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Technology 5 features an Amazon phone might offer(New) 5 features an Amazon phone might offer
Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be due out this year.
Technology Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip
Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.
Technology Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment
A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.
Technology Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip
Twitter says it has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the more than 500 million tweets its users share each day - to advertisers, academic institutions, politicians and other customers.
Technology Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace
Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.
Technology NASA OKs space station visit despite dead computer NASA OKs space station visit despite dead computer
NASA is pressing ahead with Monday's planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, promising the situation is safe.
Technology Politics test Silicon Valley's Russian ties
Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.
Technology Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel
It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space. Called geoengineering, it's considered mad science by opponents.
Technology Twitter tweaks website to attract new users Twitter tweaks website to attract new users
As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.
Technology High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access
Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys sending emails to friends and family. Verdejo, who can't see or hear, could do none of that a year ago.
Technology End of Windows XP support spells trouble for many End of Windows XP support spells trouble for many(Photo Gallery)
Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the operating system, the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.
Technology Review: Ups and downs with Google Glass apps Review: Ups and downs with Google Glass apps
Google Glass is like a fickle friend. Surprises await, such as the time it took a photo of my ceiling while I was making carrot and ginger soup.