Google insists it will do no evil to Apple

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has downplayed reports of rising tensions between his Mountain-View based company and Apple.

iSlate: the advantages of the biggest smartphone ever

When Apple launched the iPhone it was one of the largest phones of its type in the market. This gave it certain advantages that few spoke about...

Piracy strikes a bad chord in digital music sales

With digital music on the rise, growing a whopping 20,900 percent since 2003, it’s no wonder the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is making such a song and dance about piracy.

Feds seize laptops from international travelers

US Custom officials have reportedly seized and searched over 1,500 electronic devices from international travelers, including laptops, thumb drives, cell phones and DVDs.

AT&T gloats as Microsoft sues TiVo

Microsoft has sued TiVo over the unauthorized use of technology related to the purchase and delivery of video.

New York Times cuts its internet wrists

It's been rumored for quite a while, but now the New York Times has gone and done it. It said in a statement this morning that it has a "new model" for its web site that means readers will have to pay - starting this time next year.

GOP Twitters its way to victory in Massachusetts Senate race

The GOP appears to be Tweeting its way to victory in the contentious Massachusetts Senate race between Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley.

Skype traffic increases at astonishing pace

Skype has succesfully taken on Ma Bell by increasing its international calling minutes from 8 to 12 percent in 2010.

Microsoft will only keep Bing user data for six months

Anal retention isn't an attractive trait in human beings and so much less attractive in multinational corporations like Microsoft.

Consumers to spend $6.2 billion on mobile apps and games in 2010

Gartner has predicted that consumers will shell out a whopping $6.2 billion on mobile applications and games in 2010.

Segway: darling of innovation to industrial millstone?

Updated Segway has been sold to a British businessman, Jimi Heselden. There was a time when you couldn't shake a remote without having a puff piece on the sassy scooter fall out of the tv. Now, it may be just another strange reminder of a very strange decade.

Windows 7 veep quits after being overlooked

Bill Veghte, a 19-year veteran at Microsoft, is quitting the company after another exec was chosen to run the Windows division.

CxPi 2009: Apple (good), iTunes (bad), B&N (awesome)

The Customer Experience Index (CxPi) study for 2009 is down on iTunes, mobile phone carriers, and medical insurance.

Chinese investors dismiss Google's threats to halt operations

A number of entrepreneurs have dismissed Google's recent threat to halt operations in China. 

Kodak targets Apple and RIM in controversial patent lawsuit

Kodak has sued Apple and RIM over the unauthorized use of patented digital imaging technology in iPhones and camera-enabled BlackBerry devices.

AMD's ability to shoot itself in the foot is endless

Column Despite the fact that Intel paid AMD $1.25 billion at the end of last year to settle all that nasty, nasty antitrust stuff, it just won't keep going away.

Lawyers under cyber attack, everyone conflicted on feelings

The law firm behind the $2.2 billion Cybersitter case claims that servers in China are being mean to them.

AMD executives admitted its chips were inferior

Updated A response to the FTC investigation into the Intel Corporation has revealed that senior AMD executives - including Hector Ruiz and Henri Richard - didn't think much of their own products. Intel has also replied to an investigation initiated by New York State.

So long Chartered and thanks for all the chips!

It’s been a long time in coming, but today AMD Fab spin-off, GlobalFoundries, announced it had finally finished integrating Chartered Semiconductor into one big fab family under the unified name and brand of GlobalFoundries.

Rambus trial pulls in the chip glitterati

A trial starts in San Francisco today, prompted by semiconductor design Rambus that threatens to drag in a long list of the rich and famous in Silicon Valley.