week in review Apple, Microsoft, Google, and even Best Buy ready products to storm consumers, while Softbank snaps up Sprint. Also: Windows 8 anxiety.
A Wikipedia trustee and a Wikipedian In Residence have been editing the online encyclopedia on behalf of PR clients. Add the discovery of an SEO business run on the side, and this tempest is out of its teapot.
Chief Executive Officer Scott Thompson is accused of lying about his college education. Tempest in a teacup, or scandal in the making?
The custom-made arcade unit from Dream Arcades lets you game and guzzle at the same time.
Tokyoflash Japan's latest bizarre watch could be a Tron disc. You have to push a button to light the time-indicating LED display, which consists of concentric rings.
A defect in the LCD panels produced by LG caused Apple to shift a bulk of the production to Samsung, according to DigiTimes, which adds that LG has since fixed the problem.
An allegation that the FBI, which has long pressed for back doors into encryption products, surreptitiously placed one into OpenBSD alarms security experts.
Turns out a lot of people are all too happy to hand over their password to some unknown Web site just to find out if they're popular. Oh, people. When will you learn? Also, Microsoft Live gets a purpose, Valleywag loses its teeth, the BlackBerry Storm get
Like anything else at Apple, this promotion will probably result in rampant speculation about exactly what's going on internally.
CNET News' Ina Fried tries to explain what is and isn't possible (and legal) to do with an upgrade version of the Windows 7 operating system.