Apple Gets iPhone Patent
The company gains legal muscle against Palm and other rivals launching similar multitouch technology devices.
DTV Switch Delay Approved By Senate
The move pushes the deadline to June 12, giving federal agencies more time to prepare the public for the move from analog to digital television broadcasting.
The Pope Comes To YouTube
The Vatican's YouTube channel offers videos of the pope's speeches, news, and other religious information.
Obama Names Acting FCC Chair
Michael J. Copps will likely step aside when a permanent chairman is named to head the Federal Communications Commission.
Consumers Move Easily To DTV In Early Tests
Officials and volunteers in North Carolina manned help phone lines to talk consumers through installation processes and, in some cases, made house calls to assist consumers.
Can Obama Keep His BlackBerry?
Joe Hagin, former deputy White House chief of staff, says keeping the BlackBerry may wind up being more of a political issue than a technical one.
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin Resigns
The new chairman is expected to be Julius Genachowski, who's slated to take over the reins of the agency after President-elect Barack Obama is sworn on Tuesday.
Innovators & Influencers
A SaaS trailblazer, a REST activist, a firewall revisionist, even a president will all shape technology in the coming year.
Complete Ban On Cell Phone Use While Driving Sought
National Safety Council cites a study that found that drivers' use of cell phones contributes to 6% of vehicle crashes -- or 636,000 crashes -- leading to 12,000 serious injuries and 2,600 annual deaths.