This Day in Tech: Groupon IPO, Sony sites hacked, Twitter sex scandal

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET News for Thursday, June 2.

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Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET News for Thursday, June 2.

At D9, Windows 8 makes debut, and more (roundup)
The gathering of tech CEOs and other bigwigs also puts the spotlight on Twitter's new photo-sharing service, Google's social-networking efforts, HP's WebOS ambitions, and then some. More

Zuckerberg calls Facebook contract a 'fraud'
New York man's alleged contract and e-mails that supposedly give him 50 percent ownership of the social network are forgeries, new court filing from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claims. More

Groupon files its IPO papers
The company that pioneered the daily-deals business is seeking $750 million in the offering, following the recent IPO from LinkedIn. More

Hackers steal more customer info from Sony servers
The group that hacked the PBS Web site over the weekend says it has compromised the personal info and passwords of "over 1 million" Sony customers. More

Panasonic aims for 70% CO2 cut with 'smart' town
In a utopian gesture, Panasonic and partners will unveil a super-green town south of Tokyo in 2014. More

Twenty highest-radiation cell phones
For the last 10 years, CNET has kept a running list of cell phones with the highest SAR (specific absorption rate) levels. Here's a look at the 20 cell phones (among current U.S. models) with the highest SAR ratings as stated by the FCC.More

Feds investigate alleged attacks on Gmail accounts
The U.S. government is looking into reports that hackers tried to access Gmail accounts of federal officials, journalists, and Chinese activists.More

Gaming's awesome evolution
As we near this year's E3 and we hear rumblings of a next-gen console from Nintendo, let's take a look at how far the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii have come. Read the full story

Weiner grapples with Twitter sex scandal
In the span of only a few days, Rep. Anthony Weiner has firmly ensnared himself in what is fast becoming Capitol Hill's first Twitter sex scandal. More

Windows 8, iOS 6 set for tablet face off in 2012
Microsoft says the next version of Windows will not be out this fall, making 2012 a better candidate. Will Apple be on iOS 6 by then? More

iPad keyboards tested on deadline (photos)
With my laptop crippled and a deadline looming, I needed my iPad to stand in as a fully functional word processor. It was the perfect opportunity to review five keyboards designed to get you typing from the tablet's touch screen. More

Is sharing a log-in a criminal act?
Tennessee's governor has signed a bill that makes sharing a username and password illegal between its borders, according to the Associated Press. More

iPhone-friendly speakers for your summer adventure
CNET Editor Justin Yu rounds up a list of the best travel-friendly speakers for your Apple iOS music devices. Pick one up for your next summer adventure! More