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posted in December 2010
Responding to a recent similar claim for the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble said its e-reader was its best-selling product in nearly 40 years.
The telecommunications company is taking a crack at offering an automated home service, a concept that has yet to gain much acceptance among consumers.
About 40% of the computers in the peer-to-peer VoIP network went offline in the day-long service disruption due to a flaw in an older version of Skype's software.
Alphaline Entertainment aims to stake a claim against Netflix, Amazon, Google, and Apple by offering movie downloads the same they they're released on DVD.
Millions of Skype users have been unable to make voice or video calls over the VoIP service since Wednesday.
Latest version includes support for graphics rendering in the browser without the use of a third-party plug-in.
The latest disruption comes as the Internet telephone provider prepares for an initial public offering.
Technology that lets users share media among mobile devices, PCs and tablets will be incorporated into Motoblur, said the phone maker.
The latest Call of Duty video game ties the movie "Avatar" as the fastest entertainment products to hit the million-dollar revenue mark.
Hoping to grab share from Skype in the VoIP space, Google's giving Gmail users another year of service at no charge.
Competitor Google TV suffers setbacks as Apple announces strong demand for its media streaming device.
Office Genuine Advantage is going out to pasture, but it's unclear what will replace the mechanism for proving the legitimacy of the productivity suite running on a computer.
The Catalyst for Change promotion aims to grab a share of the nearly $9 billion in Cisco networking equipment that HP says is approaching end of service.
The Quest Visual augmented reality Apple iPhone app provides real-time Spanish to English translation and vice versa.
The Optimus 2X, debuting in Asia and Europe, will run Nvidia's Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip processor for increased performance playing video and games.
In a suit filed in Britain, Germany, and the Netherlands, the mobile phone maker is accusing Apple of violating 13 patents in the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Businesses support the administration's proposal to give companies the option of following a proposed federal code of conduct for handling personal data gathered on the Web.
The leading processor makers saw little change in their relative share of sales as they prep for major product releases in 2011, reports iSuppli.
Responding to recent reports of the Barnes & Noble Nookcolor's brisk sales, Amazon has claimed that more Kindles have been purchased in the last 73 days than in all of 2009.
Close on the heels of its "Call of Duty: Black Ops" runaway success, Activision Blizzard's "World of Warcraft: Cataclysm" has sold more than 3.3 million copies in the first 24 hours.
People enjoy reading newspapers on the Apple device so much that they're likely to cancel their print subscriptions, according to the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.
While 8% of American Internet users have accounts, only about half use the site frequently, finds Pew study.
VGA and LVDS will be eliminated from the chipmakers' processor platforms by 2015 in favor of DisplayPort and HDMI digital interfaces for PC monitors, projectors, and embedded flat panel displays.
The advertising-supported Pogo Games App escalates the mobile gaming competition between Electonic Arts and rival Zynga.
Gartner says 6.6 million of the digital devices will be sold this year, even as competition from media tablets like the iPad grows.
Additional episodes of network shows such as "Desperate Housewives" and "Lost" as well as new content from the ABC Family network will be available for online movie delivery.
The flagship six-core X6 1100T gets a bump to 3.3 GHz, while the dual-core X2 565 jumps to 3.4 GHz.
Routine maintenance took the blogging site offline for a day, just as it struggles to increase capacity to meet growing demand.
Up to $200 per seat offered to lure rivals' customers into making the switch to Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relationship Management Online.
Director, the vendor neutral platform from the former Amazon EC2 cloud development team, moves from private to public beta for more vigorous testing by potential customers.
Bloggers head to Twitter to complain while the site struggles to recover.
Unlike the iTunes App Store, where trial versions, betas and demo software are ubiquitous, only fully functional, retail versions of apps will be allowed in the planned Mac App Store.
The systems management vendor plans to incorporate GridApp's database automation technology into the BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management offering.
Demonstrating a commitment to Sun Microsystems hardware, Oracle has announced Solaris Servers with the new 16-core Sparc T3 processor.
In buying the maker of the popular Words With Friends game, Zynga is continuing an aggressive push into mobile social gaming.
TrueView service allows users to select an ad-skipping button in the first 5 seconds and only charges advertisers for viewed ads.
A day after the website condemned by the U.S. for releasing classified government documents moved from it Swedish service provider to escape a cyberattack, Amazon.com has stopped hosting the site.
E-reader market penetration for Apple's tablet computer has increased 16 percentage points since August, while Amazon's device has fallen almost an equal amount, a consumer survey shows.
The memory card would use a PCI Express interface to achieve 500 MBps data transfer rates for photographers and videographers.
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes' social network that connects charities with donors left users waiting as an unexpected number of visitors strained servers.