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Microsoft to let PC users turn off IE Web browser

SEATTLE - A single check box deep in the guts of the next version of Windows is giving Microsoft Corp. watchers a peek at how the software maker plans to keep European antitrust regulators from marring a crucial software launch.

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Twitter takes Washington by storm

WASHINGTON – The halls of the US Congress are alive with the sounds of Twitter. Members of the Senate and House of Representatives -- or their aides -- are tapping out dozens of the micro messages a day.

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Amazon.com backtracks on Kindle text-to-speech

SEATTLE - Amazon.com Inc. changed course on Friday and said it would allow copyright holders to decide whether they will permit their works to be read aloud using the second-generation Kindle electronic reader's new text-to-speech feature.

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