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Google wanted to team with Facebook

Google Inc confessed it tried unsuccessfully to team up with Facebook, as the search giant adapts to a shifting technology landscape and strives to maintain growth.

Google Executive Chairman Eric Sch

Twitter chief picked as Obama telecom advisor


US President Barack Obama named Twitter's chief and a high-ranking Microsoft executive among a handful of technology veterans to be appointed as telecommunications security advisors.

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Apple probes blast at Chinese plant linked to iPad


Apple Inc is investigating an explosion that killed two people, injured 16 and forced a production halt at a Foxconn International Holdings Ltd factory in China said to produce the popular iPad 2.


Microsoft mulling Skype buy: Wall Street Journal


US software giant Microsoft is near to clinching a deal to buy Internet telephony pioneer Skype for $7-8 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

The newspaper cited unnamed people famili

Twitter hits new high with Everest tweet

A renowned British climber has taken Twitter to a new high, firing off the first “tweet” from the peak of world’s tallest mountain.
Kenton Cool used the terse text message to plug a slick new Galaxy S II smartphone made by Samsung, the South Korean consumer electronics giant that backed his ninth ascent to the top of Mount Everest.

Obama faces singing protest over WikiLeaks

US President Barack Obama on Thursday faced an unusual singing protest over the detention of Bradley Manning, a US soldier held for allegedly passing classified documents to WikiLeaks.

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Apple crushes forecasts again, iPad backlogged


Apple Inc's results smashed Wall Street's expectations after iPhone and Mac sales scaled new heights while iPad supplies could not keep up with roaring global demand.

Shares of the world's most valua

Chatting babies video a YouTube sensation

A video of a pair of diaper-clad babies seemingly engaged in an animated conversation in a home kitchen was a fast-spreading YouTube sensation on Wednesday.

The two-minute snippet of the lively excha

Amazon launches online media storage service

800_ap_amazon_boxes_AP.jpg.crop_display.jpg Inc. wants to be more than a destination for shopping online: It also dreams of being a place where you can store your music, photos and videos and access them any time, from any computer.

Apple fans camp out for new iPad


The new iPad went on sale in the United States on Friday, with Apple fans queuing at the company's stores across the country to be among the first to snap up the coveted tablet computers.

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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.