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Technology 20 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

e-Book sales surpass printed books

b>NEW YORK:/ Inc said that after less than four years of selling electronic books, it's now selling more of them than printed books.

Technology 12 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Extending BBM onto the Social Platform

b>ORLANDO (Florida)/b>: Name the one application that BlackBerry users value the most, and the answer is probably going to be the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM).

Technology 10 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Last post by cancer patient draws millions of hits

b>TORONTO/b>: A Canadian man who blogged about his battle with colorectal cancer left a final post before he died - a message that drew millions of hits.

Technology 27 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Teleprompter inventor dies

b>HARTFORD (Connecticut)/b>: Hubert 'Hub' Schlafly, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter and rescued decades' worth of soap opera actors, newscasters and politicians from the embarrassment of stumbling over their words on live television, has died. He was 91.

Technology 20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Going by the book

b>KUALA LUMPUR/b>: The PlayBook is RIM's first Tablet device that has been attracting a mixed bag of opinions in the international press and on the Internet. We were recently given the chance to play around with a near-final retail version of the device during a local preview event.

Technology 15 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Greenpeace urges Facebook to ‘like’ green energy

b>PALO ALTO (California)/b>: A handful of Greenpeace activists gathered outside the Facebook headquarters here on Wednesday, calling on the social network to 'unfriend' coal energy for powering datacentres and other operations.

Technology 13 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

iPads take a place in kindergarten

b>PORTLAND (Maine)/b>: Kindergarten classes are supplementing crayons, finger paints and flashcards with iPads, a development that excites supporters but that detractors worry is wasted on pupils too young to appreciate the expense.

Technology 04 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Is Google founder ready to be CEO?

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Google co-founder Larry Page is known for his vision, passion and intelligence. Yet there is a fair amount of concern that Page's other known traits - his aloofness, rebellious streak and affinity for pursuing wacky ideas - might lead the company astray.

Technology 29 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

NY Times begins charging for digital access

b>NEW YORK/b>: i>The New York Times/ibegan charging on Monday for full access to its website and mobile services.

Technology 28 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

AsusTek launches Android-powered Tablet

b>TAIPEI/b>: Asustek Computer Inc unveiled a sleek Tablet computer after the Taiwanese firm saw the sales of its once popular line of mini-laptops stall following the launch of Apple's hit iPad.