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Twitter on Wednesday set out to weave itself into mobile applications with a free "Fabric" platform to help developers build better programs and make more money.

Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo touted Fabric as "the future of mobile software development" while unveiling the platform at the one-to-many messaging service's first…

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Mexico on Wednesday ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an aide, charging they masterminded last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing.

Mexican authorities have searched in vain for any trace of the college students who disappeared on September…

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A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.

The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet have witnessed online harassment. Forty percent have experienced it themselves.


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An Australian man caught in a global sting to trap child sex predators using a virtual 10-year-old Filipina called Sweetie has been jailed, in what is thought to be the first conviction from the operation, reports said Wednesday.

Dutch rights groups Terre des Hommes said in November last year it…

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Japan's deputy prime minister Taro Aso met China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli Wednesday, Japanese reports said, as the Asian rivals pave the way for a possible summit next month.

Aso and Zhang chatted for "minutes" on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers' gathering in Beijing, ahead…

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A man in Japan says he was questioned by police and branded a “pervert” after providing emergency medical assistance to a woman. The man was attending to the woman who had been involved in a traffic accident when he believes someone who saw him cutting through the woman’s clothes to…

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Japan is sending officials to reclusive North Korea to keep up pressure for an investigation into the fate of its citizens kidnapped decades ago to train spies, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.

Japan eased some sanctions on North Korea in July in return for the North reopening its…

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Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-autonomous region's first military foray into Syria's war.

Kobani lies on the border with Turkey, and Islamic State fighters keen to…

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Sony Corp says it has developed a CMOS image sensor for automotive cameras and will focus on the automotive market.

"The market is expected grow because of oncoming autonomous cars," the company said. "We will proactively develop CMOS image sensors specialized for automotive use."

In July 2013, Sony acquired "ISO/TS…

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Don Hall, left, and Chris Williams, center, directors of the film "Big Hero 6," joke with Japanese actress Miho Kanno, right, who voiced one of the characters in the Japanese version of the film, during a press conference in Tokyo on Wednesday. "Big Hero 6" opens the Tokyo International Film…

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