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CNET News Daily Podcast: Taking a spin with Microsoft Sphere

One satellite radio station to rule them all; will Intel be inside Apple's new MacBooks; and unfortunate news for Scrabulous fans.

By July 29, 2008


Academics to get a glimpse of Microsoft's Sphere

Those attending this week's Faculty Summit in Redmond will have a chance to see the spherical surface computer that Microsoft has been cooking up in its labs.

By July 28, 2008


AOL acquires Sphere for content, ad networks

Sphere, which supplies customers' Web sites with links to related blogs, stories, and photos, will give AOL a conduit for its content and advertising.

By April 14, 2008


Ultimate 3D gaming in a 400-pound steel sphere

The Russian-made "Vitusphere" is 10 feet tall and rolls in any direction, virtually.

By March 17, 2008


What Obama could learn from Mozilla

The U.S. government is drowning in politics. Could open information help? What we do matters much more than who gets credit.

By March 2, 2009


Cloud fever: What will it take for a breakout?

At a roundtable discussion on Microsoft's campus, of all places, some of the tech industry's best and brightest gather to offer a snapshot of cloud computing's progress--and lack thereof.

By February 27, 2009


Teufel Motiv 3: Glorious orbs of sound-producing joy

Crave welcomes our new spherical overlords, and looks forward to working with them in a spirit of boxless, curvy co-operation

By February 18, 2009


Gmail grows up with offline e-mail access

Google is catering to business customers who want to use Gmail even without a network connection. Will Google Apps now pose a stronger threat to Microsoft?

By January 27, 2009


Viewsonic's all-in-one PC perfect for call centers, not so much high-end gaming

Don't expect to be doing much more than Netbook-type tasks on Viewsonic's all-in-one PC.

By January 12, 2009


CES: Round sound speakers better than boxes?

Box speakers are so 20th century. That's why Anthony Gallo Acoustics makes nothing but round speakers. At the Las Vegas show, it'll unveil its latest spherical triumph: the Strada.

By January 7, 2009