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Google adds achievement badges to Google News

Google is gamifying Google News with more than 500 badges so users can rack up status and show others how they do (and don't) follow certain topics.
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Google re-adds Belgian newspapers after public spat

A Belgian newspaper group claimed that Google is boycotting it after the search giant complied with a court order to remove the paper's content from its Google News service. Now Google is re-adding them.
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Adobe buys digital-signature startup EchoSign

Adobe has purchased electronic-signature startup EchoSign, which the company says will make it easier for customers to sign and return documents without the need for fax machines or postal services.
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GScreen taking down payments on Spacebook dual-screen laptops

GScreen's dual-screen laptop offering is finally here. Can added utility outweigh a hefty price?
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Thief forced to pay nearly $10K for stolen laptop data

How much value should the legal system put on stolen data and the time it takes to rebuild it? One Utah court has upheld a sizable fine against an admitted laptop thief.
Apple

Apple looking to bolster its legal team

According to new job postings on its website, Apple, currently embroiled in a number of legal disputes with other companies, is looking to bolster its litigation team.
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Windows 8 may be the last dance for the brand, a source says

Microsoft might re-brand its operating system after Windows 8 with something more suited to the company's aims for total cross-platform integration.
Android Army

Oracle wants to question Google CEO Larry Page on Android

Oracle has submitted a request to depose Google CEO Larry Page in the company's patent dispute over Android.
Apple

New MacBook Air models due next week, report says

Despite rumors that Apple would release an update of its MacBook Air line this week, it appears that we have to wait until next week for the refresh. Unfortunately, release of OS X Lion remains far off.
Android Army

Great deals: $50 off any tablet or computer at Staples

Staples has posted a $50 off coupon that's usable to purchase any tablet, laptop computer, or desktop computer at a physical Staples store. The problem: it's only valid through Saturday.
Computing

Google News badges introduced for news junkies

Google has introduced a new feature called Google News badges to enable news junkies to get even more out of their news reading experience.
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Pentagon: 24,000 military files stolen in cyberattack

The Pentagon announced on Thursday that a cyberattack which took place in March resulted in 24,000 military files being stolen.