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Twitter buys 900 IBM patents, dodging a potential infringement suit

The patents likely cover a range of software and tools of interest to Twitter

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Obama selects cryptologist to head US NSA

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers will take over amid demands for reform of the NSA

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Video service Blinkx contests Harvard professor's analysis

Ben Edelman, who studies deceptive Web advertising, contends Blinkx misleads users and cheats advertisers

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Google sales rise despite Motorola slip

The company also had mixed results in its ads business

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Facebook asserts its success on mobile with another strong quarter

About 53 percent of the company's ad sales came from mobile devices

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Yahoo acquiring Tomfoolery, a social networking startup for business

Tomfoolery's Anchor product will be shut down, the company said

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Google ordered to pay royalty on AdWords revenue to Vringo

The judge ruled on the royalty rate after the companies did not come to an agreement on it

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5 alternatives to LogMeIn Free for remote PC access

LogMeIn Free is dead, but its spirit lives on in these other free remote-access and collaboration tools.

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Dell KACE upgrade deploys OS upgrades to 250 devices, simultaneously

With Microsoft killing support for Windows XP in April, Dell is launching a new version of its KACE K2000 deployment appliance.

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China's Baidu testing search engines for Brazil, Egypt, Thailand

Baidu hopes to become an internationally recognized brand

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Yahoo buys virtual worlds gaming company Cloud Party

Acquisition of the company and its staff helps to improve Yahoo's own engineering prowess.

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German court orders Google to block Max Mosley sex party pics

The ruling follows a similar takedown request from France

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Facebook testing its ads in third-party mobile apps

Facebook readies a challenge to Google AdSense.