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Thursday

Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire'

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook launched Thursday FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or crafting stories.

Apple, Google among four giants to pay US$324m in court

SAN FRANCISCO: Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin.

'X-Men' director to miss film launch, slams sex claims

'X-Men' director to miss film launch, slams sex claims

LOS ANGELES: US filmmaker Bryan Singer said Thursday he will not help promote the release of his latest "X-Men" blockbuster next month, to keep the launch free of distraction by sex abuse claims against him.

Google+ boss leaving the company

SAN FRANCISCO: The executive credited with bringing the Google+ social network to life is leaving the Internet colossus after playing a key role there for nearly eight years.

John Kerry warns Russia against 'expensive mistake' in Ukraine

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Thursday that Russia's refusal to take any steps to end the crisis in Ukraine would prove costly, saying the window for Moscow to change course was closing.

Amazon.com's revenue sees an increase

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon.com Inc's revenue grew more than expected for the first quarter, largely offset by a sharp increase in spending on technology, content and new warehouses as the e-commerce company branches into new businesses.

Iran nuclear deal proves elusive

Foreign ministers from world powers struggled Saturday to nail down a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, with US Secretary of State John Kerry announcing his imminent departure and Iran's chief negotiator downbeat.

Fall rules Worley out of Winter Olympics

France's Tessa Worley, the reigning world giant slalom champion, has been ruled out of the Winter Olympics next February after a fall during the World Cup slalom race at Courchevel on Tuesday.

Moyes defiant as United's top-four bid falters

Manchester United manager David Moyes had no concerns about his side's performance despite the champions suffering their eighth Premier League defeat of the season at Stoke City's windswept Britannia Stadium.

Iran hangs 16 in reprisal for Pakistan border killings

Iran said it executed 16 "rebels" Saturday in reprisal after gunmen killed at least 14 border guards near the border with Pakistan, in a rugged area often rocked by violence.