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Aug 4, 2013

Azarenka overcomes Ivanovic to reach final

CARLSBAD, California (Reuters) – Top seed Victoria Azarenka overcame a lapse of concentration to defeat Ana Ivanovic 6-0 4-6 6-3 and reach the final of the Carlsbad Open on Saturday.

Playing in her first tournament since injuring her knee and hip at Wimbledon, Azarenka dug herself out of a second set hole to subdue the 2008 French Open champion, who also ran hot and cold throughout.

Aug 4, 2013

Tennis-Azarenka overcomes Ivanovic to reach final

CARLSBAD, California, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Top seed Victoria Azarenka overcame a lapse of concentration to defeat Ana Ivanovic 6-0 4-6 6-3 and reach the final of the Carlsbad Open on Saturday.

Playing in her first tournament since injuring her knee and hip at Wimbledon, Azarenka dug herself out of a second set hole to subdue the 2008 French Open champion, who also ran hot and cold throughout.

Jul 29, 2013

Cibulkova takes revenge on Radwanska to win Stanford title

STANFORD, California (Reuters) – Dominika Cibulkova avenged an embarrassing defeat to Agnieszka Radwanska by overhauling the top-seeded Pole 3-6 6-4 6-4 to win the Bank of the West Classic on Sunday.

Earlier this year in the Sydney final, Radwanska handed the Slovakian a humiliating 6-0 6-0 loss which Cibulkova said affected her for weeks.

Jul 29, 2013

Tennis-Cibulkova takes revenge on Radwanska to win Stanford title

STANFORD, California, July 28 (Reuters) – Dominika Cibulkova avenged an embarrassing defeat to Agnieszka Radwanska by overhauling the top-seeded Pole 3-6 6-4 6-4 to win the Bank of the West Classic on Sunday.

Earlier this year in the Sydney final, Radwanska handed the Slovakian a humiliating 6-0 6-0 loss which Cibulkova said affected her for weeks.

Apr 6, 2013

Querrey puts U.S. level with Serbia in Davis Cup

By Matt and Cronin BOISE, Idaho (Reuters) – Top American Sam Querrey picked a good time to pull off his first five-set Davis Cup victory when he stopped Victor Troicki 7-6 3-6 4-6 6-1 6-4 to level the United States’ tie against Serbia 1-1.

Querrey’s victory boosted the hosts after world number one Novak Djokovic earlier raced past John Isner 7-6 6-2 7-5.

Apr 6, 2013

Tennis-Querrey puts U.S. level with Serbia in Davis Cup

By Matt and Cronin BOISE, Idaho, April 5 (Reuters) – Top American Sam Querrey picked a good time to pull off his first five-set Davis Cup victory when he stopped Victor Troicki 7-6 3-6 4-6 6-1 6-4 to level the United States’ tie against Serbia 1-1.

Querrey’s victory boosted the hosts after world number one Novak Djokovic earlier raced past John Isner 7-6 6-2 7-5.

Jul 31, 2012

Twitter reinstates British journalist after outcry

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc reinstated a British journalist’s account on Tuesday after an outcry over his suspension for posting an NBC-Universal executive’s email address on the service threatened to tarnish the company’s reputation.

Twitter banned Guy Adams, a Los Angeles correspondent for The Independent newspaper, on Monday after he tweeted the work email address of NBC’s Olympics division president Gary Zenkel.

Jul 30, 2012

Twitter suspends reporter’s account for NBC tweet

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc and NBC Universal’s move to suppress a British reporter’s tweets related to the network’s Olympics coverage may have backfired after the incident became fodder for Twitter chatter around the world on Monday.

The microblogging service suspended Guy Adams, the Los Angeles correspondent for London-based daily The Independent, after he sent a tweet on Friday revealing NBC Olympics President Gary Zenkel’s email address.

Jun 26, 2012

George Zimmerman interrogation video part of newly-released discovery documents

New discovery evidence has been released by the Florida State Attorney’s Office in the George Zimmerman criminal trial.

The new evidence released on Tuesday included a dossier that, among other things, contains a “computer voice stress test” in which a computer monitored Zimmerman’s voice during a special question-and-answer session on the late February shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

Apr 23, 2012

Facebook publishes new data on users in amended S-1 filing

In an amended S-1 form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, Facebook provided updated figures about its user base, and new information on its acquisition of mobile photo app Instagram.

Here are some of the highlights from the filing:

    Facebook says it has 901 million active users. Based on a rounded world population of 6.8 billion people, this breaks down to about 1.3 Facebook accounts for every 10 people on the planet. Facebook says it serves 3.2 billion “likes” and comments daily. Facebook says it hosts 300 million photo uploads every day. There are 125 billion established friendships on the social network. It was widely reported that Facebook would choose NASDAQ for its listing. This was confirmed in the amended filing, with Facebook proposing “FB” as its market symbol.

Additionally, the filing dove into the acquisition of Instagram: