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Entries by Amy Lee from 07/2011

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Considered For U.S. Treasury Secretary After Timothy Geithner, Sources Say

Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

Timothy Geithner was recently reportedly considering leaving his position as Treasury Secretary after the budget deal is accomplished. Although he has...

Gmail Redesigned: Google's Email To Get A New Look

Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

Gmail's getting a makeover. According to a post on the Gmail Blog, Google's popular email service will soon roll out updates to the Gmail interface...

Google+ Games Could Be In The Works

Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

Several features of Google's new social network are quite similar to Facebook features, and rumor has it that the two will become even more similar wi...

Zynga IPO By The Numbers

Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

Social gaming company Zynga, maker of popular games like Farmville and Words With Friends, has just filed for its initial public offering. The company...

Google In Talks To Buy Hulu: Report

Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

Google is reportedly in talks to purchase Hulu, the online video site, according to the L.A. Times. Hulu began to weigh options regarding a sale a...

Apple's iPhone 5 And iPad 3 Will Drop In October: Report

Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

Could the iPad 3 be here in just three months? New reports say that the next generation of the iPhone and iPad will drop in October, according to D...

Japan's 'Rare Earth' Mineral Discovery Could Fix iPad Supply Shortages

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Large deposits of so-called "rare earth" minerals crucial for manufacturing electronic devices like iPads and flat-screen TVs have been discovered on ...

Cellphone Cancer Risk May Be Overstated: Report

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Do cellphones cause cancer? A a new study suggests the answer could be no. In May, the World Health Organization classified cellphones as a carcin...

Google+ Invite Scam Spreads In Wake Of Huge Demand

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Are you desperate to get onto Google+, the search giant's new social network? Don't be too desperate: a rash of fake invites are spreading on the stre...

Skype 5.2 For Mac Features Screen Sharing And Video Calling For Groups

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

A new version of Skype for Mac, version 5.2, has just rolled out. The new version features several updates from the previous 5.1 edition: Users wi...

Top UK Tech CEOs To Watch

Posted 07.05.2011 | UK
Read More: Tech CEO, UK News

While London and Silicon Valley are hardly adjacent, the UK has its fair share of prominent tech industry names shaking up the web from across the oce...

Cisco Said To Aid China In Installing Massive 'Peaceful Chongqing' Surveillance System

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

A network of over 500,000 cameras designed for massive video surveillance across the Chinese city of Chongqing is in the works, according too the Wall...

Google, Microsoft Sued Over 3D Map Technology

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Microsoft and Google have been sued by a Louisiana company accusing the two tech giants of violating a patent around 3D mapping technology. Transc...

Verizon To End Unlimited Data Plans By July 7 [UPDATE]

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

[UPDATE] A Verizon Wireless rep has reached out to The Huffington Post with the following details: On July 7, we are offering customers more smartpho...

Entenmann's Twitter Fail Inadvertently References Casey Anthony Verdict

Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Most people on Twitter who see the hashtag #notguilty today will think immediately of the sensational Casey Anthony murder verdict. Unless you're ...

Twitter's Valuation May Soar To $7 Billion: Report

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

A little bird is chirping dollar signs: Social messaging service Twitter could be valued at as high as $7 billion, according to the Wall Street Journa...

All Google+ Profiles Will Be Made Public By July 31

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

Want to keep your Google profile between you and your friends? Too bad. Google+ profiles will not be allowed to remain private, with users require...

Android Beats Down Apple, RIM In Smartphone Share: comScore

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

As Android and Apple continue to gain smartphone market share, RIM is falling behind, according to a new report by comScore. According to recent d...

10 Female Tech CEOs To Watch

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

While people are quick to characterize Silicon Valley as dominated by young men in hoodies, a band of women are emerging to make the industry their ow...

Facebook's Awesome Announcement: Group Chat, Video Chat, New Chat Design (PICTURES)

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg promised "something awesome" for Wednesday's conference. What Facebook delivered is a trio of new chat features, including the earlier...

Spotify Coming To U.S.

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

After months of false starts, rumored difficulties obtaining licenses from record labels and a whole lot of hullaballoo, European music streaming star...

Google Takes Down Over 11 Million CO.CC Sites

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

Google has taken down over 11 million sites it has deemed "spammy." According to The Register, the .co.cc subdomain, owned independently by a Korea...

Games Apps Most Popular Category: Nielsen Report

Posted 07.07.2011 | Technology

Games rule the app game, according to a new report by Nielsen. Accounting for 64 percent of apps used in the last 30 days, games beat out weather (...

Google+ Doesn't Allow Business Profiles--Yet

Posted 07.07.2011 | Technology

While Google+ is still invite-only, plenty of companies have already gotten onto the site to create business profiles alongside the personal profiles ...

No Unlimited Plan? Try Verizon's Tips For Cutting Down Data Use

Posted 07.07.2011 | Technology

Verizon announced last week that it would stop offering unlimited data plans to new customers as of Thursday, July 7. But don't worry: The company's p...