Amazon goes slower

Amazon's revenues slowed in the first quarter as the world's largest Internet retail struggled overseas.

The lucrative business of superheroes

The recession took down a lot of businesses, and movies got hit hard as well. 

But now with the economy slowly bouncing back, movies are breaking records at the box office, thanks to the help of superheroes.

RIM to focus on business customers as sales slide

RIM has announced a fourth quarter loss of $125 million, and says it plans to pull out of the consumer market.

Doctor Who books coming to American markets

Penguin UK and Diamond Book Distributors have confirmed they will soon begin selling Doctor Who books in North America.

U.S. aid to Afghanistan ends up in Taliban hands

It seems as if millions of dollars in U.S. aid to Afghanistan has been intercepted by the Taliban.

Apple profits seen buoyed by iPad 2 success

Despite dwindling sales of the now "old" iPhone 4, Apple is set to report a 69% rise in profits this quarter. How, you ask? The iPad of course, along with supplemental sales from Mac computers.

Rumor: Microsoft takes on Facebook & Google for a piece of Skype

After postponing an initial IPO earlier this year, Skype has attracted new potential partners or buyers such as Facebook, Google, and now… Microsoft?

World's business data nears ten zettabytes per year

We're a talkative species (some more so than others - ed.), but even so, it's something of a surprise to see just how much information's being exchanged every day on the internet - 9,570,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes per year, to be precise.

Google challenges Great Firewall, maintains some traction in China

Only a year ago, Beijing threatened to kick Google permanently out of China over a disagreement over censorship laws.

Cisco debuts Android-powered business tablet

Cisco is targeting the lucrative corporate sector with the introduction of an Android-powered business tablet.

Mozilla CEO John Lilly announces plans to leave

Mozilla CEO John Lilly has announced that he's stepping down as soon as the company can find a replacement, in order to return to his first love, venture investment, with Greylock Partners.

Geek Squad and Girl Scouts have unexpected partnership

When it comes to diverse organizations, the Girl Scouts and Geek Squad are about as different as it gets. However, tech-savvy girls in New Jersey have access to a rather unique Girl Scout retreat.

Movie companies permitted to disable set-top box output remotely

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided that movie companies should be allowed to switch off features of consumers' televisions in their own homes.

Nokia sues Apple over iPad and iPhone 3G

Nokia has sued Apple for allegedly infringing on five "important" patents with its popular iPhone and iPad 3G.

Game over for Game Crazy

Game Crazy is preparing to liquidate its stock and shut down the company's remaining operations over the next several weeks.

Carriers concerned FCC 'light touch' won't be light enough

Internet providers have shown a mixed reaction to an FCC announcement that it intends to pursue a 'light touch' policy on broadband regulation.

ACLU urges Electronic Privacy Act overhaul

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged Congress to overhaul the country's outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

Apple may face anti-trust investigation

The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice are considering investigating Apple over anti-trust concerns relating to mobile devices - they just need to decide which of them will handle the investigation.

Craigslist still profiting from prostitution, says official

Connecticut's Attorney General has slapped a subpoena on classified ad site Craigslist, suggesting it may be profiting from prostitution.

Internet Explorer dips below 60% in browser share

There was a time not long ago when Internet Explorer commanded 96% of the browser market, but its numbers have been steadily dropping and now it's approaching territory that should make Microsoft genuinely worried.