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  • Holiday Spending Outlook Gets Merrier...Even With Sandy

    Although the headlines are still dominated by the U.S. presidential election and the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, analysts are still looking ahead to the busy holiday shopping season — there are only 48 days until Christmas — and some of the latest reports are more optimistic than the earlier projections.

  • Can't Find the Polls? Foursquare Has an App for That

    Foursquare is helping voters find the nearest polling station with the launch of a new app called "I Voted."

  • A Trail of Clicks, Culminating in Conflict

    Media and technology companies object to portions of a federal effort to strengthen online privacy protections for children.

  • Nov 5- Demand Media Inc reported record quarterly revenue and profit on Monday because more people are visiting its websites such as eHow, Livestrong and Cracked. The better-than-expected results, also buoyed by a partnership with Google Inc's YouTube, prompted Demand Media to raise its full-year outlook.

  • Nov 5- Apple's lawsuit against Google's Motorola Mobility unit over alleged patent abuse was thrown out on Monday just hours before trial, a setback for the iPhone maker in its efforts to gain leverage in the smartphone patent wars. Apple Inc claimed Motorola's licensing practices were unfair.

  • Nov 5- Demand Media Inc reported record quarterly revenue and profit on Monday because more people are visiting its websites such as eHow, LiveStrong and Cracked. The better-than-expected results, also buoyed by a partnership with Google Inc's YouTube, prompted Demand Media to raise its full-year outlook.

  • *Apple mini sales look set to exceed analysts' views. SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Nov 5- Apple Inc sold 3 million of its new iPads in the first three days the tablet computers were available, driving optimism for a strong holiday quarter despite intensifying competition.

  • Wine.com Readies New Marketplace to Battle Amazon

    Wine.com, the leading online wine retailer, said it is launching the Wine.com Marketplace, which will allow smaller domestic and international wineries with limited distribution channels the ability to sell its wines on Wine.com.

  • Apple Sells Out of White iPad Minis During Pre-Orders

    Apple announced Monday morning it sold three million total iPads over the weekend, and "practically sold out" of the iPad mini.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Germany is leading a growing European movement to let newspaper publishers charge internet search engines for displaying links to their articles — a move market-leader Google warns could cause an internet news blackout, the Financial Times reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2- Three out of every four smartphones sold in the third quarter featured Google Inc's Android mobile operating system, as the gap between Google and Apple Inc- based phones widened further, according to a new research report. Apple's share of the market increased to 14.9 percent during the third quarter, from 13.8 percent a year earlier.

  • *Apple shares hit three-month low. NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2- Apple Inc's iPad mini hit stores around the world on Friday, attracting sparser crowds than previous Apple launches, but the kickoff still drew hundreds of New Yorkers only days after one of the biggest storms to hit the United States.

  • WASHINGTON- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in October and a small increase in the jobless rate was due to more workers restarting their job hunts, a hopeful sign for a lackluster economy that has been a drag on President Barack Obama's re-election bid ( USA- ECONOMY/JOBS, moved, 900 words).

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2- Two weeks before a high-stakes trial pitting Google's Motorola Mobility unit against Microsoft, Google made what has become a common request for a technology company fighting for billions of dollars: A public court proceeding, conducted largely in secret.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2- Two weeks before a high-stakes trial pitting Google's Motorola Mobility unit against Microsoft, Google made what has become a common request for a technology company fighting for billions of dollars: A public court proceeding, conducted largely in secret.

  • A Bidding Frenzy...for This Guy's Last Name?!

    Jason Sadler is the kind of guy who will sell you the shirt off his back. Now, he's going to go one better — he'll sell you the name off his driver's license!

  • SYDNEY/ NEW YORK, Nov 2- The launch of Apple Inc's iPad mini attracted smaller crowds from Sydney to New York on Friday than have been typical for previous Apple product debuts, events marked by people lining up for hours or even days.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 2- Apple fans lined up in several Asian and European cities to buy the iPad mini on Friday, but the device, priced above rival gadgets, drew smaller crowds than previous launches. Apple Inc's global gadget rollouts are typically high-energy affairs attracting droves of buyers who stand in line for hours.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2- Two weeks before trial in a high-stakes lawsuit pitting Google's Motorola Mobility unit against Microsoft, Google made what has become a common request for a tech company fighting for billions of dollars: a public court proceeding conducted largely in secret.

  • *Fitch joins Moody's, S&P in cutting Sharp rating to junk. TOKYO/ HONG KONG, Nov 2- Shares of Japan's Sharp Corp fell and Fitch Ratings downgraded its debt to junk status on Friday, a day after it warned of a $5.6 billion net loss for the year and said it might not be able to survive on its own.