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It's Taxis Vs. Limos In Laid-Back Portland

Like several other U.S. cities, Portland, Ore., requires limousines and town cars to charge higher fares than taxicabs. Two town car companies have filed suit against the city, arguing that the two sets of regulations are unconstitutional.
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You Know You Want One: Personal Robots Are Coming, But Not Ready For You Yet

A Silicon Valley company hopes to make a Jetsons-style robot a reality in your home. But the personal robotics industry has a few hurdles to jump before you can have your own robotic maid.
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Microsoft Promises A 'Major' Announcement; What Will It Be?

Most analysts are betting the company will take another dip into hardware, announcing a new tablet device.
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Market Rally Fades As Investors Turn Attention From Greece To Spain

Financial markets heaved sighs of relief about Sunday's vote in Greece and then got back to worrying about Europe's financial crisis.
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Microsoft Expected To Debut Tablet Rival To iPad

Microsoft isn't confirming but the company is expected to unveil a tablet device at an event in Los Angeles on Monday. Bloomberg News reports sources say the device would compete with Apple's iPad and Amazon's Kindle. Meanwhile, IBM has created a computer that ranks the fastest in the world. The Sequoia machine beat out the previous No. 1, the Japanese Fujitsu.
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Investors Breathe Sigh Of Relief After Greek Voting

Markets in Asia and Europe initially responded positively to the results of the Greek election. Of greatest concern, is another rise in Spanish interest rates to another euro-era record.

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