This Day in Tech: Microsoft loses patent case, Hulk Hogan at E3
Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Thursday, June 9.
Cost of buying space in Twittersphere zeitgeist is up more than 400 percent.
Hulkamania runs wild at E3 2011. Brian Tong flexes with the wrestling legend to talk pythons, pistols, and toothpicks.
Software giant loses legal battle with a small Canadian company in a decision today that will cost Microsoft $290 million and that has broad implications for the way patent law is applied to technology.
iOS 5 brings some welcome new features, but it's an incremental update thus far. Kent German gives you a tour.
An airline industry investigation suggests that 75 airline incidents may have been caused by interference from cell phones or other electronic devices.
Google, Apple, and Amazon are introducing new cloud-based services, but will it be too much for the wireless networks connecting users to the content?
Google says it will have 450 free charging stations on campus and will expand its plug-in fleet with Chevy Volts and Nissan Leafs to help jump-start electric vehicles.
Following a pitch by Apple CEO Steve Jobs to build a new campus in his hometown, the city's mayor says Cupertino is ready for the project.
The policy shift comes several months after Apple announced that it would take a 30 percent cut of revenue related to a subscription.
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Grads and Dads 2011 Gift Guide
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