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Jury finds Toshiba guilty of LCD price-fixing

Japanese electronics maker fined $87 million -- but it doesn't expect to pay a cent because of other defendants' settlements.

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Twitter considering acquisition of Sense Networks?

Microblogging site could use the geolocation startup to power its local targeted ads effort, TechCrunch reports.

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Google's RSS reader and widget page, iGoogle, has a year and a half to live.

Google shutting down a bunch of projects you've never heard of

And some you have. On the chopping block: iGoogle, Google Video, Chatback, Google Mini, and the Symbian Search App.

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<b>9) Rhapsody</b>
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People don't want to rent music. 
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That's always been the knock on subscription music services. But Rhapsody, which was acquired in 2003 by then RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser (at left), has argued for a decade that if consumers were offered a huge selection of songs, they would gladly pay a small monthly fee for access. Wrong. The public has stayed away in droves. 
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Now, with cloud-music services from Google, Apple and others expected to adopt this subscription-business model, the market at long last is supposedly ready to catch up to Rhapsody. The Justin Timberlake line "this is our time" should be Rhapsody's tagline.
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Still, if subscription is the future, it's hard to tell from Rhapsody's numbers. In January, the company reported 750,000 paying subscribers. 
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By contrast, Spotify, a European music service launched in 2008 that uses a subscription model, already has 1 million paying subscribers. 
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He's back--Rob Glaser returns as RealNetworks' (interim) CEO

Founder returns as the company loses its second chief executive in as many years.

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Google+ Local app hits iPhone with voice search, Zagat ratings

Google Places has been rechristened Google+ Local and now offers both voice search and Zagat ratings with the latest update.

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HBO Go finally comes to Android tablets

The application will now work on Android tablets running up to version 4.04 (Ice Cream Sandwich), according to its listing on Google Play.

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Shipments of the iPad and rival tablets will outshine those of notebooks in a few years.

Tablet shipments to outshine notebook shipments in 2016

The number of tablets shipped will surpass those of notebooks in another four years, according to NPD DisplaySearch.

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BlackBerry 10 touch-screen phone could debut next year

A leaked RIM road map points to the debut of both a touch-screen and keyboard phone in 2013.

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Facebook, GM in talks to rekindle ad relationship, report says

General Motors is interested in bringing ads back to the social network only if Facebook can deliver better effectiveness.

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Poll: how do you eBay?

eBay's Australian mobile team shared some interesting figures with us recently, prompting us to wonder how our readers use the service, if at all.

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Poker site CEO arrested in multimillion Ponzi scheme

Raymond Bitar, founder of Full Tilt Poker, was arrested at JFK Airport and charged with siphoning $430 million in gamblers' winnings.

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Windows 8 upgrade to be under US$40 in 131 markets

Microsoft's latest operating system takes a turn for the significantly cheaper.

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