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Google profit beats on strong ad sales

NEW YORK – Google Inc’s quarterly earnings beat Wall Street forecasts as strong advertising sales on its self-branded websites helped the Internet leader defy the gloom pervading the tech sector.

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Sony may shutter TV plant, seen projecting loss

TOKYO - Sony Corp said it may halt production at one Japanese TV plant, as it grapples with a slide in demand and a stronger yen that are widely expected to force the company to project its first operating loss in 14 years on Thursday.

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Company reveals possibly biggest data breach ever

SAN FRANCISCO - Credit-card processing company Heartland revealed on Tuesday what is possibly the greatest data breach in history, prompting widespread speculation that it waited until the inauguration of President Barack Obama to release the news.

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Technology to block phones in cars isn't foolproof

SALT LAKE CITY -Many parents would love to be able to give their teenagers a cell phone that couldn't be used while driving. Now some inventors say they have come up with ways to make that possible, but they appear to be relying on wishful thinking.

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EU accuses Microsoft of harming browser competition

LOS ANGELES/BRUSSELS - The European Commission accused Microsoft Corp on Friday of stymieing competition by bundling its Internet Explorer Web browser with Windows systems, firing the latest salvo in an expensive, years-long battle with the software titan.

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