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    Because a child’s identity is pristine and often remains unchecked for more than a decade, it is uniquely desirable to identity thieves. Just as appealing to criminals is the fact that a Social Security number with a clean history can be attached to any name or date of birth.

  • The passing of Steve Jobs, an American icon, has been met with grief and shock despite his well documented health travails. Business leaders and citizens from around the world are mourning the loss of this legendary CEO.

  • Oracle's Hurd on Future in Hardware

    CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Oracle's president, Mark Hurd on the company's future in computer hardware.

  • People queue to buy iPad 2 at an Apple store on May 6, 2011 in Shanghai, China.

    Apple has been granted patents on some of the distinctive elements of its store designs in China as the US company moves to better protect itself against rampant copying of not only its products but also its sales channels on the Chinese mainland. The FT reports.

  • Super Mario

    Nintendo asks gamers to leave their comfort zone and try something new each time around. It’s usually worked for them, but not always.

  • Dell's News Moves Stocks Higher

    Scott Budman, KNTV San Jose with the latest details on Dell's plans to buy back up to five billion dollars in stock.

  • IFA 2008 Consumer Electronics Trade Fair

    Japan's earthquake and tsunami triggered a “change in people’s relation with energy,” Toshiba CEO Masaaki Osumi told delegates at the IFA technology fair on Friday.

  • Teenagers surround a computer screen at the ChinaJoy Expo, also known as the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference, in Shanghai, China.

    China has reached yet another milestone in its rise as a consumer of technology by becoming the biggest market for personal computers.  The New York Times reports. 

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    It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.

  • People queue to buy iPad 2 at an Apple store on May 6, 2011 in Shanghai, China.

    Apple’s sales in greater China have for the first time overtaken those of Lenovo, the world’s third-biggest personal computer maker by shipment volume, results from the two companies confirm. The FT reports.

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    "These high frequency traders begin the day owning nothing and they end the day owning nothing in terms of common stocks. But during the day they're accounting for between 50 and 65 percent of the volume," said Schwartz.

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    Lenovo Group, the world's No.3 PC brand, reported a near doubling of its first-quarter net profit, beating expectations due to acquisitions and growth in emerging markets in key markets such as China. 

  • HP 9.7" Touchpad

    Have you been reading the headlines? There was a big earthquake in Haiti. Some men were rescued from a mine in Chile. Oh, and apparently there was a gigantic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico the New York Times reports.

  • Service bell at hotel reception

    Information like restaurant tips, flight times and driving directions is coming to guests at midtier hotels that do not provide traditional concierge services. The New York Times reports.

  • Woman using a computer

    In the rankings of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, a Japanese machine has earned the top spot with a performance that essentially laps the competition, the New York Times reports.

  • For more than 40 years, the NASA Innovative Partnerships Program has helped transfer NASA technology to the private sector. The result: products used by millions of people around the world in the fields of health and medicine, industry, consumer goods, transportation, public safety, computer technology, and environmental resources.

    For more than 40 years, the NASA Innovative Partnerships Program has helped transfer NASA technology to the private sector. Click to see some of their most commercially successful products.

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    Ignition Entertainment is finishing work on "El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron," based on the Book of Enoch, an ancient text that, while not a part of either the Jewish or Christian canon, is printed in the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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    Microsoft is intensifying its efforts to appeal to both core gamers and non-gamers, announcing two new titles in its blockbuster "Halo" franchise Monday and plans to integrate live TV into the console.

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    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ratcheted up pressure on the Chinese Thursday over allegations of spying on the personal email accounts of top-level US officials. The Chinese government disavowed any involvement in the latest incident and sought to cast suspicion back on Google’s motive for disclosing the alleged attack.

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    The technology  may be just a marketing tool or a true innovation but whatever cloud computing is, many people don't understand the concept. So here's brief  question and answer session  to get you in the know.