Dell is recalling 4.1 million Sony batteries used in its notebook computers. Lithium-ion batteries power most of our gadgets these days — and they're all susceptible to overheating. Janet Babin reports.
25 years ago today, IBM released its first personal computer. It was a moment that changed the world, in part because IBM used software from a little-known company called Microsoft. Host Kai Ryssdal looks back with computer maven Robert Cringely.
Microsoft today announces the winners of its annual Imagine Cup finals, a student technology contest. This year 200 finalists from more than 40 countries came to India to show off their software design skills. Miranda Kennedy has the story.
The FCC is auctioning off a huge chunk of airwaves to mobile phone companies. The sale could bring $15 billion to the federal treasury. For consumers, it will mean cool cell phone capabilities down the road, Lisa Napoli reports.