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TV veteran Andy Rooney dead at 92

TV veteran Andy Rooney dead at 92

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Veteran CBS "60 Minutes" television essayist Andy Rooney died in New York Saturday of post-surgical complications, the network said. He was 92.

Bill Gates calls foreign aid effective

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Microsoft mogul Bill Gates says increasing aid to the Third World is a worthwhile project that Americans will support despite the tough economy.

Blog: Major U.S. corporations hacked

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon were among 760 companies hit by cyberattacks this year, a security analyst says.
Nokia debuts Windows phones

Nokia debuts Windows phones

LONDON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Finnish phone firm Nokia Corp. said Wednesday it was ready to debut its first devices based on Microsoft Corp.'s operating system.
Google talking about possible Yahoo! bid

Google talking about possible Yahoo! bid

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant Google is talking with private equity firms to consider a purchase of rival Yahoo!, a source told The Wall Street Journal.
Yahoo! may soon have bidders at its door

Yahoo! may soon have bidders at its door

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Microsoft Corp. is reviving its pursuit of search engine Yahoo! Inc., this time with partners, sources told The Wall Street Journal.

Video gamers raise $1M for charity

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Video gamers in 97 countries, sponsored by groups including Washington state-based Microsoft, raised more than $1 million for charity in a 24-hour fundraiser.
Romney talks tough on China trade

Romney talks tough on China trade

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the United States needs to crack down on intellectual property violations by China,

Sonic CEO: It was right to fight order

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Sonic.net Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dane Jasper said opposing a secret government order to turn over client information was the "right thing to do."
TNT to re-air Steve Jobs TV movie

TNT to re-air Steve Jobs TV movie

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network TNT says it will pay tribute to the late Apple founder Steve Jobs by re-airing the TV movie "Pirates of Silicon Valley."
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, hailed as a "visionary and creative genius" by colleagues, has died, the U.S. firm said Wednesday on its Web site. He was 56.
Virus scam spreading across Canada

Virus scam spreading across Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Canadian police are warning against computer virus scammers who convince people to give them access to their computers, for a fee.

Hackers impersonating 'trusted' Web pages

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Three companies working with Web browsers to ensure the authenticity of Web pages where consumers enter sensitive information have been hacked, authorities say.
Forbes pegs Gates as richest of the rich

Forbes pegs Gates as richest of the rich

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Forbes Magazine said Wednesday Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, worth $59 billion, was the richest U.S. citizen in 2011.

Lawsuit says Microsoft tracks phone users

SEATTLE, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A lawsuit filed in Seattle charges Microsoft has been gathering location data on users of its Window Phone 7 even when the users have opted out.
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Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates steps down today, June 27, 2008, from his daily duties from the company he co-founded 33 years ago. Gates will devote more time to the $29.1 billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the company said. Gates is seen in Tokyo, Japan on May 7, 2008. (UPI Photo/Keizo Mori/FILES)
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