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Insider Q&A: Competing with cable's Internet offerings

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. His new Internet service, Starry, would compete with cable companies in big cities....
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License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village

FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through, the system would sound an alert. If someone burglarized a house, the data could be mined to see who was on the road at the time....
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Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday....
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The Obamas celebrate the game with wings, pizza and nachos

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is taking a day off from the "Let's Move" campaign while enjoying the Super Bowl....
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Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade....
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App launched with uniquely African emojis

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures....
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LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value....
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Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang for what it says will be a ballistic missile test in the guise of a space launch....
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Making sure Facebook works at the Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's the pain of crowds: Texts, photos and video streams take forever or just can't get through....
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LinkedIn shares tumble on weak forecast for 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- LinkedIn shares plunged as much as 28 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter but provided a weak forecast for 2016....
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Opinion Poll

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Would you support a $10 fee per barrel on oil companies to fund alternative transportation efforts? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
100%
Total Votes: 2

Yesterday's Poll

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Which is your top phone pet peeves?

Automated Attendent:
53%
Put on Hold:
33%
Bad Manners
14%
Total Votes: 3,110