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  • 1/50   Timberlake celebrates return to music with second No. 1 album this year
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    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Timberlake scored his second chart-topping album this year on Wednesday as his latest record debuted at No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart, capping the singer's successful return to the musical spotlight. Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2," which follows the first set of 10 songs released in March this year, sold 350,000 copies in its first week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The first installment of "The 20/20 Experience" sold 968,000 copies, the biggest opening week sales of the year so ...

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Timberlake scored his second chart-topping album this year on Wednesday as his latest record debuted at No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart, capping the singer's successful return to the musical spotlight. Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2," which follows the first set of 10 songs released in March this year, sold 350,000 copies in its first week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The first installment of "The 20/20 Experience" sold 968,000 copies, the biggest opening week sales of the year so ...


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  • 2/50   Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead American Music Awards nominations
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    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored the most American Music Awards nominations on Thursday with nods in six categories, followed by country-pop star Taylor Swift and singer Justin Timberlake with five each. The duo will compete in the top category, artist of the year, against singer Bruno Mars, Swift, Timberlake and pop singer Rihanna, who collected four nominations. Also getting four nominations were country music pair Florida Georgia Line and R&B singer Robin Thicke. Rapper will.i. ...

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored the most American Music Awards nominations on Thursday with nods in six categories, followed by country-pop star Taylor Swift and singer Justin Timberlake with five each. The duo will compete in the top category, artist of the year, against singer Bruno Mars, Swift, Timberlake and pop singer Rihanna, who collected four nominations. Also getting four nominations were country music pair Florida Georgia Line and R&B singer Robin Thicke. Rapper will.i. ...


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  • 3/50   Taylor Swift to receive country music songwriting award
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    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country-pop singer Taylor Swift will be honored as this year's songwriter and artist of the year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, making her the only artist to win the award six times, her record company said on Wednesday. The 23-year-old singer and writer of pop crossover hits "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and "I Knew You Were Trouble" will be officially named the award's recipient on Sunday, Big Machine Records said. The annual award recognizes country music's songwriters who scored top 30 hits during the past year. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country-pop singer Taylor Swift will be honored as this year's songwriter and artist of the year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, making her the only artist to win the award six times, her record company said on Wednesday. The 23-year-old singer and writer of pop crossover hits "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and "I Knew You Were Trouble" will be officially named the award's recipient on Sunday, Big Machine Records said. The annual award recognizes country music's songwriters who scored top 30 hits during the past year. ...


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  • 4/50   Rumour has it: Rocker Graham Parker is back
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    By Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - Decades on from his days as an angry young rocker, a role in a Hollywood movie playing an ageing musician struggling to make a comeback has helped give a new lease of life to Graham Parker. In the movie, Judd Apatow's "This is 40", the bid fails. In the real world, however, things are going pretty well for the 62-year-old London native. He's brought out a well-received album, a documentary and a concert film with his reunited backing band, the Rumour. In late October they play their first British dates in 31 years. The London show sold out straight away. ...

    By Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - Decades on from his days as an angry young rocker, a role in a Hollywood movie playing an ageing musician struggling to make a comeback has helped give a new lease of life to Graham Parker. In the movie, Judd Apatow's "This is 40", the bid fails. In the real world, however, things are going pretty well for the 62-year-old London native. He's brought out a well-received album, a documentary and a concert film with his reunited backing band, the Rumour. In late October they play their first British dates in 31 years. The London show sold out straight away. ...


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  • 5/50   OneRepublic victorious in closest UK chart battle of 2013
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    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. rock band OneRepublic snatched the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday, edging out The Vamps in the closest race for the number one position seen all year, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday. A late surge for OneRepublic's 'Counting Stars' helped them outsell new entry 'Can We Dance' from British band The Vamps by just 1,150 copies to reach the pinnacle of the charts for the first time. Former number one 'Talk Dirty' by Jason Derulo and featuring rapper 2 Chainz fell to number three, while Katy Perry's 'Roar' dropped into fourth place. ...

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. rock band OneRepublic snatched the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday, edging out The Vamps in the closest race for the number one position seen all year, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday. A late surge for OneRepublic's 'Counting Stars' helped them outsell new entry 'Can We Dance' from British band The Vamps by just 1,150 copies to reach the pinnacle of the charts for the first time. Former number one 'Talk Dirty' by Jason Derulo and featuring rapper 2 Chainz fell to number three, while Katy Perry's 'Roar' dropped into fourth place. ...


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  • 6/50   Miley Cyrus mocks 'motherly' advice from Sinead O'Connor
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    LONDON (Reuters) - American pop star Miley Cyrus has snubbed some prim motherly advice about her new bad girl image from Irish singer and sometime rebel Sinead O'Connor. The "We Can't Stop" singer - who has ditched her squeaky clean Hannah Montana Disney image for a solo singing career as a tattooed sex siren - rebuffed an open letter from O'Connor calling on Cyrus to tone down her sexualized persona. "Sinead. I don't have time to write you an open letter cause I'm hosting & performing on SNL (U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live) this week," Cyrus tweeted. ...

    LONDON (Reuters) - American pop star Miley Cyrus has snubbed some prim motherly advice about her new bad girl image from Irish singer and sometime rebel Sinead O'Connor. The "We Can't Stop" singer - who has ditched her squeaky clean Hannah Montana Disney image for a solo singing career as a tattooed sex siren - rebuffed an open letter from O'Connor calling on Cyrus to tone down her sexualized persona. "Sinead. I don't have time to write you an open letter cause I'm hosting & performing on SNL (U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live) this week," Cyrus tweeted. ...


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  • 7/50   Jury clears promoter of liability in Michael Jackson's death
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    By Eric Kelsey and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles jury cleared concert promoter AEG Live of liability on Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Jackson, in a trial that offered a glimpse into the private life and final days of the so-called King of Pop. The verdict, which concluded that the doctor the company hired to care for the singer was not unfit for his job, capped a sensational five-month trial that was expected to shake up the way entertainment companies treat their most risky talent. ...

    By Eric Kelsey and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles jury cleared concert promoter AEG Live of liability on Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Jackson, in a trial that offered a glimpse into the private life and final days of the so-called King of Pop. The verdict, which concluded that the doctor the company hired to care for the singer was not unfit for his job, capped a sensational five-month trial that was expected to shake up the way entertainment companies treat their most risky talent. ...


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  • 8/50   Analysis: Jackson case will change the tune for concert, artist insurance
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    By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Britney Spears takes the stage this December for the first of a heavily hyped 100-show two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, the loudest cheers may come from her insurance underwriters. Along with the sound engineers and roadies who help stage a concert, insurance underwriters play a large role in making sure a star can get onstage and grab the microphone. Insurers are also key during those times when stars do not show and concerts get canceled. ...

    By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Britney Spears takes the stage this December for the first of a heavily hyped 100-show two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, the loudest cheers may come from her insurance underwriters. Along with the sound engineers and roadies who help stage a concert, insurance underwriters play a large role in making sure a star can get onstage and grab the microphone. Insurers are also key during those times when stars do not show and concerts get canceled. ...


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  • 9/50   Canadian rapper Drake lands third No. 1 album on Billboard chart
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    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Drake vaulted straight to No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, as his latest album garnered the second-largest sales week of the year so far. "Nothing Was the Same," the third studio album from the Canadian rapper, sold 658,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. Only Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience," which opened with 968,000 copies in March, outsold "Nothing Was the Same" in a one-week period. All three of Drake's studio albums have debuted at No. ...

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Drake vaulted straight to No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, as his latest album garnered the second-largest sales week of the year so far. "Nothing Was the Same," the third studio album from the Canadian rapper, sold 658,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. Only Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience," which opened with 968,000 copies in March, outsold "Nothing Was the Same" in a one-week period. All three of Drake's studio albums have debuted at No. ...


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  • 10/50   Miley Cyrus aimed to 'make history' with video awards performance
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    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Disney star Miley Cyrus says she was out to shock and "make history" and is unapologetic for her raunchy performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. In a documentary, "Miley: The Movement," airing on MTV on October 2, the 20-year-old singer and actress comes across as a shrewd, ambitious performer determined to see her single, "We Can't Stop," hit No. 1 and put her roots as the wholesome Disney Channel star of "Hannah Montana" far behind her. ...

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Disney star Miley Cyrus says she was out to shock and "make history" and is unapologetic for her raunchy performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. In a documentary, "Miley: The Movement," airing on MTV on October 2, the 20-year-old singer and actress comes across as a shrewd, ambitious performer determined to see her single, "We Can't Stop," hit No. 1 and put her roots as the wholesome Disney Channel star of "Hannah Montana" far behind her. ...


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  • 11/50   Hours after Sterling's life ban, his Clippers win
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers sprinted and soared through a playoff game as if a weight had been lifted from their collective shoulders.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers sprinted and soared through a playoff game as if a weight had been lifted from their collective shoulders.


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  • 12/50   Jordan, Paul lead Clippers over Warriors, 113-103
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On an exceptional, emotional night, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to their "safe haven" and moved to the brink of winning just their third playoff series since Donald Sterling bought the team in 1981.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On an exceptional, emotional night, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to their "safe haven" and moved to the brink of winning just their third playoff series since Donald Sterling bought the team in 1981.


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  • 13/50   No NBA owners saying they'll side with Sterling
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    MIAMI (AP) — A majority of NBA ownership groups reached Tuesday by The Associated Press say they will vote to force embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell his club.

    MIAMI (AP) — A majority of NBA ownership groups reached Tuesday by The Associated Press say they will vote to force embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell his club.


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  • 14/50   Sterling's ouster would lead to uncertain future
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — While Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the Los Angeles Clippers was greeted with widespread acclaim Tuesday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's decision raised a host of new questions for the owner's long-troubled franchise.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — While Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the Los Angeles Clippers was greeted with widespread acclaim Tuesday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's decision raised a host of new questions for the owner's long-troubled franchise.


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  • 15/50   Stiviano lawyer says she's sad over Sterling ban
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — V. Stiviano, the woman whom Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks, is "very saddened" by his lifetime NBA ban, and she didn't release the recording of their conversation, her lawyer said Tuesday.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — V. Stiviano, the woman whom Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks, is "very saddened" by his lifetime NBA ban, and she didn't release the recording of their conversation, her lawyer said Tuesday.


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  • 16/50   Wizards eliminate Bulls with 75-69 victory
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    CHICAGO (AP) — Making a rare visit to the postseason, the Washington Wizards made it look rather easy, dispatching the Bulls in the opening round.

    CHICAGO (AP) — Making a rare visit to the postseason, the Washington Wizards made it look rather easy, dispatching the Bulls in the opening round.


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  • 17/50   Grizzlies hold off Thunder 100-99 in OT
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    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It took a fraction of a second for the Memphis Grizzlies to take control of their first-round series with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It took a fraction of a second for the Memphis Grizzlies to take control of their first-round series with the Oklahoma City Thunder.


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  • 18/50   Simmonds helps Flyers force Game 7 against Rangers
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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As they trailed in the series, the Flyers always believed they'd return to New York.

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As they trailed in the series, the Flyers always believed they'd return to New York.


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  • 19/50   Your Top Plays for Today
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    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


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  • 20/50   Wicked Strong running for Boston in Derby
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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Wicked Strong has a built-in fan base for the Kentucky Derby. Like the entire city of Boston.

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Wicked Strong has a built-in fan base for the Kentucky Derby. Like the entire city of Boston.


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  • 21/50   Latest weather wallop: Florida, Alabama flooding
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    In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, flooding in Fla. and Ala. has left many stranded in cars and homes.

    In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, flooding in Fla. and Ala. has left many stranded in cars and homes.


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  • 22/50   British actor Bob Hoskins dies at 71
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    British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from "Mona Lisa" to "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" has died aged 71.

    British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from "Mona Lisa" to "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" has died aged 71.


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  • 23/50   Okla. inmate dies after execution is botched
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    The inmate dies of a heart attack after the delivery of a new drug cocktail goes wrong.

    The inmate dies of a heart attack after the delivery of a new drug cocktail goes wrong.


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  • 24/50   Adam Silver's ban of Donald Sterling unites NBA
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    From the moment Adam Silver listened to those tapes of Donald Sterling, the NBA's commissioner understood the unmistakable and unprecedented breadth of his burden.

    From the moment Adam Silver listened to those tapes of Donald Sterling, the NBA's commissioner understood the unmistakable and unprecedented breadth of his burden.


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  • 25/50   Poll: Most young voters to sit out midterms
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    Significant drop in interest among voters aged 18-29 may be problematic for Democrats.

    Significant drop in interest among voters aged 18-29 may be problematic for Democrats.


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  • 26/50   NBC, TMZ make wrong calls on Sterling racism story
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    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC and TMZ are the latest to learn how the irresistible urge for a scoop, even for a matter of minutes, can burn a news organization.

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC and TMZ are the latest to learn how the irresistible urge for a scoop, even for a matter of minutes, can burn a news organization.


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  • 27/50   Gwen Stefani to coach season 7 of 'The Voice'
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says Gwen Stefani will be a coach on "The Voice" next season.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says Gwen Stefani will be a coach on "The Voice" next season.


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  • 28/50   'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast unveiled
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    NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars: Episode VII" finally has its stars. May the Force be with them.

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars: Episode VII" finally has its stars. May the Force be with them.


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  • 29/50   Hollywood stars get little love at Tony noms
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    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a brutal Tuesday morning for some A-list stars on Broadway.

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a brutal Tuesday morning for some A-list stars on Broadway.


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  • 30/50   'SlotZilla' zip line opens in downtown Las Vegas
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    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A zip line that swoops riders past the vintage casinos of downtown Las Vegas and under the giant video canopy of the Fremont Street Experience is now open for business.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A zip line that swoops riders past the vintage casinos of downtown Las Vegas and under the giant video canopy of the Fremont Street Experience is now open for business.


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  • 31/50   Twitter's slowing growth prompts target price cuts
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    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc's slowing user growth revived concerns among investors about the microblogging service's prospects of one day matching Facebook Inc's 1.2 billion users. Twitter's shares, which have shed about a third of their value since the beginning of the year, were set to open down 12 percent at $37.63 on Wednesday. At least 11 analysts trimmed their target price on the stock after Twitter reported lackluster user and usage growth for the second consecutive quarter. Twitter, in the midst of a transition to boost engagement and attract more users, said its 255 million monthly users appeared to be checking the service less frequently than a year ago.

    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc's slowing user growth revived concerns among investors about the microblogging service's prospects of one day matching Facebook Inc's 1.2 billion users. Twitter's shares, which have shed about a third of their value since the beginning of the year, were set to open down 12 percent at $37.63 on Wednesday. At least 11 analysts trimmed their target price on the stock after Twitter reported lackluster user and usage growth for the second consecutive quarter. Twitter, in the midst of a transition to boost engagement and attract more users, said its 255 million monthly users appeared to be checking the service less frequently than a year ago.


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  • 32/50   Microsoft's Xbox One console to go on sale in China in September
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    By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will begin selling its Xbox One video game console in China in September through its partnership with Chinese Internet TV company BesTV New Media Co, the company said on Tuesday. The partners will also kickstart a program to help developers create, publish and sell Xbox One games in China and other markets where the console is sold, Microsoft said in a statement. In September last year, Microsoft and BesTV, a subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group, formed a joint venture and invested $237 million in "family games and related services." Last week, Shanghai's government said console makers such as Microsoft, Sony Corp and Nintendo Co will be able to manufacture and sell consoles in China through "foreign-invested enterprises" in Shanghai's free trade zone.

    By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will begin selling its Xbox One video game console in China in September through its partnership with Chinese Internet TV company BesTV New Media Co, the company said on Tuesday. The partners will also kickstart a program to help developers create, publish and sell Xbox One games in China and other markets where the console is sold, Microsoft said in a statement. In September last year, Microsoft and BesTV, a subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group, formed a joint venture and invested $237 million in "family games and related services." Last week, Shanghai's government said console makers such as Microsoft, Sony Corp and Nintendo Co will be able to manufacture and sell consoles in China through "foreign-invested enterprises" in Shanghai's free trade zone.


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  • 33/50   EBay beefs up U.S. war chest in pursuit of growth
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    By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - EBay Inc is preparing to bring a major portion of its foreign earnings back into the United States, hoping to bankroll acquisitions and drive an expansion into mobile payments and other high-growth areas as its core business matures. Ebay, which on Tuesday forecast lower-than-expected earnings this quarter, also plans to ramp up its marketing spending on PayPal, which is an Internet leader but faces stiff competition in the fledgling smartphone payments market. The move will allow eBay to boost its available U.S. cash by about $6 billion, when needed. "If you look at our last 15 acquisitions, my guess is 10 have been inside the U.S., maybe 11," Chief Executive John Donahoe said in an interview.

    By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - EBay Inc is preparing to bring a major portion of its foreign earnings back into the United States, hoping to bankroll acquisitions and drive an expansion into mobile payments and other high-growth areas as its core business matures. Ebay, which on Tuesday forecast lower-than-expected earnings this quarter, also plans to ramp up its marketing spending on PayPal, which is an Internet leader but faces stiff competition in the fledgling smartphone payments market. The move will allow eBay to boost its available U.S. cash by about $6 billion, when needed. "If you look at our last 15 acquisitions, my guess is 10 have been inside the U.S., maybe 11," Chief Executive John Donahoe said in an interview.


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  • 34/50   Apple, Samsung make final pitches to U.S. jury in patent trial
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    By Dan Levine SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - Apple has vastly exaggerated the importance of its patented iPhone features, a Samsung attorney said on Tuesday as the two companies delivered closing arguments to jurors after a month-long trial over mobile technology. Apple, however, argued that the South Korean company could not have competed in the smartphone market without unfairly copying its flagship product. The two tech leaders also sparred over how Google's work on the software used in Samsung phones affects Apple's patent claims. Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have been litigating around the world for three years.

    By Dan Levine SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - Apple has vastly exaggerated the importance of its patented iPhone features, a Samsung attorney said on Tuesday as the two companies delivered closing arguments to jurors after a month-long trial over mobile technology. Apple, however, argued that the South Korean company could not have competed in the smartphone market without unfairly copying its flagship product. The two tech leaders also sparred over how Google's work on the software used in Samsung phones affects Apple's patent claims. Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have been litigating around the world for three years.


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  • 35/50   Spotify strikes marketing partnership with Sprint
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    By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spotify announced on Tuesday its first partnership with a mobile carrier in an effort to boost subscriptions and get more people to listen to its online streaming music service. The deal with Sprint means that starting on May 2, Sprint's customers will receive a free trial of Spotify. "This is this is the biggest deal we've ever made," said Daniel Ek, chief executive of Spotify, referring to the number of consumers the partnership will reach and the level of marketing dollars put behind the partnership. The company offers to listeners a premium subscription service without ads for $9.99 per month.

    By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spotify announced on Tuesday its first partnership with a mobile carrier in an effort to boost subscriptions and get more people to listen to its online streaming music service. The deal with Sprint means that starting on May 2, Sprint's customers will receive a free trial of Spotify. "This is this is the biggest deal we've ever made," said Daniel Ek, chief executive of Spotify, referring to the number of consumers the partnership will reach and the level of marketing dollars put behind the partnership. The company offers to listeners a premium subscription service without ads for $9.99 per month.


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  • 36/50   Concept smartwatch uses the whole screen as a joystick (video)
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    It ain't easy using a smartwatch, especially if you have gigantic fingers. So, a team from Carnegie Mellon University developed a concept smartwatch that turns the whole screen into one relatively big input mechanism. By that, we mean you can pan, twist, zoom, tilt and click the screen by physically moving the watchface -- the whole thing (sans the bracelet) is essentially a joystick.

    It ain't easy using a smartwatch, especially if you have gigantic fingers. So, a team from Carnegie Mellon University developed a concept smartwatch that turns the whole screen into one relatively big input mechanism. By that, we mean you can pan, twist, zoom, tilt and click the screen by physically moving the watchface -- the whole thing (sans the bracelet) is essentially a joystick.


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  • 37/50   Apple versus Samsung case goes to California jury
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    SAN JOSE, California (AP) — After listening to a month's worth of testimony from expert witnesses hired by Apple and Samsung as well as executives from each company, a Silicon Valley jury of four men and four women were tasked with sorting out the latest legal dispute over technology between the world's two largest smartphone makers.

    SAN JOSE, California (AP) — After listening to a month's worth of testimony from expert witnesses hired by Apple and Samsung as well as executives from each company, a Silicon Valley jury of four men and four women were tasked with sorting out the latest legal dispute over technology between the world's two largest smartphone makers.


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  • 38/50   Here’s everything new in Sony’s big PS4 update, which is available now
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    Microsoft has been kicking out updates left and right for its new Xbox One video game console, and now Sony has followed suit with its latest update for the PS4. The PlayStation 4 v1.70 system update is a big one, and it includes tons of new features, improvements and fixes. As such, Sony posted a note on its PlayStation blog that covers all of the big points gamers will want to be aware of when the update hits their PS4 consoles beginning Wednesday. Here are all of the new key features, from Sony’s blog post: SHAREfactory: After you update your PS4 to v1.70, an icon to download our free SHAREfactory app will appear on your PS4 system’s home screen once it’s

    Microsoft has been kicking out updates left and right for its new Xbox One video game console, and now Sony has followed suit with its latest update for the PS4. The PlayStation 4 v1.70 system update is a big one, and it includes tons of new features, improvements and fixes. As such, Sony posted a note on its PlayStation blog that covers all of the big points gamers will want to be aware of when the update hits their PS4 consoles beginning Wednesday. Here are all of the new key features, from Sony’s blog post: SHAREfactory: After you update your PS4 to v1.70, an icon to download our free SHAREfactory app will appear on your PS4 system’s home screen once it’s


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  • 39/50   Sony's Evolution UI tries to make learning Android fun
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    Ever get "ghost hands," where you're always trying to take the smartphone away from a novice to show them how it's done? Well, Sony is working on something a little more polite. The company has announced Evolution UI, an intentionally hobbled Android launcher that forces you to perform perfunctory tasks before you can properly use the device.

    Ever get "ghost hands," where you're always trying to take the smartphone away from a novice to show them how it's done? Well, Sony is working on something a little more polite. The company has announced Evolution UI, an intentionally hobbled Android launcher that forces you to perform perfunctory tasks before you can properly use the device.


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  • 40/50   'Lego Movie' gives Time Warner boost in 1Q
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    NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner's first-quarter net income climbed as revenue grew on the success of properties such as Warner Bros. "The Lego Movie" and the HBO show "True Detective."

    NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner's first-quarter net income climbed as revenue grew on the success of properties such as Warner Bros. "The Lego Movie" and the HBO show "True Detective."


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  • 41/50   This is when you can finally buy the OnePlus One
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    Last week, OnePlus finally unveiled the One handset, dubbed the 2014 “flagship killer,” but the ultra-affordable high-end handset will not immediately be available to interested buyers. Instead, in order to be able to purchase either the 16GB or 64GB versions of the handset, buyers will have to receive an invite, at least at first. However, the company has now further clarified availability details for the OnePlus One, revealing when regular people will have an easier time ordering the phone. “After our product announcement, we realized that far more people wanted the One than what we originally anticipated,” the company wrote on its forum. “Over the past few days, we have been frantically adjusting our production schedule to make sure that as

    Last week, OnePlus finally unveiled the One handset, dubbed the 2014 “flagship killer,” but the ultra-affordable high-end handset will not immediately be available to interested buyers. Instead, in order to be able to purchase either the 16GB or 64GB versions of the handset, buyers will have to receive an invite, at least at first. However, the company has now further clarified availability details for the OnePlus One, revealing when regular people will have an easier time ordering the phone. “After our product announcement, we realized that far more people wanted the One than what we originally anticipated,” the company wrote on its forum. “Over the past few days, we have been frantically adjusting our production schedule to make sure that as


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  • 42/50   HP, Foxconn launch cloud server joint venture
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    (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co and Taiwanese contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group launched a joint venture to make servers aimed at companies which provide cloud computing services. The new cloud-optimized servers will help service providers to cut costs, the companies said in a statement. Foxconn is the parent company for Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer. (Reporting by Soham Chatterjee; Editing by Joyjeet Das)

    (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co and Taiwanese contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group launched a joint venture to make servers aimed at companies which provide cloud computing services. The new cloud-optimized servers will help service providers to cut costs, the companies said in a statement. Foxconn is the parent company for Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer. (Reporting by Soham Chatterjee; Editing by Joyjeet Das)


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  • 43/50   Hackers set to release Bitcoin-laundering app 'Dark Wallet'
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    Ever since sites like Silk Road showed the dark side of anonymous Bitcoin transactions, governments have been trying to regulate the crypto-currency. But a group of coders -- headed by 3D-printed gun creator Cody Wilson and Amir Taaki (above) -- want to keep that genie out of the bottle with a new app called Dark Wallet. It was first launched on Indiegogo, where it met its $50,000 funding goal, thanks in part to Bitcoin donations.

    Ever since sites like Silk Road showed the dark side of anonymous Bitcoin transactions, governments have been trying to regulate the crypto-currency. But a group of coders -- headed by 3D-printed gun creator Cody Wilson and Amir Taaki (above) -- want to keep that genie out of the bottle with a new app called Dark Wallet. It was first launched on Indiegogo, where it met its $50,000 funding goal, thanks in part to Bitcoin donations.


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  • 44/50   Supreme Court backs EPA crackdown on cross-state pollution
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    The US Supreme Court this week ruled that the federal government can impose limits on power plant pollution that crosses state lines, marking a victory for the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In a 6-2 ruling handed down Tuesday, the court upheld an EPA regulation that requires 28 states to cut emissions from coal-burning plants that pollute the air in downwind states. The Cross-State Air Pollution Rule was met with lawsuits from power companies and more than a dozen states when it was implemented in 2011, and was blocked by a federal appeals court in 2012. The Supreme Court has now reversed that decision, ruling that the EPA has the authority, under the Clean Air Act, to impose emissions reductions in upwind states.

    The US Supreme Court this week ruled that the federal government can impose limits on power plant pollution that crosses state lines, marking a victory for the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In a 6-2 ruling handed down Tuesday, the court upheld an EPA regulation that requires 28 states to cut emissions from coal-burning plants that pollute the air in downwind states. The Cross-State Air Pollution Rule was met with lawsuits from power companies and more than a dozen states when it was implemented in 2011, and was blocked by a federal appeals court in 2012. The Supreme Court has now reversed that decision, ruling that the EPA has the authority, under the Clean Air Act, to impose emissions reductions in upwind states.


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  • 45/50   LG’s ‘Galaxy S5 killer’ will be unveiled on May 27th
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    LG on Tuesday confirmed that the LG G3 will launch earlier than anticipated this year, saying in its Q1 2014 earnings report that the new high-end smartphone will help the company boost its Q2 numbers. In a following interview with reporters in South Korea, LG further acknowledged that the company will launch the handset by the end of May. A day later, LG has officially announced a special media event scheduled for May 27, when it’ll likely unveil the handset, possibly alongside its first Android Wear smartwatch. LG’s France-based arm confirmed on Tuesday that the already official G Watch will launch in June in the country, selling for €199. The invitation has a short message, a quote from Ralph Waldo

    LG on Tuesday confirmed that the LG G3 will launch earlier than anticipated this year, saying in its Q1 2014 earnings report that the new high-end smartphone will help the company boost its Q2 numbers. In a following interview with reporters in South Korea, LG further acknowledged that the company will launch the handset by the end of May. A day later, LG has officially announced a special media event scheduled for May 27, when it’ll likely unveil the handset, possibly alongside its first Android Wear smartwatch. LG’s France-based arm confirmed on Tuesday that the already official G Watch will launch in June in the country, selling for €199. The invitation has a short message, a quote from Ralph Waldo


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  • 46/50   In Britain, a battle to spin great science into gold
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    By Ben Hirschler and Kate Kelland MANCHESTER/CAMBRIDGE England (Reuters) - It's mega strong, ultra light and super stretchy, and if things work out, a wonder material discovered in Britain could change many aspects of human existence - starting with peoples' sex lives. Safer and sensually superior condoms may not have been the first thing on the minds of the Nobel-winning team at the University of Manchester that isolated graphene a decade ago, but they may be an early eye-catching use of the new one-atom-thick material. Billed as potentially the most important discovery of this century, graphene - the thinnest material on earth and 200 times stronger than steel - is also exciting researchers around the world exploring its use in everything from electronics to nanotech drug delivery. For British science, among the biggest questions is whether graphene's home nation can spin its breakthrough into real monetary gain, or whether - as a Thomson Reuters patent analysis suggests - global big hitters will nip in and grab the market.

    By Ben Hirschler and Kate Kelland MANCHESTER/CAMBRIDGE England (Reuters) - It's mega strong, ultra light and super stretchy, and if things work out, a wonder material discovered in Britain could change many aspects of human existence - starting with peoples' sex lives. Safer and sensually superior condoms may not have been the first thing on the minds of the Nobel-winning team at the University of Manchester that isolated graphene a decade ago, but they may be an early eye-catching use of the new one-atom-thick material. Billed as potentially the most important discovery of this century, graphene - the thinnest material on earth and 200 times stronger than steel - is also exciting researchers around the world exploring its use in everything from electronics to nanotech drug delivery. For British science, among the biggest questions is whether graphene's home nation can spin its breakthrough into real monetary gain, or whether - as a Thomson Reuters patent analysis suggests - global big hitters will nip in and grab the market.


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  • 47/50   Ancient flying reptile from China fills evolutionary gap
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    The newly identified Jurassic period creature, a species named Kryptodrakon progenitor that was unearthed in the Gobi desert in northwestern China, was modest in size, with a wingspan of perhaps 4-1/2 feet (1.3 meters). But later members of its branch of the flying reptiles known as pterosaurs were truly colossal, including Quetzalcoatlus, whose wingspan of about 35 feet was roughly the same as that of an F-16 fighter. Roughly 220 million years ago, pterosaurs became the first flying vertebrates to appear on Earth, with birds - first appearing about 150 million years ago - and bats - appearing about 50 million years ago - coming much later. Pterosaurs arose during the Triassic period not long after their cousins, the dinosaurs, also made their debut.

    The newly identified Jurassic period creature, a species named Kryptodrakon progenitor that was unearthed in the Gobi desert in northwestern China, was modest in size, with a wingspan of perhaps 4-1/2 feet (1.3 meters). But later members of its branch of the flying reptiles known as pterosaurs were truly colossal, including Quetzalcoatlus, whose wingspan of about 35 feet was roughly the same as that of an F-16 fighter. Roughly 220 million years ago, pterosaurs became the first flying vertebrates to appear on Earth, with birds - first appearing about 150 million years ago - and bats - appearing about 50 million years ago - coming much later. Pterosaurs arose during the Triassic period not long after their cousins, the dinosaurs, also made their debut.


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  • 48/50   NASA tries space kits to engage kids in science and space
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    By Sarah McBride NEW YORK (Reuters) - Making mini satellite dishes that collect signals or building remote-controlled mini Rovers such as the kind NASA has used on Mars are the types of activities that could interest kids in science, but their complexity can derail all but the most enthusiastic hobbyist. Now, NASA, the U.S. space agency, hopes it has found a workaround through new space kits and a collaboration with a New York-based startup called LittleBits. NASA, through its Aura mission to study the Earth’s ozone layer and climate, is working with LittleBits to develop activities around a new $189 space kit, announced on Thursday. Using electronic modules such as motors and dimmers that snap together, the creations will perform functions that normally might require hours of tedious tinkering or piles of electronics components.

    By Sarah McBride NEW YORK (Reuters) - Making mini satellite dishes that collect signals or building remote-controlled mini Rovers such as the kind NASA has used on Mars are the types of activities that could interest kids in science, but their complexity can derail all but the most enthusiastic hobbyist. Now, NASA, the U.S. space agency, hopes it has found a workaround through new space kits and a collaboration with a New York-based startup called LittleBits. NASA, through its Aura mission to study the Earth’s ozone layer and climate, is working with LittleBits to develop activities around a new $189 space kit, announced on Thursday. Using electronic modules such as motors and dimmers that snap together, the creations will perform functions that normally might require hours of tedious tinkering or piles of electronics components.


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  • 49/50   Swiss lab 'nano chisels' world's tiniest magazine cover
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    A laboratory in Switzerland has created the smallest magazine cover in the world, using a tiny chisel to create an image so minute that 2,000 of them could fit on a grain of salt. Scientists carved the 11x14-micrometre image of two pandas that appeared on last month's cover of the National Geographic Kids magazine onto a polymer using technology similar to 3D printing. "My idea was to do something similar to chiselling a rock, but just to do it on a nano-scale," said Urs Duerig, a scientist at IBM in Switzerland and one of the inventors of the machine. "The application range is quite broad," said Felix Holzner, chief executive of SwissLitho, a startup to which the IBM technology has been licensed.

    A laboratory in Switzerland has created the smallest magazine cover in the world, using a tiny chisel to create an image so minute that 2,000 of them could fit on a grain of salt. Scientists carved the 11x14-micrometre image of two pandas that appeared on last month's cover of the National Geographic Kids magazine onto a polymer using technology similar to 3D printing. "My idea was to do something similar to chiselling a rock, but just to do it on a nano-scale," said Urs Duerig, a scientist at IBM in Switzerland and one of the inventors of the machine. "The application range is quite broad," said Felix Holzner, chief executive of SwissLitho, a startup to which the IBM technology has been licensed.


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  • 50/50   In Britain, a battle to spin great science into gold
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    By Ben Hirschler and Kate Kelland MANCHESTER/CAMBRIDGE England (Reuters) - It's mega strong, ultra light and super stretchy, and if things work out, a wonder material discovered in Britain could change many aspects of human existence - starting with peoples' sex lives. Safer and sensually superior condoms may not have been the first thing on the minds of the Nobel-winning team at the University of Manchester that isolated graphene a decade ago, but they may be an early eye-catching use of the new one-atom-thick material. Billed as potentially the most important discovery of this century, graphene - the thinnest material on earth and 200 times stronger than steel - is also exciting researchers around the world exploring its use in everything from electronics to nanotech drug delivery. For British science, among the biggest questions is whether graphene's home nation can spin its breakthrough into real monetary gain, or whether - as a Thomson Reuters patent analysis suggests - global big hitters will nip in and grab the market.

    By Ben Hirschler and Kate Kelland MANCHESTER/CAMBRIDGE England (Reuters) - It's mega strong, ultra light and super stretchy, and if things work out, a wonder material discovered in Britain could change many aspects of human existence - starting with peoples' sex lives. Safer and sensually superior condoms may not have been the first thing on the minds of the Nobel-winning team at the University of Manchester that isolated graphene a decade ago, but they may be an early eye-catching use of the new one-atom-thick material. Billed as potentially the most important discovery of this century, graphene - the thinnest material on earth and 200 times stronger than steel - is also exciting researchers around the world exploring its use in everything from electronics to nanotech drug delivery. For British science, among the biggest questions is whether graphene's home nation can spin its breakthrough into real monetary gain, or whether - as a Thomson Reuters patent analysis suggests - global big hitters will nip in and grab the market.


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