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Facebook is adding more ways to connect with Messenger app

Facebook is opening Messenger so outside programmers can build features tailored for the service. By the end of April, Messenger will also be adding the ability to display store receipts and shipping information. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touted the Messenger expansion Wednesday to about 2,000 app developers at the opening of a two-day conference in San Francisco.

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Red Hat shares jump 10 percent

Shares of business software company Red Hat rose10 percent Thursday as some Wall Street analysts raised their 12-month price targets in the wake of the company’s robust quarterly earnings.

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Woman accused of kidnap plot claimed to be business coach

A woman who is accused of masterminding a scheme to kidnap two babies and pass them off as her own after she told her married boyfriend she'd given birth to his twins is a self-styled business mogul with scores of podcasts, websites and a book to her name, records searches revealed Thursday.