Best Buy 3Q Profit Rises, Boosts Outlook

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Best Buy Co., the nation's biggest consumer electronics retailer, said Tuesday its third-quarter profit jumped 52 percent, boosted by holiday shopping and sales of higher-ticket items such as flat-panel TVs. The results beat Wall...

HP Profit Rises as Notebook Sales Grow

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Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's largest personal computer maker, issued a better-than-expected quarterly profit and outlook on Monday, driven by strong sales of notebook computers. HP also announced an $8 billion additional share buyback program, but...

NASA's Dawn Finally Rises

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NASA's Dawn spacecraft, originally scheduled for launch on June 20th, is finally on its way to study a pair of asteroids after lifting off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station yesterday morning following a...

Rise of Legends demo rises up Friday

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In 2003, Rise of Nations was released, which allowed gamers to build a civilization based on real history. The game quickly became a success. The lead designer Brian Reynolds has now been inspired to make...

Interest Towards Xbox 360 Console Rises

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Demand for the Xbox 360 game console worldwide seems to be increasing as Japanese customers are getting more interested in the Xbox 360 game than before, whereas at least one U.S.-based online store has pre-sold...

iPod US marketshare rises to 82 percent

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After clothes, money and a car, an iPod is what U.S. teenagers want most this holiday season. A survey of 600 high school students by Piper Jaffray & Co. analyst Gene Munster found Apple Computer...

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War rises to retail

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Players of Warhammer 40,000 no longer have to worry about arm-twisting unwilling friends every time they want to play a game. THQ and Relic Entertainment announced today that they have shipped the latest PC real-time...

Sun rises on AMD's new Opterons

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dvanced Micro Devices got a vote of support from Sun Microsystems and added three new models to its stable of 64-bit Opteron processors for servers. The chipmaker, which announced a partnership with Sun...

PayPal scam rises again

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PayPal users are once again the targets of a hit-and-run e-mail scam aimed at conning them out of their personal and financial information. On Thursday, netizens began receiving a convincing forgery of a PayPal e-mail,...

Sun rises on acquisition speculation

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Is Sun up for sale? Shares of Sun Microsystems, which have fallen 92 percent in the past three years, rose 12.3 percent on speculation the company might be bought by a larger...

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