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You know a technology has truly arrived when you find it in the Central Hall at CES. And this year, that's where visitors will find the Mobile DTV TechZone, dedicated to all things mobile television.
If it's not already apparent, we are quickly heading towards a day when our car will be fully "wired" into our lives and that connectivity opens up a host of opportunities and problems.
As attendnace continues to decline at the tech extravaganza, the buzz here is that the show itself is fighting for relevance and three- and four-day visits by attendees are now more likely overnight affairs. In short, attendance is no longer mandatory.
Perhaps the worst kept secret was the release of Google's smartphone. The "Nexus One" was unveiled this afternoon, with the technology titan billing it as the "next stage in the evolution of the Android phone".
This was a live blog from Jim Goldman who attended a news conference at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California where the company unveiled its smartphone, Nexus One.
Google is set for a 10aPST press conference to unveil its anticipated entry into the smart phone market by officially taking the wraps off its Nexus One device. It will be a direct competitor to Apple's iPhone from a one-time allie. On any given day, that'd be a huge news event.
Not since Moses came down from on high with those commandments has a tablet generated so much interest. (Unless you count Mel Brooks with his 15, er, 10 commandments when he dropped one of his tablets!)
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In a manifestolike e-mail message sent last month to all Google employees, Jonathan Rosenberg, a senior vice president for product management, told them to commit to greater transparency and open industry standards. Rather than hoard knowledge to exploit it, he wrote in “The Meaning of Open,” share it and watch Google and the entire Internet prosper.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, a big high-tech gathering that will begin Wednesday in Las Vegas, Hollywood studios and consumer electronics makers plan to lay out some steps they are taking to simplify the digital future. The New York Times reports.
The secrecy surrounding Google's Android event tomorrow reminds me of the build-up for an Apple event. And while Apple has the whole "event" thing down, the pressure is now on Google to deliver. And big, especially with a stock soaring as the New Year of trading gets underway.
He had "The Best Job in the World" — and it nearly killed him. Suddenly, your cubicle doesn't look so bad, does it?
Online retailer eBay saw purchases made from mobile apps soar this holiday season, with three-times as many items purchased via mobile device than a year ago.
Some popular Web sites, including Amazon.com spacer, were temporarily interrupted for some users who logged on to find error messages and slower navigation after a company that provides directory services for the sites suffered a denial of service attack, according to a report.
American Apparel, known for its basic-style clothing, has targeted more than 100 pet videos on Internet site YouTube to plug its canine clothing line. The campaign gives a glimpse at the future of ads on YouTube.
If you haven't seen the video on youtube yet, it's worth a look. If this is legit, it's brutal, and Hewlett-Packard , the world's largest personal computer maker, has some major explaining to do.
Searching for meaning beyond a price tag, more holiday shoppers are giving custom-made gifts this year. A host of Web sites with names like Zazzle, Blurb and TasteBook are helping people quickly create one-of-a-kind products like clothing, books and jewelry.
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For most people, Google and other search engines are essential tools to navigate the Web. But the workings of the text ads, the blurbs that peddle goods and services on the search results pages, are largely hidden from Web users. The New York Times reports.
CBS and Walt Disney are in talks to team up with Apple on a new service that would offer television subscriptions over the Internet, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.