Defying Content Providers, Time Warner Backs Slingbox in Wideband Promotion
August 25 2011 9:03 AM
Time Warner Cable will be offering Slingbox streaming for free to its wideband Internet customers, a potential landmark decision in the ongoing tension between content providers, cable companies, and Internet TV solutions.
Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple
August 25 2011 9:01 AM
Steve Jobs has resigned, stating that he can no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO.
Dutch Court Rules for Apple, Bans Samsung Smartphones, Tablets
August 24 2011 2:09 PM
A Dutch court has ruled to ban the import and sale of certain Samsung devices on the grounds that they infringe upon Apple's intellectual property.
Facebook Announces 'Major Privacy Overhaul'
August 24 2011 1:08 PM
Facebook privacy critics have slightly less ammunition now, as the world's biggest social network will be implementing several much-requested changes to the way users can control sharing of content.
East Coast Earthquake Felt Throughout Cell Service, Social Media
August 24 2011 1:05 PM
The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit near Richmond, Virgina on Tuesday sent tremors as far afield as Maine and South Carolina, but the waves of disturbance in cyberspace were worldwide.
Google TV Opened Up to Android Developers
August 24 2011 1:02 PM
A Google TV sandbox has been released as of Tuesday, giving developers the chance to write, test, and convert apps for Google's increasingly promising Internet television platform.
Sprint to Sell iPhones Starting in October
August 24 2011 1:00 PM
Sprint Nextel will be offering Apple's current and next-generation iPhone starting mid-October.
Google Updates for Chrome and Chromebooks
August 24 2011 12:58 PM
Google's Chrome browser has been updated to 3.0.782.215, fixing a number of security vulnerabilities.
US Judge Denies Warrant-less Government Request for Location-Tracking Data
August 24 2011 12:56 PM
The U. S. government must get a warrant to access wireless provider records, according to Monday's ruling by a United States District Judge.
MP3Tunes.com Found Guilty, but Founder Calls it '99% Victory'
August 23 2011 8:12 AM
On Monday, the case of EMI vs. MP3Tunes was decided in federal court. The judge found the website guilty of copyright infringement, but may have dealt the recording industry a major setback in the process.
Google+ Proves its Celebrities' Status
August 23 2011 8:10 AM
Google has made it fairly clear that Google+ will about real names with real people behind them, and they're not reluctant to put the benefit of the doubt upon users when it comes to deleting accounts first and asking questions later.
HP's Pre 3: Price Drop 'Soon,' But Not Coming to U.S.
August 23 2011 8:08 AM
The fallout from Hewlett-Packard's decision to discontinue its hardware and consumer operations continues with the news that the HP Pre 3 smartphone will not be sold in the United States.
Facebook's 'Miramax eXperience' Streaming Movie App Launches
August 23 2011 8:05 AM
Miramax has launched a Facebook app providing streaming video of some of its biggest films, with a social twist.
Microsoft's Skype to Acquire GroupMe Messaging Service
August 22 2011 5:51 PM
Skype intends to further its range of communications options with the acquisition of GroupMe, a start-up that is developing smartphone-based group messaging apps.
ITC Case of Microsoft vs. Google's Motorola Begins
August 22 2011 5:49 PM
Motorola Mobility and Microsoft Corp. went to the International Trade Commission court in Washington on Monday in the first patent battle that will take place since Google announced its plan to buy Motorola.
TouchPad Sells Out at $99
August 22 2011 5:47 PM
There's a basic duality to the $99 TouchPad: a great bargain and a dead-end at the same time, as well as a simultaneous symbol of Hewlett-Packard's achievements and failures.
A Taste Of Seoul
August 22 2011 10:16 AM
Central to any successful visit to a travel destination is the breadth and quality of available table fare, and in this arena, Seoul boasts a wealth of options. Not only is Korea's capital filled with restaurants and eateries specializing in the nation's regional dishes, it also offers a wealth of establishments catering to international tastes. Following are several new and established dining options likely to appeal to visitors.
HP Reactions: Dell, Jobs, and 20-20 Hindsight
August 19 2011 5:16 PM
When Hewlett-Packard announced on Thursday that the company was eliminating its consumer operations, one might have expected the resulting flood of reactions. After all, HP has been a major player in the PC world for decades, and captured headlines throughout the last year for its acquisition of Palm and subsequent attempts to get WebOS devices such as the TouchPad off the ground.
Suit Against YouTube Loses Music Publisher Support
August 19 2011 4:55 PM
The ongoing (never-ending?) intellectual property battle against YouTube lost one of its major plaintiffs on Wednesday, as the National Music Publishers' Association made its own deal with the video service.
Only Angry People Post Reviews? Wrong, Says New Survey
August 19 2011 4:45 PM
The positive far outnumbers the negative when it comes to online user reviews -- but the real key is how management responds to them, according to a new survey.