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Troubling Trademark Ruling Over Amazon's Internal Search Results

When a consumer asks a retailer for a product the retailer doesn’t carry, how should the retailer respond? A recent federal appellate court opinion suggested that Amazon.com gave the wrong answers to consumers searching for a watch brand that it didn’t carry.<p><b>The Ruling</b><p>Multi-Time Machine makes …

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Apple scores 92% of smartphone industry operating profits, analyst says

The iPhone maker accounted for less than 20 percent of smartphones sold by the top vendors last quarter but ate up more than 90 percent of the total operating income.<p>Android device makers collectively may reign supreme in smartphone market share, but Apple is the one that takes home almost all of …

Android Phones

Don't worry, 4 volcanoes have been discovered off the coast of Sydney

Four volcanoes have accidentally been discovered off the coast of Sydney, Australia. Put any ideas of a lava apocalypse out of your head though — …

Geology

Supercomputer power gains tail off as China's Tianhe-2 leads the pack

The same supercomputer that was tops in November is again leading the supercomputer fray, according to the Top500 list.<p>Supercomputers may be awfully powerful, but in recent years, they haven't been gaining much strength.<p>For the fifth consecutive time, China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer has led the …

Supercomputers

Google Glass may finally end its embarrassing consumer life and get a job in enterprise

A new report from 9to5Google suggests Google Glass is still being refreshed, but will now be positioned for enterprise consumers. It’s the concession prize for Google Glass, and proof that the wearable was just plain too weird for the world.<p>Remember when Google’s Sergey Brin hijacked I/O to display …

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Microsoft is turning Windows 10's launch into a global upgrade party

With Windows 10's July 29 launch just a few weeks away, Microsoft is offering up more details on how it'll celebrate the birth of its new baby. And one thing is clear: This is a far bigger deal than when Windows 8 hit the streets. Along with the usual festivities and a new marketing campaign, …

Man arrested after charging iPhone on London Overground train

Artist Robin Lee was arrested on suspicion of ‘abstracting electricity’ after plugging his phone in to charge it when travelling from Hackney to Camden<p>A man has accused British Transport police of being “overzealous” and “ridiculous” after he was arrested for charging his iPhone using a socket on a …

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ASUS' slim and sharp ZenPad S tablet arrives in the US

Looks like you didn't have to wait long for ASUS' ZenPad S 8.0 to show up in the US -- Best Buy is now selling the 8-inch Android 5.1 slate for an easy-to-swallow $200. While this isn't the highest-end version (it's carrying 'just' 2GB of RAM and a slower 1.33GHz Atom chip) it's far from a slouch. …