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WikiLeaks to publish new documents

August 10, 2010 5:48 am | Comments

The online whistle-blower WikiLeaks said it will continue to publish more secret files from governments around the world despite U.S. demands to cancel plans to release classified military documents.

Saudi to continue BlackBerry service

August 10, 2010 5:25 am | Comments

Saudi Arabia's telecommunications regulator on Tuesday said it would allow BlackBerry messaging services to continue in the kingdom, citing "positive developments" with the device's Canadian manufacturer.

Stony Brook University Student Wins 2010 Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize

August 10, 2010 5:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Johanna Nelson, a Stony Brook University (SBU) graduate student, has been awarded the 2010 Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize, consisting of a framed certificate and $1,000.

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Yahoo heartened by patent verdict

August 10, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc. said it is pleased with a jury verdict that found it did not infringe a patent held by Bright Response LLC.A U.S. District Court jury in Texas found that Yahoo and Google Inc. did not infringe Bright Response's patent covering the routing of electronic messages such as e-mail or...

South Korea Police Raid Google Office

August 10, 2010 4:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

South Korean police raided the offices of Google Korea on Tuesday to investigate whether the company illegally collected data while it worked on a mapping service.

Saudis Back Away From Threat to Shut Down Blackberry

August 10, 2010 4:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

The government cited progress in talks with operators and the device maker Research in Motion over the ability to monitor encrypted messages for national security reasons.

Google to introduce 'Street View' in Germany

August 10, 2010 2:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. says it will introduce its "Street View" mapping feature in Germany before the end of the year.The company says in a statement released Tuesday that the feature will be available for the country's 20 biggest cities and people can ask to have the photo of their house removed from the...

Billionaire Ellison blasts HP CEO's ouster

August 9, 2010 6:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Billionaire Larry Ellison is blasting Hewlett-Packard's decision to oust CEO Mark Hurd as cowardly and the worst personnel decision since Apple forced out Steve Jobs 25 years ago.Ellison, Oracle's CEO and a friend of Hurd's, issued a statement Monday saying that the move to get rid of Hurd went...

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Derma Wand marketer ICTV settles SEC charges

August 9, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The company that sells the Derma Wand skin care appliance through TV infomercials has settled civil charges that it falsely inflated its earnings by reporting sales of the anti-aging product while it still sat unsold in the warehouse.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday the...

Derma Wand marketer ICTV settles US govt charges

August 9, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The company that sells the Derma Wand skin care appliance through TV infomercials has settled civil charges that it falsely inflated its earnings by reporting sales of the anti-aging product while it sat unsold in the warehouse.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday the...

Google, Verizon Release Internet Proposal

August 9, 2010 1:29 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Google and Verizon released a joint proposal stating that wireline broadband providers shouldn't be able to discriminate against lawful Internet content providers. But the plan would provide benefits to both companies.

Executive Leaves Apple After iPhone Antenna Troubles

August 9, 2010 1:28 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Mark Papermaster, the Apple executive in charge of hardware for the iPhone, left the company.

Skype Hopes for $100 Million From Initial Offering

August 9, 2010 1:28 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Analysts have speculated that Skype’s sale could be the biggest initial offering in the technology sector since Google went public in 2004.

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Google and Verizon Offer a Vision for Managing Internet Traffic

August 9, 2010 1:27 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The companies gave a proposal for regulating service, and were criticized by groups that favor more openness.

Researchers successfully test new alternative to traditional semiconductors

August 9, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Ohio State University) Researchers at Ohio State University have demonstrated the first plastic computer memory device that utilizes the spin of electrons to read and write data. An alternative to traditional microelectronics, so-called "spintronics" could store more data in less space,...

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