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Facebook urged to act after memorial sites defaced

February 26, 2010 7:17 am | Comments

Cyber attacks on Facebook pages set up to pay tribute to two murdered Australian children has prompted calls for the social networking site to be more accountable for its users.

Palm cuts revenue outlook on weak phone sales

February 26, 2010 7:11 am | Comments

Palm Inc slashed its revenue targets on weak demand for its smartphones, renewing concerns about its ability to compete against rivals like Apple Inc and sending shares down 16 percent.

Utah company conducts final test on shuttle rocket

February 26, 2010 7:02 am | Comments

With the U.S. space shuttle program fading, a Utah company that makes powerful booster rockets for space travel conducted its final ground test Thursday.

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Apple CEO Jobs favors flexibility of cash hoard

February 26, 2010 6:55 am | Comments

Apple Inc., buoyed by the success of the iPhones, iPods and computers it churns out to breathless buyers, could give some of its $25 billion in cash back to shareholders.

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Diversinet swings to a loss in Q4 despite 11 per cent increase in revenue

February 26, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Diversinet Corp. (TSXV:DIV), an application provider for mobile communications, swings to a loss of US$406,000 or a penny a share in the fourth quarter from a profit of $272,000 or a penny a share in the comparable year-earlier period. Revenues increased to $2.1 million from $1.9 million.

Pioneer of online job search starts over again

February 26, 2010 5:22 am | Comments

Bill Warren founded an early online job board in the 1990s, helped kick-start an industry and was president of Monster.com, one of the leading Internet career sites. But these days he's not very happy with the results.

British politicians fall victim to Twitter scam

February 26, 2010 4:45 am | Comments

British politicians were among those caught up Friday in the latest Twitter-based scam which hijacks users' accounts to send out sexually explicit messages to friends and followers.

DuPont Fabros leaves dividend at 8 cents per share

February 26, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

DuPont Fabros Technology Inc., a real estate investment company, declared a quarterly dividend Friday of 8 cents per share.The dividend is payable April 9 to shareholders on record by March 31.

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UK court orders disclosure of spy agency criticism

February 26, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A British court on Friday made public a ruling criticizing domestic intelligence agency MI5's handling of alleged victim of torture overseas, rejecting a government attempt to keep it secret.A three-judge panel at Britain's Court of Appeal published a paragraph of a judge's draft ruling that...

Legal troubles aside, ex-Detroit mayor lives large

February 25, 2010 11:30 pm | by COREY WILLIAMS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

If ever a public figure should be down for the count, it is Kwame Kilpatrick.Stripped of his job as Detroit's mayor, locked in jail for 99 days and saddled with a felony record, he is legally prohibited from seeking the only occupation he ever wanted — elected leader. And his troubles keep...

Peabody Museum To Host Talk by ‘Dinosaur Odyssey’ Author

February 25, 2010 8:21 pm | by Yale University | Comments

"Dinosaur Train" host and paleontologist Scott Sampson will examine "Dinosaurs of the Lost Continent" in a talk at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History on Thursday, March 4.

WA man accused of selling counterfeit software

February 25, 2010 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A 44-year-old Battle Ground, Wash., man accused of selling counterfeit Microsoft software over the Internet for 10 years has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Seattle.Wayne Shu was charged Thursday with six counts of mail fraud, trafficking in counterfeit goods and trafficking in illicit...

Montana billionaire stands ground in trial

February 25, 2010 3:30 pm | by MATT GOURAS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Yellowstone Club founder Tim Blixseth stayed on the attack Thursday as lawyers and accountants debated over who knew what — and when — during the financial collapse of the ultra-exclusive alpine getaway for the rich and famous.Nearly $300 million of Blixseth's personal fortune is at stake —...

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Smallest and Thinnest in the World! Developing Surface Mount Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor

February 25, 2010 3:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Overview Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has dev

Google warned by EU over Street View map photos

February 25, 2010 2:30 pm | by AOIFE WHITE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

European Union data privacy regulators are telling Google Inc. to warn people before it sends cameras out into cities to take pictures for its Street View maps, adding to the company's legal worries in Europe.Google should shorten the time it keeps the original photos from one year to six...

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