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Why Microsoft's Surface Tablet is my new favorite device
I’ve been playing around with Microsoft's Surface tablet for several days now and suddenly realized that I’m using it very differently than any other tablet or laptop I’ve ever owned.
Apple Maps fiasco gets Forstall the chop
After just six months in the job, Apple's Scott Forstall has got the boot, reportedly for refusing to apologise for the company's disappointing Maps service.
Android jobs rocket as iOS jobs stagnate
Android jobs are booming, while the number of Apple iOS vacancies has levelled off, the world's largest online jobs survey has revealed.
Man who claimed half of Facebook charged with fraud
Paul Ceglia - the man who tried to claim that he owned half of Facebook - was arrested on Friday and charged with mail and wire fraud that could see him spending 20 years behind bars.
Apple planning streaming music radio service
Apple is reportedly working on an Internet radio service, and there's a reason people are referring to it as the "Pandora killer."
Apple's 'apology' to Samsung is a hoot
Very gratifyingly, Apple's done exactly as I suggested last week, and published an 'apology' to Samsung that points out just how uncool the Galaxy Tab is compared with the iPhone.
Facebook shows it can succeed at mobile
Wall Street has kissed and made up with Facebook, which has reported strong third quarter revenue, particularly in the mobile arena.
James Bond, sorry, Dyson, caught up in spy scandal
With the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, due to open in British theaters tomorrow, another spy is stealing all the attention in the murky but glamorous world of vacuum cleaners.
Is Apple becoming Compaq? The Big Bang launch problem
I watched the Big Bang launch that Apple pulled off earlier this week with both excitement and trepidation.
Barnes & Noble credit card data was stolen
Barnes & Noble is playing damage control after a large amount of credit card data appears to have been stolen from dozens of storms.
Yelp buys Germany's Qype in $50 million deal
Online reviews site Yelp is to buy its biggest rival in Europe, Qype, to boost its business abroad.
Patent office changes mind about crucial Apple patent
The US Patent and Trademark Office has reviewed one of the Apple patents that led to a $1.05 billion ruling against Samsung - and decided that it isn't valid after all.
The French fight with Google
Recently Google has been having a bit of a tiff with the French government. French politicians claim that Google is making a profit from the content that was created by French companies.
Pair sues Apple over iPhone locking
Two iPhone users have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, claiming that it's violating anti-trust laws by locking the phones to AT&T.
Google threatens to kick French media out of search
Google's threatening to cut French media from its search results, in response to a proposed law that would require it to pay for articles that appear in results.
Apple loses appeal over Samsung design
Apple's lost its appeal over a UK ruling that Samsung's Galaxy tablet doesn't infringe its registered design for the iPad - a decision that is valid in the whole of Europe.
Foxconn admits using underage labor
Foxconn's admittted hiring interns as young as 14, after repeatedly denying it was doing anything of the sort.
UFO hacker saved from extradition
The British home secretary, Theresa May, has announced that computer hacker Gary McKinnon won't be extradited to the US on human rights grounds.
Apple hires doctoral search guru for Siri
Apple really wants to beef up its voice recognition platform.
Massive ebook price-fixing suit leads to settlement
If you are an avid ebook user, chances are you are in for a nice little surprise.