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Yahoo CEO Bartz fired over the phone, rocky run ends


Yahoo Inc chairman Roy Bostock fired CEO Carol Bartz over the phone on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous tenure marked by stagnation and a rift with Chinese partner Alibaba.

Chief Financial Officer Tim Mo

Steve Jobs resigns from Apple, Cook becomes CEO


Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs relinquished the reins at Apple Inc to right-hand man Tim Cook on Wednesday, after 14 years in command at a company he brought back from the brink and turned into the world's largest technology corporation.

Pregnant San Francisco woman killed by pit bull

A pregnant San Francisco area woman was killed by one of her pit bulls, her mauled body found by her husband, police said on Friday.

The 32-year-old woman was pronounced dead on Thursday afternoon at

HP cuts tablet price in bid to challenge iPad


US technology giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) on Thursday cut the price of its freshly-launched TouchPad tablet computers in a bid to gain traction in a market dominated by Apple's iPad.

TouchPads with 16

Microsoft profit soars on record revenue


US technology giant Microsoft said on Thursday its annual profit soared on record revenue thanks in part to hot demand for its Xbox 360 videogame console gear and online network.

Microsoft reported i

Google going social as profit soars


Google on Thursday released blockbuster earnings figures along with word that more than 10 million people have already joined its freshly-launched online social network.

Google stock prices climbed m

Pakistani couple sues airline over threat hoax


A Pakistani couple is suing American Airlines after they were escorted off a plane in handcuffs based on a telephone hijacking threat that turned out to be a hoax.

The lawsuit, transferred to federa

Twitter buys analytics startup BackType


Twitter announced on Tuesday that it has acquired BackType, a San Francisco-based startup that helps publishers measure the impact of their social media use.

Financial details of the transaction were

Baggy pants lead to student's arrest at airport

Police say a University of New Mexico football player's saggy pants led to his arrest at San Francisco International Airport.

Sgt. Michael Rodriguez says 20-year-old Deshon Marman was boarding a flig

Oracle seeks billions in lawsuit against Google


Oracle Corp is seeking damages ‘in the billions of dollars’ from Google Inc in a patent lawsuit over the smartphone market, according to a court filing.

The disclosure on Thursday was the first time

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.