A fistful of iPhone apps that will save you time, make your life easier and make you smile.
The apps, like Instagram, Hipstamatic, DailyBooth and PicPlz, have been small-time projects, but now a few are trying to become real businesses.
Despite the companyâs strong performance, shares fell close to 10 percent in after-hours trading after the earnings release.
F.C.C. Investigates Google Street View 10 Nov 2010
Googleâs acquisition of passwords, e-mails and other personal data from unsuspecting people may have violated the Communications Act.
Samsung presents the Galaxy Tab, a new Android tablet with many features and a light touch. But itâll cost you.
I.H.T. Special Report: Business in South Korea: Korean Giants Struggle to Crack Smartphone Market 10 Nov 2010
Samsung and LG Electronics have moved into the realm of leadership in the technology industry, but as smartphones take the world by storm, they have remained largely confined to the sidelines.
Home Style, a new app from the English interior designer, includes 40 videos with furniture and design ideas.
Gadgetwise: Sprint Gets an iPhone, Sort Of 10 Nov 2010
A new iPhone case with a Wi-Fi hot spot built in comes close to turning an iPod Touch into a real phone.
A new Bluetooth speaker from Jawbone lets you play music wirelessly from your smartphone and also serves as a speakerphone.
The room-and-house rental vacation site announced it had raised $7.2 million in a Series A round of venture financing, led by Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners.
Bits: Yahoo Hires a Time Inc. Ad Man 10 Nov 2010
Yahoo hired Wayne Powers, a former Time Inc. executive, to revive its slumping as sales business in the United States.
Bits: Tech Talk Podcast: A Social Web Browser 10 Nov 2010
Miguel Helft on the new social browser RockMelt, gaming on a laptop and the Queen of England's joining Facebook.
Gadgetwise: 5 Tips for Searching Gmail 10 Nov 2010
Gmail offers a number of advanced search features that can help people search messages in an extremely bloated in-box.
A staggering 417 million mobile phones were sold worldwide last quarter, up 35 percent from the same period last year, the research firm says.
Stage Set for Showdown on Online Privacy 10 Nov 2010
Two federal agencies are preparing reports on online privacy standards, and the findings could be at odds.
Ask.com to Return to Old Service 10 Nov 2010
The company will go back to being a question-and-answer service, but itâs re-entering a field that has become crowded.
The Great Cyberheist 10 Nov 2010
Inside the mind of Albert Gonzalez, Americaâs most notorious computer hacker.
Vodafone Selling Stake in Softbank 9 Nov 2010
The mobile-phone company also raised its full-year earnings outlook after a strong first half.
The partnership is the latest attempt by AOL to infuse its homepage with original video.
Internet mogul Barry Diller has ended his companyâs quest to develop Internet search technology to rival that of Google Inc and Microsoft Corp.
Quantum Computing Reaches for True Power 9 Nov 2010
Three major technologies all have the potential to move from demonstration computers to practical, highly powerful machines.
Licensing fees are a central point in the legal battle over how much SAP should pay in damages for stealing Oracleâs software.
Company Accused of Firing Over Facebook Post 9 Nov 2010
The National Labor Relations Board said a company fired an employee illegally after she criticized her supervisor.
By acquiring Quidsi, the parent company of Diapers.com, Amazon.com should be able compete in the baby-products sector.
For NASA, Closer Looks at Mercury and Mars 8 Nov 2010
After a trip of six and a half years, NASAâs Messenger spacecraft will finally pull into orbit around Mercury, and a rover the size of an S.U.V. is expected to land on Mars.
Researchers are using artificially structured metamaterials to manipulate light or other electromagnetic waves in ways not achievable in nature.
The Kinect, which plugs into an Xbox, can project a digital version of you on screen while you shimmy, shake and play active games.