A Patent Fever Over Smartphones
New York Times
By ROBERT CYRAN A battle has recalibrated the market for smartphone DNA. With Apple, Google and Microsoft jostling for control of the mobile market, each needs or desires more and better patents for supremacy. Without them, their devices are vulnerable ...
Float like a butterfly sting like a ... Bing?
Microsoft's efforts to knock down Google from its perch as king of search is playing out in an epic -- and expensive -- endeavor. Under the headline, "Can Microsoft make you 'Bing?'" The New York Times goes inside Microsoft's Redmond campus and inside ...
Shark Week hits Living Planet Aquarium
Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City
The Discovery Channel has been hosting an annual Shark Week for more than two decades, and now The Living Planet Aquarium is getting in on the fun. The aquarium will put sharks in the stingray tank this week for visitors to pet. ...
Nintendo To Support Paid DLC On The 3DS
By Mark Serrels on August 1, 2011 at 10:30 AM It hasn't been a great couple of weeks for Nintendo and, in particular, the 3DS. In an attempt to stem the tide of negativity Nintendo has reduced the price but, according to Andriasang, Nintendo is now ...
Apple Lawsuit Forces Amazon to Stop App Submissions in Germany
By David Murphy Apple might not have seen much legal success in its trademark battle against Amazon over the use of the phrase "App Store." But that's only if you're looking at Apple's attempts to keep "App Store" all to itself within the United States ...
Are We Prepared as World Population is Set to Breach 7 Billion Soon?
International Business Times
By IB Times Staff Reporter | July 31, 2011 2:56 AM EDT The world population is expected to breach seven billion this year, which is more than twice the number of people lived on the earth just 50 years ago, according to recent projections by the United ...
Google Chrome becomes UK's second most popular web browser
Google Chrome has overtaken Firefox to become the UK's second most popular web browser. Photograph: Walter Bieri/AP Google's Chrome is Britain's second most popular browser, a sign of the internet giant's increasing grip on the UK search market. ...
iPhone, Samsung Android Sales Squeeze Nokia: ABI
Apple and Samsung knocked Nokia from the top smartphone perch in the second quarter, according to ABI Research. The rivals are expected to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S II and iPhone 5 this fall. An interesting thing happened in the smartphone ...
Apple's Steve Jobs still on leave but not really gone
San Jose Mercury News
By Patrick May Apple Steve Jobs introduces the iPad 2, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco Wednesday February 2, 2011. (Maria J Avila Lopez/Mercury News) In one of the most curious vanishing acts in American corporate history, ...
Google+ could be another arrow in job search quiver
By Eve Tahmincioglu It's probably the last thing you want to hear since many of you already have enough to deal with figuring out what you should and shouldn't post on Facebook, whom to linkup with on LinkedIn and whether tweeting is really going to ...
LG Thrill 4G News: LG Thrill 4G Release Date @ RadioShack Delayed
Wireless and Mobile News
Previously it was reported that the LG Thrill 4G would have a release date on August 7. A leaked screenshot from RadioShack revealed a delay of the release date until August 21. The AT&T LG Thrill 4G will not launch on August 7 as previously announced ...