The new Outlook is incorporated with other services like Skype.
July 31, 2012 If users are wedded to the @hotmail address, they will not be forced to shift.
July 31, 2012 Self-service kiosks have become part of daily life for many people. We use them to get our boarding passes at the airport, to check out at the grocery store and to rent movies. Now some industry watchers predict they could fundamentally change the way we get our healthcare. A pilot project in New Hampshire aims to pump up the number of potential bone marrow donors.
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The London Games have lived up to their hype as the first truly "social" Olympics. But social media like Twitter have also brought embarrassments, and even an arrest.
July 31, 2012 The London 2012 Games have been touted as the first Olympics to live fully in the age of social media. But a rash of scandals related to Twitter has put a new mark on the face of the London Games. The stories range from a journalist's suspended account to a tweeting teen who has been arrested.
July 31, 2012 Spam text messaging is on the rise — it's estimated that American cell phone owners received billions of spam texts last year. And they're not just annoying, they can be costly, too. Host Michel Martin speaks with telecommunications expert Ben Levitan about what consumers and cell phone providers can do to prevent spam text messages.
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July 30, 2012 Audie Cornish looks to the week ahead in tech with Steve Henn and Laura Sydell. They cover a trial between Apple and Samsung over smart phone patents.
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Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S (left) and Apple's iPhone 4 are displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT. Apple claims some of Samsung's designs violate its patents.
July 30, 2012 In a federal district court Monday, computing giant Apple will ask for more than $2.5 billion from rival phone maker Samsung for patent violations. If successful, the suit would be the most expensive patent violation in history. It's just one front in Apple's war against phones running Google's Android operating system.
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Computer experts say mobile phones are prime targets for hacking because of the ways they connect to networks.
July 28, 2012 This week Las Vegas saw the world's largest hacking party — and it was all legal. The gathering was designed to bring together cybersecurity experts — including the top hackers in the business — to expose vulnerabilities before criminals uncover them. The big focus this year was on mobile phones.
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The camera mounted on a Google Street View car used to photograph whole streets obscures part of the U.S. Internet giant's logo.
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July 27, 2012 Personal data was illegally taken by its Street View cars and Google had promised to delete it.
July 27, 2012 A federal judge in San Francisco has given preliminary approval to a multi-million dollar settlement in a class action lawsuit over the cost of LCD screens and monitors. The plaintiffs claim that companies selling liquid crystal displays during the 1990s and 2000s set prices artificially high. Once the judge grants final approval in the price fixing case, consumers will be able to collect.
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July 26, 2012 Facebook reported a net loss for the second quarter in its first earnings report since a bumpy initial public offering. The company's share price has fallen sharply since the first day of trading. Audie Cornish speaks with Steve Henn.
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Mobile devices are key to Facebook's growth potential. Can it deliver?
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July 26, 2012 The company released its first earnings report as a publically traded company Thursday.
July 26, 2012 The iPad didn't exist at the last Olympics — the 2010 Winter Games. But when London Summer Games begin Friday, millions of people around the world will watch the action on tablets, mobile phones or other digital gadgets.
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A phone booth serves as a free Wi-Fi hot spot in New York City's Columbus Circle.
July 24, 2012 Some pay phones offer free Wi-Fi as part of New York City's experiment to breathe new life into its abandoned public phones. As the city plans to add more wireless-enabled kiosks, companies say advertising may pay for the Wi-Fi — and maybe even for free phone calls.
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The NBC Olympics app will include different levels of streaming video. The network requires registration for access to its live content from London.
July 24, 2012 If you love to watch the Olympics, this is your year: NBC is pumping out more than 5,500 hours of video to your TV and digital devices. But how do you go about watching online, or on your phone or tablet? Here's a guide to the offerings, and how you can access them.
Ordering food online can affect your waistline and your wallet more than traditional methods.
July 23, 2012 It may be easy to order food online, but it's also more pricey and more calorific compared to traditional ways of ordering, says a new study. It seems we lose our personal inhibitions when we don't have to talk to the seller or see other customers.
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