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posted in November 2010
With the market for collaboration and social technologies in companies heating up, the social network will use the third round funding to triple its engineering team and increase sales operations.
The video game maker sold a combined total of 1.5 million Wii and DS units during Thanksgiving week.
Microsoft's release will enable VB developers to create apps for its new smartphone operating system, but the tool has limits.
Gartner lowers 2010 and 2011 forecasts for global PC shipments, as Apple and other tablets and smartphones cut into conventional computer shipments.
Pew Research study finds households earning $75,000 or more go online and use technology more often than their lower-income counterparts.
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's Eee Note EA800 combines an e-book reader with the ability to take notes and draw sketches on the device's touch screen.
Competing with Apple's iPad and shifting from netbooks, the PC maker next year will roll out two Android-based tablets and a Windows system.
Net income jumps 5% on an 8% revenue increase, but software sales lag.
Panasonic's Viera Cast-enabled Blu-ray player is the latest device in a growing list of high-definition TVs and players supporting Vudu's Internet-video service.
Operating system for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch includes AirPlay, for streaming video to a flat-panel TV, and AirPrint, for connecting mobile devices to third-party printers.
Prices for rent-by-mail will rise, an indication the company is pushing subscribers toward its $7.99/month higher-margin streaming video services.
Qualcomm CDMA-GSM chip will enable next-generation tablet to run on most cellular networks in U.S., Europe and Asia.
With rival Kobo preparing to do the same, Amazon.com is giving holiday shoppers the option of giving digital books for recipients to download.
The computer maker says profits more than doubled as businesses spent more on services and replacing older systems.
Mashup with Facebook is the once-dominant social network's latest effort to become relevant again among music, movies, and TV fans.
Partnership will allow you to "check in" to theme parks using a smartphone, take guided tours, and collect virtual stamps and pins.
Activision's blockbuster video game grossed more than $650 million worldwide, beating old record by $100 million.
Online travel site hopes to raise $50 million to prepare for competition with Google in the market.
Like.com programmers, who joined Google when the former company was acquired, built the site where women can create profiles to help them find fashions that suit their style and taste.
For $7.99 per month, $2 less than during the trial preview, subscribers can access current season TV shows, such as "Glee," "Modern Family" and "30 Rock."
Cloud and mobile computing and broadband wireless access are the technology areas of focus for the recipients, which are spread across 11 countries.
Versions of Comcast's Xfinity TV app for Android, RIM and other mobile devices are planned, according to the cable provider.
The hands-free, motion-sensing controller for the Xbox 360 is on track to hit 5 million in sales by year-end.
A deal with The Beatles record company, the introduction of new subscription services or a cloud-based service are all rumored to be announced by Apple.
Online shoppers will be able determine whether products are in stock at local retailers.
iOS 4.2, yet to be released for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, syncs with Apple's updated digital media application.
Worldwide sales in the fourth quarter will be "decent," but year-over-year growth in the second half of 2010 will be lower than in the first, according to IDC.
Ram Arumugam never expected to hear from Steve Jobs when he fired off an e-mail complaining about having an iPad app rejected.
Apple iPods and iPads are not among the nearly 60,000 items included in the holiday free shipping promotion.
A federal fraud investigation found that HP contractors had lavished gifts on Dallas and Houston school officials in order to win contracts funded by the government's E-Rate program.
First U.S. supplier of the Android-powered tablet expected to be joined shortly by Verizon and Sprint.
The mobile Internet television service will be available for the HTC Surround, Samsung Focus and LG Quantum with support for more handsets in the future.
The color version of the digital paper display will debut in the Chinese market.
The MacBook Air appears to use the same "space sensitive" solid-state drive and the 64GB version has an identical model number.
Travelers on AirTran, Delta and Virgin America flights can go online free from Nov. 20 through Jan. 2.
The iPhone remains developers' favorite platform, but Android and iPad are the fastest-growing, "State of the Apps Industry" survey finds.
The lawsuit filed in a California court accuses Apple of using the iOS 4 upgrade to force users of older iPhones to upgrade to the latest model.
RIAA applauds jury's decision in third trial of Jammie Thomas-Rasset, the Minnesota mother of four who illegally downloaded 24 songs.
The Flash-playing browser is "sold out" on App Store, as Skyfire scrambles to beef up its servers.
Due to healthy pre-sales, Microsoft said it expects to sell 5 million units of the Xbox 360's hands-free, motion-sensing controller this year.
Android smartphones grabbed market share from rivals in the U.S. market in the third quarter, while Samsung topped the list of mobile phone manufacturers according to ComScore.
PCI Express Bus requirement relaxed for tablet-bound Atom, code-named Oak Trail and scheduled to ship next year.
Second round of fundraising by firm that includes former Netscape founder Marc Andreessen will be invested in tech startups.
Google Places API enables mobile game to be played on an Apple iPhone or Android-based smartphone from any country.
Microsoft’s Bob Muglia says Silverlight continues to have a place for Web application development but acknowledges that HTML5 will have "the broadest cross-platform reach."
An iSuppli teardown analysis finds that Samsung's Galaxy Tab is more of a large-scale Galaxy S smartphone, than a challenger to the Apple iPad.
The global IT services company attributes its 32% profit increase to businesses spending more on new technologies.
Canesta's image sensors for 3D cameras will be used in developing natural user interfaces, says Microsoft.