Gmail offers new Inbox themes

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Gmail owners, Google, wanted "to go beyond simple color customization" and have announced 30 new themes. There's many new themes to fit your style, a shiny theme with chrome styling, another one that turns your...

Microsoft offers $44.6 billion for Yahoo

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Microsoft Corp. is offering $44.6 billion in cash and stock for search engine operator Yahoo Inc. in a move to boost its competitive position in the online services market. The unexpected announcement Friday comes as...

Netflix offers Subscribers Unlimited Streaming

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For those about to yell "dupe story!", this is a follow-up to the previous newspost. It turns out that the Associated Press’ information was correct. Since introducing PC-based movie watching last year, the company had...

MS offers $1.2 Billion to acquire Fast Search & Transfer

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Microsoft Corporation is offering 6.6 billion NOK (or approximately $1.2 billion USD) for the acquisition of Fast Search & Transfer, a leading provider of enterprise search solutions. FAST's board of directors has unanimously recommended that...

al-Qaida offers its Videos for Cell Phones

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In order to extend its influence, Al-Qaida's media wing, al-Sahab, announced the availability of eight Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahri video messages for cell phones. In a written message introducing the new cell phone...

Zune Holiday Offers Announced

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Microsoft’s Zune is about to experience the holidays, retail style. Starting tomorrow, major retailers will begin offering various deals, price cuts and giveaways related to the Zune 4, Zune 8 and Zune 80. Maybe we’ll...

Eclipse offers AJAX server

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The Eclipse Foundation will make available Monday Eclipse RAP (Rich Ajax Platform) 1.0, an AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) server for building and deploying rich Internet applications. Leveraging the Eclipse component model that based on...

California College Offers YouTube Course

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If you're like most internet users, you'll watch a few YouTube videos per week; now imagine if you could earn college credits while watching YouTube videos. Before you begin laughing, let me refer you to...

Music Industry Offers Discounted Royalty Rate

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Yesterday, a music industry group said small Internet radio broadcasters could pay discounted royalty rates for streaming music online through 2010, a move that could keep the struggling businesses alive. Webcasters who earn $1.25 million...

Flash drive offers keypad PIN security

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Corsair Memory Incorporated has launched its new Flash Padlock drive: a USB flash drive secured with a five-button PIN-based "padlock" built into the drive itself. The PIN interface forces the user to hit the unlock...

Paper Battery Offers Future Power

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Flexible paper batteries could meet the energy demands of the next generation of gadgets, says a team of researchers. They have produced a sample slightly larger than a postage stamp that can release about 2.3...

BSA offers $1 Million Reward for Software Piracy Reports

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The Business Software Alliance, the global organization representing the nation's leading software manufacturers, will intensify efforts to battle software piracy in the workplace by increasing its current rewards incentive from $200,000 to $1 million from...

AT&T quietly offers $10 DSL plan

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AT&T Incorporated has started offering a broadband Internet service for $10 a month, cheaper than any advertised plan. The DSL plan introduced Saturday is part of the concessions made by AT&T to the Federal Communications...

Novell offers Linux service pack

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Looking to bolster Linux in enterprise environments, Novell is offering its first service pack for Suse Linux Enterprise 10, with capabilities for new quad-core processors. The company also announced Monday commercial availability plans for Suse...

Sun offers an olive branch to Linux

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Sun Microsystems chief executive Jonathan Schwartz is looking to make peace with the development community behind the Linux operating system. A day after Linux creator Linus Torvalds lashed out against the server vendor over its...

IBM offers $745 million for Swedish tool maker

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IBM Corporation has agreed to buy Telelogic AB, a Swedish developer of software development tools, for about $745 million in cash. If shareholders and government agencies approve the deal, Telelogic would become part of IBM's...

Google Offers Book Search to Publishers

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Google is making its controversial engine available to publishers interested in putting it on their Web sites. This is the first time Google's Book Search service has been available outside of its main site in...

IBM Offers Reward For Lost Employee Data

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IBM admitted that a contractor is believed to have lost multiple tapes containing identifying information on an undisclosed number of current and former IBM employees. The tapes hold employment data on them, including names, addresses,...

Skype offers Pre-Paid Calling Cards at Wal-Mart

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Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, plans to offer the first pre-paid cards for Skype VoIP calls along with a line of Skype certified headsets, webcams, and handsets that it will sell in the Internet and...

Facebook offers classified ads

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Popular social networking website Facebook has began offering free listings of classified advertising via a service called Marketplace, allowing users to search for or offer jobs, sell items or request services. The service will be...

Yahoo offers web-based instant messaging

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Yahoo has launched a web-based version of its free instant messaging service, allowing users to access their instant messaging contacts when on a computer with an Internet connection but without the Yahoo! Messenger software. Their...

Toshiba Offers Sub-$500 1080p HD DVD Player

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You've got to love competition, price slashing is great. Originally projected to have a price tag of $599 after shown off at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Toshiba HD-A20 HD DVD...

Apple iTunes Offers 'Complete My Album'

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Apple Incorporated first popularized selling songs online for 99 cents apiece and now hopes to buoy interest in albums. By giving customers credit for purchases of full albums from which they have bought individual tracks,...

Gateway Offers New Small Form Factor PC

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Gateway, the third largest PC vendor in the United States, is launching a new Intel-based small form factor desktop. The Irvine, California-based company is advertising the 2610N desktop as a small form factor PC with...

Apple offers to re-price options for employees

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In a filing Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Apple said 114,695 options issued between 1997 and 2002 were erroneously assigned grant dates that preceded the finalization of those grants. As a...

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