FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Investment in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices gathered pace this year and is set to attract more top U.S. technology and telecoms buyers of firms active in the market, a report from a merger advisory firm said on Thursday.


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Few people get access to life on a Coast Guard cutter. CNN’s Alina Machado, Jerry Simonson, and Javier de Diego give us a behind-the-scenes look at what “coasties” deal with, on the high seas.


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By TMZ Staff It’s got to be Jennifer Aniston’s worst nightmare … another Angelina Jolie may be walking the face of the earth soon, because someone’s in the market for an Angelina egg donor.The UCLA Daily Bruin ran a classified ad Friday seeking an egg donor…


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By TMZ Staff Devon Still’s baby mama says there’s NO court order requiring the Cincinnati Bengals player to pay child support for their cancer-stricken daughter Leah … but says the two had a “voluntary agreement” which Devon stopped paying in July. TMZ…


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By TMZ Staff No way to sugarcoat it — being a polygamist is expensive during the holidays — but “My Five Wives” patriarch Brady Williams has it more than covered this time around.Brady has 31 mouths to feed this year … and the grocery list is…


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By TMZ Staff If you love gold — and you LOVE weed — then Tyga has just the thing for you … gold-plated rolling papers.Tyga is a gold connoisseur himself –gold chains, gold relics, his soon-to-be released “Gold Album” — and his new $5 million venture…


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By TMZ Staff Leon Spinks’ recovery from a nasty intestinal issue has taken a turn for the better … and the timing couldn’t be more perfect!!As we previously reported, the boxing legend was hospitalized after a chicken bone got caught in his intestine ……


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By TMZ Staff Before you watch the same old balloons drift down the streets of New York City for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade… take in these over-inflated stars we’ve strung up for you to gawk at from the comfort of your own home.If this isn’t enough…


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By TMZ Staff Before Jonathan Bennett hit the “Dancing With the Stars” ballroom, he got turnt up with some interpretive dance … a Bette Midler classic … and one of the wildest, most painful staircase falls we’ve ever seen! So much for the wind beneath…


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SEOUL (Reuters) – Workers in their fifties outnumbered those in their twenties last year in South Korea, home to the world’s fastest-ageing population, data showed on Thursday.


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SEOUL (Reuters) – Shares of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened sharply higher on Thursday on the news that it will buy back $2 billion of its own stock.


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By TMZ Staff Rick Ross says ex-NBA star Jalen Rose was full of crap when he said he’d take the rapper up on a $100,000 basketball bet — claiming Jalen was “just bluffing.” Ross put up the money up back in October … saying he was willing to bet ANYONE…


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By TMZ Staff Rick Ross isn’t buying Ferguson cop Darren Wilson’s version of what went down the night Michael Brown was killed — and vented his rage, anger, and frustration on TMZ Live today.Rick told us he NEEDED to vent, and while he doesn’t agree with…


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By TMZ Staff Tyga and Kylie Jenner had forbidden love written all over them –well, maybe a little overstated — as they served up meals for the homeless on Thanksgiving Eve.The 25-year-old rapper insists he’s not romantically involved with the 17-year-old…


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By TMZ Staff Macaulay Culkin was all tongue-in-cheek Tuesday night … in the cheek of a middle aged R&B singer.Culkin and his band, The Pizza Underground, were in Billings, MT with R&B singer Har Mar Superstar … and he was definitely feeling…


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By TMZ Staff Jeremy Lin thinks the cure to frustration is 930 calories of frozen confectionery goodness … telling TMZ Sports he turns to a McDonald’s McFlurry to deal with the pain of a crushing Lakers loss.Lin was at the annual Lakers Thanksgiving…


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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick must disclose some of his emails to plaintiff lawyers in a lawsuit accusing the car service of misleading customers about how it shares gratuities with drivers, a U.S. judge said on Wednesday.


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By TMZ Staff Dim the lights and summon your inner 16-year-old because we’ve compiled some of the darkest and deepest images of Lorde to celebrate Black Friday. 13. Her Eyes Are As Deep As The Ocean 12. Her Hats Are Made To Block The Sun 11. Making Music Helps…


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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – An Icelandic computer hacker and former associate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange unexpectedly pleaded guilty on Wednesday to embezzling 30 million Icelandic crowns ($240,000) from the organization.


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Sure, everyone reading this uses the Internet. But how much do you really know about it?


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WAKE FOREST, N.C. (Reuters) – A tiny but growing number of the 46 million turkeys destined to be eaten in American this Thanksgiving can trace their lineage to the birds that graced the tables of the…


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(Reuters) – Tibco Software Inc can proceed with a shareholder vote next week on its proposed $4.2 billion buyout by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, despite an erroneous share count that initially overvalued the deal by $100 million, a Delaware judge said.


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By TMZ Staff Floyd Mayweather is firing back at his ex-fiancee Shantel Jackson — claiming he did NOT violate her right to privacy by discussing her abortion in detail on social media … because their relationship was for public consumption anyway. As…


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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – When EU politicians call for the break-up of Google, it can sound like sour grapes, the anti-American backlash of an aging Europe envious, and fearful, of the wealth and growing power of young U.S. tech giants.


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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected Motorola Mobility LLC’s attempt to hold several Asian suppliers liable under U.S. antitrust law for fixing prices of mobile phone displays sold to its foreign units.


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