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  • Time Warner, Viacom take iPad app feud to NY court

    Time Warner Cable Inc. and Viacom Inc. took their dispute over what content can be put on the cable company's iPad app to federal court on Thursday, asking a judge to decide the issue.


  • General Electric will build a plant to make solar panels. "We think we can push costs lower, and faster," said Vic Abate, a GE vice president. (Associated Press)

    GE to build nation's largest solar power plant

    GE is taking aim at the world's biggest solar company in a bid to expand into a fast-growing renewable energy market.


  • Facebook looks to strengthen media partnership

    Facebook is looking to strengthen its relationship with the news media and has already helped boost traffic to news websites, a top executive told journalists Thursday.


  • This March 28, 2011 image provided by NASA shows composited images from Swift's Ultraviolet/Optical and X-ray telescopes of a gamma-ray explosion designated GRB 110328A. Scientists say this blast is unusual because the effects are long-lasting. More than a week later, they continue to see high-energy radiation spiking and fading at the source. Flaring from such an event usually lasts a couple of hours. (AP Photo/NASA, Swift, Stefan Immler)

    Space telescopes observe unusual cosmic blast

    Astronomers are puzzling over an extraordinary cosmic blast in a distant galaxy.


  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., Thursday, April 7, 2011. Seeking to transform the energy efficiency of global data centers, Facebook today launched the Open Compute Project, an initiative to share the custom-engineered technology in its first dedicated data center in Prineville, Oregon.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    To boost innovation, Facebook opens server designs

    Facebook says it wants to help others build startups more easily and efficiently by sharing the technology behind the servers that power its massive online social network. In turn, it hopes to benefit from others' innovations, too.


  • AP source: Google, gov't near deal on travel buy

    Google Inc. could receive government clearance as early as Friday to purchase airline fare tracker ITA Software in a $700 million deal that could make the search leader the hub of online travel, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.


  • Volvo C30 electric delivers pure freshness

    The Volvo C30 Electric is part of Volvo Cars' ambitious electrification strategy. It is as well-equipped, comfortable, sporty and safe as the standard car — while at the same time offering the driver a range of up to 150 kilometers per charge with almost zero carbon dioxide emissions.


  • FCC adopts rules to drive wireless competition

    Federal regulators adopted rules Thursday to drive more competition in wireless broadband as more people access the Internet using iPhones and other popular mobile devices.


  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., Thursday, April 7, 2011. Seeking to transform the energy efficiency of global data centers, Facebook today launched the Open Compute Project, an initiative to share the custom-engineered technology in its first dedicated data center in Prineville, Oregon.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Facebook to open up technology behind its servers

    Facebook is sharing the technology behind the servers that power its massive online social network. The company wants to share the specifications and design documents to help others build and power startups more efficiently, and to foster innovation so that it can benefit from others' improvements too.


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