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Twitter Says It Has About 23 Million Active Bots [UPDATED]

UPDATE: To clarify Twitter’s statement in the filing, the (up to) 8.5 percent of accounts that “automatically contacted our servers for regular updates without any discernable additional user-initiated action” could include apps pulling content and displaying it without manual user action. It doesn’t necessarily mean posting to Twitter without user-initiated action, like a bot. The 8.5 percent is also a …

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Tim Tebow Buys Home in Jacksonville

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow just purchased a $1.4 million home in Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida. The Heisman Trophy winner bought a five bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house located on Swilcan Bridge Lane from David and Virginia Bailey. The sale of the 6,500 square foot property closed on June 27, and was recorded Monday. No word …

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HP to Pay $108 Million Over Bribery and Money Laundering Charges

Hewlett-Packard this week agreed to pay $108 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle money laundering and bribery charges. The charges were brought against HP for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. According to the charges, the company’s subsidiaries provided substantial bribes to officials in foreign countries to secure IT …

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Florida Gators Win SEC, Claim No.1 Overall Seed In NCAA Tournament

In a year where no team seems to be in control, the one thing that most people seem to agree on is the fact that the Florida Gators were the team that deserved the No.1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Florida already had the No.1 ranking heading into the SEC Conference Championship Game this afternoon, and they hung on to …

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Gus Malzahn Could Coach The Cleveland Browns

After a spectacular season that included an Iron Bowl win against Alabama and could end with a possible BCS National Championship, Auburn has seen a lot of media attention. Now Auburn is receiving even more attention, this time in the form of a possible job change for head coach Gus Malzahn. Malzahn is one of the names being mentioned as …

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Jadeveon Clowney Declaring For The 2014 NFL Draft

Not long after the South Carolina Gamecocks beat the Wisconsin Badgers 34 – 24 in the Capitol One Bowl on Wednesday, South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney declared for the 2014 NFL Draft. In an ESPN postgame interview Clowney was asked by reporter Tom Luginbill if he had NFL plans and the South Carolina defensive end simply replied, “Yes, sir.” Of course …

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Tim Tebow Hired As Analyst For ESPN

Tim Tebow has a new job. It still includes football, but not him playing it. The SEC Network has hired Tebow as a college football analyst for the pre-game show SEC Nation. While Tebow is still perusing his football career, he says that this is a great opportunity for him. “I am so excited that ESPN has given me this …

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Microsoft Senior Manager Charged With Insider Trading

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced that Microsoft Senior Manager Brian Jorgenson has been charged with insider trading. Jorgenson is accused of using confidential information about Microsoft to influence stock trades. The SEC believes that Jorgenson leaked privileged information about upcoming Microsoft announcements to his friend Sean Stokke, who is also begin charged with insider trading. Stokke …

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Yahoo Is Getting 31% Of Its Revenue From Microsoft Deal

The relationship between Yahoo and Microsoft has been a little rocky this year, but it has come out that the “Search Alliance” between the two companies is generating as much as 31% of Yahoo’s revenue. The SEC reportedly sent letters to Yahoo asking for more details on its revenue from search and display advertising. Bloomberg reports (via Danny Sullivan): The …

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Aaron Murray Leaves The Game With A Knee Injury

Aaron Murray, quarterback for the Georgia Bulldogs, suffered an injury during their win against Kentucky yesterday. Of course, Georgia had no trouble with defeating the Kentucky Wildcats, but after leaving the game with a knee injury, Murray is likely to be out for the rest of the season. Georgia is not one of the top teams in the SEC by …

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Dominique Easley, Florida DT, Out For The Season

Dominique Easley, a football player for the Florida Gators has been plagued with a season ending injury. It appears that the injuries at Florida just continue to pile up, as their struggles continue in the 2013 season. Easley, a senior from Staten Island, NY is a defensive tackle for the team and a key member of the defense. This news …

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Florida Gators DT Dominique Easley Out for the Season

Florida just can’t catch seem to catch a break this season as the injuries just continue to pile up. First starting quarterback, Jeff Driskel, suffered a broken fibula with no possibility of returning this season. Now, senior defensive tackle Dominique Easley has suffered a season-ending injury. According to Sports Illustrated, Easley only “tweaked” his knee in practice on Tuesday. However, …

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