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Two Dead in San Francisco Plane Crash

Two 16-year-old Chinese girls were identified as the passengers killed in Saturday’s airliner crash in San Francisco.

Cut Clutter: Two Ways to Put Your Inbox on a Diet

Walt tests out two new programs that are designed to help clean up email inboxes.
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Apple Working on Fix for Bug That Causes Issues With Exchange and iOS 6.1

The iPhone maker says it will issue a fix for the potentially battery-draining glitch in a future software update.
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Microsoft Suggests Blocking iOS 6.1 Over Exchange Bug

Apple’s iOS 6.1 update may have solved an issue that undermined cellular performance on the iPhone 4S, but evidently it didn’t repair a second bug that cut some users off from Microsoft Exchange. On Tuesday, Microsoft broadcast a support document acknowledging the issue and offering some workarounds to avoid it that range from throttling iOS 6.1 devices to blocking them entirely. Microsoft is currently working with Apple to fix the problem.

Yahoo’s Ad Platform Is in Limbo, but Right Media Dude Brian Silver Is Moving Forward (Video)

He got the job in January and it’s been a wild ride since.
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Exclusive: Groupon’s IPO Road Show Set for Next Week

Oh, it’s on.
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It’s Called Google Propeller and It’s Aimed at Flipboard (and Facebook, Too, Natch)

Whhhheeeeeeeee! Up, up in the sky, its Google’s Flipboard killer, which also might strafe Facebook, too!
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Adobe Acquires Electronic Signature Start-Up EchoSign

Adobe has bought EchoSign, an electronic signature start-up, for an undisclosed price. The San Francisco-based company said it will integrate EchoSign — which has three million users — into its document exchange services platform, as part of a push toward a paperless workflow.

Liveblogging Yahoo's Q1 Earnings Call: Get Me to Funky Town

MicroHoo is funky! At least according to Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz on the Silicon Valley search giant’s first-quarter earnings conference call about its recent financial performance. Yahoo’s results showed a continued worrisome revenue growth stall, due in large part to a search advertising fall-off, and a still-turning turnaround.

Microsoft Takes Another Stab at Selling Its Own Ads–By Getting Someone Else to Do It

Microsoft starts up its own “real time” advertising exchange, just like Google has. But instead of running it itself, Redmond is handing the work to AppNexus.

Exclusive: Google Buys Invite Media

Google Eyeing Invite Media?