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Microsoft sees record revenue through Windows 7
Seattle, April 23 (DPA) The launch of Windows 7 propelled Microsoft to record third-quarter revenue of $14.5 billion, a 6-percent increase from a year ago, the world's largest software company said Thursday.

Friday, April 23, 2010 5:19:01 AM

US condemns violence in Thailand
Washington, April 23 (DPA) The US has urged Thai security forces and anti-government protesters to refrain from violence following a series of explosions in Bangkok.

Friday, April 23, 2010 5:06:40 AM

Emerald brooch of Russian empress sold for over $1.6 mn
New York, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A diamond and emerald brooch owned by Empress Catherine II the Great of Russia went under the hammer for more than $1.6 million at a Christie's auction.

Friday, April 23, 2010 5:03:54 AM

Iran sanctions matter of days: Biden
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The UN will impose sanctions against Iran for illegally pursuing nuclear weapons 'in a matter of days', US Vice President Joe Biden has said.

Friday, April 23, 2010 4:52:45 AM

Amazon reports jump in earnings
Seattle, April 23 (DPA) Online retail giant Amazon reported a 68-percent jump in earnings Thursday as it continued to boost sales and gain market share.

Friday, April 23, 2010 4:46:17 AM

Losses widen at Continental Airlines
New York, April 23 (DPA) Continental Airlines, the fourth-largest US carrier, Thursday reported bigger-than-expected first-quarter losses as higher jet fuel prices raised operating costs.

Friday, April 23, 2010 4:37:18 AM

Paltrow fears ending up in mental asylum!
New York, April 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrwo has revealed she fears she will end up in a 'mental asylum' unless she takes action to curb her obsessive behaviour.

Friday, April 23, 2010 4:12:14 AM

Morgan Freeman fronts hurrincane awareness campaign
New York, April 23 (IANS) 'Bruce Almighty' star Morgan Freeman is fronting a US campaign to raise awareness about hurricanes.

Friday, April 23, 2010 3:54:02 AM

Egypt discovers 2,000-year-old bronze coins
Cairo, April 23 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered bronze coins dating back to the era of King Ptolemy III Euergetes who ruled Egypt in the 3rd century B.C., a media report said.

Friday, April 23, 2010 3:53:37 AM

Vietnam sues US over anti-dumping tax
Hanoi, April 23 (IANS) Vietnam has filed a lawsuit with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over anti-dumping tax imposed by the US on its frozen shrimp, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Friday, April 23, 2010 3:31:19 AM

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