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PARIS — The European Commission said Tuesday that it was examining the safety of Apple iPhones and iPods, after news reports said that several of the devices had exploded. Helen Kearns, a spokeswoman for Meglena Kuneva, the consumer protection commissioner, said Apple was cooperating with the...

Internet radio host Hal Turner disliked how three federal judges rejected the National Rifle Association's attempt to overturn a pair of handgun bans. "Let me be the first to say this plainly: These Judges deserve to be killed," Turner wrote on his blog on June 2,...

I've got Skype set to accept incoming calls, video calls or instant messages only from people in my Contact list. Yet every time I log into Skype, I see a few chat messages from obvious spam accounts, asking me to "rate my Webcam" or "meet...

The IT jobs market turned around in July with the United States gaining 7,400 IT-related jobs just one month after losing that many. Department of Labor statistics show the U.S. economy on the whole lost 247,000 jobs in July, but IT-related employment categories showed a collective...

Large U.S.-based technology companies and Indian IT outsourcing firms are paying close attention to proposed legislation aimed at tightening restrictions on and increasing oversight of the non-immigrant professional visas they use to place foreign professionals in roles stateside. But while the H-1B and L-1 Visa...

Flex Biomedical Inc., a privately held company developing treatments and diagnostics for orthopedic diseases, said that it has raised $985,000, including a $150,000 loan from the state's Technology Venture Fund, and that it is moving its operations from Boston to Madison. Read full article>>...

Security firm Symantec has identified the top 100 searches conducted by children online. Popular items in the list include some expected entries like YouTube, Facebook, and MySpace as well as queries for popular pop idols like Michael Jackson and Miley Cyrus. However, what's surprising about...