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5 features an Amazon phone might offer

NEW YORK (AP) -- A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer....
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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw....
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US newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. newspaper industry revenue fell last year, as increases in circulation revenue weren't high enough to make up for shrinking demand for print advertising, an industry trade group said Friday....
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White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain....
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Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry

NEW YORK (AP) -- The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week....
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Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday....
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Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December....
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Record labels sue Pandora over older songs

NEW YORK (AP) -- Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees....
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Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise after IPO

DALLAS (AP) -- Shares of Sabre Corp. ended higher Thursday, but the provider of technology services to the travel industry raised less money than it had projected in its initial public offering....
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Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should UPMC foot the bill for employees' subscription to LifeLock in the wake of a data breach? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
100%
Total Votes: 7

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the tormentors in the case of a South Fayette teenager who recorded an alleged bullying incident at school should be charged?

Yes:
66%
No:
34%
Total Votes: 20,030