Jul 9, 2012 We've all been there: You get home from work, open up your computer to Netflix, press play and.....nothing. The screen reads buffering. Who do you blame? Your internet provider or Netflix?
May 2, 2012 Services like Hulu want revenue, but it's moving toward relying on viewers -- in addition to advertisers -- to pay. The new model may mean that consumers may not be able to cut their cable cord quite yet.
Heidi N. Moore
Apr 30, 2012 We found out this morning that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble's digital book business. Why would the sometime rivals decide to join together?
Heidi N. Moore
Apr 30, 2012 When you think ebooks, the iPad and the Kindle come to mind -- not Microsoft Windows. But Microsoft's been losing enough ground in tablets and e-readers that today it's decided to spend $300 million to invest in Barnes & Noble's Nook digital-book business.
Apr 30, 2012 Add another player to the digital textbook market. Microsoft announced at $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook reader.
Apr 19, 2012 Greenpeace says some companies running cloud services are doing better than others from an environmental stewardship point of view. It gives Amazon and Apple Fs. Plus, "The Legend of Grimrock" shows you the fun to be had while trapped in a dungeon.
Apr 18, 2012 Usually, it's network broadcasters and cable channels that pitch advertisers at the upfronts. Now, there are new kids on the block.
Apr 18, 2012 The web video service is busting out original content. Plus, we recover from the Gmail outage.
Apr 18, 2012 Amazon is stepping up its publishing push, with help from none other than Agent 007. The online bookseller has just acquired the rights to the James Bond novels behind the movies.
Apr 13, 2012 The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: A Nook e-reader that won't disturb others, a list of the best, worst and most stressful jobs in the U.S., and an artist is growing chairs.