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Matt Krantz / USA Today:
Facebook storms back close to $38 IPO price   —  More than a year after its much-maligned IPO, Facebook is thumbing its nose at critics and on the verge of getting back over its initial public offering price.  —  Tuesday, Facebook stock came within four cents of its $38 a share IPO price …
Aug 1, 2013, 12:15 AMIn context
USA Today:
Pink Floyd: Pandora's Internet radio royalty ripoff   —  Internet radio companies are trying to trick artists into supporting their own pay cut.  —  Great music can inspire deep emotions, and businesses have long sought to harness this power in order to make money.
Jun 24, 2013, 4:15 PMIn context
Edward C. Baig / USA Today:
Best Buy relaunching trade-in offer for ‘free’ iPhone 5   —  Best Buy says it had the biggest day ever for its four-year old trade-in program on June 1.  That's when the electronics retailer gave customers the opportunity to trade in iPhone 4 and 4S models and get a “free” iPhone 5 in return.
Jun 20, 2013, 4:55 PMIn context
USA Today:
3 NSA veterans speak out on whistle-blower: We told you so   —  In a roundtable discussion, a trio of former National Security Agency whistle-blowers tell USA TODAY that Edward Snowden succeeded where they failed.  —  When a National Security Agency contractor revealed top-secret details …
Jun 17, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context
USA Today:
Google allows ads for illegal drugs, state AG says   —  Google still is allowing ads for illegal online pharmacies that sell dangerous or counterfeit drugs without a prescription, Mississippi state Attorney General Jim Hood charged Thursday.  —  The Internet giant paid $500 million in 2011 …
Jun 7, 2013, 11:40 AMIn context
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Sprint bids: Dish's Ergen swings back at Softbank's Son   —  The high-stakes bidding war for control of the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier is turning into a heated verbal joust.  —  In an interview with USA TODAY on Wednesday, Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen swung back at Japan's SoftBank …
May 2, 2013, 12:05 AMIn context
Bart Jansen / USA Today:
FAA to pilots: Turn off personal devices in the cockpit   —  It's akin to not texting while driving, airline safety expert and former pilot John Cox says. … WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing to prohibit pilots from using personal wireless devices in the cockpit …
Jan 15, 2013, 6:55 PMIn context
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Indoor map technology poses challenges, opportunities   —  Digital cartographers view indoor space as an untapped but potentially lucrative field.  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  — Start-ups and tech giants pursue varying solutions, but tapping Wi-Fi networks is most popular method
Nov 27, 2012, 6:15 AMIn context
Byron Acohido / USA Today:
U.S. consumers hesitant to make switch to Windows 8   —  Most Windows users in the U.S. know about Windows 8 but few have immediate plans to upgrade to Microsoft's newest operating system.  —  Customers get a look at products at Microsoft's pop-up store in Manhattan in October.
Nov 15, 2012, 8:20 PMIn context
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Voice mail in decline with rise of text, loss of patience   —  Technology's ceaseless pursuit of efficiency appear to be claiming another victim: voice mail.  —  With the rise of texting, instant chat and transcription apps, more people are ditching the venerable tool that once revolutionized …
Sep 4, 2012, 8:50 AMIn context

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