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A Missouri school’s program reflects a national trend of training high school students.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese producers of solar power equipment on Friday rejected an American anti-dumping ruling in a case that threatens to worsen U.S.-Chinese tensions. They warned proposed punitive tariffs might hurt efforts to promote clean energy.
NEW YORK (AP) — A company started in a Harvard dorm room in 2004 has just raised $16 billion and is valued at $104 billion. All that from an initial public offering of stock.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's new boss is reorganizing a consumer-commerce division created by recently dispatched CEO Scott Thompson.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook found more than enough friends.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard is poised to eliminate as many as 30,000 jobs to compensate for dwindling demand for personal computers as more people connect to the Internet on smartphones and tablets, according to reports published Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast Corp., the country's largest Internet service provider, is going to start charging extra when customers go over a certain monthly data limit.
Facebook is the hottest Internet company to hit the stock market since Google went public in 2004. The Silicon Valley companies, located seven miles apart, also happen to be locked in a bitter battle for Web surfers' allegiance and online advertisers' money. The duel is likely to intensify now that the IPO has provided Facebook Inc.'s social network with the means to pay for efforts to battle Google Inc.'s dominant search engine.
NEW YORK (AP) — In my five years on Facebook, I've shared a lot of photos, links and other tidbits about my life. I've commented on what my friends share, and I've endorsed plenty of their posts by hitting the "like" button. I've gained Facebook friends over the years, and I've lost some.