Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Wednesday, September 21.
In his testimony, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt referred to Microsoft's mistakes (without actually naming the tech firm directly). Meanwhile, Google competitors such as Yelp tell senators during an antitrust subcommittee hearing that the company "rigs" search results. CBS news reports: "The early fireworks appeared when Sen. Michael S. Lee (R-Utah) produced data showing that Google's owned and operated properties often were among the top links." Google says trust us. More from CNET News .
Consumer Watchdog took privacy into its own hands. The mimes arrived in Washington, D.C., just in time for Schmidt's testimony.: "They staged their protest on the same day that Google Chairman Eric Schmidt testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on antitrust during a hearing on whether Google harms competition."
Everytime Facebook makes changes, we hate it. This time is. Some of the changes make the Facebook feed look more like Twitter. And CNET's about Facebook and Netflix, too.
on other solar companies? "If anyone else is trying to raise money, really for any new technology in solar, you are going to be playing defense now with Solyndra," Shayle Kann, an analyst at GTM Research . "It's probably going to create a more difficult landscape in general."
Former Vice President Al Gore, who serves on the board of Apple, says multiple.
is the richest guy, but Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is not far behind.
Yes, the PlayStation Network was down. However, PSN appears to be.
So could Facebook become the next AOL or IBM? That's how Google's Vint Cerf sees it anyway.
Pandora pushes out anin favor of Adobe Flash.
, in time for the 2012 election. Hopefully, there will not be any underwear shots to repeat Weinergate.
YouTube adds Go here to try it out.automatic video editing tool.
TV content, which will play a larger role in the company's streaming service than feature-length films.
video coverage of it, with a quote from Edwin Lee, the mayor of San Francisco.unveils clean-tech startups. Here's my