It's hard not to picture the twin titans of youth rap, Kriss Kross, singing their classic song "Jump" while reading about T-Mobile's latest shakeup of the U.S. wireless market, which allows customers to upgrade their handset up to twice per year. But if that makes you want to jump, jump, stay seated long enough to get through the rest of today's recap, which is sure to make you wanna jump even more.
The deed is done: Google Reader is dead and buried, and the company will begin "systematically" deleting subscription data from their servers on July 15. Now might be a good time to give or receive a virtual hug from those affected by the shutdown, and here's hoping you found a new place to hang your RSS feed hat before Google performed the execution overnight.
There seems to be some confusion over the timing of the announcement, but it appears that Korean consumer electronics maker LG has acquired webOS from HP and plans to use it to power the company's HDTV sets.
Mobile World Congress kicks off today in Barcelona, Spain, so expect a cavalcade of smartphones and tablets to follow from pretty much everyone except Apple, who generally sits out events like this. But hey, HP is getting back into the tablet game after ditching webOS, although it's not quite clear who their Slate 7 is designed for other than cheapskates. Read on to find out more about what happened this past weekend...
If you survived Valentine's Day yesterday, the good news is many of us will be enjoying a three-day weekend to take advantage of the President's Day sales on Monday. So before we all part company for 72 hours, let's take a quick walk through the five best stories that went down on Thursday, including one truly bizarre tale involving HP and a rock and roll legend...
The debut of Microsoft's Surface with Windows 8 Pro this week continues to fuel the debate over what should be considered a "tablet" and what should be a "computer," with at least one research firm combining the two.
There's always plenty of news we miss throughout the work day, which is where our overnight recap comes in, mopping up the smaller stories and tidbits and putting them on display for all to enjoy. On this fine Tuesday morning, let's kick back and enjoy a handful of these stories before the craziness of Apple's media event tomorrow!
Between the failure of Palm’s webOS platform after HP took over and that company’s ongoing financial headaches, the news that most of the remaining development team for the open-source Enyo framework is heading for the exits should be little surprise.
Krikey, what a day for the tech world! On top of the jury siding with Google over the Oracle lawsuit, we’ve got Seagate buying up LaCie, HP slashing eight percent of its workforce over the next two years and Apple CEO Tim Cook failing to cut a deal with Samsung CEO Choi Gee-sung over their long-standing patent dispute. Oh, and DigiTimes says they’ll work harder to make Apple rumors more accurate. Yes, seriously. Read on to check out all the news for Wednesday, May 23, 2012!