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  • HP bets big on Linux

    HP has long been a contributor to Linux and open source software, but on Monday it ratcheted up its support another notch.

  • New Patent Law Offers Few Pros, Many Cons

    The America Invents Act has been widely described as the biggest reform of American patent law in some 50 years, and that's certainly true. An overhaul of our patent system was long overdue, and there have been high hopes as to what it could accomplish.

  • Internet survives Royal Wedding, scammers still lurking

    The royal wedding went off without a hitch Friday morning, and the Internet appeared to survive the event as well. Web traffic was high during the nuptials, but YouTube was able to stream the event live to millions around the world without choking (much). Twitter's fail whale managed to stay off the royal guest list, but online scammers are just getting started with their royal wedding scams and shenanigans. Here's a breakdown of the online highs and lows during Prince William's marriage to Catherine Middleton on Friday.

  • Murdoch's iPad-ready The Daily debuts: 5 things to know

    Get ready for your daily dose of Rupert Murdoch. News Corp.'s iPad-only newspaper, The Daily, is set to debut Wednesday morning during an announcement at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Company chairman Murdoch will be on hand to make the announcement along with Eddie Cue, Apple's vice president of Internet services. The digital newspaper is Murdoch's attempt to prove that the world is still willing to pay for journalism in a world awash with free news from traditional news sources and independent Websites and blogs.

  • The Lowdown on Garmin's Nuvi Recall

    GPS manufacturer Garmin is recalling some 1.25 million Nuvi personal navigation devices after detecting potential overheating problems in some of the units, the company announced Wednesday.