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EU digital tsar warns monopolists; Google foes play down call for break-up

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BRUSSELS - The European Union's top official for digital markets said on Monday he was concerned that big tech companies may be abusing dominant positions, but he also said investigations into Google must not be rushed.

Top News, Tech 12:42am IST

Mon, Nov 24 2014

EU lawmakers say not forging ideological war against Google

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BRUSSELS - Two European Union lawmakers, who are pushing for a resolution proposing that Google be broken up, toned down their rhetoric on Monday by saying that there were other ways to curb the Internet search giant's power.

24 Nov 2014

Microsoft sues IRS for details of probe on internal transactions

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- Microsoft sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, seeking information about a law firm hired by U.S. tax authorities in a review of how the software company books sales between subsidiaries.

24 Nov 2014

Intel could rise 30 percent over next two years - Barron's

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REUTERS - Shares in microprocessor maker Intel Corp could rise more than 30 percent to $48 over the next two years, Barron's reported in its Nov. 24 edition.

24 Nov 2014

Cold hard facts: Underwater robot measures Antarctic sea ice

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WASHINGTON - Measuring the thickness of Antarctic sea ice, an important gauge of environmental conditions in this remote polar region in a time of global climate change, has proven to be a tricky task. But an underwater robot is providing a nice solution.

3:09am IST

Google reaches out-of-court settlement in UK defamation case

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LONDON - Google Inc said on Monday it had reached a settlement with a British businessman over defamatory postings in its search results describing him as a pedophile, a murderer and a money-launderer.

24 Nov 2014

Digital tsar urges Europe not to weaken net neutrality rules

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BRUSSELS - The European Union's new digital tsar voiced alarm on Monday at the efforts of some EU governments to water down equal Internet access, just as EU plans for "net neutrality" were being echoed in the United States by Barack Obama.

1:28am IST

Sun, Nov 23 2014

Computer spying malware uncovered with 'stealth' features - Symantec

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- An advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that since 2008 was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals in 10 countries, antivirus software maker Symantec Corp said in a report on Sunday.

23 Nov 2014

Mon, Nov 24 2014

Recharge your phone in 30 seconds? Israeli firm says it can

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TEL AVIV - An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries.

24 Nov 2014

Murdoch's UK Sun more than doubles online subscribers

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LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid The Sun said it had more than doubled its online subscribers to 225,000 in a year, partly helping shore up declining print sales.

1:53am IST