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Internet steady in Nepal after earthquake but last-mile connectivity an issue

An earthquake near Kathmandu of 7.8 magnitude killed over 900 people

Starbucks hit by major computer failure

Stores appear to be affected across the country, with some giving out free drinks


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KC's smart city 'Goldilocks' project bounds ahead

The largest smart city project in North America is moving closer to reality in Kansas City, Mo., mainly along a 2.2-mile streetcar line under construction through the downtown.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, April 24

Comcast-Time Warner merger may be falling apart... Amazon finally discloses cloud numbers... Microsoft services make up for weak PC market

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Marketing tools dominate DEMO

DEMO Traction is the latest example of marketing technology taking over the world of enterprise tech. The benefit is lots of new tools. But one side effect is confusion.

Google sales hit a speed bump in Q1

Total sales grew by 12 percent, below analysts' projections

To compete with Silicon Valley, European startups need to grow fast

If European tech companies want to make it big, they should go international as soon as possible, says BlaBlaCar's COO

Casio iPhone app does keyword searches in voice recordings

The app can pull out words from a speech or interview in a snap

Facebook video is booming, now at 4 billion views per day

Many of the views are driven by auto-playing videos

Google boosts workplace efforts with Box integration, videoconferencing

Google for Work rests on its Chromebooks hardware and Chrome web browser

Mobile money transfers to Africa expected to hit $33 billion this year

Most sub-Sahara Africans are using mobile financial services to buy goods, pay utility bills, send and receive money

MtGox creditors can finally file claims for lost bitcoins

Claims are being accepted through a dedicated site and via the Kraken bitcoin exchange until May 29

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Media Lab project wants to change how you read

Fold from the MIT Media Lab is a new content management system that helps authors add context to their stories in a richer form than hyperlinks.

Google may launch wireless service as soon as Wednesday

The company has said it does not aim to compete with telecommunications providers

Google, Apple, Amazon spend record amounts on lobbying

Latest filings show increasing spending by some tech heavyweights in Washington, D.C.

Yahoo, still reliant on PCs, posts earnings that disappoint

Smartphones and tablets account for less than a quarter of Yahoo's ad revenue

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How to download your entire Google search history

Want a copy of your personal Google search history for your very own? Now you can export and download it, though it's in a funky file format.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, April 21

IBM sales slide again...Mobilegeddon is here...SAP gains on weak euro

Google makes mobile websites more app-like with Chrome push notifications

The likes of eBay and Facebook will soon take advantage of the feature

Microsoft, Yahoo search deal amendment makes termination easier

Either company can terminate the agreement on or after Oct. 1

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