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CompUSA closing shop

CompUSA is winding down operations after being acquired by an investment firm

Report: Apple threatens shops selling iPhone in Singapore

Apple has reportedly threatened shops in Singapore with legal action

Delay, repairs, even success hit Palm's profit

Palm expects a product delay, warranty repairs and lower prices to hurt its quarterly results.

Facebook doesn't budge on Beacon's broad user tracking

Facebook gives no indication of modifying Beacon's ability to track the actions of all users, whether they are Facebook members or not.

AT&T says its wireless network also open to outside devices

AT&T says its wireless network has been open to outside devices and applications for years.

Facebook tweaks Beacon again, Zuckerberg apologizes

Facebook has modified its controversial Beacon ad system once again, now letting people decline participation in it completely.

SourceForge opens eBay-like marketplace

Open-source project hosting site takes cue from Red Hat's Exchange.

Nokia lays plan for more Internet services

Nokia unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to move beyond cell phones and deeper into the world of Internet services.

Google integrates AIM into Gmail

Google integrates AIM into its Gmail Web mail client.

CA: Beacon's reach extends to non-Facebook users

Facebook’s Beacon doesn’t limit its tracking to Facebook users — it tracks everyone in the Beacon partner sites.

Price war between Intel and AMD winding down, study says

Intel, AMD want to end x86 price war, an iSuppli survey said.

Nokia to launch 'free' music download service

Nokia will launch a new service next year that allows people who buy certain phones to download music for free for a year after they purchase the device.

Wi-Fi chipset sales soaring this year, group says

Wi-Fi chip shipments will soar to 300 million [m] this year, the Wi-Fi Alliance predicted.

Vivendi, Activision to create computer games giant

Vivendi plans to acquire a majority stake in games publisher Activision and merge the company with its own gaming unit to form a massive video games publisher.

Attackers target unpatched QuickTime flaw

Attackers are trying to exploit an unpatched vulnerability in Apple's QuickTime software.