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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yahoo said Wednesday it is expanding its original offerings, partnering with Liquid Comics to offer motion-comics.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean TV manufacturers are making billion-dollar bets on a new display technology that promises an even thinner screen and imagery of eye-popping clarity. It might prove to be a costly last gasp of innovation from an industry finding it harder to excite consumers wowed by smartphones and tablets.
TORONTO (AP) — Struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion said Wednesday it has started laying off employees as part of its restructuring plan aimed at saving about $1 billion this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the unveiling of the Surface tablet, Microsoft is heading into unusual territory: competing with its partners, the very same companies that make Windows PCs. But Microsoft has little to lose, since PC manufacturers are having little success with their own tablets.
Most can follow directions but lack in-depth scientific inquiry needed in STEM fields, a report shows.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Independent music publishers and the songwriters they represent will now be paid royalties for music videos of their songs performed by Universal Music artists and played on online services such as Vevo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft seems to have gotten the design and form factor right with its new Surface tablet computer. But the user interface, not so much. That's an odd conclusion to make about a device from a software company that usually lets others do the manufacturing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is letting app developers charge subscription fees, in addition to existing one-time payments, for games and other applications on its site.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday warned that vast numbers of the world's population are missing out on the advantages brought by the Internet.
Microsoft Corp. has unveiled its Surface tablet computer as part of the software company's effort to compete with Apple Inc. and its popular iPad.