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  1. Earnings and Sales From Google Disappoint
    As Internet users migrate to mobile devices, Google earns less on its ads, and as the dominant player, growth opportunities are increasingly rare.

  2. When ‘Liking’ a Brand Online Voids the Right to Sue
    The food company General Mills added language to its website to alert customers that they cannot take legal action against the company if they download coupons, enter a contest or connect with it in other ways.
  3. DealBook: In Disarray, Mt. Gox Signals a Move Toward Liquidation
    In a statement posted on its website, the Tokyo-based company said a local court had dismissed its request that it be allowed to try to rehabilitate its business.

  4. Bits Blog: It’s Official: Yahoo’s Former No. 2 Made a Lot More Than His Boss
    Henrique de Castro, who was fired as Yahoo’s chief operating officer in January, received about $96 million for his 15 months of service. Yahoo’s chief executive, Marissa Mayer, was awarded only $62 million in roughly the same time period.
  5. Bits Blog: Study Finds No Evidence of Heartbleed Attacks Before the Bug Was Exposed
    Researchers found a way to trace whether attackers have used Heartbleed and found that, since January, nobody was exploiting the bug before its disclosure last week.

  6. Bits Blog: How to Take the Ultimate Drone Selfie
    Learning how to fly a drone requires you to be patient and put in a lot of practice. Once you get the hang of the controls, you can take amazing photos, and even elaborate video selfies.

  7. Profit and Revenue Slip at IBM as Hardware Sales Fall and Layoff Costs Rise
    It is the eighth consecutive quarter in which the company’s revenue has slipped, with this quarter hit hard by a falloff in its hardware business.

  8. Despite Hurdles, House Democrats Hold Edge in Small Donations
    A surge in online fund-raising has helped House Democrats raise nearly $20 million more than Republicans so far this election cycle among so-called small-dollar donations.
  9. Gadgetwise: Cut the Clutter in Your Social Media Accounts
    There are simple ways to make platforms like Twitter and Facebook more useful, like making lists and trimming back groups.

  10. In Germany, Strong Words Over Google's Power
    Mathias Döpfner, a leading publisher, lashed out a week after the Google chairman, Eric E. Schmidt, mounted a spirited defense of Google's practices.

  11. Bits Blog: Can Facebook Innovate? A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg
    Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive explains the company’s plan to stay innovative in the mobile age.

  12. Machine Learning: The Best Photo Organizing App? I’m Still Looking
    A new entrant from Dropbox, Carousel, looked promising, but fell short. A raft of others all have strengths, but nothing offers everything you want.

  13. Bits Blog: Samsung Saw Death of Steve Jobs as a Time to Attack
    According to an email exchange presented in court, Samsung executives saw the death of Steven P. Jobs in 2011 as an opportunity to attack the iPhone.

  14. Bits Blog: Candy Crush to Expand to China
    A deal between King Digital Entertainment and the Internet giant Tencent will bring one of the most popular game franchises to China.

  15. Bits Blog: Tech Companies Commit to Offering a ‘Kill Switch’ for Preventing Phone Theft
    CTIA, the industry trade group that represents wireless carriers, said over a dozen companies were dedicated to offering free antitheft software on cellphones.

  16. Turkey Greets Twitter Delegation With List of Demands
    Amid tensions over leaks on Twitter about an ongoing graft inquiry, company representatives attempted to smooth things over with the Turkish government.
  17. App Smart: Finding, Comparing and Booking Rooms
    Apps will let you search many ways, show you reviews from previous customers and even show you last-minute deals for the same day.

  18. Bits Blog: Facebook Requires Users to Install Separate Messaging App
    The company is removing messaging from its smartphone app, requiring users to install a separate app — a move Facebook says will improve user experience.

  19. State of the Art: The Future of Facebook May Not Say ‘Facebook’
    The company’s strategy includes unbundling its mammoth social network into discrete and nimble components.
  20. Bits Blog: M.I.T.’s Alex Pentland: Measuring Idea Flows to Accelerate Innovation
    A computational social scientist says data, sensors and smartphones are opening the door to what he calls “social physics.”

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