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Most can follow directions but lack in-depth scientific inquiry needed in STEM fields, a report shows.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Independent music publishers and the songwriters they represent will now be paid royalties for music videos of their songs performed by Universal Music artists and played on online services such as Vevo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft seems to have gotten the design and form factor right with its new Surface tablet computer. But the user interface, not so much. That's an odd conclusion to make about a device from a software company that usually lets others do the manufacturing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is letting app developers charge subscription fees, in addition to existing one-time payments, for games and other applications on its site.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday warned that vast numbers of the world's population are missing out on the advantages brought by the Internet.
Microsoft Corp. has unveiled its Surface tablet computer as part of the software company's effort to compete with Apple Inc. and its popular iPad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The music-subscription company Spotify is joining Pandora, Slacker and Songza in offering a free radio service for mobile devices in the U.S.
LONDON (AP) — Tweet this: The London Games will be the first Olympics told in 140 characters or less.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in Oracle rose 5 percent in premarket trading Tuesday after the software maker surprised investors with the early release of its fourth-quarter earnings report.
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, the tablet computer was like a mirage in the technology industry: a great idea, seemingly reachable on the horizon, that disappointed as hopeful companies got closer. Microsoft has experienced this cycle of hope and disappointment many times.