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Wavii Confirms Google Buy, Shuts Down Its Service To Make Natural Language Products For The Search Giant

Wavii, the natural language technology startup, has updated its home page, and its previously-monochromatic logo, to officially confirm that it has been acquired by Google — a deal that we noted earlier this week was “north of $30 million.” And to set speculation running about what might be coming …

The secret to a higher salary is to ask for nothing at all

Twenty years ago, I developed a powerful approach to negotiating that goes beyond “win-win.” It involves starting by offering the most and asking for the least. It works extremely well, but I was unable to explain why until I read Wharton professor Adam Grant’s excellent new book <i>Give and Take</i>.<p>Adam …

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Tim Cook teases 'exciting new product category' and 'more surprises' from Apple in the fall

During Apple's Q2 investor call, CEO Tim Cook teased "the potential of exciting new product categories," and suggested that the company will announce new products in the fall. "We've got a lot more surprises in the works," Cook said. "Our teams are hard at work on some amazing new hardware, …

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Now is your chance to tell the TSA what you think of 'nude' full-body scanners

After being ordered by a DC circuit court to hold public rulemaking hearings for its Whole Body Imaging scanners more than a year ago, the TSA has finally opened the screening policy for public comment. As of today, the TSA has received more than 600 public comments, and online comments will be …

As Apple loses value, analysts ask: How low can it go?

NEW YORK -- Apple may have lost nearly half of its value since its peak in September, but it's still the talk of the town. Only this time, it's all about how low can it go?<p>Wall Street would normally be set for a technical rebound after a drop of more than 2 percent, the worst weekly decline so far …

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Taken Down for Hours by DDoS Attack

The world’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has once again been hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. At the time of writing, the site has been down for over three hours, as the company scrambles to fight back.<p>On Facebook and Twitter, the company first informed its users that it …