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  • Yahoo does Spring Cleaning: Shuts down Maps, Pipes & more

    In case you were wondering what it is exactly that Yahoo does these days, the company says its focus is on "search, communications and digital content." The rest must go, and as such, Yahoo today has announced some things it is getting rid of.

  • The rise (and rise) of Slack, Silicon Valley's hottest startup

    Slack has a very simple concept that resonates with many: IRC for the enterprise, with hooks between the chat app and just about any external service you can imagine. We already knew it was hot.

  • Slack exits beta with its tool for information overload

    With information besieging users from all sides and ending up archived -- or not -- in email, cloud storage or simply lurking in social media streams, keeping everything organized can be a chore. A service now out of beta from the co-founder of Flickr claims to have a better way.

  • Report: Spy agencies collude to gather personal data from mobile apps

    Spy agencies including the U.S. National Security Agency have been working together to extract personal information, including location data and address books, from mobile apps as part of a globe-spanning effort to thwart terrorist plots, according to newly disclosed documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

  • NASA reaches way out for selfie of Earth and Saturn

    NASA used 141 wide-angle images to create a panoramic view of Saturn, its moons and rings -- and with Earth in the background.

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