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Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know

Considering self-publishing a book? CNET's David Carnoy discusses the ins and outs of what it's all about.

By June 13, 2012


Apple posts MacDefender removal info, promises fix

Apple has finally acknowledged the MacDefender malware with instructions to remove the software, along with promising that a future version of the Mac OS will protect against it.

By May 24, 2011


Teen interrogated after Facebook bin Laden post

A Washington 13-year-old is questioned by Secret Service after reportedly posting on Facebook that the president should be careful after the killing of Osama bin Laden.

By May 18, 2011


Lodsys posts FAQ on its in-app purchase patent

The patent holdings firm that's going after app developers who use Apple's in-app purchase tools have detailed how much they're seeking in terms of a licensing fee, as well as how Apple is or isn't involved.

By May 16, 2011


Blogger goes down, taking 30 hours of posts with it

Service has been offline or unreliable for much of the day, with Blogger-hosted blogs changed to read-only mode, and posts and comments made after 7:37 a.m. PDT on May 11, 2011, removed.

By May 12, 2011


HTC posts healthy profit on soaring sales

Profit rises nearly 200 percent during the first quarter. The maker of the Thunderbolt and other gadgets credits its success to huge growth in its smartphone business.

By April 29, 2011


Microsoft posts strong quarterly results, sales

Software giant offset slowing PC sales with big gains in its Office and Xbox product lines, reporting net income of $5.23 billion and a 13 percent sales gain.

By April 28, 2011


Netflix posts 'buy' button but not doing the selling

Netflix has declined in the past to sell movies from its site. Apparently, the video-rental service doesn't mind posting buy buttons on its site when it means someone else will do the selling.

By April 18, 2011


The 'post-PC era' might be closer than we think

PC market share numbers for the first quarter of 2011 are down 3.2 percent. The reason? Natural disasters, high gas prices, and yes, media tablets that deliver PC-like functions.

By April 13, 2011


Study: Video games aid post-stroke motor skills

Stroke patients who play video games are up to five times more likely to improve their arm motor function than those who undergo standard physical therapy, data shows.

By April 7, 2011