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Entries by Catharine Smith from 11/2011

Zediva DVD-Streaming Service Killed After Losing Lawsuit Against Studios

Posted 11.01.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The nation's biggest movie studios have won a copyright infringement lawsuit against video-streaming startup Zediva Inc. Zediva's founder...

New Google Reader Design, Google+ Integration Announced (PICTURES)

Posted 11.01.2011 | Technology

Last week, Google announced that it would disable many of the social features previously offered within Reader to make room for Google+ features. True...

Yahoo Buys Ad Network Interclick For $270 Million

Posted 11.01.2011 | Technology

By Himank Sharma (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc will pay $270 million for interclick inc as it tries to revive its ailing online advertising business, e...

What's Going On With Apple's iTunes Match?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Technology

Apple's promised iTunes Match launch date of "late October" has come and gone with no sign of the new service, which allows people to remotely access ...

Paul Ceglia's Facebook Ownership Suit Back Before Judge

Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A New York man's claim that he's entitled to half ownership of Facebook is again before a federal judge. Legal arguments are schedul...

BBM Music Now Available For BlackBerry Users

Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

TORONTO — BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says its music-sharing application for its popular messaging service will be available for downloa...

Yahoo Livestand iPad Magazine App Debuts

Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Yahoo has begun to distribute an iPad magazine that illuminates the Internet company's ambitions and the chronic hiccups that hav...

iPhone Battery Life Flaw Confirmed By Apple; iOS 5 Update To Solve It

Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

If you purchased an iPhone 4S or upgraded your iDevice device to Apple's recently released iOS 5 software, you might have noticed that your battery li...

China's Shenzhou 8, Tiangong 1 Spacecraft Dock Together In Orbit Over Earth

Posted 11.03.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — Two unmanned Chinese spacecraft docked successfully and were orbiting the Earth together Thursday in a step that moves China closer to...

Siri Down? Outage Apparently Hits iPhone 4S Virtual Assistant (UPDATE)

Posted 11.03.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: According to a tweet from VentureBeat, Siri service was restored sometime on Thursday night. PREVIOUSLY: Siri, the awesomely sassy new voic...

HTC Rezound Specs: New Verizon Smartphone With Beats Audio To Sell For $299

Posted 11.03.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - HTC Corp (2498.TW) said its latest smartphone, the Rezound, includes audio technology from Beats, the audio company it bought...

New LinkedIn Accounts Soared In Q3 2011

Posted 11.03.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Online professional networking service LinkedIn got demoted by many investors after suffering its first quarterly loss in its br...

Groupon IPO: Company Raises $700 Million, Valued At $12.8 Billion

Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology

By Alistair Barr and Clare Baldwin (Reuters) - Groupon Inc raised $700 million after increasing the size of its initial public offering, becoming...

GRPN: Everything You Need To Know About Groupon's IPO (UPDATED)

Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology

Daily deals behemoth Groupon priced its initial public offering late on Thursday night. Hailed as the biggest internet IPO since Google Inc went p...

Groupon IPO: Shares Soar In Public Market Debut

Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Groupon's stock sizzled in its public debut Friday despite concerns about its accounting practices ahead of an initial public offerin...

NSF Computer Scientists Use Motion Tracking To Measure Mood

Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology

Computer scientists working at the National Science Foundation (NSF) have taken the art of motion capture -- typically used to enhance video games and...

Barnes & Noble Preps Nook Tablet

Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology

Sitting down? Good. Come November 16th, Amazon's Kindle Fire will have company. ...

Google Removes 'Pedophile' Claim On Review Website

Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology

A business owner accused in a Google review of being a paedophile and a thief has said he is delighted that the search giant has removed the entry....

U.S. Cellular: Why We Turned Down iPhone

Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- U.S. Cellular Corp., the country's sixth-largest cellphone company, on Friday said it had the opportunity to carry the iPhone but turned i...

Motorola Mobility Won A Formal Injunction Against Apple In Germany Over Two Patents

Posted 11.05.2011 | Technology

Apple knows what it's like to win injunctions against rivals. It won four of them against Samsung (two in Germany, one in the Netherlands and most rec...

Yahoo Investor Daniel Loeb Demands Board Ouster Of Co-Founder Jerry Yang

Posted 11.05.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- A major Yahoo shareholder believes the slumping Internet company would be better off without Jerry Yang on its board as it mulls a po...

Anonymous Hackers Won't Expose Mexican Cartel Zetas' 'Servants'

Posted 11.05.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Latin American members of the activist hacker group Anonymous called off a planned November 5 plan to expose people associated with the Ze...

Watch The Top 9 YouTube Videos Of The Week

Posted 11.05.2011 | Technology

If you're looking to see the most popular YouTube videos of the week, look no further. Once again, we're bringing you the week's most-watched video...

Apple's Tablet Market Share May Top 75 Percent In 2011

Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology
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With its competitors unable to field a true iPad rival, Apple’s tablet continues to dominate the market that it created. The company sold 11.1 milli...

Disney, YouTube Make Video Deal

Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology

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