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Microsoft-Powered PCs Getting Thunderbolt Ports in 2012

When Apple first partnered with Intel to include Thunderbolt ports on the MacBook Pro, they may or may not have known how much interest the technology would generate in the computer world. In 2012, Thunderbolt looks to make a bigger splash by making its way onto several different PC platforms.

Darkest Hour full of dimwitted alien prey

Despite the fact that The Darkest Hour was smuggled into U.S. theaters on Christmas Day with no advance press screenings, I went in full of residual holiday good cheer, prepared to give this sci-fi movie the benefit of the doubt that all B-movies deserve.

Oracle Results Shock Investors, Shares Plunge

Oracle Corp's earnings fell short of Wall Street's forecasts for the first time in a decade as software and hardware sales sputtered, sending its shares down more than 10 percent and stoking fears a global recession will hurt tech spending.

ARM vs X86: Could Intel Offer a Cheaper, More Powerful Smartphone Processor?

Smartphones are, increasingly, becoming quite common, particularly with several wireless carriers making feature-rich devices affordable through contracts. The key aspect of a smartphone, apart from its operating system, is its processor... something which determines the speed of the device and acts as its brain.

Apple's Deal to Acquire Anobit Done: Report

Anobit told employees today that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) had made an offer for the firm and it had accepted. Employees were told that once the deal is formally completed they will be employees of Apple, according to Israel's Calcalist. The deal is reportedly for nearly $500 million, which makes it Apple's largest acquisition. It is also the first acquisition in Israel for the Cupertino, Calif.-based company.

Time short for S&P to end 2011 higher

With two weeks left in the trading year, the euro-zone debt crisis will remain the primary impediment to pushing the S&P 500 index into positive territory for 2011.

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Facebook, Google and Apple among Top 10 Places to Work: Survey

Glassdoor, a jobs and career community where employees can anonymously rate companies and chief executive officers, has released its fourth annual Employees' Choice Awards, which lists the 50 best places to work, based on surveys collected from U.S. employees through 2011.
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Euro zone anxiety sparks selloff in risky assets

Stocks fell on Wednesday as weak commodity prices sparked a selloff in the energy and materials sectors and as a falling euro and high Italian bond yields kept Europe's debt crisis in focus.
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EU Accepts IBM Antitrust Concessions, Ends Probe

EU antitrust regulators accepted concessions offered by International Business Machines Corp to end an antitrust investigation and avert a possible fine, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
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EU accepts IBM antitrust concessions, ends probe

EU antitrust regulators accepted concessions offered by International Business Machines Corp to end an antitrust investigation and avert a possible fine, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
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