FCC to Investigate BART Concerning Cell Disconnect
August 16 2011 2:06 PM EDT
BART's decision to cut off wireless service to disrupt a protest drew Federal scrutiny on Monday, as the FCC has decided to look into the matter.
Amazon's New Campaign to Curtail Kindle Spam
August 16 2011 9:08 AM EDT
Amazon is taking steps to combat the deluge of 'spam books' uploaded to its Kindle store.
Google Chrome 14 Beta Supports Native Client, Web Audio, and More
August 16 2011 9:06 AM EDT
The latest beta release of Google's Chrome shows the increasingly popular browser becoming more powerful by making the embedded Native Client (NaCl) framework on by default, the Web Audio API, and support for Mac OS X Lion features.
Did Apple Doctor Pics to Get Samsung Galaxy Tab Banned?
August 16 2011 9:01 AM EDT
The European ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab enters its second week, with The Netherlands still offering the device and the U.S. market wondering, "are we next?"
Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion
August 16 2011 8:58 AM EDT
In an announcement that surprised many analysts and tech insiders. Google announced on Monday that it will be acquiring Motorola Mobility.
HTC Holiday Prototype Pics Leaked via Craigslist
August 16 2011 8:56 AM EDT
HTC seems to be hitting the streets lately. Last week it was a deal between the smartphone makes and Beats by Dr. Dre, and this week it is a glimpse of the upcoming Holiday smartphone on -- of all places-- Craigslist.
Leaked Letter, Arbitration Challenge Threatens AT&T's T-Mobile Acquisition
August 16 2011 8:54 AM EDT
Over the past few days, the proposed acquisition of T-Mobile by AT&T has seen a potentially devastating letter that shows how much LTE would actually cost AT&T, and how the company is striking back against what they call a 'class-action suit in the guise of arbitration'.
Anonymous Hacks BART Over Shooting Protest Shutdown
August 16 2011 8:52 AM EDT
When the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency turned off cell phone service to disrupt peaceful protests, many were outraged -- including hacker collective Anonymous, which breached BART's Web site and released personal information in protest.
Acer's A100 Launches, First Android 7" Tablet
August 15 2011 9:31 AM EDT
The Acer Iconia A100 was launched in the United States on Friday, making it officially the first 7 inch Android tablet available.
More Fake Apple Stores Uncovered in China
August 15 2011 9:17 AM EDT
The tally of fake Apple stores in China keeps rising; at the latest count, there are nearly a half-dozen more of them.
Bing, Yahoo 'More Successful' than Google Search?
August 15 2011 9:14 AM EDT
Experian Hitwise states that for July, Bing and Yahoo were actually better than Google when it comes "success rates", or the percentage of searches that "resulted in a visit to a Website". People using Google ended up on a website 67.56 percent of the time, while Bing scored over 80 percent and Yahoo topped them all at 81.36 percent.
Sept. 7 the Likely iPhone 5 Launch Date?
August 15 2011 9:07 AM EDT
While the release date of Apple's eagerly awaited iPhone 5 is still only a rumor, several sources feel that they have enough evidence and/ or reasoning to elevate the rumor to the status of a near-certainty.
Seoul Meetings Venues Gain Publicity through Social Media
August 14 2011 10:58 PM EDT
The Seoul Convention Bureau (SCB) website saw a drastic increase in international visitors when it featured several of its Seoul MICE Alliance partners during the 'MICE Seoul' week of their current online promotion, the Seoul Sizzling Sweepstakes. Visitors drawn to the website through effective social media marketing viewed a special, one-day profile page about a meetings venue in Seoul.
Seoul Meetings Venues Gain Publicity through Social Media Online Promotion a Success for Seoul MICE Alliance Partners
August 14 2011 9:53 PM EDT
The Seoul Convention Bureau (SCB) website saw a drastic increase in international visitors when it featured several of its Seoul MICE Alliance partners during the 'MICE Seoul' week of their current online promotion, the Seoul Sizzling Sweepstakes.
Sprint has canceled its plans to offer a 4G BlackBerry PlayBook
August 12 2011 5:54 PM EDT
The change was first announced in a statement by Sprint on Friday. "We apologize for any inconvenience, but the BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Tablet that was announced in January for summer availability will no longer be coming to the Sprint network," read the statement. "This was a mutual decision between Sprint and RIM."
Android's Upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich Unwrapped (Slightly)
August 12 2011 5:04 PM EDT
The next generation of Google's mobile operating system has been glimpsed 'in the wild'; the pics may not be worth a thousand words, but the rumors that come with them promise some relatively big things.
HTC brings beats over smartphone
August 12 2011 8:02 AM EDT
TC brings Beats by Dr. Dre aboard its smartphone operation. The official story is that HTC wants high quality sound, but many are saying that it's more like a celebrity endorsement.
Google+ vs. Facebook: This Round is About Games
August 12 2011 7:59 AM EDT
Every few days, the rivalry between Google+ and Facebook enters a new chapter. On Thursday, games took center stage.
HTC Pays $300 Million For Beats' Sound (or Street Cred?)
August 12 2011 7:57 AM EDT
HTC brings Beats by Dr. Dre aboard its smartphone operation. The official story is that HTC wants high quality sound, but some are saying that it's more like a celebrity endorsement, or an investment in street cred.
HP Makes TouchPad Price Drop Permanent -- Will it Be Enough to Fight iPads?
August 12 2011 7:55 AM EDT
The HP Touchpad doubled its original price cut AND made it permanent, hoping to better compete with Apple's upcoming iPad 3.