This Day in Tech: Data from Stanford Hospital patients found online

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, September 9.

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, September 9.

• Stanford Hospital confirms that patient data was online for almost a year.

•  Apple iPads, iPhones get Flash video via HTTP Live Streaming.

•  Google, Apple, Microsoft are the top global brands, according to a new study by Brand Finance.

• The FBI raids Solyndra and calls the company's CEO on the phone.

•  AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong wants to merge with Yahoo. Now that former CEO Carol Bartz is out at Yahoo, this might be a good time for Armstrong to step in. But a source close to Yahoo says the company is not interested in the deal.

•  Sprint is going to offer unlimited data with the iPhone 5 to compete with AT&T and Verizon. The deal will likely be a limited-time offer.

• More Groupon gripes. Sales team files class-action suit. Apparently, the sales staff cries a lot.

•  Flip camera founder sets up a grilled-cheese shop.

• Rapper spends $37,500 on Marty McFlys .

 

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