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PS3 hacker Geohot moves from Facebook to...

Famous hacker George Hotz is rumored to have left Facebook and was recently seen at a Backplane hackathon.

By January 24, 2012


Lady Gaga social network is for little monsters' eyes only

Poker-face pop megastar has made an online home for all her little monsters so they can share their mutual ga-ga-ness for Gaga.

By February 10, 2012


The 404 989: Where a rose can bloom in the desert (podcast)

Simpsons fans in Los Angeles are meeting up today to kick off the Ultimate Fan Marathon Challenge in an effort to beat the world record for consecutive TV watching, currently set at 86 hours, 6 minutes, and 41 seconds. On today's show, we'll discuss the challenge and propose one of our own that may be a little more difficult to achieve.

By February 8, 2012


Qualcomm acquires smartphone, tablet display startup

Qualcomm acquires a display tech company that may help it advance its development of mirasol displays for smartphones and tablets.

By January 25, 2012


Can we stop lying about numbers now?

You're being lied to everyday, and it's only getting worse. If there's anything we've learned, it's that there are lies, damn lies and product specs.

By December 5, 2011


Lady Gaga, Eric Schmidt team up on social start-up

The pop star and the Google honcho have invested in Backplane, a startup run by Gaga's manager that focuses on musical artists and sports teams, according to The New York Times.

By June 6, 2011


Microsoft updates Internet Explorer 9 test version

At a developers conference in Redmond, the software maker also touts coming improvements to Windows Azure as well as momentum for Windows Phone.

By October 28, 2010


Hitachi aims MEMS display at tablets, smartphones

At Ceatec, Hitachi Displays unveils a prototype display, developed with a U.S. company, that uses microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, technology.

By October 5, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 1313: Bing bucks buy bling (podcast)

Microsoft tries -- again -- to bribe users to Bing it while Blockbuster goes bankrupt and Blackberry bets on BlackPad. Also: Blogger bounced from bar. Bye!

By September 22, 2010


EMC wants to distribute data

EMC has unveiled a vision for globally federating data, essentially a cache for storage across wide area communication links.

By March 12, 2010