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  • Apple

    The U.S. arbiter for trade disputes has rejected Apple's claims that photography pioneer Kodak violated Apple's patents covering digital camera technology.

  • Google Plus

    Google, the most popular Web site on earth, is worried about the second-most popular site. That, of course, would be Facebook. CNBC Contributor David Pogue reports.

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    Late last month, LulzSec announced that it was disbanding, and that its members would continue their activities under other banners. But the F.B.I. and other agencies are continuing their pursuit, the New York Times reports.

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    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.

  • Microsoft Unveils Office 365

    A look at how the software giant's new cloud based subscription plan may help to boost its bottom line, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops

    The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down California's attempt to restrict the sale of violent videogames to children, saying the state's controversial 2005 law was a violation of free speech.

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    While Silicon Valley and Wall Street debate whether a new technology bubble is in the making, some early Facebook employees are not taking any chances. They’re leaving the company to cash out on millions of dollars in stock options while Facebook’s valuation continues to soar, 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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    You can say all kinds of nice things about Google’s Chromebook laptop concept. You can say it’s ahead of its time. Or that it’s thinking way, way outside the box. Or that, as failures go, at least this one swung for the fences the New York Times reports.

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    After a surprisingly strong April, the video game industry crashed and burned in May.

  • In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, Calif. He doesn’t move in for a few months, so the address remains a closely guarded secret until the current occupants move out. However, a few details have emerged -- the 5,000-square-foot home has five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a pool. It’s not quite on the same level as Bill Gates’ 50,050-square-foot Washington mansion (pictured, left), but it’s not a bad start for a man whose last few homes were rentals.Zuck

    In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, California. Click to see the homes of CEOs in sectors such as technology, energy, fashion and more.

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    The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld a $290 million award against Microsoft in a patent dispute, the New York Times reports.

  • Nintendo

    Nintendo's global president said investors overreacted to the debut of Wii U game console, one day after its shares plunged amid doubts about its consumer appeal.

  • Nintendo Wii U Console Demo

    Nintendo unveiled its new console, the Wii U at its big press conference, with a new high-tech motion-sensor control and a slew of more hard core games.

  • RSA Security on Monday offered to replace its SecurID tokens for most of its 40 million users as it tries to regain customer confidence after prominent hacking attacks. The New York Times reports.

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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 expected to use the annual E3 gaming convention to reveal new plans for its Xbox Kinect, including a new slate of new titles.

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    Investors haven't had a lot of luck with the video game sector over the past few years, but this year there is excitement at the annual E3 trade show.

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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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