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Winter Olympics: Russia launches Sochi security clampdown

<b>Russia has launched one of the biggest security operations in Olympic history, a month before the start of the Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.</b><p>The authorities are deploying more than 30,000 police and interior ministry troops and limiting access to the area.<p>The main concern is the …

Chromebooks surge at business in 2013, researcher says

Chromebooks grabbed about one-fifth of sales in commercial laptop channels in a 12-month period, up from virtually nothing the year before, according to NPD Group. On the flip side, Windows device sales, with the exception of tablets, have been "tepid" this year.<p>The sales of Google Chrome OS-based …

Consumer Tech

Everything We Know About Nutrition May Be Wrong

For 40 years, the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion has been ask­ing people what they eat in an at­tempt to un­der­stand the …

The Year 2023: A Day-Old Startup Sells for $1bn

When my parents were my age they primarily dealt with huge and old companies. The mail, newspapers, banks and insurance companies were all giants and usually 100-year-old companies.<p>The companies that are important in my life are also giants, but they are much younger. Google just celebrated its …