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Facebook CEO unveils foundation, $100M donation

Following a day of frenzied reports about an upcoming $100 million donation to a struggling school system, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday the creation of a new foundation called Startup: Education.

Facebook suffers second outage in as many days

Facebook was struggling today as its popular social networking site went offline for at least 45 minutes Thursday afternoon. It's the second day in a row the popular site has had problems.

Will Twitter attack drive off IT interest?

This week's Twitter hack may not immediately drive corporate executives away from the microblogging site, but it may raising some early warning signs.

Intel: Future smartphones will be assistants, companions

The future of computing is all about devices that are not just smarter than today's, but are also more aware of the habits and day-to-day lives of their users, says Justin Rattner, Intel's Chief Technology Officer.

Revamped Twitter.com site takes flight

In an effort to refresh the Twitter.com site, pull users back in from third-party platforms -- and take a swipe at Facebook -- Twitter launched a significant site redesign on Tuesday.

Intel opens app store, unveils Atom chips

SAN FRANCISCO -- Intel kicked off the second day of its developers conference by officially launching its app store and rolling out new Atom processors.

Sandy Bridge chips to take notebooks into the future, says Intel

When Intel engineers began thinking about designing a new chip architecture, they first decided to reconsider the way they think about laptops.

Intel pushes itself beyond the chip

Intel CEO Paul Otellini kicked off the company's annual IDF conference today by announcing that Intel is on track to ship a 22-nanometer processor in 2011.

Watch out Google, here comes Facebook

Facebook is giving Google a run for its money.

Facebook, Twitter imposters may be outlaws in Calif.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature on a bill passed by state legislators last month would make it illegal to impersonate someone on Facebook or Twitter there.

Facebook, Twitter imposters may be outlaws in Calif.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature on a bill passed by state legislators last month would make it illegal to impersonate someone on Facebook or Twitter there.

Google Instant gives users as-you-type search results

Google today announced a new feature that will allow users to get search results as they type their queries.

Schmidt says Google TV on track for fall release

Google CEO Eric Schmidt said Tuesday that the company will launch its TV service in the U.S. this fall.

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Microsoft's big Bing theory targets Google

With Microsoft and Yahoo officially teaming up in the search market this week, it's time to wait and see if this move could eat into Google's hearty lead over its top opponents.

MIT builds swimming, oil-eating robots

MIT researchers have used nanotechnology to develop a robot that can autonomously navigate across the surface of the ocean to clean up an oil spill.