Apple's preempts Windows 7 with Magic Mouse, iMacs, Mac minis

Apple updated its entire Mac lineup on Tuesday, including its desktop iMacs, a new unibody MacBook, the Mac mini, and the newest addition to the Apple product line is a wireless, multitouch mouse. The company rolled out the new products just ahead of Window's 7 debut. Coincidence? See full story.

Barnes & Noble's $259 e-reader challenges Kindle

Barnes & Noble Inc on Tuesday unveiled its electronic reader featuring color and the same $259 price as Amazon.com Inc's dominant Kindle, as the traditional bookseller takes on its online rival in advance of the key holiday shopping season. See full story.

Droid reveals release date via cryptic message

Verizon's recent Droid ad poked fun at Apple's iPhone, but was shy when it came to offering a Droid release date, saying only November. The new Motorola Droid phone (See photos here) did not give up its release date easily. Its official website, DroidDoes.com, there is a coded countdown timer for the Motorola Droid with cryptic numbers. See full story.

Yahoo triples profit, beats expectations

Yahoo Inc's quarterly profit more than tripled as cost cuts and asset sales more than offset a continued decline in sales, sending its shares up 5 percent. See full story.