BOSTON, Jan 30- Topface, one of the world's largest dating websites, said it has paid a hacker an undisclosed sum to stop trying to sell about 20 million email addresses stolen from the Russian company. Topface Chief Executive Dmitry Filatov said the company located the hacker, who had published ads to sell the data but had not actually sold them.» Read More
Since Sunday's blog reports of widespread iPhone pre-order sell-outs, and hand-wringing by Apple faithful that their pockets would remain empty of the new 3GS because of pre-order mania, several of you have written in to school me as to why. And it's a fascinating look at the relationship between Apple and its carrier and its other distribution partners.
As Iran's government cracks down on traditional media after the country's disputed presidential election, tech-savvy Iranians have turned to the microblogging site Twitter.
Quick, how many blogs have you read since yesterday suggesting that pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 3GS have been so robust, that they're already sold out? Boy Genius Report had that news yesterday. InformationWeek is reporting that Apple and AT&T have both already sold out of their launch day pre-order units. Not quite.
Here we go again: another new round of competition in the white-hot smart phone sector, and once again, some of the experts are writing off Research in Motion spacer as it tries to fend off the oncoming Apple spacer iPhone steamroller. Or is it the other way around? Not so fast.
It's raining money at Palm, as the decision to move Ed Colligan out of the CEO's job apparently has unlocked even more shareholder value, to the tune of another 8 percent today, on top of a big percentage gain a day earlier.
Affiliated Computer Services is drawing upside options activity after announcing a spate of new business initiatives announced in recent weeks.
It was just a matter of time, and most of the folks I'm talking to have been surprised thus far that Palm CEO Ed Colligan lasted as long as he did after former Apple exec Jon Rubinstein stepped in as executive chairman.
Back when Apple was just launching the App Store I wrote that this was a paradigm shifting kind of advance, good for Apple, great for the iPhone and fantastic for its users.
There was a time when keynote addresses by Apple CEO Steve Jobs were the hottest tickets in town.
Chip maker Texas Instruments is raising expectations for its second-quarter profit and revenue.
This is a live blog from The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2009 at the Moscone West in San Francisco.
We are outside Moscone West in San Francisco, awaiting the keynote address that begins at 1pEDT by Apple Sr. VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller. I'll be live-blogging that speech, so check back here often for updates.
The question of the day isn't about new iPhones, or Snow Leopard, or the App Store update, or new developers' tools. It's about Steve Jobs.
Let the rumor mill kick it up a notch with only a few short days left until the Apple Inc. Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco Monday.
While Microsoft is still riding a wave of goodwill after its unveiling of “Project Natal” to consumers, the company says it does not plan to rush the technology — and is willing to wait as long as necessary before putting the new gaming control system on store shelves.
A lot of people were looking for some good pricing news to come out of this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Not going to happen. And because of that, we’re unlikely to see any improvement in industry sales figures or publisher earnings in the immediate future.
Yahoo has sued the NFL Players Association, claiming it shouldn't have to pay royalties to use players' statistics, photos and other data in its popular online fantasy football game because the information is already publicly available.
The iPhone and iPod Touch have nearly 11,000 games available via the Apple App Store. And many show more creativity than anything coming from any of the major video game companies.
In its two-month history, the Nintendo DSi has already sold more than 1 million units. It is, by any definition, a runaway hit in the video game industry. But it wasn’t the company’s first effort at extending its lead in the handheld marketplace.