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...

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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...

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In order to extend its influence, Al-Qaidas 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...

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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...

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If youre like most internet users, youll 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Business Software Alliance, the global organization representing the nations 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...

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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...

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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 Googles Book Search service has been available outside of its main site in...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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