This Day in Tech: Alleged hackers arrested, Spotify inks U.S. deal

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, June 10.

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, June 10.

Pandora ups IPO price to $10 to $12 per share
The online music service has bumped the share price up from the previously announced range of $7 to $9 per share. More

Google wading deeper into clean energy
Job ads show that the tech giant is bulking up its internal renewable-energy engineering team to advance R&D and make clean energy cheaper. More

iOS 5 beta jailbreak gets broader push
Days after initially jailbreaking the new iOS 5 beta, a hacker group releases a version of the popular Redsn0w utility for others who want to do the same with Apple's mobile OS. More

Spotify signs Universal Music, may get to U.S. after all
The pact means the streaming music company now has U.S. deals in place with three of the four largest labels, making it likely that it will finally be able move across the Atlantic this summer. More

Arrests in Spain won't mean Sony's troubles are over
The Spanish police claim they've arrested three people in connection with several security breaches, including the PlayStation Network in April. But the nature of loosely organized hacking groups and the state of Sony's Web security mean the company still has work to do. More

Apple taking action in Lodsys lawsuit
In a surprise move, Apple's attempting to back up app developers sued by Lodsys by stepping in as the defendant in a lawsuit alleging patent infringement. More

Interview: Electronic Arts' Chip Lange on the future of EA's Origin gaming service
Interview with Electronic Arts' Chip Lange on the mobile future of EA's Origin gaming service. More

Has text messaging peaked?
A new report from the Wall Street Journal wonders if text messaging, while still wildly popular, might have its best days behind it. More

Two iPhones to hitch a ride on last shuttle mission
The iPhones will be used for space research aboard the International Space Station for several months, according to Odyssey Space Research. More

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (16GB)
• CNET Editors' rating:3.5 stars
•The bottom line: Sleek, sexy, and light, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 gets as close to the iPad 2 as any Android tablet before it. More

SceneTap: On-site cameras find happening bars
Hate going to bars where the gander ratio is hopelessly skewed? SceneTap uses dedicated cameras to reveal happening bars. More

 

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