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E-reader race has two horses. One horse is faster.

Dec 1, 2010
According to a new survey of 2800 holiday shoppers, the e-reader race comes down to iPad and Kindle. Nobody else matters. Nook doesn't matter. Kobo...
Posted In: Amazon, apple, barnes & noble, business, gadgets, iPad, Kindle, kobo, Nook, Web Culture

Must be a lot of coffee brewing at Groupon this week

Dec 1, 2010
The Groupon board of directors is scheduled to have a conference call today to discuss and possibly decide upon Google's takeover offer, according...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media

Use your Amex card, get a make believe cow

Nov 30, 2010
Is this even a technology story? I don't know. Whenever Zynga and Farmville and make believe cows get involved, I get all dizzy and disoriented. So...
Posted In: business, cows, farmville, games, sorrow, zynga

EU investigating Google for anti-trust

Nov 30, 2010
Google just can't seem to please Europe. If it's not Street View, it's anti-competitive practices. The European Union announced that it's...
Posted In: business, european union. eu, Google, Law, world

2.5 million Kinects sold

Nov 30, 2010
Microsoft's goal of 5 million Kinects sold this year seemed awfully ambitious when it was first announced but it looks like they'll get there. The...
Posted In: business, gadgets, games, kinect, Microsoft

Web retailers accused of peddling counterfeit stuff are shut down

Nov 29, 2010
82 websites accused of selling counterfeit music, DVDs, apparel and sporting goods have been shut down as a result of an ongoing crackdown by US...
Posted In: business, government, kevin kline is awesome, Law, pirates

Robot sports reporter

Nov 29, 2010
But how does he get grotesquely overweight and suck up to spoiled athletes if he's a robot? I'm sure they're working on that....
Posted In: business, robots, sorrow, Sports, Web Culture

Google brain drain?

Nov 29, 2010
The New York Times has a feature on the potential brain drain at Google as some top employees head over to Facebook, frustrated with the greater...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, social media, Web Culture

Google may have bought Groupon for $2.5 billion

Nov 29, 2010
So far this story seems to trace back to a site called Vatornews.com and an interpretation of tweets on the part of TechCrunch. So it's nothing yo...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media, Web Culture

Got shopping? Technology to the rescue!

Nov 26, 2010
Our Friday show is all about the ways people use technology to help in their shopping this season. Here's a partial list of some of the apps (and...
Posted In: business, gadgets

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