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Google's trying to break the language barrier — Google and Microsoft want to make the language barrier obsolete. Translating websites and emails into scores of different languages has become commonplace online, but now the two tech giants are taking the next step-real-time translation. Google plans to update its mobile translation app soon with the ability to turn spoken popular languages into translated text, according to The New York Times .

It's Google versus Microsoft in latest salvo over the workplace — Google wants to take over your office. The tech giant is offering influential outside firms a higher commission to push its workplace software to businesses, according to The Wall Street Journal, which cited anonymous sources. Google wants to offer the firms, also called resellers, more than the 20 percent of the revenue they already keep from selling Google's Apps for Work software.

Super-advanced spyware software discovered: Symantec — A highly advanced piece of malware-perhaps the most sophisticated of its kind ever discovered-has been systematically snooping on government organizations, businesses and private individuals for at least the past six years, according to cybersecurity company Symantec. The most likely culprit behind the sophisticated spying software remains a "nation state," the company said in a statement released Sunday.

Watch Carl Icahn's correction calls from this year — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn called for a "major correction" on Monday, and he gave his prediction plenty of runway-about three to five years. "It's really a question of when that is going to happen, in my opinion," Icahn told Reuters at the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York.

Ben of Ben & Jerry's: Pot goes with Cherry Garcia — Ben Cohen just answered a burning question for all those suffering from the munchies. Which Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor goes best with cannabis? Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, has plenty of options. After all, his company has created flavors such as Karamel Sutra and Half Baked.

Apple details plans to take over your office — Apple has unveiled details on its plan to make iPhones and iPads workplace staples. In July, Apple and IBM announced an enterprise partnership that could make the traditionally consumer-minded Apple a major player in the business market.

How GoPro could win the holiday shopping season — After blowing past Wall Street's expectations in the third quarter, GoPro seems poised to move past its core user-base of surfers, snow-boarders and outdoor enthusiasts this holiday season, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter told CNBC. "I think people thought of this as an outdoor athlete's brand, and I think it's becoming a mainstream brand," Pachter said after GoPro released its better-than-expected earnings report.

Too soon to make an adjustment on QE plans: Boston Fed's Rosengren — Wendy Maeda | Boston Globe | Getty Images This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren was speaking during an interview with CNBC's " Squawk Box." Speculation over how the Fed will respond to volatility on Wall Street and concerns over European growth intensified after Wednesday's wild selloff.

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Centerplate CEO resigns amid dog-kicking scandal — The CEO caught on surveillance video kicking a small dog has resigned, his company announced Tuesday. Desmond Hague, the outgoing CEO of Centerplate, a major sports catering company based in Stamford, Conn., left his post following several days of intense backlash over the video, Centerplate said in a statement.
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