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Technology 11 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Obama signs technology access bill for disabled

b>WASHINGTON/b>: Blind and deaf people in the United States will be able to more easily use smartphones, the Internet and other technologies that are staples of life and work under a Bill just signed into law.

Technology 12 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tron Night around the world

b>NEW YORK/b>: A 10-week countdown to the release of i>Tron: Legacy/ihas started. As part of the campaign, there will be 'Tron Night' - a sneak peek of more than 20 minutes of the film at select iMAX 3D theatres around the world on Oct 28.

Technology 15 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Investment vultures increase pressure on Yahoo! CEO

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: With buyout vultures circling the Internet company, Yahoo! Inc CEO Carol Bartz may have to accelerate her timetable for engineering a turnaround if she wants to save her job.

Technology 18 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

US studying Aussie Internet security program

b>WASHINGTON/b>: The US Government is reviewing an Australian program that will allow Internet service providers to alert customers if their computers are taken over by hackers and could limit online access if people don't fix the problem.

Technology 18 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Oil change that outed Big Brother surveillance

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Yasir Afifi, a 20-year-old computer salesman and community college student, took his car in for an oil change earlier this month and his mechanic spotted an odd wire hanging from the undercarriage.

Technology 22 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Earnings up but Nokia to cut 1,800 jobs

b>HELSINKI/b>: Nokia Corp is moving quickly to restructure its lagging smartphone business under new CEO Stephen Elop. It will lay off 1,800 people even as its third-quarter earnings bounced back from a year-ago loss.

Technology 28 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

PlayStation Phone in the works, claim photos

SONY Ericsson is working on a new phone in conjunction with Sony Computer Entertainment - a PlayStation Phone - if photographic evidence received by tech site Engadget is to be believed.

Technology 29 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Are texting and Facebook worse for teens than TV?

b>NEW YORK/b>: Let's face it: Teenagers spend hours texting, socialising on Facebook and playing videogames. And it's driving their parents nuts.

Technology 01 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tweet it from Mount Everest

b>KATMANDU:/bYou can't get away from a cel phone call, even at the top of the world. Thanks to 3G towers newly installed near Mount Everest's base camp, explorers can surf the Web, tweet and post Facebook updates without worrying that their signals will disappear into thin air.

Technology 10 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Woman fired after posting Facebook remarks fights back

b>WASHINGTON/b>: A Connecticut woman who was fired after she posted disparaging remarks about her boss on Facebook has prompted a first-of-its-kind legal case by federal authorities who say her comments are protected speech under labour laws.