week in review Eager iPad shoppers mobbed stores around the world in hopes of getting their hands on Apple's next-generation tablet, which is already sold out online.
Wal-Mart's 24-hour stores in the U.S.by selling the tablet a full eight hours before Apple stores even opened. There was limited supply, however. For example, dozens of people lined up at a Wal-Mart in Union City, Calif., which had 40 iPads to sell. And many left disappointed.
At Apple's Fifth Avenue store in New York City, hundreds of iPad fans waited in the cold, damp weather, but the first iPad. Protesters from Change.org were also there with a petition asking Apple for fair and ethical treatment of workers.
About 300 people braved the weather and construction in San Francisco to get the new iPad. To avoid blocking the front of neighboring stores, the company rented out a nearby parking lot, where about 100 shoppers were snaked into a line.
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The Web pioneer goes to the mat with a massive patent infringement lawsuit against the social network it once tried to buy.
A few high-profile blog posts have gotten a lot of people upset about a program that might very well be helping people who really need the assistance.
The Web giant has been working on the "next generation of search" over the last couple of years and now it's ready to start rolling it out.
Comcast, Time Warner, and Verizon are among the ISPs preparing to implement a graduated response to piracy by July, says the music industry's chief lobbyist.
AT&T wants to sit down to talk to the iPhone user who recently won his case against AT&T for slowing down his unlimited data service.
"PayPal Here" is a blue, triangle-shaped device that plugs into the headphone jack of a smartphone and lets consumers use credit cards to make mobile payments.
A Wall Street Journal story details how the carrier's board is intimately involved in running the company. That's bad news for the guy running the company.
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