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Amazon.com to open first physical store

Online retail colossus Amazon.com plans to open its first brick-and-mortar store in New York ahead of the year-end holiday season, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Oct 09, 2014
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Darwin note, early Apple computer being auctioned

A letter by Charles Darwin on the sex life of barnacles and a still-working vintage Apple computer—one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976—are among the unique pieces of science history up for ...

Oct 09, 2014
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Apple, Google brands 'worth $100 billion each'

The US Apple and Google brands which have become household names around the globe are worth more than $100 billion each, and top a ranking of the world's biggest brands, consultancy Interbrand said on Thursday.

Oct 09, 2014
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Facebook founder aims to get India online

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday his social media network wanted to help India's new prime minister connect remote villages in the country of over 1.2 billion to the Internet.

Oct 09, 2014
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Nokia suspends production at Indian handset factory

Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia said Tuesday it was halting production in its Indian factory near Chennai and that a dispute with local tax authorities was hindering finding a buyer for the facility that employs 7,000 ...

Oct 07, 2014
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Mobile revolution shakes up Silicon Valley

Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. They are shaking up Silicon Valley's balance of power and splitting up businesses. Long-established companies such as ...

Oct 07, 2014
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Hewlett-Packard split aims to sharpen focus

Hewlett-Packard announced plans Monday to break itself into two companies, one with a focus on personal computers and printers, and the other on software and enterprise services.

Oct 06, 2014
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