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Barnes & Noble muscles Kindle with e-book buy

Barnes & Noble is stumping $15.7m to buy the indie e-book seller Fictionwise.com as part of the mega-chain's second attempt to sell digital books online.
Austin Modine, 07 Mar 2009
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Microsoft protest organizer returns to code

The engineering contractor protesting against Microsoft's 10 per cent pay cut has accepted terms to return to work.
Gavin Clarke, 07 Mar 2009
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Conficker gets upgraded with defenses

Researchers at Symantec have discovered what could be a significant development in the ongoing Conficker worm saga: a new module that is being pushed out to some infected systems.
Dan Goodin, 07 Mar 2009
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Facebook nemesis sues Google (and wins)

After claiming he invented Facebook, Aaron Greenspan now says he has successfully sued Google. At a Northern California court earlier this week, Mark Zuckerberg's ex-Harvard classmate won $761 from the world's largest ad broker.
Cade Metz, 07 Mar 2009
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Pillar embraces Intel SSDs

Marking Intel's first appearance in the enterprise storage array solid state disk (SSD) market, Pillar Data is launching SSD enclosures for its Axiom arrays in June.
Chris Mellor, 07 Mar 2009

Pininfarina, Bolloré bullish about Bluecar

'Leccy Tech It seems it's not all quite doom and gloom on the Pininfarina B0 front.
Alun Taylor, 07 Mar 2009