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ICANN plan to close domain database called 'disquieting'

ICANN's plan to close access to the WHOIS domain name record system is criticized as a move to put too much power into one group's hands

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DRAM prices jump despite reasurrances after facility fire

Prices of DRAM chips have continued to climb after a major Hynix FAB plant was damaged by fire last week.

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Policy, not tech, threatens the Internet's progress, Cerf warns

Google executive and "godfather" of the Internet Vint Cerf warns against heavy-handed policing of the web in response to threats such as cyber attacks.

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IFA security stops man accused of stealing from trade show

With millions of dollars of gadgets on display, the temptation to steal from some of the world's largest electronics trade show can prove too strong for some.

As Elop returns to Microsoft, odds shift for CEO choice

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has moved into a commanding position as the overwhelming favorite to win the CEO job at Microsoft, according to online bookmakers.

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Verizon shells out $130 billion to Vodafone for mobile unit

Verizon Communications has reached an agreement to buy Vodafone Group's 45 percent stake in its Verizon Wireless subsidiary for $130 billion.

Wall Street data centers learn from Hurricane Sandy

After Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast last year, data centers that support the financial industry are taking steps to guard against natural disasters.

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins introduces the BlackBerry Z10 and the Q10.

BlackBerry's 5 bad calls that doom the company

BlackBerry has announced that it is has essentially put itself up for sale. So where did it all go wrong for Canadian firm which was once a leader in the mobile industry?

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Dell profit slides 72 percent as privatization battle drags on

Dell reported a 72 percent drop in profit on Thursday, a month before an expected shareholder vote that could shape the future of the company.

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In praise of mob rule: Great ideas get crowdsourcing boost

Many of today's hottest products do something similar by drawing value from the collective actions of users through a selection of crowdfunding sites.

Tech shares close the week up, with Internet stocks rising

Tech stocks had an upbeat week as industry watchers appear to be looking at the positive side of earnings from Internet, consumer electronics and networking companies.