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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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Oil Refineries Wait For Isaac To Pass

Isaac isn't expected to grow beyond a Category 1 hurricane and that's easing some concerns it could damage oil and gas refineries along the Gulf Coast. Still, several have shut down operations and will probably be off line for a few days. Depending on Isaac's severity, analysts say gasoline prices could go up by about 10 cents or so in the coming weeks.

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