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A shock to your system to get you in gear

A Boston company is offering a device that sends an electric shock to remind you go to stop procrastinating.

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Twitter, MIT launch $10 million social media lab

The five-year program is aimed at developing new ways to understand and use social networks.

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Amid a shift in strategy, IBM reports weak earnings

IBM is struggling financially as it moves away from older businesses like hardware and invests heavily in new fields that promise growth and higher profits in the future.

iPhone models propels Apple profit to record

The new, big-screen iPhone 6 models released last month helped carry Apple to a record-breaking quarter, with $8.5 billion in profit, the company said Monday.

Andreessen exits eBay board after sparring with Icahn on spinoff

LONDON — Web-browser pioneer Marc Andreessen resigned from the board of eBay ahead of the online marketplace’s breakup following a verbal battle with activist investor Carl Icahn over the company’s PayPal unit.

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