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Twitter captures "tweet"

Oct 11, 2011
Back in 2008, Twitter advertising group Twitad, trademarked the word "tweet." It wasn't a big deal until people at Twitter realized what had...
Posted In: copyright, Tech Report, Tweet, Twitter

Our new generation of gamers

Oct 11, 2011
NPD Group has released a new report that finds 91 percent of kids ages 2 to 17 play video games. That's 64 million people. And some of them are TWO...
Posted In: Tech Report, videogames, youth

There are more wireless subscribers than there are people in the whole United States of America

Oct 11, 2011
CTIA, a wireless industry group, is out with its semi-annual report today showing that there are 327.6 million wireless subscribers (CTIA says...
Posted In: mobile, population, Tech Report

Bobsled goes mobile, Ringo climbs on board

Oct 11, 2011
Just when it looks like the wireless carriers are putting the squeeze on you, here comes T-Mobile. T-Mobile has this VoIP service called Bobsled -...
Posted In: app, bobsled, T-Mobile, Tech Report

Obama's data management could keep him in the White House

Oct 11, 2011
CNN ran a story by Micah Sifry, co-founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, about the Obama campaign's data crunching strategy. Sifry says Obama's...
Posted In: data, elections, Tech Report, white house

Supercommittee says sell spectrum

Oct 10, 2011
On Friday, Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) and Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-Pa.) - all members of...
Posted In: government, spectrum, Tech Report

Lots of people want iPhones

Oct 10, 2011
Shocking, I know. Apple announced today over a million people ordered the new iPhone4S. That's almost twice as many people who preordered the...
Posted In: iphone 4S, Tech Report

Sleep app

Oct 10, 2011
How are you sleeping? Not so great? There's a new app called Zeo that's supposed to help with all that. It all starts with a headband. From Reuters...
Posted In: app, brain, sleep, Tech Report

Computers step in for lawyers at GE

Oct 10, 2011
Learn the word cybersettlements. It's what GE's Oil and Gas division is trying out to see if a computers can help the company settle legal disputes...
Posted In: lawsuits, Tech Report

Drone hack

Oct 10, 2011
Creech Air Force Base in Nevada is home to several pilots who command drone plane missions in Afghanistan and other warzones. Officials at the base...
Posted In: drones, hacking, Tech Report

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