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U.S. bacon prices rise

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Associated Press: A virus has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, threatening pork production and increasing prices by 10% or more.

 

Major bug 'Heartbleed' exposes Internet data

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

CNET: The security bug can wipe a server's memory, where sensitive user data is stored like usernames, passwords and credit card numbers.

 

Aerobic exercise helps aging brains grow

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Atlantic: A study showed that doing aerobic exercise twice a week for 26 weeks significantly increased the volume of the hippocampi in older women.

 

Windows XP is dead

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

NBC: Microsoft ended support for the popular operating system, Windows XP.

 

Stay-at-home moms on the rise

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

CNN Money: Today, 29% of American mothers are at home.

 

Game of Thrones crashes HBO app

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Monday, April 07, 2014

CNN: A rush of viewers onto the cable network's mobile streaming app for the season premiere of "Game of Thrones" caused it to crash.

 

Oscar Pistorius apologizes

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Monday, April 07, 2014

BBC: An emotional Oscar Pistorius has apologized to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on the first day of his evidence at his murder trial.

 

Mozilla CEO resigns

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Friday, April 04, 2014

Business Insider: Brendan Eich is resigning as CEO and is leaving the board of Mozilla.

 

Liquid nicotine causing poisonings

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Friday, April 04, 2014

CNN: In February there were 215 calls involving e-cigarettes to the poison center.

 

FDA approves overdose treatment

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Thursday, April 03, 2014

Reuters: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an injection device for caregivers to treat patients who suffer an overdose.

 

Turkey officials lift 'Twitter ban'

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Thursday, April 03, 2014

BBC: Turkish authorities have lifted the two-week-old ban on Twitter, citing it was a breach of freedom and expression.

 

Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor caps

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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

WSJ: In a 5-4 ruling, the majority believes limits violate the First Amendment.

 

Amazon launches $99 set-top box

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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Forbes: The company unveiled FireTV, a streaming set-top box that lets viewers watch on-demand movies and television shows.

 
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