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T-Mobile taps Walmart to sell low-cost 4G tablets with limited free service

The next time you visit Walmart(s wmrt), you might see 4G tablets on display. The large retailer will carry two connected slates starting today, …

Samsung plans to bring biometric security to its low-end phones

The Galaxy S5 was widely tipped to launch with iris-scanning capabilities. When the crunch time came, Samsung played safe with only fingerprint sensor support. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the eye-centric tech is still on the company's radar and could soon debut in new high- and low-end …

Google Launches An Instagram Account

Instagram is so hot that no one can resist joining in. Not even Google. The search giant, in a joint-celebration over the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube (??), has today launched its own Instagram account.<p>So far there is one video post, showing today’s time-sinking Google Doodle. In other …

Google/YouTube Reportedly Prepping To Buy Twitch

Yowza. So much for Sunday being a slow news day. About an hour after AT&T officially announces their plans to buy DirecTV, word of another billion-dollar acquisition has surfaced.<p>The story this time around: Google/YouTube reportedly want Twitch.tv, the increasingly/explosively popular service meant …

Rumored SoundCloud Deal Points The Way Forward For Twitter

The trouble with creating something truly novel is it’s hard for people to think or talk about it without resorting to imperfect analogies. In the six months since it went public, Twitter has alternately profited and suffered from Wall Street’s belief that it’s basically like Facebook, or should be.<p>…

Seven bodies dumped in truck in northern Mexico | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Seven bodies were dumped in a light truck in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas where a battle between drug gangs has sparked a wave of bloody shootouts and massacres, the government said on Monday.<p>The bodies of four men and three women who have not yet been identified …

NYU 'will investigate' reports of Abu Dhabi campus worker mistreatment

New York University said it will investigate reports that the workers who built its new Abu Dhabi campus in the United Arab Emirates lived in "squalid" conditions and that the school's labor standards were broken during construction.<p>For a report published Monday, the New York Times interviewed …

Missouri governor refuses to stay execution despite injection controversy

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said Monday that he doesn't see any reason to halt the execution of an inmate whose attorneys claim he could suffer during the lethal injection because of a rare medical condition.<p>Russell Bucklew, who was convicted of killing a southeast Missouri man during a crime spree …

31 children killed after bus catches fire in Colombia - CNN.com

Colombian police stand alongside recovered bodies of children who died in a burned bus in Fundacion, Colombia.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- A bus packed with children burst into flames in Colombia on Sunday, killing at least 32 people, officials said.<p>The bus was picking up children from an event at a church in …