Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Wednesday, May 25.
Twitter says it will use the desktop service to help commercial users track conversations across the social network, in a deal reportedly valued at about $40 million.
A new analyst report says that despite Apple's "lagged" stock gains this year, now is a good time to pick up shares based on the company's estimated growth over the next four years.
A majority of people polled by JiWire said they're comfortable buying items, even expensive ones, via their mobile phone or tablet, as they increasingly find themselves on the go.
More than two days' worth of video gets uploaded to the site each minute.
Take a look at Sony's latest high-end Vaio F and compact Vaio S series laptops from all angles.
Web giant will take the wraps off a mobile payments system that will operate on select Android-based Sprint phones on Thursday, according to a Bloomberg report.
Phony e-mails tell people their App Store orders have been cancelled, hoping they'll click on a link that whisks them to an online pharmacy.
Barnes & Noble unveils a black-and-white, touch-capable Nook e-reader, Apple finally responds with a fix for MacDefender malware, and Microsoft shows off the next version of Windows Phone 7 code-named Mango.
On today's show, Apple responds to the Mac Defender concerns with a support forum and a promised OS X update, Google may announce mobile payments via NFC as early as tomorrow (Thursday), and Facebook might launch a music service with Spotify (but no, not in the U.S. -- yet). Also, TiVo makes tons of money from suing people and Brian Tong bids a teary farewell to Oprah.
heck-in data you're putting out there, what's the best way to view it all on a single map? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica Belmont shows you Creepy, which lives up to its name by mapping out all the places your friends have tweeted or posted pictures from.