April 2009 - Industry News
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Meet the new champ of desktop speakers: Adam Audio F5
'Star Trek II' producer talks Ceti Eel, J.J. Abrams, and more (Q&A)
Beware the coming of the Google Glass photographer
HTC One Google edition: It's real and coming in summer
Crave Ep. 122: When the moon hits your 3D-printed pizza pie
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Numbers don't add up for metered billing
Comcast and Time Warner are still making money in spite of a weak economy and increasing bandwidth demand, which they claim strains their network resources. Read More...
04-30-2009 3:35 AM
Here comes the nanoneedle--can you see it?
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a nanoneedle with a diameter of only 50 nanometers that helps facilitate the study of living cells. Read More...
04-28-2009 6:34 AM
Q&A: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on privacy, Easter eggs
Newly launched Foursquare is off to a brisk start as a mobile social network. We chat with co-creator Dennis Crowley about what's coming next. Read More...
04-09-2009 2:09 AM
A Facebook exec's bid for law and order
Chris Kelly, chief privacy officer at the massive social network, talks to CNET News about his just-announced candidacy in California's 2010 attorney general race. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:00 PM
Play Left 4 Dead 4 free 4 24 hours
If you haven't tried playing Left 4 Dead yet because of the price, or aren't sure about the game in general, that's OK. Valve has decided to let you try it out for free for 24 hours. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:33 AM
Analyst: Apple placed chip order for 32GB iPhones
Apple reportedly places a sizable order with Samsung for 8Gb and 16Gb NAND flash chips, with the majority of the chips expected to be applied toward building a new smartphone model. Read More...
04-13-2009 12:48 AM
Senators aim to protect electric grid from hackers
Politicians respond to reports of cyberattacks by suggesting new plans to protect an increasingly networked electric grid. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:32 AM
AT&T increases bounty on fiber vandals to $250K
Company is offering a reward of $250,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in cutting its fiber-optic cables in Silicon Valley. Read More...
04-10-2009 7:26 AM
Test drive: All-electric Mini and Ford Fusion hybrid
The 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid and Electric Mini are the latest cars to use electric battery power to improve fuel efficiency. CNET News' Martin LaMonica takes them both for a spin. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:00 PM
What browser wars? The enterprise still loves IE 6
Forrester Research indicates that 60 percent of companies use Internet Explorer 6 as their default browser. Bottom line: companies need a browser policy to improve productivity. Read More...
04-30-2009 11:03 PM
Minnesota orders ISPs to blacklist gambling sites
Public Safety bureaucracy gives AT&T, Comcast, and other broadband providers a 7-page document detailing what Web sites must be blocked. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:45 PM
Dear PC Industry: Please overclock responsibly
We're putting the PC industry on notice about bad overclocking. Read More...
04-30-2009 10:11 AM
IAC in talks to buy Yahoo Personals
CEO Barry Diller says Yahoo's site would augment IAC's Match.com business. Read More...
04-30-2009 1:53 PM
EMC's V-Max builds up to 3 petabytes of virtual storage
A new storage architecture lets V-Max arrays be linked together in a physical and virtual matrix to provide a pool of up to 3 petabytes of data storage. Read More...
04-14-2009 2:39 AM
Firefox 3.5 and Fennec aboard Google's location service
On the heels of Google's experimental location-aware browser add-on, Mozilla announces its own opt-in geolocation feature to help localize your Web browsing without costing you keystrokes. Interestingly enough, it's powered by Google. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:40 AM