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Tech companies taking chances with new ventures

Nov 17, 2010
From fashion to phones to restaurants to movies, suddenly it seems the big tech companies like Apple, Amazon and Google are trying to do it all. But as Steve Henn reports, it's actually less about trying something new and more about survival.

Rock Band 3

Nov 17, 2010
Tragically, the game comes with a keyboard and not a keytar. Alas....
Posted In: business, Entertainment, games, rock band

Hulu Plus offers a minus

Nov 17, 2010
Of two dollars that is!...
Posted In: Entertainment, google tv, hulu, netflix, Web Culture

Google throws something called at the wall, waits to see if it sticks

Nov 17, 2010
It's like this: Google makes an unimaginable pile of cash off of ad revenues, text ads primarily. And they have a ton of smart people working there...
Posted In: boutiques, business, Entertainment, Google, search, social media, to see who salutes but no one ever does

Amazon Studios. Amazon Studios? Amazon Studios!

Nov 17, 2010
This is bonkers. Amazon is crowdsourcing new movies in an effort that seems to go beyond simple PR promotions. More like Wikipedia meets Mechanical...
Posted In: Amazon, Entertainment, Frankie Say Relax, movies, social media, Wikipedia

Do you trust Facebook enough to let it handle your email?

Nov 16, 2010
Facebook announced a new messaging system that incorporates email, texts, instant messaging, and the Facebook messaging people are already using. But given the privacy concerns that have dogged the social media giant for years, are users going to be willing to trust Facebook enough to use it for all their personal communications?
Posted In: Internet

Kinect is a hit

Nov 16, 2010
The controllerless controller has sold a million units in the ten days since its launch, according to Microsoft, which expects to sell 5 million...
Posted In: games, kinect, Microsoft, nintendo, playstation, Sony, wii

Facebook security FAQ in light of new messaging program

Nov 16, 2010
The security firm Sophos has published an FAQ on security issues presented by Facebook's new and weirdly still unnamed messaging system....
Posted In: business, email, Facebook, privacy, social media, sophos

New research on Stuxnet shows it was likely meant to disrupt nuclear facility

Nov 16, 2010
In an updated version of its analysis of the Stuxnet worm that caused major problems for Iran's nuclear plant earlier this year, Symantec finds...
Posted In: Iran, malware, Science, stuxnet, world, worm

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Download Band

Nov 16, 2010
It's been rumored for years but something or other has always held it up until today. It's important to note that the tension and enmity between...
Posted In: apple, Beatles, Entertainment, itunes, social media