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Technology is supposed to make our lives easier right? It should be bringing us greater convenience and saving us time. Mobile devices allow us to be connected everywhere. We can keep in touch with friends and family and find the latest news wherever we are, but the other
BERLIN (AP) - A German court has dismissed Apple Inc.'s claim that Samsung Electronics and Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility infringed patents used in touch-screen devices.
The Mannheim state court's ruling Friday follows similar decisions in Britain and the Netherlands.
The ruling can be
By MARK PRATTAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - For anyone who's ever been tired of listening to someone drone on and on and on, two Japanese researchers have the answer.
The SpeechJammer, a device that disrupts a person's speech by repeating his or her own voice at a delay of a few hundred
By ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - The chief executive of struggling BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion apologized Friday after an outage in Europe and Africa interrupted service for customers on the very day Apple Inc. released its new iPhone 5.
RIM announced the issues in postings
BERLIN (AP) - Switzerland's national rail company accused Apple Inc. on Friday of stealing the iconic look of its station clocks for the iOS 6 operating system used by iPhone and iPad mobile devices.
Both designs have a round clock face with black indicators except for the second hand, which is
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Google Inc. said Friday it will close a music download service in China, further reducing its presence in the world's most populous Internet market two years after the company closed its mainland search engine in a dispute over censorship and
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
In a now familiar global ritual, Apple fans jammed shops across the globe to pick up the tech juggernaut's latest iPhone.
Eager buyers formed long lines Friday at Apple Inc. stores in Asia, Europe and North America to be the first to get their hands on the
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) - Founded 35 years ago, Oracle Corp. remains one of the world's most successful software makers. But it is facing a new challenge as many of its corporate and government customers embrace "cloud computing" - the concept of storing software applications in remote data
By The Associated Press
GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS: Oracle's fiscal first-quarter results included heartening and troubling signs. The business software maker's earnings climbed 11 percent from the same time last year to $2 billion to match analyst estimates. But revenue dipped by 2 percent, a
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Business software provider Tibco Software Inc. said Thursday its net income rose 11 percent in the fiscal third quarter as sales picked up.
However, the company's revenue fell short of Wall Street estimates, and Tibco shares slipped in aftermarket trading.