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BlackBerry maker announces layoffs

Once the market leader, RIM now makes the world’s third-largest mobile operating system and is losing ground to Apple’s iPhone and devices that use Google’s Android operating system.

Google talks big in Indonesia

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Couple Indonesia's climate of entrepreneurship with the coming internet explosion, and you have the makings of a very powerful regional player.

Australian paternity and drug tests leaked on Google

Paternity and drug tests were leaked on Google after an Australian medical company failed to take adequate security measures
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A father assists his son during the annual Havaianas Thong Challenge World Record Attempt at Cottesloe Beach on Jan. 26, 2011 in Perth, Australia. (Paul Kane/AFP/Getty Images)
Delivery addresses and product order details were published on the Internet

Facebook closes user's ad account for seeking Google+ friends

While technically the ad may have breached the terms of use, the move proved that Mark Zuckerberg's social media behemoth is feeling a little threatened by Google's new alternative, the International Business Times website said.

Google gradually replacing our memory: study

Examining the so-called "Google effect", the study of Ivy League students found people had poor recall of knowledge if the answers were easy to obtain.  

U.S. law enforcement uses Facebook searches as tool, without users' knowledge

There have been no challenges of any of the warrants on the grounds that they were a violation of a user's Fourth Amendment rights regarding unlawful search and seizure, but that may be because the users, as well as any friends with whom they are linked on Facebook and whose pages might have been examined as part of an investigation, weren't aware of the searches

Number of Chinese websites plummets due to internet controls

China has the world's biggest online population with 457 million internet users.

Hitler gave blow-up sex dolls to Nazi soldiers, author claims

Did Adolf Hitler supply Aryan blow-up sex dolls to discourage his troops from sleeping with disease-ridden French prostitutes?
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Picture of prostitutes on rue Saint-Denis in Paris, one of the red light districts of France's capital. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

Did Adolf Hitler supply Aryan blow-up sex dolls to discourage his troops from sleeping with disease-ridden French prostitutes?

That's the claim in a new book, " Mussolini's Barber," by Graeme Donald, who charts the so-called "Borghild Project" of 1940, after SS chief Heinrich Himmler wrote to Hitler alerting him of the health risks posed to his men by liaisons with French women


Facebook teams up with Skype for free video calls

The strategy is to beat Google in the digital world

Obama's online Town Hall a tweet in the Twitter haystack? Updates

Raw numbers from TwitSprout put that at about 0.045 percent of all questions posed online before and during the presidents Q&A, based on figures showing that an estimated Twitter users posted 40,000 questions for the president.
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