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HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia says it will slash 10,000 jobs and close plants as the ailing company fights fierce competition, and gave a grim outlook for most of the year, causing its shares to plunge more than 15 percent to €1.88 ($2.37).
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com wants ".joy," Google wants ".love" and L'Oreal wants ".beauty."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old Briton suspected of links to the hacking group Lulz Security is accused of cracking into websites for a Fox reality TV show, a venerable news show and other sites to deface them or steal personal information, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Computer maker Dell Inc. is planning to trim its expenses by more than $2 billion during the next three years as it tries to move into the more lucrative areas of technology.
NEW YORK (AP) — Proposals for Internet addresses ending in ".pizza," ''.space" and ".auto" are among the nearly 2,000 submitted as part of the largest expansion in the online address system.
On Wednesday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers released a list of some 2,000 proposals for new Internet address suffixes, including ".blog," ''.web" and ".gift." They represent corporate brand names, political affiliations, geographic regions and more.
NEW YORK (AP) — When I was 13, I was sent to the optician for the first time, and came home with glasses. Suddenly, the world was sharp all around me. I was surprised by the crisp lines of the tree branches against the sky. It was news to me that I was near-sighted, because I had been used to seeing the world in a blur.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is up on Pinterest.
HELSINKI (AP) — Two leading international innovators, Linus Torvalds and Shinya Yamanaka, have shared this year's €1.2 million ($1.5 million) Millennium Technology Prize.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo is taking another step toward original news programming.