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NY judge: US warrant can reach email in Ireland
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. law enforcement can force Microsoft Corp. to turn over emails it stores in Ireland, a judge ruled in a case that technology companies have rallied around as they pursue billions of dollars in data storage business abroad....

French company Iliad bidding for T-Mobile US
NEW YORK (AP) -- T-Mobile US Inc. has another suitor on its hands. Upstart French telecom company Iliad SA on Thursday said it has offered $15 billion for a majority stake in the fourth-largest U.S. cellphone company....

Sony surprises with first quarter profit
TOKYO (AP) -- Sony Corp. reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from selling buildings and its stake in a video-game maker....

Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter....

Irish bookmaker apologizes for 2010 data breach
DUBLIN (AP) -- Irish betting company Paddy Power announced Thursday it is notifying hundreds of thousands of customers that most of their profile information was stolen in 2010, but hackers did not gain their credit card details or log-in passwords....

Samsung earns $6.1 billion, shares plunge
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung earned $6.1 billion last quarter but investors were dissatisfied, sending its share price down 4 percent. The panoply of numbers in its earnings report for the April-June quarter show why....

Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky '3-D pen'
NEW YORK (AP) -- 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things....

Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia....

Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows Phone
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K....

Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees....

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