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  • New EU antitrust complaint against Google

    A French creator of specialized search engines on Tuesday filed a new complaint with the European Union about alleged anticompetitive behavior by Google Inc., a reminder of the regulatory hurdles the online search giant faces in the region.

  • Smithsonian holds vote on video games for exhibit

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum is asking the public to help select video games that will be included in its first exhibit to explore the art and visual effects of gaming.

  • A mobile phone  is displayed with  Visa payment platform t at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Phones that can be used to pay for things, much like credit cards or gas-station key fobs, have been a dream of the wireless industry for years. This year, it looks set to become a dream a reality as both phone makers and wireless carriers get on board. The Mobile World Congress is held from Feb. 14-17. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Tickets, coupons among uses for tap-to-pay phones

    Cell phones are usually used to communicate with people far away. This year, they'll get the ability to do the opposite: communicate with things that are close enough to touch.

  • Iranians hack into VOA website

    Iranian computer hackers on Monday hijacked the website of the Voice of America, replacing its Internet home page with a banner bearing an Iranian flag and an image of an AK-47 assault rifle.

  • Ind. airport seeks developer for solar energy farm

    Officials at Indiana's largest airport want to tap into the sun's rays with a solar farm that would be capable of lighting up to 6,000 homes.

  • FILE - This 1986 file picture shows part of the Milky Way galaxy as seen from Australia. Scientists have estimated the first cosmic census of planets in our galaxy and the numbers are astronomical: at least 50 billion planets in the Milky Way. At least 500 million of those planets are in the not-too-hot, not-too-cold zone where life could exist, scientists announced Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. The numbers were extrapolated from the early results of NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope. (AP Photo)

    Cosmic census finds crowd of planets in our galaxy

    Scientists have estimated the first cosmic census of planets in our galaxy and the numbers are astronomical: at least 50 billion planets in the Milky Way.

  • Torn between freedom and tyranny

    The United States seems to be torn between dictatorial leaders in the Middle East who protect U.S. interests, and the legitimate democratic aspirations of the people of those countries who want to emulate the principles of America.

  • House Republicans seek to block FCC Internet rules

    House Republicans on Thursday moved to block the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing new rules that prohibit broadband providers from interfering with Internet traffic on their networks.

  • Facebook adds civil unions option to profiles

    Facebook on Thursday added civil unions and domestic partnerships to the list of relationships that its users can pick from to best describe their romantic status.

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