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  • Obama pledges investment and partnership with Africa

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised more than $33 billion in public and private investments in Africa, pledging that the United States wants to deliver business and development to the rapidly booming continent, where China already has...
  • 73% of Sales Come from Digital in Activision Blizzard's Second Qtr.

    With "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," "Skylanders Trap Team" and "Destiny" launching this fall, Activision Blizzard raised its sales outlook for the rest of the year, expecting to generate $4.7 billion. That's up slightly from earlier estimates of...
  • Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications

    Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public concerns about the U.S. government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult. Two...
  • Steve Ballmer says he paid 'L.A. beachfront price' for Clippers

    Steve Ballmer described his record $2-billion purchase of the Clippers as an “L.A. beachfront price” Monday in his first public comments since a judge tentatively approved the sale of the franchise. The former Microsoft chief executive...
  • Why Google Won't Buy Time Warner -- And Shouldn't

    Google can swoop in and buy Time Warner, but why bother? The tech giant is doing just fine, thank you very much. With $61.2 billion in cash and a market cap of $397.62 billion, it could blow 21st Century Fox out of the water if it were to enter what is...
  • Microsoft phone scam still going strong

    Repeat after me: If someone from Microsoft calls, it's a scam. If someone from Microsoft calls, it's a scam. This scam is one of the easiest to spot. I've written about it several times. But if people keep falling for it, it won't ever stop. A Monroe...
  • Who's the old guy at Lollapalooza?

    Last week I briefly stood outside the gates of one of the year's biggest music festivals, wrestling with my age. As the Chicago skyline shone directly to my west, thousands of teens and 20-somethings wearing plastic wristbands streamed past me. Some waved...
  • Steve Ballmer on buying the Clippers: 'This was probably the best path for me to take'

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says he hopes Seattle lands an NBA franchise but figures it's still a few years away. Ballmer spoke to reporters Monday before teeing off in a "Snoqualmie Showdown" charity round of celebrity golf with Fred Couples,...
  • Forget the spending spree for college-bound students

    Freshmen are going to spend quite a bit of money just walking onto campus. Dorm life can be fun, but it can also put a dent in Mom and Dad's pocketbook. We talked to a few college students and found that many items never even made it out of the box:...
  • Duel of the digital assistants

    Duel of the digital assistants
    Siri's got a new frenemy. Her name is Cortana, and she's bringing plenty of underdog attitude to the battle for the title of best digital personal assistant. Who can best fill out your calendar, call a friend or find the nearest Mexican restaurant on...
  • Free amplified phones for residents with hearing loss

    Free amplified telephones will be available to qualified permanent Florida residents with hearing loss from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. The phones will be available from the Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake &...