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Launching on the defensive

Nov 3, 2011
BBM Music, BlackBerry's music app, just launched. It lets paying subscribers download and play up to 50 songs. You heard me right - five-zero. Wow,...
Posted In: app, Blackberry, Music, Tech Report

Sorry, AT&T. Sprint's suit goes forward

Nov 3, 2011
We've been following events in the various lawsuits seeking to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile. Rivals Sprint (the Ringo of wireless...
Posted In: AT&T, Sprint, Tech Report

Amazon sweetens the Prime pot

Nov 3, 2011
Amazon has added another enticement to sign up for the Amazon Prime service. Now, when you pay your $79 annual fee, you get access to a lending...
Posted In: Amazon, Kindle, prime, Tech Report

Gmail totally bungled on the iPhone

Nov 3, 2011
People have been waiting for a Gmail app for the iPhone for a long time. Heck, even the Facebook iPad app got here sooner. Google finally launched...
Posted In: apps, Gmail, Google, iPhone, Tech Report

iPhone battery drain: It was the operating system

Nov 3, 2011
We told you about this problem in Tuesday's memo and it was being widely blamed on the hardware of the new iPhone 4S, although we hinted at the...
Posted In: battery, iOS5, iphone 4, iphone 4S, Tech Report

Anonymous's Operation Cartel is BACK ON

Nov 3, 2011
Members of the anonymous hacking group Anonymous have resumed their campaign against Los Zetas, one of the largest and most violent drug cartels....
Posted In: anonymous, Mexico, Tech Report

Commercials? On TV? BELIEVE IT!

Nov 2, 2011
LG announced yesterday that it's partnering with online adverting company, YuMe. The deal will bring ads into LG's Internet-enabled TVs. The Toyota...
Posted In: ads, advertising, lg, Tech Report, tv

Bono Mack committee to meet on data security

Nov 2, 2011
There's a meeting of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today to iron out some of the particulars of a security bill. Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R...
Posted In: bono mack, privacy, security, Tech Report

Biden walks a line on pursuing cybercrime and maintaining liberties

Nov 2, 2011
The Vice President spoke via remote connection at that same conference in London yesterday. He said, "The rights of individuals to express their...
Posted In: Biden, security, Tech Report

Help take a bite out of cybercrime, mate

Nov 2, 2011
Yesterday, the British government challenged China and Russia in how the countries regulate the Internet. The remarks came from the opening speech...
Posted In: China, england, Russia, Tech Report

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