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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) , Microsoft is aiming its redesigned Office software at the growing number of people who expect their favorite applications to be at their fingertips, wherever there's an Internet connection.
AMSTERDAM (AP) , Royal Philips Electronics NV Tuesday said it will sell the entertainment division which contains many of the consumer products for which it is best known, such as audio and video equipment, to Funai Electric Co., Ltd., of Japan for €150 million ($202 million) plus licensing fees.
NEW YORK (AP) , Amazon.com says its fourth-quarter net income fell 45 percent, as higher revenue failed to keep pace with increased spending on order fulfillment and digital content. Revenue,...
NEW YORK (AP) , Restaurant reservations site OpenTable says it is buying Foodspotting, a mobile app for finding and sharing photos of food, for about $10 million to help it personalize its service. OpenTable Inc. lets people book reservations online, or through its mobile app, without having to talk ...
TORONTO (AP) , Research In Motion investors are turning skittish ahead of Wednesday's critical launch of the company's much-delayed new BlackBerrys. THE SPARK: The sell-off in RIM shares this week follows a months-long rally.
The U.S. Navy and Air Force of the next decade could be equipped with laser weaponry that's small enough to outfit fighter jets, considerably bolstering U.S. defense capabilities, according to military reports from the Defense Department.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) , Apple says it will sell an iPad with more memory than the current models available. Apple Inc. said Tuesday that the new, full-size model comes with 128 gigabytes of memory, up from 64 gigabytes. Nothing else has changed, so it will remain a fourth-generation iPad, which went ...
CORNING, N.Y. (AP) , Revenue surged at Corning during the fourth quarter on strong demand for its Gorilla Glass, which is used in many smartphones and computer tablets. Sales in the company's specialty materials division, which makes the glass, surged 68 percent in the final months of the year, and 10 ...
LONDON (AP) , Regulators in the Netherlands and Canada say the popular messaging application WhatsApp is violating internationally accepted privacy norms by stockpiling phone numbers belonging to people who don't even use the service.
NEW YORK (AP) , Amazon.com Inc. is expected to post strong revenue growth from the holidays when it reports fourth-quarter results after the market closes Tuesday, though profit margins will likely be squeezed by investments in the company's distribution network.
LOS ANGELES (AP) , Technology reviews by website CNET have long been respected for their thoroughness and integrity, but that reputation has come under scrutiny after a top reporter quit over what he says is editorial interference by its parent company, CBS Corp. The dispute centers on CNET's choice ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) , Apple's stock slipped below $500 for the first time in 11 months on Monday as investors reacted to reports signaling the company's latest iPhone is falling further behind a slew of sleek alternatives running Google's Android software.
BOSTON (AP) , A lawyer who formerly represented Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz on computer hacking charges says he told prosecutors about a year ago that Swartz was a suicide risk. The family of 26-year-old Swartz says he hanged himself at his New York apartment on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) , Oracle Corp. said Monday it has released a fix for the flaw in its Java software that raised an alarm from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week. Even after the patch was issued, the federal agency continued to recommend that users disable Java in their Web browsers.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) , Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that global sales of its Galaxy S smartphones surpassed 100 million units since the first model in the series was released less than three years ago. Samsung said it has sold more than 25 million Galaxy S smartphones, 40 million Galaxy S II ...
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) , Dell's stock soared 13 percent Monday on a report that the struggling personal computer maker is in talks to take the company private. Citing unidentified people familiar with the situation, Bloomberg News said Dell has discussed a potential sale with at least two firms that ...
BOSTON (AP) , Federal prosecutors in Boston have dismissed charges against Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz, who was found dead in his New York apartment last week. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and the lead prosecutor on the case, Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Heymann, filed a three-line notice ...
NEW YORK (AP) , Apple shares fell in premarket trading Monday after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company has cut its orders for iPhone 5 components due to weaker-than-expected demand. ...
Owners of Sony's greatest mobile-gaming machine visit the future and find themselves in an outrageous battle to save their planet from the alien Ravagers in Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable (D3Publisher, reviewed with PlayStation Vita, Rated Teen, $39.99).
NEW YORK (AP) , The family of a Reddit co-founder is blaming prosecutors for his suicide just weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles. Aaron Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn apartment Friday night, his family and authorities said.
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