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Apple

Apple offices evacuated after bomb threat; UPDATE: Bomb threat a hoax

A threat to Apple offices leads to evacuation in Sacramento.
Computing

China charges blogger Ran Yunfei with inciting subversion

China's crackdown on dissident voices continues as it formally charges blogger Ran Yunfei with inciting subversion...a month after jailing him.
Computing

American Express to launch Serve, a PayPal competitor

American Express announced today its foray into the digital payment market with a new service called Serve. Is it time for PayPal to worry?
Computing

Auction giant eBay buys GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion

eBay has agreed to buy interactive marketing company GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion...and sell off it online shopping sites.
Apple

Amazon working on Apple, Google competitor with cloud locker for media

New rumors say that Amazon will show off a cloud-based digital locker for video and music content, giving Google and Apple some competition.
Computing

Canadian ISP Rogers throttles World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft fans on Canadian ISP Rogers have a new fight: Rogers' traffic management believes WoW to be illicit peer-to-peer file sharing.
Android Army

Report: Google planning its own Nexus tablet?

Google has plugged along with its own Nexus handsets...now a report has the company looking to launch its own Nexus tablet running Android 3.0 Honeycomb.
Computing

The New York Times offering discounted digital subscriptions as part of today’s paywall launch

The New York Times is offering a "special introductory offer" of $0.99 for the first month of unlimited access to nytimes.com
Apple

Apple to unveil ‘future of iOS and Mac OS’ at WWDC 2011 on June 6

It's official: Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference will take place in San Francisco on June 6. The company says iOS and Mac OS will take center stage.
Computing

Internet founding father Paul Baran dies at 84

One of the men credited with developing technologies that made email, LOLCats and 4chan possible has passed away at the age of 84 due to complications from lung cancer.
Computing

Netflix, Miramax close to signing five-year deal worth more than $100 million

Miramax and Netflix are reportedly nearing a deal worth more than $100 million which could bring the studio's 700+ catalog of films to the online movie rental service.
Computing

Inception, Harry Potter come to Facebook in expanded Warner Bros partnership

Warner Bros. expands its streaming movie rentals partnership with Facebook, bringing five new offerings -- including Inception and two Harry Potter titles -- to the social network.