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  1. Earth-like planet found in other zone
    Earth-like planet found in other zone

    The finding of a new planet has been described by scientists as "a landmark on the road to discovering habitable planets".

  2. Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles
    Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles

    Sony said it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch.

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  1. China steps up purge of online porn amid wider censorship push

    China steps up purge of online porn amid wider censorship push

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has shut down more than 100 websites carrying pornography and closed thousands of accounts on social media sites in an re-newed effort to clean up the internet, state media r...

  2. Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported, citi...

  3. Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive game apps: WSJ

    Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive game apps: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Google Inc are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported, c...

  4. At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

    At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

    By Sophie Knight
    TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking a...

  5. Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

    Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

    By Chris Francescani
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama's health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had ...

  6. Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

    Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

    Tokyo (AFP) - Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

  7. Researchers use Twitter to predict crime

    Researchers use Twitter to predict crime

    Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters - even before a crime has been committed.

  8. Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

    Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

    New Delhi (AFP) - Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.

  9. Mt. Gox CEO won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case

    By Devika Krishna Kumar
    (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the United States to answer questions about the Japanese bitcoin exchange's ...

  10. Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinct

    Washington (AFP) - The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.

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