CVS Offers $99 Sylvania Netbook
The drug store chain is reaping sales from the low price point of the computer, which runs Windows CE 6.0 and has a 7-inch display.
AT&T Leads Google Ad Spenders
BP, fighting negative publicity from the gulf oil spill, dramatically upped spending on search ads to nearly $3.6 million in June, according to data obtained by Advertising Age.
Hurd In, Phillips Out As Oracle President
Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd to be its president, replacing Charles Phillips, who has resigned. Hurd will take the reins of Oracle's strategy of combining software and hardware, as it battles IBM.
HTC Android Slider Gets FCC Approval
Verizon could be bringing the new Android smartphone to the U.S., judging by photos posted on the Federal Communications Commission's web site.
Twitter Mobile Use Soaring
More than three quarters of users access the microblogging site through Twitter.com, though the number of people accessing it via mobile devices has increased 62% since April.
Virginia May Lose Data From Outage
Though state agencies have resumed IT operations, the Virginia Information Technologies Agency and Northrop Grumman, which has apologized for a more than weeklong failure, are still working to recover data.
Sony Previews 3D Laptop
Active-shutter glasses will be required for 3D viewing on the 16-inch screen laptop that will use similar technology to Sony's Bravia TVs and allow toggling between 2D and 3D.
72% Of Adults Texting
Teens send a median of 50 texts per day, dwarfing the volume of texts sent by an increasing number of U.S. adults who use text messaging on their mobile phones, according to the Pew Research Center.
Mobile Football Madness: Best Apps For The Gridiron
College football season is in the first quarter and the NFL season about to kickoff. Take your football experience mobile this fall by arming yourself with the best mobile apps for following your team, be it fantasy or real, and staying in the game no matter where you roam. Here's 20 of the best.
Web 2.0 Expo: The Power of Platforms
In 2009, Google said the Web had won; in 2010, it's clear that the Web is only one platform among many. Web 2.0 Expo New York will take place September 27 through 30 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers.
Google Releases SketchUp 8
The latest version of Google's modeling software offers improved tools to amateur and professional 3D artists alike.
USB And SMB Is A Risky Mix
Drive-based threats may pose a larger risk to your business than drive-by attacks -- and USB drives may pose the largest threat of all.
AutoCAD Returns To Mac
Autodesk's 3D engineering design software coming to Apple computers after a 20-year absence, with new mobile apps for iPad, iPhone.