A woman casts her ballot in a mobile ballot box outside her ...
Mar 4th, 2012
(Reuters) - A woman casts her ballot in a mobile ballot box outside her house in the village of Oktyabrskoye, about 440 km (273 miles) from Moscow, March 4, 2012. Vladimir Putin sought a convincing victory in Russia's presidential election on Sunday to strengthen his hand in dealing with the biggest opposition protests since he rose to power 12 years ago. Critics question the legitimacy of a vote they say is skewed to help the former KGB spy return to the Kremlin after four years as prime minister, and are threatening to step up protests that began after a disputed parliamentary poll in December. Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) -
Twitter's Board of Directors is no longer 100 percent men, after the company announced the appointment of former publishing CEO Marjorie Scardino to its ranks. The announcement, of course, was published to Twitter: We're pleased to welcome @marjscar to our board of directors. - Twitter (@twitter) December 5, 2013 As expected, that appo... [Full Article]
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Spotify extended its free music streaming service to smartphones and tablets on Wednesday, ramping up a challenge to rivals such as Pandora. Spotify released applications that allow users to listen to songs from the Sweden-based company's library using Apple or Android mobile devices. "Today we're giving people the best free music ex... [Full Article]
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