This Day in Tech: Twitpic clones Twitter with Heello; charges filed against men in Gizmodo iPhone incident

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

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

Anonymous says it will target Facebook on November 5 . CNET blogger Chris Matyszczyk asks, "Regardless of whether this is a fake threat, a rogue threat or a full-bore one, is Facebook scared? It surely has some reason to be."

Kindle Cloud Reader app allows you to get Kindle library on your PC or tablet from Safari or Chrome. You can read Kindle books on the iPad using the Safari browser. Apple may choose to disable Web apps in the iPad's Safari browser.

CNET gets the scoop on the San Mateo district attorney's office, which is filing charges against two men who allegedly sold a prototype iPhone last year to Gizmodo.

The Federal Trade Commission is looking into whether Google is preventing device makers that use Android from using competing technology.

Army is creating a task force to accelerate its program to get 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.

Plango launches social, mobile calendar for Facebook, so you can check-in to future events and send out invites to your friends on-the-go.

Hackers hacked the Hong Kong stock exchange. Seven companies were affected, so the stock exchange stopped trading for those involved. "It was the first time for a suspension due to such a kind of technical problem and one involving so many companies," Alfred Chan, chief dealer at Cheer Pearl Investment in Hong Kong, told Reuters .

CNET's Jessica Dolcourt visits Verizon's App Innovation Center in San Francisco.

Apple tops Exxon for the title of the biggest company based on market capitalization.

Cisco reports fourth-quarter earnings of $1.2 billion, or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $11.2 billion, up from last year. However, economic concerns persist.

Have a sneak peek at Audi's electric microcar , designed to zip through city streets.

Something like the iPhone 5 has arrived early: A copycat version of the iPhone 5 is being sold in China. It's called HiPhone 5 .

Twitpic founder is seeking revenge with his new start-up Heello, with is a clone of Twitter.

A study from Pew Internet says that we love to surf the Web, primarily for search and e-mail .

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