Archive: 23/07/2009

AP 'news registry' to track online use

The US news agency the Associated Press, in a move aimed at protecting its content online, announced on Thursday it was building a "news registry" that would track the use of its stories on the Web.

dateJul 23, 2009 in Internet
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Amazon 2Q profit falls with Toys R Us settlement

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter earnings fell while sales rose, due to a $51 million payment to settle a long-standing dispute with former partner Toys R Us. The profit still beat Wall Street ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Business
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Soft PC sales send Microsoft profit down 29 pct

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday its profit in the last quarter plunged 29 percent because of weak computer sales, ending a fiscal year in which the software maker's revenue fell for the first time since the company ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Business
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