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Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

52 mins ago
BEIJING (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese. Full Story
Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

10 hours 25 mins ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction. Full Story
Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

11 hours 51 mins ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. Full Story
Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

13 hours 33 mins ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year. Full Story
Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

14 hours 18 mins ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce. Full Story

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Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction

Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction

14 hours 19 mins ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City. Full Story
Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones

Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones

14 hours 30 mins ago
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in a competitive environment in which most Americans already have a cellphone. Full Story
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

16 hours 15 mins ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. Full Story