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Apple gears up to sell a ton of iPhones. Verizon in the mix?

Dec 27, 2010
Apple expects to sell 21 million iPhones in the first quarter of next year. Before they were estimating 19 million. This increased forecast comes...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPhone, manufacturing, Verizon

Kindle 3 is top selling Amazon item ever, selling xxx,???,!!! units

Dec 27, 2010
They won't provide an actual number but they say they've sold more Kindle 3s than they have of the last Harry Potter book. Harry Potter books,...
Posted In: Amazon, expelliarmus, gadgets, Kindle

Man reads wife's email, now faces five years in prison

Dec 27, 2010
Leon Walker snooped in his wife's Gmail account - used her password, logged on and started reading. From the Detroit Free Press:...
Posted In: email, Gmail, government, Law, privacy

US rare earth mine to reopen

Dec 27, 2010
A huge pit in the Mojave Desert holds the largest collection of rare earth minerals outside of China. It was shut down years ago due to...
Posted In: a stitch in time is worth two in the bush, China, manufacturing, minerals, world

How Flickr missed the boat that Instagram caught

Dec 27, 2010
Instagram is one of the hottest new social media platforms out there. It's all about photo sharing, super easy to use your iPhone to take pictures,...
Posted In: flickr, instagram, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

Free iPads in Japan

Dec 27, 2010
Softbank is the exclusive carrier of iPhone in Japan and is a big carrier of iPads as well. Now they're giving away free 16 gig iPads when you sign...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, iPad, world

Logitech suspends Google TV enabled Revue box?

Dec 27, 2010
That's the rumor coming out of China, as reported by DigiTimes (they seem to be serving up an awful lot of rumors lately, especially about the iPad...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, google tv, logitech, manufacturing, search, Web Culture

Are you part of an online psychology experiment?

Dec 27, 2010 is known for selling just about anything you might want. But it's also a place where you can make (usually small amounts of) money through their service called Mechanical Turk. You perform small online tasks and get paid. But one Harvard researcher sees Mechanical Turk as the perfect venue for psychological experiments.
Posted In: Science

The technology of Santa

Dec 24, 2010
Tonight, Santa Claus will be getting a lot of work done. First, he'll go to one house, slide down the chimney, place toys beneath a tree, maybe nibble a cookie, feed a carrot to a reindeer. Then he'll repeat the process ZILLIONS of times. All in a few hours. What technology does Santa use to get all that done?

Nintendo's Wii is already outdated

Dec 24, 2010
Nintendo's wireless Wii system was a big hit a couple years ago, appealing most to usual non-gamers for its ease. But this season, sales are down nearly a quarter. Sally Herships reports.