Shira Halperin

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Facebook Earnings: Mobile Momentum And Massive Mojo

It’s a 22 minute drive from Sunnyvale to Menlo Park, but Yahoo and Facebook might as well exist on different planets.<p>A day after Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tried to explain to investors exactly how selling more ads for less money constitutes “a strong foundation for growth,” her counterpart, Mark …

Google Glass glasses are covered by insurance

With Google Glass now supporting prescription lenses, it only stands to reason that insurance companies will have to be involved in the process for some users, and so far one company is stepping up.<p>VPS Global announced that it will start offering prescription lenses to Google Glass users, …

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Amazon may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.<p>The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system ready to roll out as early as this summer, according …

Flipboard Mimics Magazines Further With A Shift To Structured Content, Revamped “Cover Stories”

Social magazine Flipboard is rethinking how it organizes content for readers. Today the company is revamping “Cover Stories,” the section within Flipboard that highlights the best and most popular content from across your subscriptions.<p>This feature was initially developed using technology Flipboard …

Romania under extreme weather alert with no let up in blizzards

The extreme weather conditions battering the south east of Romania have not eased.<p>In Bucharest transport links were paralysed. Authorities said 160 trains were cancelled. Schools have remained shut and over 5,000 power failures have been reported.<p>The port of Contanta has been closed due to the …

PayPal and GoDaddy respond to Twitter hacking controversy, sidestep blame

Naoki Hiroshima recently published a distressing account of how he lost his desirable @N Twitter username to a hacker. But part of his story accuses PayPal of giving the last four numbers of Hiroshima's credit card to the perpetrator. "I called PayPal and used some very simple engineering tactics …