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Steve Jobs' Pixar Animation Studios said today it has received an ``informal request for information'' from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Just weeks after the US supreme court ruled against filesharing network Grokster, legal experts and industry insiders say the verdict is having a chilling effect on US technological innovation.
Many in Silicon Valley are skittish about Google's size and power, and fret that its strengths are transforming it into a threat.
Free-flowing beer, live music, karaoke and arcade games kept the party raging at the Googleplex the other night, but the real action was unfolding inside a sterile conference room at Google Inc.'s headquarters.
As you go through your e-mail trying to separate the good stuff from the spam, reflect that Bill Gates gets about 4 million spam messages a day.
The popularity and affordability of home computers have revolutionized one of the nation's oldest crimes: counterfeiting.
A rush to purchase $50 used laptops turned into a violent stampede Tuesday, with people getting thrown to the pavement, beaten with a folding chair and nearly driven over. One woman went so far as to wet herself rather than surrender her place in line.
Selling fast chips doesn't guarantee a semiconductor company's success. There's more to financial success than speed. But the fact AMD has been able to hang in there so long underscores that it's a real competitor. So, what's an investor to do?
Banana plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia and Taiwan have been destroyed by the fungus, which is spreading through much of Southeast Asia, reports Popular Science.
Alberto Gonzales won't do it anymore, and President Bush hasn't done it in years.
It got Harry Stonecipher fired from the top post at Boeing Co., and it earned investment banker Frank Quattrone an 18-month prison sentence.
Music copied onto blank recordable CDs is becoming a bigger threat to the bottom line of record stores and music labels than online file-sharing, the head of the recording industry's trade group said Friday.
Researchers have finally found evidence for what good Catholic boys have known all along - erotic images make you go blind.
Pencil pushers and programmers from Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. faced off this week for the greatest of geek glories: the Golden Penguin Bowl.
The Free Software Foundation Europe has criticised President Bush's decision to nominate a long-time ally of Microsoft as the US representative to the European Union.
AN American researcher on the trail of long-lost Atlantis says he will lead an expedition next year to prove the mythological civilisation lies in the watery deep between Cyprus and Syria.