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SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc has stopped including results from Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine on its social networking site.

Florida professor resigns after offensive Facebook comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida State University professor said she has resigned after making racial and homosexual slurs in a heated Facebook exchange about recent police killings of unarmed blacks.

Tech, 10 Dec 2014

Afghan students find inspiration in Islamic State's success

Kabul - A quiet student at Kabul University, 25-year-old Abdul Rahim has a dream: to join Islamic State in Syria and fight for the establishment of a global caliphate - a new, alarming form of radicalism in war-weary Afghanistan.

Top News, South Asia, World, Syria, 08 Dec 2014

Chinese Internet regulator welcomed at Facebook campus

BEIJING - Lu Wei, China's top Internet regulator, may not welcome Facebook to his house, but he's certainly welcome at Facebook.

Tech, 08 Dec 2014

Online threats case to show if U.S. justices are down with rap

WASHINGTON - A case before the U.S. Supreme Court concerning threats that a Pennsylvania man made toward his estranged wife and others on Facebookcould hinge on how the nine justices interpret the sometimes violent imagery in rap lyrics.

Tech, 30 Nov 2014

Intel's upscale bracelet has Google alerts, AT&T data plan

SAN FRANCISCO - Upcoming bracelets with technology from Intel Corp and design cues from fashion brand Opening Ceremony will connect the wearer with Facebook, Google and Yelp via an AT&T data plan without having to carry a smartphone.

Tech, 18 Nov 2014

US STOCKS-S&P 500 ends at record high; mergers offset Japan recession

* Indexes: Dow up 0.1 pct; S&P 500 up 0.1 pct; Nasdaq down 0.4 pct (Updates to close)

Intel's upscale bracelet has Google alerts, AT&T data plan

SAN FRANCISCO - Upcoming bracelets with technology from Intel Corp and design cues from fashion brand Opening Ceremony will connect the wearer with Facebook, Google and Yelp via an AT&T data plan without having to carry a smartphone.

Tech, 18 Nov 2014

Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months - source

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc's professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

Top News, Tech, 18 Nov 2014

Rocket Internet to launch another 10 start-ups in 2015

BERLIN - Rocket Internet , the global e-commerce investor, expects to launch at least another 10 start-ups in 2015 and said it would work more closely with Facebook on advertising.

Tech, 17 Nov 2014