Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET News for Friday, June 3.
Apple may have already declared what it's going to demo at next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, but what else does it have up its sleeve?
Attacks aimed at Hotmail, Yahoo, and Gmail point to weak spots in e-mail services that can let attackers into corporate networks, reports say.
Sparked, a recently rebranded version of The Extraordinaries, crowdsources volunteer work so employees can contribute to causes right from the office.
Ex-Google employee Patri Friedman--grandson of Milton--wants to create "Burning Man meets Silicon Valley meets the water," 12 miles off the coast of San Francisco. He imagines "an Apple or Google country."
Buying a smartphone shouldn't be as traumatic as doing your taxes. But it is.
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Microsoft may be playing catch-up in the smartphone market, but sometimes coming from behind makes you play so hard you blow the competition away. That's what these WP7 phones hope to do. More
CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman is on a mission with one aim: find the Old World's geekiest spots. Points of interest include the Lego manufacturing plants, the historic D-Day beaches, and the Paris Air Show. Parlez-vous geek?
France's broadcasting regulator decides that it is un-French to utter the heinous anglicisms "Facebook" and "Twitter."
The biggest show of the year for Sony's gaming division kicks off Monday. The PlayStation security woes appear, for now, to be behind them. But will Sony take the opportunity to talk about what happened?