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NEW YORK (AP) — When I was 13, I was sent to the optician for the first time, and came home with glasses. Suddenly, the world was sharp all around me. I was surprised by the crisp lines of the tree branches against the sky. It was news to me that I was near-sighted, because I had been used to seeing the world in a blur.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is up on Pinterest.
HELSINKI (AP) — Two leading international innovators, Linus Torvalds and Shinya Yamanaka, have shared this year's €1.2 million ($1.5 million) Millennium Technology Prize.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo is taking another step toward original news programming.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A major payment processer suspects the fallout from a recent security breach may be worse than it initially believed.
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Wireless is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing schemes that let families and other subscribers share a monthly data allowance over as many as 10 devices.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A woman given the chance to briefly take over Sweden's official Twitter account Tuesday stirred controversy on the social network after posting comments about Jews.
Existing Verizon Wireless customers have a choice to make. They can stick with their current plan or switch to one of the company's Share Everything plans when they become available on June 28. Under the new plans, subscribers pay for two things: the pool of wireless data they use every month, and the devices they add to the plan. Here's a brief look at prices and a breakdown of which plans are best-suited for various types of users.
Verizon's new plans provide unlimited texting and calling. The only thing for subscribers to monitor is data use, but that's tricky business. Different types of activities consume vastly different amounts of data. Here's how they break down.
NEW YORK (AP) — As investors question just how much Facebook is worth, a study from Internet research firm comScore suggests that marketing on the world's most populous online social network can help increase sales.