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Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates

Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of ...

Nov 29, 2013
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Facebook ads less than lucrative for many businesses

As the public joined the frenzy around Facebook Inc.'s Wall Street debut, well-connected institutional investors were hearing a more sobering message: The social network's main business, advertising, was sputtering.

May 28, 2012
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INFLUENCE GAME: Online companies win piracy fight

(AP) -- Outspent but hardly outgunned, online and high-tech companies triggered an avalanche of Internet clicks to force Congress to shelve legislation that would curb online piracy. They outmaneuvered the ...

Jan 22, 2012
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Internet lets US export consumer lifestyle

As gift-buying frenzy mounts in the days before Christmas, US retailers are exporting the country's shopping culture along with once hard-to-get goods to locales around the world.

Dec 21, 2011
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Apple 'genius' Steve Jobs dies from cancer

Suddenly, the next version of the iPhone doesn't seem so important. It's time to mourn Steve Jobs, the Silicon Valley maestro who always seemed to hit the right note as he transformed Apple Inc. into technology's ...

Oct 06, 2011
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In Jobs' second act with Apple, a dramatic revival

Steve Jobs' resignation as Apple Inc.'s CEO on Wednesday was freighted with sentimental significance, the curtain call on a dramatic 14-year performance in which he rescued one of the world's most beloved ...

Aug 25, 2011
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HP sets sights on rivals with webOS software

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. will soon include its webOS system for smartphones on all its PCs, upcoming tablet computers and higher-end printers, putting it in competition with operating software from Apple, Google and Microsoft.

Jun 02, 2011
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Grudgingly, young people finally flock to Twitter

(AP) -- They think it's pointless, narcissistic. Some don't even know what it is. Even so, more young adults and teens - normally at the cutting edge of technology - are finally coming around to Twitter, ...

Oct 21, 2009
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