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U.S. startup sues France's Orange over social calling app: FT

- French telecom group Orange SA has been sued in California by San Francisco-based startup Telesocial over an application that lets users make phone calls via their Facebook profiles, the Financial Times reported.

Facebook dumps Microsoft Web search results

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

Tech, Media, 12 Dec 2014

Facebook dumps Microsoft Web search results

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 12 - Facebook Inc has stopped including results from Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine on its social networking site.

Stocks, Markets, Technology, Media 12 Dec 2014

Instagram crosses 300 million users, edges past Twitter

- Facebook Inc's photo-sharing service, Instagram, said it had more than 300 million users, sharing over 70 million photos and videos each day.

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.

World, Afghanistan, 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, Media 08 Dec 2014

Hong Kong protest leaders arrested: student Facebook accounts

HONG KONG - Hong Kong student protest leaders Joshua Wong and Lester Shum were arrested on Wednesday as police cleared pro-democracy demonstrators from a site in the city's Mong Kok district, the Facebook accounts of two student groups said.

World, 25 Nov 2014

Obama to address nation on immigration on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET: White House

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to describe the steps he will take to fix the immigration system in an address to the nation on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, the White House said on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

Politics, U.S. 19 Nov 2014

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

NEW YORK - The S&P 500 edged up to close at a record high on Monday as deal activity worth $100 billion offset concerns about overseas growth after Japan's economy slipped into recession.

Japan, 17 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)

Stocks, Markets, Financials, 17 Nov 2014