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HONOLULU (AP) — The billionaire poised to buy a Hawaiian island is an ostentatious and eclectic man who does everything in a big way.
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter users were unable to access the micro-blogging service for part of Thursday.
HAVANA (AP) — Cuban bloggers and tweeters talked tech in Havana on Thursday at a Spanish-organized forum promoting social media in one of the world's most unplugged nations, prompting accusations from state-run media of an attempt to foment subversive activities.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world's largest development banks say they are investing $175 billion over the next decade to support cleaner transportation systems.
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — An experimental solar plane hoping to one day fly around the world tried again Thursday to fly over Morocco's Atlas Mountains after being thwarted a week ago by high winds.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City public library systems are set to get Penguin e-books as part of a one-year pilot program.
HONOLULU (AP) — Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison is closing in on a purchase even lottery winners can only dream about — 98 percent of Hawaii's pineapple island, Lanai.
HONOLULU (AP) — Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has reached a deal to buy 98 percent of the island of Lanai from its current owner, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — As it struggles to gain a foothold against the iPhone and Android phones, Microsoft Corp. is planning to issue a dramatic update to its phone software, one that won't be available to current Windows Phones.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. CEO and Chairman John Chambers on Wednesday introduced a campaign to help create 12,000 high-tech jobs in Israel's distressed Arab sector over the next four years.