The world's largest social network compiled data on the top trends, memes, and events of the last year.
There is much outpouring from stars on Twitter at the death of Whitney Houston. Moreover, Houston-related themes dominate the site's top 10 trends. At least in the U.S.
The late singer ranks atop the most popular search topics for the year. Also high on the list were a music video phenomenon, a fall superstorm, and a much anticipated Apple tablet.
Sony issues an apology after Whitney Houston albums rose by up to £3 on iTunes following her sudden death over the weekend.
The Father's Day promotion by Barnes & Noble for the Nook HD and Nook HD+ will continue, at least for a limited time.
Barnes & Noble's next-generation e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces, and has an improved lighting scheme. Check out CNET's photos of the new device.
The flight failed due to aerodynamic problems caused when a fin became unlocked, sending the experimental aircraft into a corkscrew. A fourth X-51A flight will likely take place next year.
The latest update to the app features a new interface, quicker performance, and a discount on certain books and magazines.
A classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite was lofted into orbit Friday by a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket, in the third of four NRO missions planned for 2012.
Barnes & Noble expands its Nook Newstand by adding Time, Fortune, People, and a variety of other interactive magazines specifically designed for its 7-inch color e-reader.