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Hulu Plus Goes Into Prime Time

Hulu Plus emerged from its four-month preview on Wednesday, opening its streaming TV service to all and chopping US$2 off its price tag at the same time ...

New Path Limits Photo-Sharing to Tight Circle

Everything about Facebook is big. A half-billion users, 700 billion minutes a month spent there. It has 900 million pages, groups and events, according to the Facebook stats page ...

Verizon Serves Up Batch of Quirky New Handsets

Samsung and Motorola have dropped three new phones on the market, from an Android number with not one but two Super AMOLED displays to a flip phone that uses an E Ink display ...

Amazon’s Kindle Deal: New Way for Pubs to Close the Web’s Barn Doors?

Amazon.com will more than double the revenue share for periodical publishers as it faces rising competition, at least in public perception, with Apple and other rivals for magazine and newspaper publications ...

Can WinPho 7 Close the App Gap?

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is in the wild, and one of the big questions about the launch involves the app ecosystem for the new mobile operating system ...

New B&N Nook Colors Outside the E-Reader Lines

Barnes & Noble took a big swipe at Amazon's dominance of thee-reader market with the introduction Wednesday of a new color Nookreader and a program to encourage development of apps for its devices ...

No Taxation Without Customer Privacy, Says Judge in Amazon vs. NC Case

Citing First Amendment protections, a U.S. District Court judge in Seattle has ruled in favor of Amazon.com in its battle with North Carolina over potentially sensitive customer data the state claims it needs to calculate taxes ...

Investors Shellack the Shack Despite Income Gains

Adding the iPhone to its product mix helped Radio Shack lift its net income 23 percent in the third quarter, the company announced Monday. But falling margins and continued uncertainty about the venerable brand's future left the market unimpressed ...

FCC Could Be the Winner in Fox/Cablevision Standoff

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has weighed in publicly in the dispute between the Fox broadcasting empire and cable provider Cablevision over payments for broadcasting Fox programming. The scuffle could wind up giving the agency greater power to regulate such standoffs ...

When Worlds Collide: Galaxy Tab to Share Verizon Shelf Space With iPad

Verizon, the very same company that recently announced it will sell the iPad beginning next week, announced Wednesday that it will become the first U.S. carrier to stock Samsung's Galaxy Tab ...

Microsoft Answers Google With Jumbo Biz Productivity Pack

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it will combine its Officeproductivity Web apps suite and integrated Shareport, Exchange andLync services into a monthly package service beginning next year ...

Microsoft Faces Life After Ozzie

Ray Ozzie is out as chief software architect at Microsoft, opening abig void through which analysts are tossing innumerable opinions regardingwhat the departure means for the company ...

Can Google Make Sony Stand Out in a Flat TV Crowd?

A week after Logitech rolled out the first standalone box runningGoogle TV, Sony has revealed four new HDTVs and a Blu-ray playerpowered by the system ...

Facebook Gets Cliquey

Defying expectations that it would announce a complete site redesign, a new integration agreementwith Skype or even a phone of its very own, Facebook instead unveiled a revampedgroups feature on Wednesday, along with new tools to audit how apps areusing personal data and to download all of a user's data to abrowser-viewable file ...

IE Slinks Below the 50 Percent Mark

It comes as no surprise that venerable Microsoft's Web browser, Internet Explorer, has been on the decline in recent years, bowing under pressure from rivals like Firefox and Google Chrome. However, Web analytics firm StatCounter says while it's still the most-used browser family on Earth, fewer than half of Web users are now on it ...

Twitter COO Takes Over in Quest to Spin Tweets Into Gold

Twitter Cofounder Evan Williams has stepped aside as CEO and placed Dick Costolo, the man he hired as chief operating officer, in charge of the company as it works to build its business model ...

Barnes & Noble Opens New Trade Route to the Indies

You can almost hear the old-timers growling: "Back in my day, you wanted to get published, first you had to cut down the trees yourself. In the snow. With only a pen knife." ...

Barnes & Noble Opens New Trade Route to the Indies

You can almost hear the old-timers growling: "Back in my day, you wanted to get published, first you had to cut down the trees yourself. In the snow. With only a pen knife." ...

Barnes & Noble Opens New Trade Route to the Indies

You can almost hear the old-timers growling: "Back in my day, you wanted to get published, first you had to cut down the trees yourself. In the snow. With only a pen knife." ...

India Gives RIM’s Secure Channel Access Thumbs Down

The Indian government has been unable to intercept communications carried over BlackBerry devices despite an interim agreement on data sharing that kept Research In Motion's service alive after a threatened August outage, according to a report published Friday in the Economic Times, an Indian news site ...

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