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LONDON (AP) — Four computer hackers who targeted companies including Sony Pictures and Rupert Murdoch's News International media group have been sentenced to up to 32 months in prison.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says its customers have downloaded more than 50 billon applications from its App Store since its launch in 2008.
LONDON (AP) — A senior Google executive defended his company's complicated structure before Britain's Parliament, denying charges that it was misleading authorities to dodge paying tax.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Russian-financed search engine in Vietnam is redirecting queries for some politically sensitive terms to Google, apparently as a way of avoiding government anger or legal liability for sending surfers to sites critical of the ruling party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — To the tech industry, there aren't enough Americans skilled in information technology. To unions, it's more sinister. They say titans in the technology sector like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg want to expand the U.S. visa program for high-tech foreign workers to dilute a lucrative job market with cheap, indentured labor.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's highest court ruled Thursday that it will hear an appeal by Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and three colleagues as they seek to avoid extradition to the United States.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo features at a time when sharing snapshots online and on mobile gadgets is growing more popular.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google used its annual conference for software developers to unveil several new products, services and features. They include enhancements for online games, maps, search, music and photos and are meant to help the company cement its role in people's technological lives. Here's a look at some of the announcements made at Wednesday's keynote at Google I/O.
The tech giant released a number of new products and upgrades Wednesday in San Francisco.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cisco says its net income rose 14 percent in the latest quarter, and says it is seeing "some good signs" in the U.S. and other markets.