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How Google turned employees into philanthropists in 2012

A new effort that used technology to boost giving resulted in big donations to hunger-related charities this holiday season.

By Dec. 31, 2012


Global allies give Mozilla's Firefox OS a mobile foothold

Partners backing the browser-based mobile operating system include phone maker LG Electronics and 18 mobile network operators across the world. The first phones are due in the second quarter.

By Feb. 24, 2013


Firefox OS sinks its teeth into low-end smartphones

Sure, the high-end smartphone market is stuffed with iOS and Android, but demand for low-cost phones gives Mozilla and its browser-based OS a chance to chow down.

By Feb. 18, 2014


Twitter to build app for new Firefox OS smartphones

The microblogging site says it will have an app available for the browser-based mobile operating system when handsets launch in the next couple of months.

By Feb. 25, 2013


Dell says goodbye to Netbooks

Dell is leaving Netbooks to the dustbin of laptop history. But it's not terribly surprising, considering the rise of tablets and the emergence of ultrabooks.

By Dec. 15, 2011


Apple iPhone enters prepaid world with Cricket

The regional prepaid carrier will start selling the smartphone on June 22 without a contract. But it will cost you dearly.

By May. 31, 2012


Joost gets $45 million in financing

On-demand video site says plans for the money include speeding up product development and expanding globally.

By May. 10, 2007


What will happen to Orange Wednesday after the EE launch?

Orange and T-Mobile are set to disappear from our high streets with the launch of EE -- so what will happen to perks like Orange Wednesday?

By Sep. 11, 2012


Spectrum auctions not in debt ceiling agreement

Authorization for spectrum auctions was not part of Congress's debt ceiling agreement that will be voted on, but it could still become part of a broader legislative plan to generate more cash for the government.

By Aug. 1, 2011


New from Apple: ColorSync Profile First Aid; LocalTalk Bridge

New from Apple: ColorSync Profile First Aid; LocalTalk Bridge

By Apr. 21, 1999