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State Department Cancels Kindle Contract
2012-08-17 12:06:53

The US State Department is now turning back on a contract they forged with Amazon 2 months ago - a deal which would have earned the Seattle company $16.5 Million and the US government a load of Kindle Touches to hand out to US embassies the world over.

Temporary Hold Placed On AppleID Password Resets
2012-08-08 11:25:25

Following Mat Honan’s harrowing tale of having his accounts hacked and digital life wiped clean, Apple has said it is suspending over-the-air AppleID password resets for at least the next 24 hours.

Amazon Instant Video Comes To The iPad
2012-08-01 13:38:41

Just one day after they updated their cloud player, making it a worthy competitor against Apple’s iTunes Match, Amazon has made another push into the Apple-sphere, releasing their Amazon Instant Video app for iPad on the App Store.

Apple Asks For Testimony Of Amazon Exec In Appstore Case
2012-07-28 08:20:16

Apple filed legal documents last week asking a court to order an Amazon executive to testify regarding the online retailer's use of the term "app store."

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2012-07-23 21:18:41

Apple and the Department of Justice have been exchanging harsh words in the ongoing ebook price-fixing investigation.

PC And Mac Sales Down Both Domestically And Globally
2012-07-15 08:36:33

The global computer market continued its downward trend during the second quarter of 2012, marking the seventh consecutive quarter that the industry had experienced either a loss or modest growth.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.