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What's up with Google's plan to split its stock

(AP) -- Google Inc. has announced plans to issue a new class of stock to existing shareholders, effectively splitting shares 2 to 1. It's an unusual approach that reflects a desire by Google's founders t ...

Apr 13, 2012
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Nokia lowers profit outlook, shares nosedive

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. saw its share price plummet 14 percent on Wednesday after it warned that heavy competition will hit its first-quarter earnings, especially in developing markets, and that it expected no ...

Apr 11, 2012
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Microsoft deal with AOL part of patent scramble

(AP) -- AOL's $1 billion deal to sell and license patents to Microsoft is another in a series of "Antiques Roadshow" moments in the technology world. Faded companies have been rummaging through their assets ...

Apr 10, 2012
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Paramount to add 500 films to YouTube rentals

(AP) -- YouTube and Paramount Pictures have reached a deal to make nearly 500 films available to rent online, even while their parent companies continue to feud over a $1 billion lawsuit.

Apr 04, 2012
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Facebook focus guides Google CEO's 1st year on job

Google co-founder Larry Page has a Facebook fixation. When he replaced his mentor Eric Schmidt as Google's CEO last April, Page insisted that the company had to be more aggressive about countering the threat ...

Apr 04, 2012
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Google Art Project premieres upgrades in Chicago

(AP) -- High technology merged with high culture Tuesday at The Art Institute of Chicago when Google Inc. announced an upgrade to its Google Art Project initiative, adding thousands of works in dozens more countries.

Apr 03, 2012
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RI to get $230M from $500M Google forfeiture

(AP) -- Rhode Island law enforcement agencies that participated in an investigation that resulted in Google Inc. forfeiting $500 million last year will receive $230 million of that money, federal officials said Monday.

Apr 02, 2012
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Microsoft sees future in Windows 8 amid iPad rise

(AP) -- Microsoft is scrambling to preserve what's left of its kingdom. Since the company released its Windows operating system in 1985, most of the sequels have been variations on the same theme. Not that ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Cyber-security expert finds new flaw in smartphones

Just as U.S. companies are coming to grips with threats to their computer networks emanating from cyber-spies based in China, a noted expert is highlighting what he says is an even more pernicious vulnerability in smartphones.

Feb 24, 2012
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Nokia ends phone assembly in Europe, cuts jobs

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. plans to stop assembling cell phones in Europe by year-end as it shifts production to Asia and will cut another 4,000 jobs, its latest attempts to cushion itself from stiff competition in the smartphone ...

Feb 08, 2012
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