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    Google Attackers May Have Had Inside Assistance

    Google Attackers May Have Had Inside Assistance
    Google is investigating possible insider assistance China has been found numerous times to be the source of cyber attacks against both the U.S. government and U.S.-based companies. The latest such attack was perpetrated against search giant Google and was carried out in mid-December 2009. Google has acknowledged that the attack resulted in theft of IP and source code. Reports have surfaced ...
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    Google CEO Eric Schmidt Leaves Apple Board of Directors

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt Leaves Apple Board of Directors
    It was only a matter of time, but Google's Eric Schmidt has finally stepped down from his position on Apple's Board of Directors. Apple CEO Steve Jobs released a statement on Apple's press site describing the matter: Eric has been an excellent Board member for Apple, investing his valuable time, talent, passion and wisdom to help make Apple successful. Unfortunately, as ...
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    Windows 7 Retail Box Sales Up 234% Against Vista

    Windows 7 Retail Box Sales Up 234% Against Vista
    While Apple seems to be content with "going negative" when it comes to commercials touting its computing products, Microsoft has taken a different route with Windows 7. Apple has focused more on bashing Windows 7 (and the faults of its predecessors) rather than focus on the main strengths of the OS X platform. Microsoft, on the other hand, has created positive ...
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    Jobs Returns, Announces New iPod Nanos, Discusses Transplant

    Jobs Returns, Announces New iPod Nanos, Discusses Transplant
    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs returned to his showman role Wednesday, taking the stage at a product launch event for the first time since his nearly six-month-long medical leave. Jobs, who had a liver transplant this spring, got a standing ovation. Looking thin and speaking quietly and with a scratchy voice, the 54-year-old CEO told the audience he ...
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    YouTube Reportedly in Talks to Offer Online Movie Rentals

    YouTube Reportedly in Talks to Offer Online Movie Rentals
    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ YouTube is in talks with some of the major Hollywood studios about allowing the giant video site to rent movies to consumers. YouTube and the studios are still working out the details of the deal, such as what consumers would pay and how soon after films are released in theaters they would be available on the site. ...
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    Skype Founders File Lawsuit Against eBay

    Skype Founders File Lawsuit Against eBay
    SAN FRANCISCO - A company owned by the founders of Skype has filed a copyright infringement suit against the Internet phone service and parent eBay Inc. - an action that could crimp eBay's plans to sell Skype for about $2 billion to a group of private investors. Joltid Ltd., owned by Skype founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, filed the suit ...
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    Motorola to be Split Into Two in 2011

    Motorola to be Split Into Two in 2011
    Motorola has unveiled plans to split the company into two independent companies, with the mobile phone business expected to join the Motorola cable set-top box business unit.Splitting into two halves has been in discussion for more than two years, but the company waited while the mobile phone business suffered even worse sales numbers compared to competitors. The company's business unit struggled ...
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    Google Launches DoubleClick Ad Exchange

    Google Launches DoubleClick Ad Exchange
    Google is about to launch its most potent weapon to date in the battle over the $15 billion market for display ads—the pictorial banners and videos that support most major Web sites. On Sept. 18 the search giant will launch its new DoubleClick advertising exchange, a sort of stock exchange for online ads it has been developing since early last year. ...
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    Oracle's Larry Ellison Says Sun Losing $100 Million a Month

    Oracle's Larry Ellison Says Sun Losing $100 Million a Month
    Sep. 22 - Declaring that Sun Microsystems is losing $100 million a month, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison expressed frustration Monday over an extended European antitrust review that has delayed his plans to acquire the struggling computer maker. But he also told a Silicon Valley audience that he expects the deal will eventually win approval. "The longer this takes, the more ...
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    Epic Fail: Only 5 iPhones Sold in Two Weeks by Big China's Largest E-tailer

    Epic Fail: Only 5 iPhones Sold in Two Weeks by Big China's Largest E-tailer
    China is arguably the world's biggest potential electronics market.  If you can make a product that's a big hit with Chinese consumers it's almost as big a deal as a hit product in the U.S. - and China's buying power is expected to only grow even more in the near future.  Thus optimism was high when the iPhone finally launched in ...
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    Want a Chance to Win $500 Just for Using SmallBizLink?

    Frequently Asked Questions: SmallBizLink's Spring Is Greener Promotion Do I need to register more than once? No How do I increase my odds of winning? Simply sign into your SmallBizLink account once a day through March 31, 2010 to be entered again to win. If you allow your browser to save your log-in information, you will need to click "Sign out" ...
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    Italy Convicts Three Google Execs for Violating Privacy Laws

    Italy Convicts Three Google Execs for Violating Privacy Laws
    On Wednesday an Italian judge delivered a stunning verdict in a long standing case against Google.  The ruling sentenced three top Google executives - David Drummond, senior vice president and chief legal officer; George Reyes, former chief financial officer; and Peter Fleischer, chief privacy counsel - to a prison sentence of six months for violating privacy laws.  A fourth employee, marketing ...
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    Report: Microsoft Hoping to Steal Apple Corps for Retail Stores

    Report: Microsoft Hoping to Steal Apple Corps for Retail Stores
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, gearing up to open a chain of company stores along the line of Apple's retail marvels, is looking to steal some of Apple's best employees, according to some reports. At first you'd think the last people you'd want selling Microsoft products are the folks who have spent the last number of years believing your products are inferior, ...
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    Bonobos Pants Company Styles Itself After Zappos

    Bonobos Pants Company Styles Itself After Zappos
    NEW YORK - Brian Spaly's quest for the perfect pair of pants led him and former roommate Andy Dunn to start a Web-only clothing company that wants to sell men's trousers that fit - without the need for fitting rooms. Business is good for their company, Bonobos Inc., though it's too early to tell whether the startup can achieve the heights ...
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    China Issues Veiled Response to Google

    China Issues Veiled Response to Google
    The battle between Google and the Chinese government is heating up. China is one of the most prolific blockers of internet content in the world. The country has a myriad of laws on the books that govern what types of content can be posted or viewed on the internet. The Chinese government has been harsh in its crack down on journalists ...
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    MySpace Stopped Innovating Says News Corp.'s Jonathan Miller

    MySpace Stopped Innovating Says News Corp.'s Jonathan Miller
    Miller says MySpace will focus on music and gaming to turn itself around In the early years of social networking, MySpace ruled with the vast majority of users flocking to the site. As time went by and more competition from Facebook and Twitter was raised, MySpace started to flounder in the waves of competition. Today things are much different in the ...
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    840 Million Reasons to Celebrate

    840 Million Reasons to Celebrate
    On the heels of Amazon's $840 million acquisition of Zappos.com, Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh spoke with Collective-E, a worldwide collective of women entrepreneurs, and some of its members. If you had to explain why you believe Zappos.com has been so successful, what key reasons would you attribute it to? I think it's because of our focus on customer service and company ...
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    Nintendo Profits Plummet on Lower Wii Sales

    Nintendo Profits Plummet on Lower Wii Sales
    The video game console wars are booming right now thanks to price cuts across the board on the three major game consoles. The introduction of the much cheaper PS3 slim was a catalyst for the price cuts in the industry. With the PS3 Slim selling for $299, Microsoft quickly dropped the price of its Xbox 360 Elite to the same $299 ...
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    Yahoo CEO Takes Hits During First Year

    Yahoo CEO Takes Hits During First Year
    SAN FRANCISCO - Carol Bartz spent much of her first year as Yahoo Inc.'s chief executive rallying the troops and clearing the decks, often sounding like a salty drill sergeant as she vowed to whip the downtrodden Internet company back into shape. For all the tough talk, Yahoo remains on shaky ground as Bartz marks her one-year anniversary as CEO ...
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    iPhone Finally Launches in China

    iPhone Finally Launches in China
    BEIJING - Apple's iPhone is making its long-awaited formal debut in the world's most populous mobile phone market, without a key feature and at higher prices than widely available black market models. Apple's local service provider, China Unicom Ltd., hopes the iPhone will give it an edge against giant rival China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone company by subscribers. ...
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