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Apple Wants You To Dispense Cash
News  |  1/31/2013
Apple's filed a patent application to coordinate the physical transfer of cash between two individuals.
China's GitHub Censorship Dilemma
Commentary  |  1/30/2013
Censorship becomes more difficult when communication gets combined with code.
Apple Asks Court To Force Google Cooperation
News  |  1/30/2013
iPhone maker accuses Google of unwarranted delays in providing documentation it needs for Motorola Mobility lawsuit defense.
Google Maps North Korea With Help From Users
News  |  1/29/2013
Individuals around the world are contributing geo-information about secretive North Korea.
Chromebooks Actually Selling, Acer Says
News  |  1/29/2013
Laptops running Google's browser-based operating system are resonating with buyers.
Apple iOS 6.1 Expands LTE Support
News  |  1/28/2013
Apple's mobile operating system update also allows Siri to accept spoken orders for movie tickets.
Square COO Resigns, Calls Harassment Claim A Shakedown
News  |  1/25/2013
"I did not do the horrendous things I am told I may be accused of," insists Keith Rabois following resignation from mobile-payments company.
Facebook Blocks Vine, Wonder Apps
News  |  1/25/2013
If you take our data, you must let your users share on Facebook, say Facebook's new rules.
Google Silent About Wireless Experiment
News  |  1/24/2013
Google has applied to the FCC for permission to test an experimental wireless system. Is Google about to offer mobile broadband?
Google Sees Growing Government Demand For User Data
News  |  1/23/2013
More than two-thirds of demands for Google user data in the U.S. are made without a judge-approved warrant.
Google Tops $50 Billion For 2012
News  |  1/22/2013
Google's strong Q4 2012 earnings beat analysts' expectations.
Mozilla Reveals Firefox OS Developer Preview Phone
News  |  1/22/2013
Developers invited to hacking events later this month to encourage app creation for open source mobile OS.
Nokia Embraces 3-D Printing Future, Perhaps Too Soon
News  |  1/18/2013
Nokia hopes consumers will push for phone cases made with 3-D printers. But 3-D printing has been a "dismal failure" as a business for a Half Moon Bay, Calif., shop owner.
Amazon Dodges Apple Tax With Mobile MP3 Store
News  |  1/17/2013
HTML5-based store is more a vote of confidence in the business value of Web technology than in its performance characteristics.
Google Invites Developers To Hack Project Glass
News  |  1/16/2013
Google encourages limited number of developers to work on apps to be used with Google's Internet-enabled glasses.
A Digital Public Library Without Paper Books
News  |  1/14/2013
San Antonio public officials explore creating smaller public libraries that offer patrons only e-readers and digital materials.
Comment: re: CES 2013: 5 Dumbest Ideas - 1/14/2013
The Internet Of Pointless, Perilous Things
Commentary  |  1/11/2013
Network-aware appliances and everyday objects may be inevitable, but they should be developed and deployed with some of the smarts they supposedly possess.
Dell Windows 8 Tablet: Tempting To Schools?
News  |  1/10/2013
Dell offers versatile Latitude tablet in a less expensive package to appeal to educators and budget-minded businesses.
Amazon AutoRip Provides Free Digital Copies Of CDs
News  |  1/10/2013
Amazon has copied years worth of your music purchases to its Cloud Player.
8 Ways Apple Could Make A Cheaper iPhone
News  |  1/9/2013
To build an iPhone that's affordable in emerging markets, Apple will have to cut some corners or rethink the iPhone entirely. We break down some options.
Mozilla Firefox 18 Puts On Speed
News  |  1/8/2013
Faster JavaScript compiler and Retina graphics support in latest version of Mozilla's Firefox browser might help it keep pace with Chrome.
Google Brings Free Wi-Fi To New York
News  |  1/8/2013
Residents of Manhattan's Chelsea area now have free Wi-Fi Internet access, at least outdoors.
Apple Hits 40 Billion App Milestone
News  |  1/7/2013
Even more impressive: Apple has 500 million customer accounts.
Microsoft Slams 'Weak' Google FTC Settlement
News  |  1/4/2013
Google's lack of contrition rankles Microsoft.
Canonical's Ubuntu Linux Goes Mobile
News  |  1/3/2013
Can Ubuntu Linux become the one operating system to run them all -- PC, TV and phone?
Google Settles FTC Antitrust Inquiry
News  |  1/3/2013
Deal prevents Google from using standard patents against competitors, but brings only minor changes to the company's search business.
Google Pushes Paperless Pledge
News  |  1/2/2013
Give up paper, Google suggests, and live in the cloud.
Google Glass: Vision For Future Unclear
News  |  1/2/2013
Augmented reality glasses from Google may appear in early 2013, but they remain a work-in-progress.


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