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  • Verizon Wireless nixing unlimited data for newbies

    Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless carrier, is getting rid of its unlimited data plan for new smartphone customers starting Thursday, shifting instead to limited data plans that give users between 2 and 10 gigabytes of data each month.

  • Google temporarily disables 'Realtime' search

    Google Inc. has temporarily shut down a search engine feature that allows users to find real-time updates from Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed and other social networking sites.

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    Game makers are crafting more sophisticated story lines and creating characters that evolve based on their experiences within a game.

  • Next gen video games let players control the story

    Menacing alien machines descend on Earth, and amid all-out war, a soldier searches a building to find a frightened boy hiding in a vent.

  • Anarchistic hackers keeping the pressure on

    The anarchistic hacker group LulzSec formed, attacked websites around the world and announced its breakup all within two months — demonstrating the speed with which cybersecurity threats develop in the Internet age.

  • Consortium prevails over Google for Nortel patents

    A consortium that includes leading smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion prevailed over Google this week with a $4.5 billion cash bid for about 6,000 patents and patent applications from bankrupt telecom-equipment maker Nortel Networks Corp.

  • Go Daddy, an Internet domain registrar, is sold

    The parent company of, a top registrar of Internet domain names, has been sold to a group of private investment firms for $2.25 billion, a person familiar with the transaction told The Associated Press.

  • 'FarmVille' creator Zynga to go public

    Zynga, the online game maker behind "FarmVille" and other popular Facebook pastimes, is going public, the latest in a crop of high-valued Internet IPOs expected after LinkedIn Corp. showed that the online networking craze is a hot commodity on Wall Street.

  • UK watchdog: University must share climate data

    The British university at the center of the "Climategate" affair must allow independent researchers access to its closely guarded archive of global temperature records, Britain's information watchdog has ruled _ a postscript to the scandal which rocked the world of climate science.

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