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  • Author Tom Rachman is seen in London, Wednesday, May 19, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kirsty Wigglesworth
    OMG: Texts and instant messages becoming more common in literature 45 minutes ago

    More and more literary writers are using texts and other forms of instant or social media messaging — in all their lowercase, abbreviated glory — to depict dialogue in … More »OMG: Texts and instant messages becoming more common in literature

    Author Tom Rachman is seen in London, Wednesday, May 19, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kirsty Wigglesworth

    More and more literary writers are using texts and other forms of instant or social media messaging — in all their lowercase, abbreviated glory — to depict dialogue in a contemporary way. Toronto-based Miriam Toews says she incorporated text messages into her widely acclaimed novel "All My Puny Sorrows" partly because …

  • BlackBerry makes fourth-quarter profit, though revenue falls 32 per cent 3 hours ago

    BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) squeezed out a small profit in the fourth quarter, giving analysts a welcome surprise, even though overall revenues were still well short of … More »BlackBerry makes fourth-quarter profit, though revenue falls 32 per cent

    BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) squeezed out a small profit in the fourth quarter, giving analysts a welcome surprise, even though overall revenues were still well short of their expectations. The results were less impressive when it came to BlackBerry's revenue, which includes sales of its phones and software services. Shares …

  • A zoomed illustration image of a man looking at a computer monitor showing the logo of Amazon is seen in Vienna
    Amazon in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter - Forbes 5 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com is in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations … More »Amazon in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter - Forbes

    A zoomed illustration image of a man looking at a computer monitor showing the logo of Amazon is seen in Vienna

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com is in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations are in early stages and could fall apart, Forbes reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The potential deal, first reported by Women's Wear …

  • A Chinese-made portable media player, which North Koreans call "Notel", is seen in Hunchun city
    The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North Korea 12 hours ago

    By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep … More »The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North Korea

    A Chinese-made portable media player, which North Koreans call "Notel", is seen in Hunchun city

    By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. By some estimates, up to half of all urban North Korean households …

  • The exterior of a RadioShack store is seen in New York
    RadioShack rescue deal dogged by fights, demands for new auction 15 hours ago

    RadioShack Corp's rescue deal to keep 1,740 stores open was attacked on Thursday by the bankrupt retailer's top creditor, a failed bidder who called the auction a sham … More »RadioShack rescue deal dogged by fights, demands for new auction

    The exterior of a RadioShack store is seen in New York

    RadioShack Corp's rescue deal to keep 1,740 stores open was attacked on Thursday by the bankrupt retailer's top creditor, a failed bidder who called the auction a sham and sought a new sale. RadioShack, which filed for bankruptcy last month, told a U.S. Bankruptcy judge it had selected the Standard General hedge fund as …

  • Ellen Pao leaves court as her sexual bias trial against fomer employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byerr continues in San Francisco

    For the past month, the name most associated with venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is former partner Ellen Pao, who took the firm to trial for gender discrimination and retaliation. Now the company is searching for new names, at a more intense level than is typical in venture capital, leaders who will …

  • Personal information gathered by RadioShack Corp from shoppers is not included in its sale, the consumer privacy ombudsman in the electronics retailer's bankruptcy case said in response to concerns shared by several states that the data could be sold. Her letter came as Oregon and Pennsylvania on Wednesday joined Texas …

  • The GameStop store sign is seen at its shop in Westminster

    GameStop Corp's full-year profit forecast missed Wall Street expectations as the dollar strengthened and demand for new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles failed to make up for falling sales of earlier versions. Shares of the world's largest retailer of video game products, which also reported a quarterly profit that …

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook shows the new MacBook during an Apple event in San Francisco

    Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college education. "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change," Cook told the magazine.  …

  • Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Investors were pushing Yahoo to use some of the proceeds from the Alibaba spinoff to buy back stock, and the company had said it would keep buying back stock to return cash to shareholders. …

  • A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Brussels

    The company hired Morgan Stanley CFO Porat as its finance chief earlier this week, a sign it is aiming to rein in costs as it invests in new businesses such as self-driving cars and Internet-connected eyeglasses. Porat's compensation package includes a grant of $25 million through restricted stock units, a $40 million …

  • FILE - This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York. Twitter bought the company behind live video-streaming app Periscope earlier this year for a reported $100 million. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago. Twitter bought the company behind Periscope earlier this year …

  • A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye, in Zenica

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drones will enable Facebook Inc to create a more lifelike and useful social network, the company said in its clearest explanation so far for technology projects that have puzzled some investors and analysts. Facebook executives …

  • FILE- In this Feb. 23, 2015, file photo, two new Samsung phones, Galaxy S6, top left, and Galaxy S6 Edge, to right, are on display with choice of color selections at a special media preview in New York. Orders for Samsung’s Galaxy S 6 phones start Saturday, March 28, 2015, with delivery around April 10. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

    New phones from Samsung and HTC will be available in U.S. stores starting April 10. Advance orders for the new HTC One begin Friday, and those customers might receive their phones before April 10. HTC is largely keeping the same design, but improving the camera and personalizing the home screen based on your location. …

  • SAN FRANCISCO - Google's new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, is being paid more than $70 million for defecting from the same job at investment bank Morgan Stanley.