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Adobe updates Edge tool for easier Web coding

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Adobe Systems has released its first update to Edge, a tool designed to help the company capitalize on the growing array of Web standards useful for bringing publishing and applications to the Web. Adobe

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Behind the scenes at Microsoft’s Channel 9

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REDMOND, Wash.–Microsoft’s June rollout of a niche software development kit that lets developers create PC applications for its Kinect motion-sensing game was a breaking news moment for the tech evangelists of the tiny Channel

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A decade later, public safety still lacks national network

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Ten years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. is still without a nationwide network that would let first responders from different agencies and jurisdictions communicate with each other over emergency radios. In

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Making videos at Microsoft’s Channel 9 (photos)

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Microsoft launched Channel 9 to help evangelize the company’s products to software developers. Here, Channel 9 co-founder Jeff Sanquist in one of the two studios on Microsoft’s campus. Photo by Jay Greene/CNET Caption by

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Does your iPhone service suck? Blame city hall

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commentary As the Department of Justice and now Sprint file suit to block ATT’s pending merger with T-Mobile USA, federal judges will begin looking closely at the deal and its potential impacts on the

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Growth in PC shipments turns anemic, researcher says

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HP is among the firms seeing slower PC growth this year, Gartner says. (Credit: HP) A perfect storm of trouble is forcing research firm Garter to revise its 2011 and 2012 PC shipment forecasts,

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Apple suing to block Samsung phone sales in Japan

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Apple is looking for a court in Japan to block the sale of certain Samsung mobile devices. In the latest shot fired in the ongoing patent war between the two companies, a lawsuit filed

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T-Mobile could be broken up, analyst says

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T-Mobile USA may look to split itself into pieces for multiple buyers if its deal with ATT falls through. That’s according to Mizuho Securities analyst Michael Nelson, who said in a research note issued

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Like MacBook, Ultrabook will tap lots of new tech

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Ultrabooks may capture as much as 10 percent of the market in 2012, according to TrendForce. (Credit: TrendForce/DRAMeXchange) Ultrabooks will adopt lots of cutting-edge laptop technology, not unlike what Apple did to perfect the

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Like MacBook, Ultrabook will tap lots of new tech

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Ultrabooks may capture as much as 10 percent of the market in 2012, according to TrendForce. (Credit: TrendForce/DRAMeXchange) Ultrabooks will adopt lots of cutting-edge laptop technology, not unlike what Apple did to perfect the

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DC Comics doubles down on digital

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Readers will see a landing page that looks like this when they launch the free DC Comics iPad app. (Credit: Screenshot by Seth Rosenblatt/CNET) Comic books–or at least, the superhero comics that have been

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DC Comics doubles down on digital

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Readers will see a landing page that looks like this when they launch the free DC Comics iPad app. (Credit: Screenshot by Seth Rosenblatt/CNET) Comic books–or at least, the superhero comics that have been

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TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington fired by AOL?

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TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington (Credit: CNET) AOL executives have decided to terminate embattled tech blogger Michael Arrington’s employment with the company, according to a Fortune report. Arrington, the founder and co-editor of TechCrunch, ignited

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TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington fired by AOL?

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TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington (Credit: CNET) AOL executives have decided to terminate embattled tech blogger Michael Arrington’s employment with the company, according to a Fortune report. Arrington, the founder and co-editor of TechCrunch, ignited

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Robbery suspect’s Facebook name: ‘Willie Sutton Jr’

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The history of those who use Facebook to make themselves seem a little bigger, a little more glamorous is growing longer. Soon, no doubt, there will be a TV show called “Outrageous Facebook Stories,”

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Robbery suspect’s Facebook name: ‘Willie Sutton Jr’

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The history of those who use Facebook to make themselves seem a little bigger, a little more glamorous is growing longer. Soon, no doubt, there will be a TV show called “Outrageous Facebook Stories,”

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Intel: Future Ultrabooks more tablet-like

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Speaking at a technology conference, Intel’s chief financial officer outlined a not-too-distant future when Ultrabooks take on the hallmarks of the tablet. He also touched on Windows 8 competition. “Form factors in the notebook

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Intel: Future Ultrabooks more tablet-like

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Speaking at a technology conference, Intel’s chief financial officer outlined a not-too-distant future when Ultrabooks take on the hallmarks of the tablet. He also touched on Windows 8 competition. “Form factors in the notebook

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Samsung interested in Meego, report says

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Samsung Electronics may be considering a purchase of the increasingly defunct smartphone operating system Meego as its own proprietary platform. That’s according to a report today from Mobiledia, which cites industry sources. A Samsung

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Samsung interested in Meego, report says

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Samsung Electronics may be considering a purchase of the increasingly defunct smartphone operating system Meego as its own proprietary platform. That’s according to a report today from Mobiledia, which cites industry sources. A Samsung

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