Apple tops phone chart; Nokia, Samsung step up

The world's two largest cellphone makers, Nokia and Samsung Electronics, unveiled on Tuesday their latest rivals to the iPhone as Apple became the top profit generator in the handset industry. See full article.

Apple's Snow Leopard update says bye-bye to 'Hackintoshes'

Apple released a Mac OS X 10.6.2 update on Tuesday which fixes 58 bugs, including a bug which deletes user data from their Macs. Along with fixes, Apple's update also disables support for Intel Atom processors, in a move to stop users from hacking their netbooks and creating hackintosh systems. See full article.

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Adobe Systems to layoff 680 jobs: Report

Adobe Systems is set to lay off 680 workers, or about 9 percent of its global work force after submitting a Form 8-K with the SEC, according to a TechCrunch report. See full article.

Google, Yahoo, eBay, Microsoft's Bing offering free WiFi to travelers

Major search engines like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, and eBay are offering free WiFi hotspots around the nation this holiday season till early next year, at airports, hotels and even in New York's Time Square. See full article.

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Google offering free WiFi at airports for the holidays

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