Technology
  • NBC's researchers are finding that people who know the results of London Olympics events before they are shown on tape delay are more — not less — likely to watch them.

    This July 15, 2012 file photo shows the Olympic rings displayed outside the basketball arena in the Olympic Park before the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The Summer Olympics opening ceremony takes place Friday, but the first of 5,535 hours that NBC is showing of the games begins Wednesday with qualifying rounds in women's soccer.
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 4:41 PM EDT
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  • The DirecTV logo is seen atop the company's building in El Segundo, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006. DirecTV Group Inc., the country's largest satellite TV operator, said Tuesday second-quarter earnings nearly tripled because of an accounting change, and revenue rose 10 percent.

    DirecTV, the country's largest provider of satellite TV services, is losing subscribers for the first time, as the company tightened credit policies and consumer appetite for pay-TV services appears to have plateaued.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 4:41 PM EDT
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  • Jeff Weiner, second from right, LinkedIn's CEO, celebrates the company's listing, Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the New York Stock Exchange. LinkedIn, based in Mountain View, Calif., is an internet-based social networking rolodex for business people.

    The professional networking site LinkedIn is expected to post sharply higher second-quarter earnings and revenue when it posts results after the market closes Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 4:41 PM EDT
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  • Iran's nuclear enrichment efforts have been targeted by sophisticated cyber attacks

    German engineering giant Siemens has issued a fix for the software loopholes used by the notorious Stuxnet worm.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 11:54 AM EDT
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