Apple's latest phone hit stores Thursday to lines of people--some of whom waited six hours to buy one.
But almost as soon as the device arrived on the doorsteps of customers who placed early preorders, discolored spots on the screen, easily scratched exteriors, and issues with third-party accessory connections.
Being popular and being perfect are definitely two different things.
Judge grants summary judgment in favor of Google's YouTube, deciding that it is protected by the DMCA safe-harbor provision against copyright infringement claims.
In a preview of what may be in a forthcoming report, a senior FTC attorney says existing U.S. law unreasonably places "too much burden" on people to understand privacy policies.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the new Android device, made for video, should have people "thinking mobile first instead of desktop first."
After Barnes & Noble drops the Nook's price to $199, Amazon answers back with a price chop of its own.
The media's love affair with Twitter could take a sharp turn for the worse if it continues to crash embarrassingly in the wake of unexpected World Cup victories.
The Web-based call-forwarding and voice mail translation service has been invitation-only for the past year and a half, but no longer.
An update to Microsoft's search engine adds playable songs and lyrics to search results and expands the Zune Marketplace to the Web.
Adobe Systems pulled the plug on its only 64-bit version of Flash, an experimental version for Linux. But the project remains a "high priority."
Privacy regulators in France determine that Google stored some people's e-mails and passwords when it was collecting data from unsecured Wi-Fi hot spots.
In a little-remembered speech from 2005, Bill Gates showed a concept for a tablet much like the iPad. So how did Microsoft miss the boat?
Report predicts that a total of $21 billion worldwide will be spent on cybersecurity for smart grids between 2010 and 2015.
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