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  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China
    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • Microsoft cloud service Azure restored after partial outage

    Microsoft cloud service Azure restored after partial outage
    Microsoft said it resolved an outage on its Azure cloud computing service, which occurred across multiple regions. Partial disruptions began as of 1.40 p.m. ET on Aug. 18, the company said on the Azure website. (http://bit.ly/VAqCJV) Microsoft Azure...
  • Steve Ballmer makes high-decibel entrance as Clippers' new owner

    Steve Ballmer makes high-decibel entrance as Clippers' new owner
    Steve Ballmer's voice tends to rise without warning, often mid-thought, like a verbal volcano. "The first regular-season game, I'm excited for that," the new Clippers owner said Monday morning, referring to the Oct. 30 opener against the Oklahoma City...
  • A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival

    A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival
    He entered from the stands, swaggering into Staples Center through the crowd like a prizefighter in dress slacks, pinstripe shirt and Clippers cap. A rap song screamed and the balding middle-aged man screamed with it, weaving through stunned and...
  • With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?

    With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?
    It’s hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple’s iOS. There’s a long list of official apps that can’t be downloaded, including YouTube, Snapchat, Dropbox and Lyft. But...
  • Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board to focus on Clippers, teaching

    Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board to focus on Clippers, teaching
    New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer resigned from Microsoft's board of directors, saying Tuesday that the combination of "the Clippers, civic contribution, teaching and study" would leave him little time to keep abreast of the company he led for 14 years....
  • Spy-master parents might uncover trust problems

    Spy-master parents might uncover trust problems
    Not long ago I got a taste of what it's like to be Big Brother, and I have to say that I loved it. My young son was scheduled to attend a soccer camp, but unexpected work commitments meant that neither my wife nor I could drive him. The only way for him...
  • El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría

    El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría
    WASHINGTON - El expresidente George H.W. Bush recibió hoy un balde de agua helada derramado por su esposa Laura, sumándose a un reto que se ha popularizado dentro de una campaña de recolección de fondos para combatir una enfermedad. El "Reto del balde...
  • Opera's Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones

    Opera's Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones
    Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher. "We have signed a...
  • More companies adding video to personalize online customer service

    More companies adding video to personalize online customer service
    In a hurry on a sizzling July morning, Veronica Vallejos opted for the drive-through ATM at Visterra Credit Union in Moreno Valley. After pulling under a carport, she leaned out her window and found to her surprise, a screen lit up with Regina's smiling...
  • Film Review: 'The Giver'

    Sameness, the conformist plague that afflicts the futuristic citizens of Lois Lowry's celebrated and scorned YA novel, "The Giver," might also be the name given to what ails the movie adaptation -- the latest in a seemingly endless line of teen-centric...