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  • Twitter makes public its secret IPO filing

    SAN FRANCISCO — As Twitter Inc. opened itself up to public scrutiny for the first time, it did not limit itself to 140 characters — not even to 140 pages. Twitter on Thursday made public 240 pages of documents it filed secretly over the...
  • Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry

    Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry
    Rockville researchers are on the cusp of developing the first-ever malaria vaccine. The impact on global health would be revolutionary — the mosquito-borne disease sickens 200 million people each year and claims more than half a million lives....
  • Facebook tries to win back teens by letting them post publicly

    Facebook tries to win back teens by letting them post publicly
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is lifting restrictions on teens to let them share more information publicly in a bid to regain the popularity it has lost to Twitter, Snapchat and other social networks. Teens ages 13 to 17 used to be able to only share...
  • Amid NSA spying, European lawmakers vote to tighten data protection

    European lawmakers on Monday voted overwhelmingly to approve new data protections aimed at shielding citizens' private communications from the probing eyes of intelligence operatives and commercial snoopers. The first major upgrade in the continent's...
  • Germany's Merkel: A 'serious breach' if U.S. tapped her cellphone

    BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel complained to President Obama on Wednesday after learning that U.S. intelligence may have targeted her cellphone, saying that would be “a serious breach of trust” if true. The White House denied...
  • 'Terms and Conditions' tackles online privacy

    'Terms and Conditions' tackles online privacy
    Cullen Hoback doesn't know what Mark Zuckerberg thinks of his documentary "Terms and Conditions May Apply." But he's already made the Facebook leader smile once. Toward the end of the documentary, which screens Friday and May 2 at the Newport Beach Film...
  • Chef's personal info posted online in foie gras flap

    Chef's personal info posted online in foie gras flap
    A Laguna Beach chef says animal rights activists posted personal information — including his cell phone number and credit card transactions — online because he served foie gras. Activists hacked into the website of Hudson Valley Foie Gras,...
  • Use of alertness drug modafinil takes off, spurred by untested uses

    Use of alertness drug modafinil takes off, spurred by untested uses
    In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go. And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
  • Preakness Looks contest rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Preakness Looks Contest ("Contest") starts at 7 a.m. (ET) on May 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on May 20, 2013 ("Contest Period"). This Contest shall...
  • Thomas Pynchon meets 9/11 in 'Bleeding Edge'

    Thomas Pynchon meets 9/11 in 'Bleeding Edge'
    It has been 50 years since Thomas Pynchon's first book, "V.," was published. That he is still turning out works of dizzying complexity is, frankly, astounding. Few authors remain as ambitious and accomplished for so long. Enter "Bleeding Edge," a...
  • ABC adds 'power pack' Tuesday night to 2013-14 TV schedule

    ABC adds 'power pack' Tuesday night to 2013-14 TV schedule
    With a 2013-14 TV schedule that mixes "stability and out-and-out ambition," ABC will air limited-run series and drop one night of "Dancing with the Stars," ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee said during a Tuesday morning conference call. ABC is...