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Chris Welch / The Verge:FCC approves AT&Ts purchase of Leap Wireless — The Federal Communications Commission has approved AT&Ts acquisition of Leap Wireless, the company that operates the popular Cricket
Evelyn M. Rusli / Wall Street Journal:Xapo, maker of secret, underground Bitcoin vaults, raises $20M in Benchmark-led round — Building the Fort Knox for Bitcoin — Bitcoin was supposed to be a frictionless digital currency
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:Zuckerberg called Obama over spying, says the US should champion, not threaten the internet — As the world becomes more complex and governments everywhere struggle, trust in the internet is more important
Jennifer Baker / PC World:Europe embraces common charger rules to end mobile compatibility nightmare — European Union politicians have vowed to end the “nightmare” of non-compatible phone chargers. — The
Bloomberg:Facebook Unveils Video Ads to Court TVs Market — Facebook Inc. (FB) is releasing its long-awaited video-advertising product today, as the worlds largest social network moves to diversify its revenue by tapping into television-marketing budgets.
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:Real-Time Economic Data Tracking Platform Premise Raises $11M From Social+Capital Partnership — Exclusive: Premise, a data technology company that is tracking macroeconomic and human development trends in
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A sports arena in Boise is being sued after it was revealed that their $4 Regular beer and $7 Large beer were the same size, though different shapes. Two fans produced a Youtube that proved it and it went viral.
A man from the U.K. named Jonny Benjamin started a social media campaign called #FindMike to track down the stranger who convinced him not to end his life in 2008.Earlier this year, Benjamin found Mike (whose real name is Neil
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