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  • 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)

    E-mail secondary as Facebook revamps messaging

    Facebook is betting that one day soon, we'll all be acting like high school students _ more texting and instant-messaging, at the expense of e-mail. Facebook unveiled a new messaging system Monday, and while CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn't go as far as declaring e-mail dead, he clearly sees the four-decade-old technology being eclipsed by more real-time ways of communicating.

  • EMC buying Isilon for $2.25 billion

    The data storage company EMC Corp. has reached a deal to buy Isilon Systems Inc. for $2.25 billion in cash, betting on a surge in demand for space to put huge amounts of digital information.

  • Google CEO Eric Schmidt speaks at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Google working on phone with built-in payment tool

    Google Inc. is taking another stab at designing a game-changing mobile phone, this time by including a built-in payment system that could eventually enable the devices to replace credit cards.

  • Feds propose shifting airwaves to broadband

    Federal officials looking for more airwaves to deliver wireless broadband services are recommending that the government reallocate a sizeable chunk of radio spectrum currently used for naval radar systems and weather satellites.

  • AOL cracks open door to new Project Phoenix e-mail

    You've still got mail _ but AOL is redesigning it from the ground up to be faster and easier to use.

  • AOL cracks open door to new Project Phoenix e-mail

    You've still got mail _ but AOL is redesigning it from the ground up to be faster and easier to use.

  • Illustration: CO2 by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    ROHAC: As Kyoto plan collapses, Plan B emerges

    Although preparations are in place for a summit on climate change in Cancun, Mexico, at the end of November, it is clear that the goal of cutting carbon emissions through coordinated action by the world's governments is dead. Nevertheless, it would be too early to celebrate, as the threat of fear-driven and economically costly climate policies is not gone yet. It is merely being transformed into a more subtle - and potentially more dangerous - agenda.

  • Google gives top execs big pay bump

    Google Inc. has given its top executives a 30 percent salary bump, bigger than the 10 percent raise it gave its rank-and-file this week.

  • Correction: Remote-control kitty camera story

    In a story Nov. 10 about Apriori Control, whose technology lets people play with animal shelter kittens online, The Associated Press, relying on information from the company, reported erroneously that a project is in the works at the Indianapolis Zoo. No such project is underway.

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