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ESPN To Pay Record Amount For MLB Games

ESPN has agreed to pay the baseball association $5.6 billion over the next eight years for broadcast and digital rights to games. That's a record for baseball broadcasting rights, according to Major League Baseball.
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Computer Troubles Freeze United Airlines' System, Bringing A Cascade Of Delays

Many travelers using United Airlines faced delays Tuesday, but they weren't connected to Hurricane Isaac. Instead, the airline's computer network crashed, leaving large parts of its system paralyzed for several hours Tuesday afternoon.
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Bain Capital Tax Documents Draw Mixed Reaction

Last week the website Gawker posted dozen of internal Bain & Company documents and asked the public whether there might be a smoking gun in there somewhere. There are no smoking guns so far, but the documents did revive a debate about how much tax private equity firms should pay.
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Election 2012: What's At Stake In Tech

People in the technology business have a lot riding on this year's elections. We connect with a technology reporter to learn more about the technology issues shaping elections this fall.

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Microsoft's New Logo Gets Mixed Reviews

Microsoft had to know there would be critics when it released its new logo late last week. Microsoft used the old logo for 25 years. Some bloggers say the logo is clean and less cluttered. Others say it is boring.

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