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Facebook Messenger Payments Arrives In NYC, Now Supports Group Chats And More

Payments In Messenger

Facebook Messenger Payments Arrives In NYC, Now Supports Group Chats And More

Payments In Messenger

Aquarium goldfish dumped into lake, multiply to 3,000 fish



They multiply like…fish! Apparently, a handful of goldfish dumped into a lake in Boulder, Colorado, just three years ago have reproduced and now number in the thousands.

The explosion of these exotic fish, which are not native to anywhere in North America, has biologists worried and trying to figure out options for the animals’ removal.

“Based on their size, it looks like they’re 3-year-olds, which were probably produced…

ISIS bans skinny jeans, cigarettes and music in latest crackdown, activists say



Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group is hitting citizens of Raqqa, its de-facto capital city, with new sanctions on those who wear skinny jeans, smoke cigarettes, play music on their cellphones, and arrive late for prayers at the mosque.

The extremist Islamist group has been in control of the city since September 2013 and has gradually strengthened its grip as it continues its expansion in eastern Syria and northern Iraq, imposing its interpretation of Sunni Islam on local…

Facebook Will Now Let You Embed Facebook Videos On Other Sites


You can now stream full-length songs from the Twitter app for free



Twitter and Rhapsody have teamed up on a new feature that allows the music service’s subscribers to share full-length tracks on Twitter that anyone can listen to, even if they don’t have a subscription themselves.

Rhapsody announced the partnership Tuesday at SXSW in Austin, Texas, and the feature is already available to Twitter’s mobile users.

The feature uses Twitter’s audio cards, a tool first introduced last year that allows Twitter users…

Pot for pets: Nevada bill would allow vets to prescribe marijuana



CARSON CITY, Nev. — Pets might soon be able to use pot under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.

Democratic Sen. Tick Segerblom is sponsoring the measure that would allow animal owners to get marijuana for their pet if a veterinarian certifies the animal has an illness that might be alleviated by the drug.

Segerblom said he’s concerned that some animals might have adverse reactions, but “you don’t know…

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Twitter’s Dick Costolo: We’re so much better than we were years ago



Can Twitter achieve its lofty 10-year goal of becoming a $14 billion business?

At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo contended it could be, reiterating the elements of the company strategy first outlined at its Analyst Day last November, including an emphasis on initiatives to improve Twitter’s slow-growing userbase

Costolo pointed…