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Google could be in talks to buy Twitter

Google Inc may be in talks to buy internet start-up Twitter, the free micro-blogging service that allows people to send short text messages to a network of friends, the TechCrunch website said late Thursday.

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Conficker worm digs in around the world

SAN FRANCISCO - Computer security top guns around the world watched warily as the dreaded Conficker worm squirmed deeper into infected machines with the arrival of an April 1st trigger date.

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Quickplay to offer popular TV shows on BlackBerry

LAS VEGAS - Privately-held QuickPlay Media Inc plans to deliver full length popular television shows to BlackBerry smartphone screens via Research In Motion’s RIM.TO applications store after forging agreements with TV networks, including NBC, CBS Corp CBS.N and MTV.

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Intel launches high-performance chips

SAN FRANCISCO – The world’s biggest chip maker Intel rolled out a line of ‘revolutionary’ chips designed as high-performance engines for datacenters, work stations and research computers.

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