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Women disappearing from top technology jobs, survey says

Women disappearing from top technology jobs, survey says

| May 14, 2012

Recruitment firm Harvey Nash Group finds women missing from senior IT jobs in U.S., still better than international average

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Reports say Yahoo CEO’s exit linked to thyroid cancer

Reports say Yahoo CEO’s exit linked to thyroid cancer

Scott Thompson, bounced from the executive suite over bogus academic credentials, is allegedly telling colleagues he was recently diagnosed

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Video: Yahoo ousts CEO over résumé

Video: Yahoo ousts CEO over résumé

Yahoo abruptly fired CEO Scott Thompson, amid revelations that he padded his résumé. The new interim CEO is Yahoo’s media and advertising chief, Ross Levinsohn.

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Banks, telecoms move on new mobile payment system

Banks, telecoms move on new mobile payment system

Technology will allow consumers to use smartphones in place of credit, debit cards

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Courts grapple with how to use computer data as evidence

Courts grapple with how to use computer data as evidence

| May 14, 2012

Justice system adapting to digital information age with bids to safeguard privacy rights when personal computers trawled for evidence

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Yahoo suffers another setback with CEO’s dismissal

Yahoo suffers another setback with CEO’s dismissal

| May 13, 2012

Five other board members agree not to seek re-election

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Dirt cheap, with strong earnings: Seagate, Western Digital

Dirt cheap, with strong earnings: Seagate, Western Digital

| May 13, 2012

Two big players – Seagate and Western Digital – present bargain basement opportunity for investors with lots of positive spin

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Court sides with two Calgary university students in Facebook free-speech case

Court sides with two Calgary university students in Facebook free-speech case

Reprimanded for comments about a professor, judges rule their Charter rights valid in institutional setting

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As our DNA defines us, science outpaces ethics

As our DNA defines us, science outpaces ethics

| May 13, 2012

Even as it advances our understanding of disease, the era of the $1,000 genome raises questions about how society should handle the most personal information of all

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Facebook joins the app store game with a showcase of its own

Facebook joins the app store game with a showcase of its own

| May 13, 2012

Social games and music services are popular services, 200 of the available apps have more than 1 million users

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