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Netflix ranks ISPs by streaming performance, Google Fiber wins

Netflix uses its copious streaming-video data to rank ISP performance in November, with Google Fiber easily taking the top spot.

By December 11, 2012


Barnes & Noble Q1 loss narrows to $40M as Nook sales decline

The company blames production issues and unmet demand for its recently launched Glowlight version.

By August 21, 2012


Facebook ad rates surge 58 percent, says study

Results represent great news for Facebook ahead of its second-quarter earnings call on July 26.

By July 18, 2012


Why Facebook may soon cost you money

Now that Facebook has conducted a small test of charging users to promote their status updates, isn't it inevitable that, as a public company, Facebook will have to start dinging users in earnest?

By May 13, 2012


Would you pay Facebook to help you promote certain posts?

The social network is testing a feature to make your posts more prominent, and it could end up requiring a fee.

By May 11, 2012


Sony SmartWatch hands-on: Not perfect, but shows promise

The new $149.99 Sony SmartWatch is one of the most compelling Android-powered wearable devices yet. Find out how it fared in our first test-drive.

By April 12, 2012


iTunes 10.1 available now, but iOS 4.2 remains MIA

Sometimes I wonder why Apple doesn't blog or tweet about stuff like this so users wouldn't be left scratching their heads.

By November 12, 2010


Rocket-car aims for 1,050 mph in 42 seconds (photos)

This gallery misstated the distance covered by the Bloodhound SSC. The actual distance traveled in one-hundredth of a second is about 10 feet.

By July 21, 2010


Rocket car aims for 1,050 mph in 42 seconds (photos)

Bloodhound SSC, a project to build the ultimate land speed record car, gave the public its first view of a 1:1 scale model at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, England.

9 Images By July 20, 2010


From 0 to 1,000 mph in 42 seconds

Meet Bloodhound, the 1,000 mph supersonic car. Actually, its top speed is 1,050 mph, but when you're a couple hundred miles an hour faster than the speed of sound, who's counting?

By July 20, 2010