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Gadget Watch: Whistle, a fitness tracker for dogs
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bad news for lazy dogs: A new device, called Whistle, lets pet owners track how much exercise - or sleep - their four-legged friends are getting....

Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon's $130 billion deal to take over of all of Verizon Wireless is helping lift its profit....

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes....

Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is doling out more of its cash to shareholders and preparing to split its stock for the first time in nine years in an attempt to win back investors fretting about the iPhone maker's slowing sales growth and pace of innovation....

Ride-sharing app Lyft expands to new markets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app best known by the fuzzy pink moustaches on its cars, is launching its service in 24 new U.S. markets....

Russia's Putin calls the Internet a 'CIA project'
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Internet a CIA project and made comments about Russia's biggest search engine Yandex, sending the company's shares plummeting....

China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography
BEIJING (AP) -- China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday....

Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue....

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country
MOSCOW (AP) -- The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership....

Tech Tips: Add 2nd layer of protection online
NEW YORK (AP) -- If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it's that passwords don't offer total protection....

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Ride-sharing app Lyft expands to new markets

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

Gadget Watch: Whistle, a fitness tracker for dogs

Sirius XM tops revenue expectations and adds users

Russia's Putin calls the Internet a 'CIA project'

Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains

China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

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Apple takes steps to lift sagging stock price

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