Clicking Through Opera 11 Browser Beta
The Opera web browser, from Opera Software, has long been one of the most innovative browsers available, and has been the first to introduce many features that became common in all browsers, such as tabbed windows. With the recent released beta of Opera 11, the browser continues this tradition with several interesting new capabilities, including the ability to load plugins on demand within web pages. The Opera 11 beta also includes some features already found in other browsers, such as competing
Google Earth 6 Debuts
The latest update of Google's geo-software includes better Street View integration and 3D trees.
China Cracks Down On Software Piracy
Inspectors will sweep local and central government computers to combat rampant illegal copying of software and other goods, including DVDs, CDs and apparel.
Cyber Monday Sales Jump 19%
Online shopping gains broke records and put the retail sector on track to reach a predicted 11% growth over 2009.
Apple's 'Kinected' Kitchen
A series of patent and patent application assignments reveal Apple's interest in appliance control systems that combine touch screens and Kinect-style object sensing.
Twitter Uncertainty Spooking Investors
Venture capital for Twitter startups has dropped 50%, largely due to confusion about the microblogging service's purpose and functions, reports CBI Insights.
FCC Postpones Net Neutrality Vote
The delay of the early-December meeting sparks speculation the agency is mobilizing for a vote on the controversial issue of overseeing Internet access.
Facebook Gets Nod To Trademark 'Face'
By getting permission from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Facebook moves closer to adding a legal weapon for protecting its name from upstart social networks.
Asus Launches Notepad E-Reader
Asus's Eee Note EA800 combines an e-book reader with the ability to take notes and draw sketches on the device's touch screen.
iOS 4.3 To Include 'Daily' Newspaper App Code
News Corp has confirmed that it is working with Apple to deliver an iPad-only digital newspaper called "The Daily." New reports suggest that Apple will need to perform a system update to make it work.
PeeWee PC Unveils Laptop For Children
The $599 Pivot 2.0 convertible tablet has a 10.1-inch rotating touch screen and comes with water-resistant keyboard, slip-resistant grips and security software.
Black Friday Deals Starting Early
Some cyber retailers, like Amazon and RadioShack, will kick off bargains as early as Monday, while others will start on Thanksgiving.
Facebook Traffic Up 60%
Social media site is by far the most popular online destination, generating 25% of page views and 10% of Internet visits, finds Hitwise.