Stories by Stewart Brown

CNN victim of early April Fool's prank?

Some prankster out there got an early start on April Fool's Day when they made CNN's Web site the butt of a joke earlier this week. A mirror site that replicates all the links and content of CNN leads to a story entitled "Microsoft Patents Ones, Zeroes" and describing Microsoft's patenting of zeros and ones.

Law firm drops Holocaust suit against IBM

A US law firm is dropping a class-action suit against IBM Corp. over its alleged business ties to the Nazis during the Holocaust. The action will be "voluntarily dismissed," the law firm Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll PLLC said in a statement Thursday.