Holiday shopping, PayPal help eBay 4Q profit rise

(AP) -- EBay Inc. said Wednesday its fourth-quarter earnings climbed, bolstered by growth in its PayPal payments business and a holiday shopping season that was healthier than the year before. The company also logged a large ...

Microsoft backs AT&T, sues TiVo over TV technology

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is backing AT&T Inc. in a patent lawsuit filed by TiVo Inc. against the phone company. Microsoft's tactic: Filing a lawsuit of its own against TiVo.

Useless online student quizzes

Online quizzes are not helping students learn their subject, according to a study just published in the International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education.

Research team 'virtualizes' supercomputer

A collaboration between researchers at Northwestern University, Sandia National Labs and the University of New Mexico has resulted in the largest-scale study ever done on what many consider an important part of the future ...

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