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Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs

Oscar-winner Christian Bale, best known for his star turn in the blockbuster "Batman" film franchise, will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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'Cloud' lifts Microsoft earnings above expectations

Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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A blue Christmas for Amazon?

It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon. The world's largest retailer gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Comcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up

Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth in Internet subscribers and fewer defectors from its cable service.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple Intends To Build 25 More Apple Stores In China

Apple has certainly done very well for itself over the years, and this particular technology juggernaut does not look as though they are about to stop or slow down anytime soon. In fact, ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Tech firm fined for paying workers $1.21 per hour

A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees imported from India were being treated like they were in an overseas ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Fewer-than-expected listeners tune in to Pandora in third quarter

(Reuters) - Pandora Media Inc, operator of the leading Internet radio service, reported a lower-than-expected increase in listeners in the third quarter, sending the company's shares down 8 ...

5 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Microsoft posts record Q1 on strong cloud, better than expected hardware

Operating income takes a $1B hit due to layoffs and restructuring.

7 hours ago from Arstechnica

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GrubHub Gobbles-Up Revenue With Increased Customer Demand From Online Foodies

It doesn't take a complicated app or business idea to strike it rich, and some of the most popular apps are so simple, you've probably slapped yourself on the forehead while muttering, 'Why ...

16 hours ago from HotHardware

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England's NHS appeals for more government funds

Leaders of England's state-funded National Health Service (NHS) warned on Thursday that billions of pounds in extra funds were needed to maintain patient care, laying down the gauntlet to politicians ...

20 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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