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Twitter Gets Political with a Political Index

Twitter and Topsy launch a tool that reads every tweet for a sentiment about either candidate, and scores them on a daily basis.

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Facebook Unveils New User-Generated Feature: Facebook Stories

The point of the new feature is to showcase how Facebookers use the site in compelling ways. Entries are welcome.

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AT&T to Acquire NextWave for $600M to Boost Its Mobile Spectrum

AT&T plans to acquire NextWave Wireless, a holder of spectrum that could be used for mobile data services, for about $600 million.

Google Street View Lands at Kennedy Space Center

Google’s largest special collection of Street View photos features 6,000 panoramic views of NASA’s historic site for its space-faring missions.

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Tweet from a Commodore 64? We Do That and More to Celebrate the Beloved PC's 30th Birthday

Our intrepid computer historian uses the Commodore 64 to tweet, visit websites, and do other PC tasks invented long after the famous gaming computer launched three decades ago.

Microsoft Surface RT vs. Surface Pro: Which Tablet Will You Want?

Will big-ticket apps be ready for the two different Surface models when they launch? Which version looks to be the better deal? And will Microsoft's radical gambit in producing its own tablet hardware succeed?

Apple Asks Court to Punish Samsung for Releasing Documents in iPhone Suit

Apple will ask a federal court to sanction Samsung for releasing documents that were not allowed as evidence in the companies' dueling patent lawsuits.

Judge Sides With HP, Rules Oracle Must Continue Porting Software to Itanium

A California court on Wednesday ordered Oracle to continue porting its software to the Intel Itanium chips used by Hewlett-Packard in a number of its servers.

FDA Approves Edible Digital Pills That Keep Track of Your Health

The first swallowable microchip is here to keep track of your well-being.

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Audit: Police Wasted Millions on Software, Crime-fighting Tech They Never Used

Police in Oakland, California, have spent about $1.8 million in recent years on software and other crime-fighting technologies that they either never used or drastically underutilized.

Outlook.com Snares One Million Sign-ups in First 6 Hours

More than 1 million people registered with the new Outlook.com email service on opening day, Microsoft said.

Court Delays Apple's Bid To Ban Galaxy Nexus Smartphone

Samsung's phone can continue to be sold in the United States while the case winds through the court system.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 8; Windows Store Open for Business

Microsoft completes its boldest, but riskiest version of Windows, and releases it to PC builders.

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FTC Wants to Expand Coverage of Children's Privacy Rule

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission wants to enlarge the list of entities that must get parental permission when they collect and use personal information on websites targeted at children.

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Lenovo ThinkCentre M92P Review: Small System, Small Price

The Lenovo ThinkCentre M92P Tiny comes in a tiny package and sips energy with great restraint, but suffers from an unresolved identity crisis.