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Group Fights FAA Order to Stop Using Drones


A Texas group that searches for missing people is fighting an FAA order to stop using drones for its searches, adding a new challenge to the agency’s authority to prohibit drones in the U.S.

Yahoo Makes New Push Into Video


Yahoo is raising its online-video ambitions, with plans to acquire the kind of original programming that typically winds up on high-end cable TV or Netflix.

Turkish Leader Seizes Political Moment


Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the country’s central bank to cut interest rates, blasted Turkey’s top court for overruling a ban on Twitter and gave his strongest signal yet that he will run for president in August.

U.S. Set Up Twitter-Like Program to Reach Cubans


The U.S. secretly set up a Cuban Twitter-like program to undermine the government in Havana, according to a report on Thursday that puts pressure on the American agency that created it.

Russian Social-Network Chief in U-Turn


The founder of VKontakte, Russia’s largest social-networking website, who earlier this week announced he was quitting his job as chief executive, said he had changed his mind and would try to stay on as head of the company.

Facebook CEO’s Total Pay Fell 67%


Total pay for Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg tumbled 67% to $653,165 in 2013, as he declined to participate in the bonus plan and took a base salary of $1.

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