• Apple and Google Go Head to Head Over Mobile Maps Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:31 AM ET
    Hailing a cab isn't always an option – especially in towns where the locals generally drive themselves. This app lets you book a cab on the go in over 40 major U.S. cities. There's no more waiting on hold with dispatchers and no misunderstandings about where you're supposed to be picked up. (Available for iPhone and Android.)

    Mobile map applications may be the next battlefield in the smartphone war between Apple and Google, the New York Times reports.

  • The death of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz - the half-brother of King Abdullah and heir to the throne -  comes less than eight months after the death of Sultan bin Abdulaziz, the previous Crown Prince, and again brings to the fore the ambiguous issue of succession.

  • Egypt's Divided Voters Ready to Make History Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 6:32 AM ET
    Egypt begins its first round of presidential elections.

    The final round of Egypt's first free presidential elections went into its second day on Sunday, with voters having to choose between two polarizing candidates, keeping foreign investors apprehensive about the possible outcomes and policy implications.

  • Microsoft Is Expected to Introduce a Tablet Saturday, 16 Jun 2012 | 3:35 PM ET

    On Monday, Microsoft is expected to introduce a tablet computer of its own design that runs a new version of its Windows operating system,

  • Facebook

    It is reported that Germanys largest credit agency, SCHUFA, plans to scrape data from social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to determine an individual's risk to lenders and ability to pay bills.

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    Facebook's chief technology officer Bret Taylor is leaving the social network later this summer to work on start-ups that have not been determined, according to a report.

  • Does Being Tech Savvy Make You a Better Dad? Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:53 PM ET
    Father son technology

    there is a significant segment of American fathers who are familiar enough with technology to find a happy medium. Their values are the same as mainstream dads: what distinguishes them is how they’re using technology as part of being a parent.

  • Internet Explorer

    Australian online retailer Kogan started imposing an Internet Explorer 7 tax on customers who use the outdated browser.

  • Facebook

    One month after its botched initial public offering, Facebook is set to file a motion to consolidate all the shareholder lawsuits against the company, according to a person with knowledge of the matter, who requested anonymity because the document was still private, the New York Times reports.

  • Greg Unsworth, Asia Pacific Technology Industry Leader, PWC, says that digital mediums will be the driver of growth in the entertainment and media industry.

  • Samsung Puts New Twist on Innovation With Stickers Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 12:48 PM ET

    NFC is a wireless technology that lets two devices swap data when they’re close together. Only in this case, one of the “devices” is enclosed in a sticker.

  • Is BranchOut a LinkedIn Killer? Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 10:34 AM ET
    Branch out

    While LinkedIn's security breach last week put the site's reputation on the line, it may have also opened the door for BranchOut, a professional networking company, to grab some of LinkedIn's users.

  • Need a Charger on the Go? There's an Umbrella for That Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    The 'Booster Brolly', co-developed by Vodafone and University College London, has been designed to keep you dry while also boosting your mobile phone signal thanks to a micro antenna in the canopy.

  • Oil Could Halve to $50: Pros Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    A recent report from Credit Suisse predicts that oil could hit $50 per barrel in the case of a severe credit crunch.

  • China Web Ads on the Rise; Here Are the Winners Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 1:56 AM ET
    Young men play online games at an internet cafe in Beijing.

    Online advertising in China is expected to rebound in the second half of 2012 as ad spend shifts from traditional media to the internet with search engine Baidu, video site Youku and web portal Sina likely to benefit the most from this expected increase in advertising, say analysts at Barclays.

  • Technology start-ups are cracking into the higher education market and there pitch is an enticing one: A college education for anyone at almost no cost.

  • Apple will end Ping, a social networking service built into iTunes, this fall, sources have told All Things Digital's John Paczkowski. Ping is likely to be cut off in the next major release of iTunes, according to AllThingsD, which should arrive in the fall along with iOS 6.

  • The highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III will arrive in America in just about a week; but first, Samsung has another product offering for U.S. consumers: Stickers.

  • Dell to Issue First-Ever Dividend of 32 Cents Per Year Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 4:49 PM ET

    Dell plans to offer shareholders a dividend of 32 cent a share per year, or 8 cents a quarter, Dell announced Tuesday.

  • Facebook to Blame for Zynga's Pain? Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 2:32 PM ET

    Zynga is learning the hard way that Facebook may not be the best platform for gamers, Doug Creutz, media and entertainment analyst for Cowen and Company, told CNBC on Squawk on the Street.

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