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Joost Pulls Plug on Client Software

Video streaming service Joost is killing off its client software in favor of being a purely browser-based streaming video service.

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LinkedIn Founder Re-Takes CEO Position

LinkedIn's CEO Dan Nye is resigning, and the business-oriented social networking sites top seat will be re-taken by founder Reid Hoffman.

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Second Life Going to the Big Screen?

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski has reportedly purchased rights to a Wall Street Journal story about a married man in a virtual relationship.

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Panasonic and Sanyo Near $6.4 Bln Deal?

Reports have Panasonic reaching an agreement with most Sanyo investors to pick up most of the company for $6.4 billion...but Sanyo says no deal is yet in place.

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Feds: One in Six U.S. Homes Cell-Only

The CDC's National Health Interview Survey finds Americans continue to ditch landlines, with one in six U.S. homes use only wireless phones.

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Yahoo Makes Mail, Toolbar More Social

Yahoo has followed through on a promise to make Yahoo Mail and its Yahoo Toolbar more socially-aware and accessible.

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U.S. Adults Want Internet More than Sex

A new survey finds that most U.S. adults find Internet access more important to daily life than watching TV...or having sex.

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Delta Set to Launch In-Flight Internet

Delta Airlines is set to launch its in-flight Internet service this week...but expects to only have 10 planes outfitted by the end of the year.

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Magellan Sells GPS Line to Mio Parent

The respected navigation company has sold off its consumer products division to rival Mitac, which owns the Mio and Navman GPS brands.

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Intel Might Get Into…Car Batteries?

Former Intel chairman Andrew Grove is suggesting a new business opportunity for the chipmaker: make advanced batteries for electric cars.

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One in Five Teens Has Posted Nude Pics?

A new survey reports that 20 percent of teens have posted nude or revealing images or video of themselves on the Internet...and three quarters of teens know it's risky.

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Google (Really) Adds SMS for Gmail

After introducing then yanking the feature a few weeks ago, Google has crossed its fingers and re-introduced a Labs feature enabling Gmail users to send SMS messages.

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Office Depot Closing 112 Stores

Tough times hit Office Depot, which is planning to close 112 stores, 33 distribution centers, and say goodbye to 2,200 employees.

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Sony BMG to Pay $1 Mln Over Child Privacy

Sony Music has agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges that it collected information about Website visitors under age 13 without parents' consent.

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Google Tallies 2008 Top Searches

Google doesn't talk about the most frequent search terms, but instead notes things we looked for in 2008 that we weren't looking for in 2007.

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