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dna
Skype gets romantic with themed video cards for Valentine's DayVideo-calling service Skype is adding themed video cards to make it easier to t
Skype gets romantic with themed video cards for Valentine's Day
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
Video-calling service Skype is adding themed video cards to make it easier to tell someone you love them on February 14. Simply record a message of devotion and then add animated floating heart filters on top. Best of all, your Valentine doesn't... Read more
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Sun Star
Love onlineEMERGENCE of online games and online communication now have invaded the structu
Love online
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
EMERGENCE of online games and online communication now have invaded the structure people's lives. Who would have thought that this will also become an avenue in searching for a lifetime partner. Joy Salvaner, 24, did not expect that helping an... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Do customers still want landlines? Telecom industry doesn't want anyone to hear the answerThe deregulation lobby operates on faith — the faith that government regulation
Do customers still want landlines? Telecom industry doesn't want anyone to hear the answer
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 hours ago
The deregulation lobby operates on faith — the faith that government regulation is unnecessary because the magic of competition is all that's needed to keep consumer prices under control. But is it so? California has been running a sort of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release SynthiaHayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, H
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release Synthia
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Hayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, Hayley Mary is in a London youth hostel, not because she's on tour, but because she misses being on tour. For four years, the Jezabels frontwoman has drifted between... Read more
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Canberra Times
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release SynthiaHayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, H
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release Synthia
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Hayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, Hayley Mary is in a London youth hostel, not because she's on tour, but because she misses being on tour. For four years, the Jezabels frontwoman has drifted between... Read more
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WA Today
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release SynthiaWhen we Skype, Hayley Mary is in a London youth hostel, not because she's on to
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release Synthia
WA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
When we Skype, Hayley Mary is in a London youth hostel, not because she's on tour, but because she misses being on tour. For four years, the Jezabels frontwoman has drifted between Australia and London, attracted to this odd, itinerant... Read more
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The Age
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release SynthiaHayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, H
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release Synthia
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
Hayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, Hayley Mary is in a London youth hostel, not because she's on tour, but because she misses being on tour. For four years, the Jezabels frontwoman has drifted between... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release SynthiaHayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, H
Jezabels frontwoman triumphs over depression to release Synthia
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Hayley Mary, centre, says Jezabels made The Brink as therapy. When we Skype, Hayley Mary is in a London youth hostel, not because she's on tour, but because she misses being on tour. For four years, the Jezabels frontwoman has drifted between... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Employers on alert as Zika threatens workers and customers in the AmericasMIAMI - As carnival revelers from Haiti to Brazil packed the streets for pre-Le
Employers on alert as Zika threatens workers and customers in the Americas
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 hours ago
MIAMI - As carnival revelers from Haiti to Brazil packed the streets for pre-Lenten extravaganzas this week, raising fears about the transmission of the Zika virus, A&E Networks Latin America decided to put off employee travel in the... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn’t know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms —... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Family of man who died in police custody backing out of settlementOAKLAND -- The family of a man who died while being restrained by Oakland polic
Family of man who died in police custody backing out of settlement
Inside Bay Area / Posted 11 hours ago
OAKLAND -- The family of a man who died while being restrained by Oakland police officers wants to back out of a recent $450,000 settlement with the city, arguing that relatives in Colombia didn't assent to the agreement and that some family members... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
Inside Bay Area / Posted 11 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn't know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms --... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Family of man who died in Oakland police custody backing out of settlementOAKLAND -- The family of a man who died while being restrained by Oakland polic
Family of man who died in Oakland police custody backing out of settlement
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 hours ago
OAKLAND -- The family of a man who died while being restrained by Oakland police officers wants to back out of a recent $450,000 settlement with the city, arguing that relatives in Columbia didn't assent to the agreement and that some family members... Read more
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The News & Observer
Army soldier surprises younger brother on Senior Night | News & Observer February 12, 2016 3:54 PM Nick Kuhns thought his brother
Army soldier surprises younger brother on Senior Night
The News & Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
| News & Observer February 12, 2016 3:54 PM Nick Kuhns thought his brother was coming home Friday Max Kuhns surprised his younger... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn't know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms --... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville native's song goes viral again(WBIR - Knoxville) A Knoxville native's tribute to the armed forces is going vi
Knoxville native's song goes viral again
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 12 hours ago
(WBIR - Knoxville) A Knoxville native's tribute to the armed forces is going viral...for the second time. Lane Goff, a 2005 graduate of William Blount High School in Maryville, and Lucien Patten make up the duo Patten and Goff. The two soldiers met... Read more
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USA Today
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
USA Today / Posted 13 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 13 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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PC Magazine
Bank Info? Nah, Hackers Want Your Netflix Login It might seem odd, but Netflix usernames and passwords go for as little as 25
Bank Info? Nah, Hackers Want Your Netflix Login
PC Magazine / Posted 14 hours ago
It might seem odd, but Netflix usernames and passwords go for as little as 25 cents on the black market. It's time to change your Netflix password. The streaming video service's worldwide expansion,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 14 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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First Coast News
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phonesWhat are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many peopl
Microsoft wants Office apps on all Android phones
First Coast News / Posted 15 hours ago
What are the first apps you download when you get a new phone? While many people opt for social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, quite a few Android users immediately nab Microsoft's free Office apps like Word, Excel, and OneNote—not... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
The long, lost art of written love lettersIn November of 1945 Morley Bertrand penned his first love letter to his soon-to
The long, lost art of written love letters
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 15 hours ago
In November of 1945 Morley Bertrand penned his first love letter to his soon-to-be bride, Violet. Morley, a resident of Durand, Michigan, met Violet in her home city of Belleville while he was visiting family in the area. The two struck up a... Read more
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PC Magazine
Malvertising Discovered on Skype App Malicious ads that rely on browser vulnerabilities can be activated from with
Malvertising Discovered on Skype App
PC Magazine / Posted 15 hours ago
Malicious ads that rely on browser vulnerabilities can be activated from within Skype, researchers find. Security researchers at F-Secure this week discovered malvertising within Skype. It displayed "poisoned"... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
What it’s like to use a pair of $500 headphonesWhat’s the most money you’ve ever spent on a pair of headphones? Is it $200? Or
What it’s like to use a pair of $500 headphones
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 15 hours ago
What’s the most money you’ve ever spent on a pair of headphones? Is it $200? Or closer to $100? Maybe you refuse to spend money on headphones and are using whatever came in your smartphone box. Until recently I’ve been content to rely on a normal... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
Silicon Valley / Posted 15 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn't know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms --... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
The Fremont Argus / Posted 16 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn't know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms --... Read more
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The Mercury News
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
The Mercury News / Posted 16 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn't know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms --... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Disaster recovery, BYOD & collaboration: How cloud can help digitally transform your businessBusinesses are increasingly being forced to change in order to deal with disrup
Disaster recovery, BYOD & collaboration: How cloud can help digitally transform your business
Computer Business Review / Posted 18 hours ago
Businesses are increasingly being forced to change in order to deal with disruptive rivals that are utilising cloud to accelerate growth. It is not that the majority of businesses are digitally transforming, it is probably just the beginning of the... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Trauma support for first responders coming to the Elk ValleyElkford local and Fire Chief, Bernie Van Tighem, is part of an emergency respon
Trauma support for first responders coming to the Elk Valley
Fernie Free Press / Posted 19 hours ago
Elkford local and Fire Chief, Bernie Van Tighem, is part of an emergency responder group who are raising concerns and awareness for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and non-diagnosed trauma that first responders deal with regularly. “There is a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland High alum turns 107 years old FridayOAKLAND -- When Helen Chase digs into her lemon chicken at Holly's Mandarin on
Oakland High alum turns 107 years old Friday
The Mercury News / Posted 19 hours ago
OAKLAND -- When Helen Chase digs into her lemon chicken at Holly's Mandarin on Piedmont Avenue Friday, she will be celebrating a very long life -- 107 years. That's long enough to see the shipyards come and go, the Paramount Theatre open and close... Read more
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CircleID
India's Net Neutrality Win: Lessons for Developing CountriesOn 8th February, 2015, Internet users celebrated news that the Telecom Regulato
India's Net Neutrality Win: Lessons for Developing Countries
CircleID / Posted 20 hours ago
On 8th February, 2015, Internet users celebrated news that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India had passed regulation prohibiting ISPs from discriminating access to data services based on content”. This directive follows similar developments in... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Oakland High alum turns 107 years old FridayOAKLAND -- When Helen Chase digs into her lemon chicken at Holly's Mandarin on
Oakland High alum turns 107 years old Friday
Inside Bay Area / Posted 20 hours ago
OAKLAND -- When Helen Chase digs into her lemon chicken at Holly's Mandarin on Piedmont Avenue Friday, she will be celebrating a very long life -- 107 years. That's long enough to see the shipyards come and go, the Paramount Theatre open and close... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Oakland High alum turns 107 years old FridayOAKLAND -- When Helen Chase digs into her lemon chicken at Holly's Mandarin on
Oakland High alum turns 107 years old Friday
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 20 hours ago
OAKLAND -- When Helen Chase digs into her lemon chicken at Holly's Mandarin on Piedmont Avenue Friday, she will be celebrating a very long life -- 107 years. That's long enough to see the shipyards come and go, the Paramount Theatre open and close... Read more
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Engadget
Skype has Valentine's Day video cards for you to send your loved oneMicrosoft said it was surprised at how popular the cards it made for Christmas
Skype has Valentine's Day video cards for you to send your loved one
Engadget / Posted 20 hours ago
Microsoft said it was surprised at how popular the cards it made for Christmas were, so it decided to tackle the next big holiday on the calendar. If Valentine's day cards do as well as the holiday season cards did, wouldn't surprise us to see more... Read more
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CBS News
Judy Greer on why she loves playing the best friendJudy Greer might be Hollywood's perpetual best friend, but don't knock her vers
Judy Greer on why she loves playing the best friend
CBS News / Posted 21 hours ago
Judy Greer might be Hollywood's perpetual best friend, but don't knock her versatility. The actress has worked on TV shows and movies ranging from "Archer" to "Ant-Man" to "27 Dresses." In real life, Greer is more than happy for her career as a best... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Social Media - Broadening the DefinitionIn the course of last year, someone asked for Twitter communication as a compon
Social Media - Broadening the Definition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
In the course of last year, someone asked for Twitter communication as a component of a communication campaign. I am typically exposed to social media to a high degree and felt uneasy about the request. In the absence of comprehensive statistics, I... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Marc Andreessen's 'colonialism' gaffe? A symptom of Silicon Valley bias“People like [Facebook board member] Marc Andreessen are speaking from places o
Marc Andreessen's 'colonialism' gaffe? A symptom of Silicon Valley bias
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 hours ago
“People like [Facebook board member] Marc Andreessen are speaking from places of such massive privilege and are still so massively wrong,” said Rohit Sharma, a venture capitalist with True Ventures, which has raised $878m. “Someone in India’s needs... Read more
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The Register
Skype users were targeted by bad-ad pushing Angler crooksCybercrooks have been caught running booby-trapped ads on Skype to redirect use
Skype users were targeted by bad-ad pushing Angler crooks
The Register / Posted 23 hours ago
Cybercrooks have been caught running booby-trapped ads on Skype to redirect users towards an Angler exploit kit trap. The tactic, part of a broader malvertising campaign, shows that users can be exposed to malicious ads pushing ransomware and other... Read more
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Deseret News
5 ways to spot a sweetheart scam this Valentine's DayTracy Waite made a New Year’s resolution a couple of years ago. Tired of being
5 ways to spot a sweetheart scam this Valentine's Day
Deseret News / Posted 23 hours ago
Tracy Waite made a New Year’s resolution a couple of years ago. Tired of being set up by friends or dating guys she met at her job as an administrative assistant, Waite, 30, decided she’d give online dating a try. “I’d been putting off marriage... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Gold surges to one-year highThursday, February 11, 2016 - 01:22 Gold rises to its highest in a year on fea
Gold surges to one-year high
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 01:22 Gold rises to its highest in a year on fears of financial uncertainty. Bobbi Rebell reports. Gold grabbed the spotlight on Thursday, surging to a one-year high on a wave of uncertainty in the financial markets.... Read more
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Zawya
Gold surges to one-year highTranscript Gold grabbed the spotlight on Thursday, surging to a one-year high
Gold surges to one-year high
Zawya / Posted yesterday
Transcript Gold grabbed the spotlight on Thursday, surging to a one-year high on a wave of uncertainty in the financial markets. Gold is seen as a safe haven. Kitco metals Jim Wyckoff: (SOUNDBITE OVER SKYPE) JIM... Read more
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iTWire
HP Envy 13” notebookI also have to admit to being spoilt – my daily use is a HP x360 Spectre, 13” t
HP Envy 13” notebook
iTWire / Posted yesterday
I also have to admit to being spoilt – my daily use is a HP x360 Spectre, 13” touch and the rose gold/deep brown model is very stylish – I digress. But that is perhaps the root of the problem – choice. HP makes so many sizes, models, with consumer... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Grapengeter-Rudnick ’17 takes helm of Brown sailingThe boat surged through the water, buffeted by high winds and falling snow. It
Grapengeter-Rudnick ’17 takes helm of Brown sailing
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
The boat surged through the water, buffeted by high winds and falling snow. It was late fall, and the temperature was hovering in the mid-30s. In other words, it was hardly sailing weather. “It was snowing, it was so windy, you couldn’t feel any... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘It’s a deep, soulful, beautiful thing’: readers’ friendship storiesBrenda has been my friend for about 16 years. We have gone through some great t
‘It’s a deep, soulful, beautiful thing’: readers’ friendship stories
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Brenda has been my friend for about 16 years. We have gone through some great times and some really hard times together. I find it difficult to express just how much her friendship means to me. It’s a deep, soulful, beautiful, evolving thing. We... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
WWII veteran reunites with long-lost love 70 years later(Facebook.com/hottopicstv) A WWII veteran is finally back with his long-lost f
WWII veteran reunites with long-lost love 70 years later
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
(Facebook.com/hottopicstv) A WWII veteran is finally back with his long-lost first love 70 years after the war pulled them apart. Norwood Thomas, 93, and Joyce Durrant Morris, 88, first met in the spring of 1944 in London. They dated for a few... Read more
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