In an unsigned document, the agency says that its communications data collection is comparable in scope to a "dime on a basketball court."
The company's headquarters will rise to 11 stories at its highest point, according to renderings that have hit the Web.
It's a good thing world-saving superhero playboy Tony Stark is also a multi-billionaire. His crime-fighting gear and personal toys would cost $1.6 billion in real life.
Ice Cream Sandwich's uptake is looking sluggish, with just 1.6 per cent of devices running the latest version of Android.
At least 4.2 million iOS devices were activated on Christmas compared with about 2.6 million Android devices, according to rough calculations put together by Fortune.
Although it's fast and easy to use, Grokster delivers subpar results. Hang on to it only as a backup to LimeWire or Xolox.
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With Leopard and prior versions of OS X, one of the popular maintenance utilities was AppleJack, which is a free SourceForge project and ran in the Terminal (preferably Single User mode) as an easy-to-access way to run a bout of cleaning functions on the Mac. AppleJack so far has been incompatible with Snow Leopard, but with today's update the Snow Leopard incompatibility has been squashed.
Android users should be getting the Android 1.6 update in October.
Sony is recalling 1.6 million Bravia TVs, after some started smoking and melted. Here in the UK, a nice man will come and fix it for you.
The Sony VAIO N170G/T uses an underpowered Intel Core Duo processor, but the bright screen and the slick styling will make it attractive to the design-conscious consumer on a budget.