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Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

NEW YORK (AP) -- Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago....
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Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment of women in Silicon Valley....
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Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off

NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft said Thursday that it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees paid time off - but that only applies for the staffers that do work for Microsoft....
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New Samsung, HTC phones coming April 10 in US

NEW YORK (AP) -- New phones from Samsung and HTC will be available in U.S. stores starting April 10....
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Google's new CFO gets $70M for defecting from Morgan Stanley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google just found out that luring a top executive from Wall Street to Silicon Valley is expensive....
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Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in stock

NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba....
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Facebook's Messenger app to mix business with more pleasure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next....
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USTelecom, Texas Internet provider sue over net neutrality

NEW YORK (AP) -- The FCC says the first lawsuits filed against the government's new Internet traffic rules are "premature" and may be dismissed because they were filed too early....
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PayPal to pay $7.7M in sanctions violations settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) -- PayPal Inc. has agreed to pay $7.7 million to settle with U.S. regulators who said the payments company allowed violations of U.S. sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan....
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Review: Sony streaming service modernizes TV, not your bill

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sony's new PlayStation Vue television service probably won't save you money over cable....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the U.S. Army's decision to prosecute Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl for misbehavior before the enemy and desertion charges? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
96%
No:
4%
Total Votes: 839

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
How confident are you that the deal to form Kraft Heinz will be good for Pittsburgh?

Very Confident:
55%
Somewhat Confident:
27%
Not Confident:
18%
Very
0%
Total Votes: 18,163