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Mom of baby Messiah: 'I refuse' judge's name change - TODAY.com

A Tennessee woman is vowing to keep calling her infant “Messiah” in a case that has legal experts puzzled and many parents wondering how far the government can go in deciding what they can call their babies.<p>“I refuse to call my child Martin. His name is Messiah,” Jaleesa Martin said. “If I have to …

Holder: US Air, American merger would mean 'higher airfares, higher fees'

The Justice Department and attorneys general from six states and Washington, D.C. have sued to block the proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways and Americans Airlines’ parent company, saying the merger would threaten "substantial harm to consumers."<p>Filing the suit in federal court in D.C., …

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Want to see the impact of Google Fiber? Look to Comcast

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Comcast<p>Comcast(s cmsca) has connected almost a quarter of a million households (220,000) to its internet essentials …

15 Of The Most Expensive Domains Of All Time

A website can be a simple thing to set up, but picking a name for your page or for your business can be tricky if you’re doing it based on web addresses that haven’t been claimed already.<p>It’s no surprise then that all of the best, usually single word, domains are already taken – but how much do …

Google Switches Everyone to Gmail's New Compose Window

Google today announced the new Gmail compose window is being rolled out to everyone “over the next few days.” Furthermore, the company is “saying farewell” to the old compose version, meaning there is no longer an opt-out option.<p>The revamp was first launched in October 2012 and Google has been …

Microsoft hit with class action suit over Surface RT

A class action suit filed in Massachusetts alleges misleading statements on Surface RT sales.<p>The law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd has filed a class action suit against Microsoft over what it claims was misleading information on the company's Surface RT sales.<p>Neowin.net posted about the suit on …

Oracle's Larry Ellison calls Google 'absolutely evil,' says NSA surveillance is 'essential'

Even before it aired in its entirety earlier today, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's rare interview with Charlie Rose for CBS This Morning already caused quite the stir last night, with early clips revealing Ellison's prediction that Apple would suffer without Steve Jobs in charge. But those were far …

T-Mobile US Makes Gains, but Still Seen as Acquisition Target

With the U.S. cellular market nearly saturated, the battle among carriers for existing customers is intensifying. Meanwhile, the middle tier of the …

In A Blow To Windows 8, Research Firm Drops Estimates For How Many Laptops With Touchscreens Will Be Sold This Year

That's bad news for Microsoft's newest PC operating system Windows 8, which is designed to be used with devices with touchscreens. (The user experience is pretty frustrating if you use a regular non-touchscreen laptop.)<p>In an interview with Computer World, IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell said the firm now …