Archive: 09/22/2010

Czechs halt Google's 'Street View,' cite privacy

(AP) -- The Czech Republic has refused to grant Google permission to expand its "Street View" because the mapping feature invades peoples' privacy, the government's privacy watchdog said Wednesday.

Sep 22, 2010
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India launches mobile phone share trading

India has launched stock trading on mobile phones, hoping to capitalise on the country's position as the world's fastest-growing handset market by catering to tech-savvy investors.

Sep 22, 2010
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Microsoft raises dividend 23 percent to 16 cents

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it is raising its quarterly dividend for the first time in two years in a move that will return more of the software maker's nearly $37 billion cash hoard to its shareholders.

Sep 22, 2010
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