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Technology 28 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Bulgarian man to be sentenced in ID theft case

b>PORTLAND/b(Oregon): A Bulgarian man who lived for 14 years as an American citizen is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for stealing the identity of an Ohio boy who was kidnapped and killed in 1982 at age three.

Technology 28 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

The day part of the Internet died

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bAbout a half-hour past midnight Friday morning in Egypt, the Internet went dead. Almost simultaneously, the handful of companies that pipe the Internet into and out of Egypt went dark, as protesters were gearing up for a fresh round of demonstrations calling for the end of President Hosni Mubarak's nearly 30-year rule.

Technology 21 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chinese telecom giant calls off US deal

b>BEIJING:/bA major Chinese telecoms equipment maker is scrapping its effort to acquire a US computer company after a security panel refused to approve the deal.

Technology 22 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Smithsonian holds vote on videogames for exhibit

b>WASHINGTON:/bThe Smithsonian American Art Museum is asking everyone worldwide to help select videogames that will be included in its first exhibit to explore the art and visual effects of gaming.

Technology 23 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Facebook dog sensation meets his man

b>LOS ANGELES:/bNoble is a four-legged Facebook star with thousands of friends. Sam is a 23-year-old Marine who was paralysed in a car accident. After months, the two have been matched.

Technology 28 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Huawei wants to ease US security fears

b>BEIJING/b>: Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei has issued a public invitation to US authorities to investigate the company to dispel what it says are mistaken fears that it is a threat to American national security.

Technology 01 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Random House agrees to e-sale model Apple requires

b>NEW YORK/b>: Stieg Larsson's novels may finally be headed to the iBookstore. Random House Inc, which publishes Larsson, Dan Brown and John Grisham, among others, has agreed to use the 'agency model' required to sell books through Apple's store.

Technology 07 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

To LOL, or not LOL? That is the question

b>CHICAGO:/bThere was a time when LOL - 'laughing out loud' - was so simple. If I thought something in a casual online conversation was funny, I typed it. If I wanted to let someone know I was kidding in an e-mail or an instant message, same.

Technology 14 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Twitter must give user-info in WikiLeaks probe

b>ALEXANDRIA /b>(Virginia): - A federal magistrate has ruled that prosecutors can demand Twitter account information of certain users in their criminal probe into the disclosure of classified documents on WikiLeaks.

Technology 15 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Internet usage transforming US news industry

b>NEW YORK/b>: The rapid growth of smartphones and Tablet PCs is making the Internet the destination of choice for Americans looking for news.