's firewall, sending people to a company that sells anti-censorship technology to Chinese citizens.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Iron Maiden makes millions by touring where its pirates are

Instead of trying to clamp down on music pirates, Iron Maiden takes its tours to them, and makes millions in the process.

By Dec. 27, 2013