Samsung goes mobile with Microsoft's PlayReady technology

Samsung has announced that it will deploy Microsoft's PlayReady technology in its consumer devices to facilitate the easy transfer of content between TVs, mobile phones, set-top boxes and other devices.

Microsoft preps Silverlight SoC demo for NAB 2010

Microsoft has announced that it is working with Intel and Broadcom to design a Silverlight platform for set-top boxes, connected TVs, Blu-ray Disc players and other devices.

Microsoft confirms USB memory support for Xbox 360

Major Nelson (aka Larry Hryb) has confirmed that Microsoft is slated to release a system update on April 6th which will allow the Xbox 360 to use USB flash drives for storing game saves, demos and other content.

Google responsible for video content, court rules

Three senior Google execs have been convicted by an Italian court of invading privacy, after a video of a schoolboy with Down's Syndrome was posted online.

Report: Apple purged over 5,000 'overtly sexual' apps

A third-party application developer known as ChilliFresh claims that Apple has purged more than 5,000 "inappropriate" programs from its iPhone app store.

Adobe touts Flash 10.1 at Mobile World Congress

Adobe has confirmed that a beta version of Flash Player 10.1 has officially been made available to content providers and mobile developers - with general availability of the platform expected during the first half of 2010.

NBC CEO lies to congress about Boxee block

NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker has created a bit of a hullabaloo by seemingly lying to congress about his role in forcing online streaming service, Hulu, to block open source media center Boxee.

Gmail challenges Facebook with new social feed

Google is apparently planning to challenge Facebook by rolling out a new feature that will allow Gmail users to easily view and set detailed social status updates.