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Unsuspecting U.S. Travelers Bring Novel Disease Home, And It Spreads

When a disease threat looms, you might expect that everyday people won’t recognize the danger, but professionals will. That isn’t always the case, though. Some data made public last week demonstrates that even people well-informed about risks can be vulnerable—and underlines the threat that one new …

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A Russian Politician Thinks U2's Album Cover Is 'Gay Propaganda'

Bono-hating iTunes users weren’t the only ones who were mad when U2’s <i>Songs of Innocence</i> album suddenly descended from the Cloud last September. Now …

How Pebble’s CEO Plans To Win The SmartWatch Wars

Eric Migicovsky's not afraid of Apple<p>Long before Apple dove into the smartwatch business this spring, a little company called Pebble made a big splash--and set a $10-million Kickstarter record--by debuting an intelligent timepiece that provides emails, texts, and music controls. Pebble Time, its …

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LinkedIn shares plummet on weak outlook despite rising sales

LinkedIn’s first-quarter revenue gained 35%, edging Wall Street’s expectations, but the career networking website’s weak outlook for the current …

Apple Reportedly Hires More BBC Radio 1 Staff for New Music Service

Apple has reportedly hired four producers from BBC Radio 1 for its brand new music service, according to sources who spoke to <i>Music Business Worldwide (MBW)</i> (via <i>AppleInsider</i>). In February, Apple hired BBC Radio DJ Zane Lowe for its music services.<p>Little more than two months after poaching Zane Lowe …

Windows 10 won't launch on phones this summer

While Microsoft is planning to launch Windows 10 on PCs this summer, the phone part of the operating system will debut at a later date. Speaking at a media event at Build in San Francisco today, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore explained the company's plans for the launch of Windows 10. "Our phone builds …

Exclusive: News app Circa is seeking a buyer

Mobile news app Circa is seeking a buyer after failing to secure a new round of venture capital funding, <i>Fortune</i> has learned.<p>The San Francisco-based …

Apple Watch’s components cost just $81.20 — highest markup of any Apple product

The hardware components in the Apple Watch are the least expensive of any Apple product when compared to the total retail price of the device.<p>The chips and sensors and vibration engines and other parts total up to $81.20 in the 38mm version of the Watch, or about 24 percent of the retail price, …