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French Bank to Allow Sending Money With Tweets

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Groupe BPCE, one of the country’s largest banks, will introduce a service that will link individuals’ Twitter accounts to the bank's existing money transfer service.

Am I Sick? Google Has a Doctor Waiting on Video

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Google's "Helpouts" platform is experimenting with a new product that lets consumers talk to doctors over video.

Daily Report: Science Start-Ups Get Renewed Interest From Venture Capitalists

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Start-ups that make fusion reactors, natural pesticides and tiny rocket engines have the attention of venture capitalists, but profit is still a must.

Salesforce Makes Its Big Data Move

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Salesforce kicked off its annual conference with a product aimed at developers who want to build visualization tools for sales and marketing people. That's probably a big and underserved market.

Amazon and Its Missing Books

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As its dispute with the publisher continues, Amazon wants to make it difficult to buy Hachette books, but it does not want to be accused of banning them.

Cloud Computing is Forcing a Reconsideration of Intellectual Property

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The technology industry has fought bitterly over patents and other property rights in recent years. Could the fast-moving changes brought on by new kinds of technology make those fights less important?

Kmart and Dairy Queen Report Data Breach

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Kmart and Dairy Queen join nearly a dozen merchants that have had their in-store payment systems compromised with malware over the last year.

Apple’s Jony Ive Has Harsh Words for Xiaomi

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In a rare public appearance, Apple's head of design talked about Apple's design process and remarked bluntly in response to a question involving the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi.

Links to Photos Said to Be Stolen From Snapchat Users Flood Message Boards

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Just weeks after a celebrity hacking scandal, members of an anonymous online message board claimed to have accessed hundreds of thousands of photographs of noncelebrities.

iPhones, iPads and the Search Query Gap

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The iPad is no doubt an important product for Apple. But when it comes to consumer enthusiasm, the tablet still can't touch the iPhone, according to data gathered from Google searches.

Daily Report: Amazon Seeks Real Estate in Manhattan

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Construction and real estate executives said the company was taking over a building on 34th Street and that the space would be used for offices and a distribution center.

Google Provides Details on ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests

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Google said that it had removed more links in Europe to content on Facebook from its search results than from any other website.

Microsoft’s Nadella Backtracks From Comment About Women

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Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, suggested on Thursday that women who don't ask for more money from their employers would be rewarded in the long run when their good work was recognized. He quickly backtracked from the statement.

Uber Flunks the Better Business Bureau Test

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The car-summoning start-up gets poor reviews as customers complain about the company's pricing practices.

Quip: Make Numbers Dynamic, Too

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Quip makes apps for smartphones and tablets that lets lots of people collaborate on documents. Now it is adding spreadsheets at no charge. Besides some heroic engineering - this spreadsheet has over 400 formulas, and can be popped into a document but remain dynamic - Quip's design principles show where work is going.

G.E. Opens Its Big Data Platform

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The technology machinery giant now has sensors on $1 trillion of its equipment, and says that will bring the company $1 billion this year. Act Two: It is opening up the software platform so other companies can do big data analysis on their machines.

Daily Report: Estonians Welcome Life in a Digital Age

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

With a microchip-embedded ID card, residents gain access to thousands of public and private services, including banking, medical records and even fishing licenses.

Schiller Departs as Twitter’s Head of News

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

A veteran news executive who was in charge of Twitter's relationship with American news media leaves the social network after it decides to unify outreach to government officials and the news media under a single leader.

Decline in PC Sales Starts to Slow; Largest Makers See Growth

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Analysts say that the PC business is shrinking less slowly than in the last couple of years. It may even be poised for a period of moderate growth, at least for the large companies. Smaller ones may be in trouble.

A.M.D. Names Lisa Su as Chief Executive

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Advanced Micro Devices, the largest maker of computer semiconductors after Intel, said on Wednesday that it had appointed Lisa Su as its new president and chief executive.

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