Archive: 08/30/2011

Battle for Lions Gate ends with Icahn selling

(AP) -- Activist investor Carl Icahn said Tuesday that he is shedding his entire stake in Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., ending a more than two-year battle for control and sending shares of the niche movie studio tumbling ...

Aug 30, 2011
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Android smartphones gain more ground in US

Google's Android software strengthened its grip on the US smartphone market, powering nearly 42 percent of handsets as of July, industry tracker comScore reported on Tuesday.

Aug 30, 2011
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CNN buys iPad news reader Zite

US cable television network CNN announced Tuesday that it has bought Zite, a Canadian company that makes a personalized news reader for the iPad.

Aug 30, 2011
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Swedish papers limit web comments to stem racism

(AP) -- Three of Sweden's biggest newspapers are changing their websites to monitor instant, anonymous comments from readers - a move designed to crack down on Internet expressions of racism and hatred.

Aug 30, 2011
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Computers are oversold and underused

According to new research which studies educational programs in Bahrain, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates, information and communication technology (ICT) is not effectively utilized in classrooms in the Middle East. The ...

Aug 30, 2011
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