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Intel could rise 30 percent over next two years: Barron's


- Shares in microprocessor maker Intel Corp could rise more than 30 percent to $48 over the next two years, Barron's reported in its Nov. 24 edition.

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Telecom firms call for change to BT's business broadband 'monopoly'


LONDON - Britain's biggest telecoms service providers have filed a complaint to media regulator Ofcom demanding greater competition in the business broadband market, where they say BT has an effective monopoly.

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Computer spying malware uncovered with 'stealth' features: Symantec

- An advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that since 2008 was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals in 10 countries, anti virus software maker Symantec Corp said in a report on Sunday.

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Fri, Nov 21 2014

European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution


By Alexei Oreskovic, Julia Fioretti and Alastair Macdonald

Tech, Media, Spain 21 Nov 2014

Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval


NEW YORK - A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc's agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.

Tech, Media 21 Nov 2014

Samsung files ITC complaint to block Nvidia chips from U.S.: Bloomberg

- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission seeking to block computer-graphics chips made by Nvidia Corp from the U.S. market, Bloomberg reported.

Seattle police body cameras plan revived by deal with anonymous programmer

SEATTLE - A Seattle police plan to outfit officers with body cameras was back on for early December after the agency struck an unusual deal with an anonymous programmer whose massive public-records requests threatened to cripple the program, police said on Friday.

Tech, U.S., Media 21 Nov 2014

Video streaming service Aereo files for bankruptcy


NEW YORK - Aereo Inc, the online video streaming company backed by media mogul Barry Diller, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Tech, Media 21 Nov 2014

Amazon plans ad-supported video streaming service: NY post


- Online retailer Inc will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources.

21 Nov 2014

NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infrastructure


WASHINGTON - China and "probably one or two" other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency, said on Thursday.


Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.