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U.N. report likely to show chemical weapons use in Syria, Ban says

WASHINGTON – The United Nations investigation of a deadly attack in Syria is likely to show "overwhelming" evidence of chemical weapons use, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said Friday.<p>Ban's comments suggest that the long-awaited report, which could be released as early as Monday, according to …

Yahoo's Rolling Out a Refreshed, Mobile Optimized Answers Site

Yahoo has finally redesigned its once popular Answers service to give it a fresh new look and ensure it works better for mobile visitors.<p>The company unveiled the changes on Thursday, adding that they would first roll out to users in the US over the course of the next 10 days.<p>Among the changes is …

Prominent critic of patent system to join the White House

In a fresh sign that the Obama Administration may be getting serious about patent reform, the White House is bringing on professor Colleen Chien, …

PayPal Plans Crowdfunding Policy Overhaul

PayPal plans to overhaul its policies around payments resulting from crowdfunding campaigns, the company said in a blog post earlier this week. …

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Subscription Shoe Site JustFab Opens First Retail Store

JustFab, the subscription commerce company that sells women’s shoes on the Web, will open in Los Angeles its first brick-and-mortar retail store this …

Don’t Bet Against Tesla, Says Musk

Is Tesla overvalued? With the company’s shares trading up more than 400 percent this year, some have argued that it is. Indeed, New York University …

Google's Eric Schmidt says government spying is 'the nature of our society'

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, reiterated the tech industry's call for greater transparency from the US government over surveillance on Friday, but declined to "pass judgment" on American spying operations.<p>Speaking in New York, at an event hosted by the New America Foundation, …