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LinkedIn Beats The Street In Q2 On Sales Of $534M, EPS Of $0.51


Twitter Acquires Password Security Startup Mitro, Open Sources Its Product


Twitter Picked Up 16M Active Users In Q2


Video Re-Mix Startup Coub Raises $2.5 Million From VC Fund Headed Up By VK.com Founders

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Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat


Imminent Windows Phone Update Will Introduce Folder Support



Windows Phone, the land of dynamic live tiles of various sizes, will soon be a little more like iOS and Android: An update to the platform will introduce the ability to drag several live tiles into a single folder on the home screen.

For other platforms, the introduction of home screen folders was a housekeeping move (arriving with iOS 4 in 2010 and Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” in 2011), essentially crossing a clearly needed feature off a list. For Windows Phone, however, it’s a…

The App Apocalypse Is Upon Us



A new report shows that nearly 80% of the apps in Apple’s App Store are barely being used

The industry coined term for them is, appropriately, “zombie apps.” (And who says big-wig analytic folks can’t be clever?)

In the newest episode of Mashable Minute, Elliott tries to figure why so many apps are living such unloved lives. What’s your best guess?

Last week, we told you about Earth’s most popular mineral finally getting a name. Check it…

Amazon Could Be Looking to Launch a Credit Card Reader



Amazon might be preparing to launch a Square-like credit card reader, according to a leaked Staples document obtained by 9to5Mac.

In the document, Staples lists an “Amazon card reader” among other similar devices, including Paypal’s Here mobile card reader, several Casio cash registers and Staples’ own credit card reader

The document reveals the cost of Amazon’s reader — $9.99 — as well as a likely time frame for launch, since Staples is…

The Near-Death And Resurrection Of Teen Social Network Let

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Boko Haram Kidnaps Wife of Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister, Official Says



YAOUNDE, Cameroon — A government spokesperson said Boko Haram fighters kidnapped the wife of Cameroon’s vice prime minister in an attack that also resulted in multiple deaths.

Communications Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary said the attack occurred early Sunday morning in the town of Kolofata, in the Far North Region. He said the fighters targeted the home of Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali, as well as a local traditional chief.


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