Microsoft says 'Black Screen Of Death' complaints were 'inaccurate'

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it had found no evidence that its recent security updates were causing problems with its new Windows 7 operating system, which some users said left them with a black screen of death. See full story.

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Michael Jackson beats out Sarah Palin as most searched term in 2009

Michael Jackson's surprising death made him the most searched term online in 2009. Michael Jackson is the only search term to appear on all three (Google, Bing and Yahoo) search engine's top 10 lists, and at the top of the three lists. On Yahoo, it ended singer Britney Spears' four-year reign as the most searched term. See full story.

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Nokia files suits against display, monitor makers

Top mobile phone maker Nokia said on Tuesday it filed suits in Britain and the United States last week alleging a number of leading technology firms operate cartels for mobile phone and monitor displays. See full story.

Northrop links to academics to boost cyber defense

Northrop Grumman Corp unveiled Tuesday an industry-academic research group to tackle growing cyber threats to U.S. computer networks and to networked infrastructure. See full story.