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Data cleaner Trifacta raises a $25M series C round

Trifacta, a startup focused on getting raw data into shape so data scientists, analysts or whomever can get started analyzing it, has raised $25 …

Woz on Beats: Apple's 'getting back to some cool roots'

Steve Jobs never did a deal as big as Beats, but another Steve -- Wozniak, that is -- thinks the acquisition could be a smart move for Apple.<p>It "sounds good for Apple [to be] getting back to some cool roots," the Apple co-founder said in an email to CNET.<p>However, he did voice some concerns about …

Pings in Missing Malaysia Jet Search Not Being Ruled Out

World<p>A U.S. Navy spokesman on Wednesday appeared to downplay an American expert's reported remarks that the acoustic pings at the heart of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet had not come from the doomed aircraft's black boxes.<p>Michael Dean, the Navy's deputy director of ocean …

Europe's move to rein in Google would stall in US

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Europe's moves to rein in Google — including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in …

Lenovo Defies The Odds, Outperforms Overall PC Market And Overtakes Apple

Many experts—and I use that term loosely—have been predicting the death of the PC for quite some time now. While it is true that the overall PC market has been struggling as of late, it is not a market that is going to disappear anytime soon. In fact, with the right strategy and product stack, it …

Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including this week's revelation that hackers stole consumer data from eBay's computer systems.<p>Card processing companies …

Inside the gunman's head: Rejection, jealousy and vow to kill 'beautiful girls'

Elliot Rodger's difficulties with women were so devastating to him that he vowed to kill anyone he couldn't win over.<p>"My orchestration of the Day of Retribution is my attempt to do everything, in my power, to destroy everything I cannot have," Rodger wrote in a 137-page manifesto obtained by CNN …

eBay hacking: online gangs are after you

The auction site’s huge security breach offers criminals the chance to make a fortune. Should internet companies do more to protect us?<p>Some of the numbers involved in the eBay security breach reported this week are so large that they are difficult to grasp. Up to 233 million people have had their …

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80 U.S. troops now in Chad for schoolgirl search

WASHINGTON — Eighty U.S. troops have deployed to the Central African nation of Chad to assist forces in the international search for the almost 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist radical group Boko Haram, President Obama said Wednesday in a letter to House Speaker John …

U.S. Deploys Troops in Search for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

The U.S. has deployed 80 American troops to Chad to assist in the search for more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant group Boko …

Third U.S. MERS case brings more questions than answers

The nation's third reported case of the MERS virus underscores how little is known about the illness that first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 2012.<p>"We don't know what proportion of infected people are asymptomatic, what proportion of people are symptomatic and what proportion of people have severe …

South Korea to break up coastguard after ferry disaster

<b>South Korea plans to break up its coastguard in the wake of the ferry disaster in which more than 300 people died, says President Park Geun-hye.</b><p>In a televised address, Ms Park apologised formally for the sinking.<p>A new safety agency would handle rescue duties, with investigative functions passing to …

Turkey mine search ends with 301 confirmed victims of fire

The search for victims of this week's coal mine fire in Turkey is now over, with a final death toll of 301, Turkish government officials said Saturday.<p>Authorities believe they have now recovered the bodies of all the workers who perished in the Soma mine when the fire erupted Tuesday.<p>The …

'War on Boko Haram': African, Western nations unify in hunt for Nigerian girls

Nigeria and four neighboring countries will share intelligence and border surveillance in the hunt for more than 200 Nigerian girls still held by Boko Haram, and Western nations will provide technical expertise and training to the new regional African effort against the extreme Islamists.<p>The plan …

Illinois Man is Third U.S. MERS Infection, CDC Says

Health news<p>A business associate of the man who brought the first case of a mysterious Middle East virus to the U.S. has also tested positive for the disease, though he showed no signs of illness, federal health officials said Saturday.<p>The new infection — the third reported in the U.S. and the first …

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Galapagos emergency over stranded cargo ship

<b>Ecuador has declared an emergency in the Galapagos Islands, saying that a cargo ship which ran aground last week still poses a threat to the archipelago's fragile ecosystem.</b><p>The ship's cargo has been offloaded, but the authorities said pollutants, like motor oil, inside the vessel could spill and …

Steve Kerr is tough enough to coach

In his 30 years of coaching high school ball in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, Jerry Marvin did not meet a more agreeable kid …

Aaron Hernandez charged in 2012 double homicide

Ex-New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the July 2012 killings of two men in Boston, authorities said Thursday.<p>Hernandez, 24, could be arraigned as early as next week. He is currently in jail awaiting trial in a separate case: the …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

Israel ex-PM Ehud Olmert jailed for six years for bribery

<b>A court in Israel has sentenced former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to six years in prison for bribery.</b><p>The judge also fined him 1m shekels ($289,000; £171,000) and ordered that 560,000 shekels in assets be seized.<p>Olmert's lawyers said he was innocent and would appeal. If he is unsuccessful he will …

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FORTUNE — Facebook (FB) is finally coming to China. The social networking giant confirmed in reports that it’s looking for office space in Beijing, five years after the Chinese government banned its site in the country.<p>It’s not exactly a triumphal arrival. What would become Facebook’s first office …

Donald Sterling slams Magic Johnson, cites HIV status

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lashed out at Magic Johnson during a CNN interview broadcast Monday night, alluding to the NBA's great's HIV-positive diagnosis and saying, "I don't think he's a good example for the children of Los Angeles."<p>Sterling's comments came as he addressed racial …

Ukraine's Donetsk region asking to join Russia, separatist leader says

A separatist leader declared Monday that eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region was not only independent, but also would ask to join Russia -- a day after referendum organizers claim voters in the region chose to break away from Kiev.<p>Denis Pushilin, self-declared leader of the Donetsk People's Republic, …

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Nigerian student tells of kidnap ordeal after escaping Boko Haram captors

One of the teenagers who escaped from Islamist abductors said the kidnapping was too terrifying for words and she was too scared to go back to school.<p>Science student Sarah Lawan, 19, told the Associated Press on Sunday that more of the 300 girls and young women who were seized could have escaped …

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