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BOSTON (AP) — A Stanford University professor has won a $500,000 award from a Massachusetts Institute of Technology program in recognition of his inventions.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Xbox 360 is getting a little smarter.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's stock fell 3 percent and closed Monday at a new low.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salesforce.com Inc. is buying the marketing company Buddy Media for $689 million in a deal that underscores the growth in both social media and the delivery of software over the Internet.
NEW YORK (AP) — Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. is offering buyouts to 1,700 workers, mainly call-center employees and technicians, as it continues to shrink its wireline business.
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder of Twitter has a story to tell, and he'll need more than 140 characters.
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will be launched by all of the Big 4 national U.S. wireless carriers this month, starting at $199, the phone maker said Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Silicon Valley companies portray themselves as inventors of the future, but they're afflicted by a longstanding problem.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is warning American businesses about an unusually potent computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons against foreign countries.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A lawyer for a newspaper website argued Friday that people should be allowed to post anonymous comments on its blogs without fear of being identified and then sued.