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Amazon Tells NY Tax Man to Take a Hike

Amazon.com has filed suit against the state of New York claiming the state's Internet Sales Tax Collection law requiring online companies to pay state sales tax is unconstitutional and violates a 1992 Supreme Court finding ...

Sun Suffers a Reversal of Fortunes

Sun Microsystems announced a US$34 million loss in its fiscal third quarter as the company continued to repurchase its stock, reinvest cash in the business and pursue acquisitions and expansion in emerging markets ...

IBM Lures SMBs to the Cloud

IBM released an on-demand, cloud-based suite of products targeting small and medium-sized businesses looking to offload security, e-mail continuity and archiving services ...

Skype Plants Its Flag in Mobile Turf

Skype released a beta version of its mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application that can be downloaded to a variety of phones ...

Google Unfurls Banners for Mobile Ads

Google unveiled its mobile image ad service, which allows publishers to create rich-media ads along with more traditional text ads for the relatively untapped mobile advertising market ...

Rough Going on the Way to a $100 Laptop

The former president of the One Laptop Per Child project stepped down from his position earlier this week as the non-profit continues restructuring and faces competition from the private sector ...

No Going Home Yet for PS3 Fans

Sony Computer Entertainment pushed back its open beta test for the launch of Playstation's Home, a 3-D virtual world, from the summer to the fall, marking the second time the company has delayed the launch of the product ...

Six Apart Gives Facebook Bloggers Blastability

A new software application allows users to publish information from their Facebook social networking account directly to their personal blogs ...

For Sale: 3 Blogs, Barely Used; Seller Highly Motivated

Gawker Media, one of the most recognized blog networks, announced the sale of three properties -- including political blog Wonkette -- as Publisher Nick Denton tries to bolster the company in preparation for an online advertising slowdown ...

Microsoft Taps AI to Outsmart Traffic

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a predictive traffic system that combines historical traffic data with real-time updates from GPS-enabled devices in order to build real-time maps for drivers ...

Flickr Adds Video Snippets

Yahoo rolled out a limited video-sharing service for its online photo-sharing service, Flickr, which will allow its members to upload short videos and integrate them with photo sets and slide shows ...

HP Joins the Crowd at the Low End

HP has jumped into the "mini-computer" market with an education-focused computer that costs less than US$500 ...

Sun Takes a Shine to Ubuntu for Servers

Sun Microsystems, one of the largest server makers, announced that it would increase the number of products certified for use with Ubuntu Linux, one of the fastest growing open source operating systems ...

GPS Device Spots Traffic Trouble by Talking to Its Friends

A newly launched global position system (GPS) service allows its users to access real-time traffic data -- generated by the customers -- in cities around the country ...

Microsoft Grudgingly Opens Contacts API

Microsoft has opened up its Contacts API (application programming interface) for the Windows Live platform, which will allow third-party developers to build applications that transfer and share contact information across various social networks ...

Sirius-XM Merger Opponents Gird for Last Stand

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared the way for competing satellite radio services to merge into one company amid fears that the combined service would create an unstoppable monopoly ...

Ubuntu’s Hardy Heron Receives Its Beta Wings

The Ubuntu developer community moved its long-awaited upgrade, Hardy Heron, into beta release on Friday ...

Crucial Block Goes Unsold as Wireless Auction Nets $19B

The Federal Communications Commission raised a record US$19.5 billion with its wireless spectrum auction, which officially closed on Wednesday ...

Is Yahoo’s Rosy Forecast an Invitation for Higher Microsoft Bid?

Yahoo announced it expects to double its operating cash flow in the next three years despite an uncertain stock market and on the heels of Microsoft takeover bid ...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

SourceForge’s Larry Augustin: A Better Way to Build Web Apps

Larry Augustin strives for collaboration ...

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