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Net ads urge 'Stop. Think. Connect.'

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- Winners of the "Stop. Think. Connect." public education campaign to promote Internet safety were announced Monday by three U.S. federal agencies.
Nokia launches N9 smartphone

Nokia launches N9 smartphone

SINGAPORE, June 21 (UPI) -- Finish mobile phone giant Nokia launched its latest phone in Singapore, a smart phone called the N9, that allows the user's thumb to change applications.

Microsoft loses patent evidence challenge

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Microsoft Corp. suffered a major defeat Thursday in the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled unanimously in favor of a high standard for proving a patent invalid.
Court denies bloggers journalists' shield

Court denies bloggers journalists' shield

TRENTON, N.J., June 8 (UPI) -- Amateur bloggers cannot invoke journalists' shield protections, the New Jersey Supreme Court says.
E3 in LA: A big show for gamers

E3 in LA: A big show for gamers

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- Microsoft Corp. Monday revealed the Xbox game platform would incorporate television programming and YouTube by the fall of this year.

Android gains market share

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- Google's Android system gained market share and Canadian firm Research in Motion dropped in a recent smartphone survey, ComScore said Monday.
U.S. markets rebound slightly

U.S. markets rebound slightly

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- Equity markets posted gains Thursday despite an uptick in U.S. unemployment benefit claims and disappointing gross domestic product figures.
Ballmer details price of piracy in China

Ballmer details price of piracy in China

BEIJING, May 26 (UPI) -- Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, speaking in Beijing, said pirated software remains a major problem in China.
Ballmer says Windows 8 will launch in 2012

Ballmer says Windows 8 will launch in 2012

TOKYO, May 24 (UPI) -- Microsoft Corp.'s next operating system will be ready for release in 2012, Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said at a conference in Japan.

Microsoft to add 500 features to phone

REDMOND, Wash., May 23 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Microsoft Corp. plans to add 500 features to its next Windows phone, the company's Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said.
Microsoft: 7 percent downloads are malware

Microsoft: 7 percent downloads are malware

REDMOND, Wash., May 18 (UPI) -- U.S. software giant Microsoft said Wednesday that 7.1 percent of all downloads on Internet Explorer are malicious programs, often called malware.

Justice Dept. hails Microsoft judgment

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department says an about-to-expire antitrust judgment it obtained against Microsoft Corp. effectively restored competition in the marketplace.
Stocks climb on Microsoft-Skype news

Stocks climb on Microsoft-Skype news

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- U.S. stock indexes closed up Tuesday, lifted by Microsoft's $8.3 billion acquisition of software communication leader Skype.
Tablet sales could beat laptops in U.S.

Tablet sales could beat laptops in U.S.

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 6 (UPI) -- The tablet computer has altered the PC world and tablet sales could outpace laptops in the United States as early as 2012, retailers and manufacturers say.
Teachers say cybersafety instruction lags

Teachers say cybersafety instruction lags

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- Most U.S. teachers say they have received little or no training on teaching cybersafety, a survey indicated Wednesday.
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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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