This Day in Tech: New domains mean trademark issues; Apple shares down

Too busy to keep up with today's tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Monday, June 20.

Too busy to keep up with today's tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Monday, June 20.

New domains mean new trademark issues
The Internet's overseers approve a plan to expand the number of top-level domains. That opens the door for .paris, .canon, .eco--and for a new era of trademark complications. More

Offline Google Docs playing peek-a-boo
The offline version of Google's productivity suite has been spotted outside Google's firewall. With Chromebooks now launched, time is of the essence. More

Is Apple's declining stock cause for concern?
Several pundits question why Apple's shares are on the decline as of late. The company's stock is at $315 per share, down from its 52-week high of $364.90. More

Facebook finding a spot for Spotify?
The giant social network is getting closer to a new music feature that would tie other companies' music-streaming services into its site, a report says. More

3D printing creating 'a whole new world'
In Amsterdam, a small company is showing the world how good 3D printed products can be. Its founder thinks those products will create a new design paradigm. More

Japanese supercomputer is fastest in the world
The biannual Top500 Supercomputing list is out, and for the first time in seven years, Japan has built the world's fastest computer. K Computer displaces China's Tianhe-1A just six months after the Chinese machine took the crown. More

Disney's Club Penguin domain name lapses
You'd think a company that spent $350 million in cash with an equal amount in potential earn-outs would at least mark its domain name calendars. More

Netflix's rough weekend: Sign of things to come
It's been a rough few days for the company with a site outage and a contract dispute that led it to pull Sony movies. Neither was a huge deal, but they show how Netflix is under increased scrutiny. More

Taking the human factor out of phishing prevention (how-to)
The weakest link in the battle against identity theft via e-mail is the tendency of users to click first and think second--if at all. Three new prevention methods may be worth the steps they add to the process. More

LulzSec, Anonymous announce hacking campaign
As part of a united "AntiSec" campaign, groups take credit for taking UK police site offline. They are encouraging others to steal and leak classified information. More

LG Infinia 47LW5600
The Bottom Line: While passive 3D has its flaws, the LG LW5600's 2D picture quality is very good for an edge-lit LED-based LCD TV, especially in bright rooms. More

Radical tech behind Pixar's 'Cars 2'
CNET got a look behind the curtain at what goes into the special effects of Pixar's latest film, "Cars 2." Join us as we explore the magical and technical world of animation. More

How to measure heart rate with an Android phone
Did you know you can measure your heart rate with your Android phone? We'll show you how. More

 

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