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3 years 10 months ago

Microsoft will buy Skype

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are rising after Microsoft said it would buy Skype for $8.5 billion and more companies reported strong earnings. Companies have built up a record amount of cash since the recession, and they have begun to use it to purchase rivals, pay dividends and buy...

4 years 4 months ago

Game controller tested for racial flaw

NEW YORK (AP) - Looking to debunk a report that Microsoft's new motion-sensing video game controller might be racist, Consumer Reports says it found no evidence that Kinect has problems recognizing users with darker skin. GameSpot, a popular video game website, said earlier it found through testing Kinect that...

4 years 6 months ago

Google introduces instant search results

This is cool--you have to try this--Google is accelerating its search engine by displaying the results as soon as you begin to type in your request. The new "Instant Search' introduced Wednesday means you'll start to see an ever-evolving set of results with each character you type into the...

4 years 8 months ago

Patent holder sues smart phone makers

A patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry is suing six other makers of phones and phone software. Apple Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., HTC Corp., LG Electronics Inc. and Motorola Inc. are targets of the lawsuits. The...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Accountant, Pueblo Community College

Pueblo Community College is looking to hire an accountant with experience creating and utilizing computer spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word. The position pays $2600 a month. Apply by Thursday. Click here to apply.

5 years 3 months ago

EU drops Microsoft browser charges

The European Union is dropping antitrust charges against Microsoft Corp. after the company agreed to give Windows users a choice of up to 12 other Web browsers. Microsoft will avoid further EU fines if it sticks by a binding deal with EU regulators to provide a pop-up screen that lets...

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