Skype Is Now Officially A Division Of Microsoft

The boards have sent their approval, the money has exchanged hands and the regulatory hurdles have been overcome. Now it's time for Skype to officially become part of Microsoft. Read More >>

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Siri’s Achilles Heel Is Non-Native English Speakers With Thick Accents

9to5Mac stumbled upon a YouTube video that exposes one of Siri's weaknesses - people who speak English with a heavy accent. These non-native speakers cause poor Siri to get all confused. Read More >>

Samsung’s Galaxy Tablets Infringe On Apple’s Patents Says US Judge

A US judge has ruled in favour of Apple upholding the company's claim that Samsung's Galaxy tablets infringe upon iPad-related patents, coming right on the heels of Apple winning a ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales in Australia. Read More >>

Is Google Going To Conquer The World With Google +?

Google Co-founder and CEO Larry Page spoke candidly about the future of Google during the company's recent earnings conference call. Page wants to make Google's products more social and the best way to do that is through Google +. Read More >>

Google’s Negotiating Its Way Into An Online MP3 Store

Google's not content with being just an online digital locker for your music, it wants you buy MP3s from it, too. A New York Times report suggests Google is looking to open an online MP3 store and is negotiating with the record labels to secure the necessary licensing agreements. Read More >>

Dennis Ritchie, Co-Creator of Unix and Founder of C, Has Died

In less than a week, the world has lost two tech pioneers. Last week, we mourned the passing of Steve Jobs, and now we say goodbye to computer scientist Dennis Ritchie who also recently died. Read More >>

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Here’s An Alpha Version Of CyanogenMod For The HP Touchpad

The HP Touchpad just jumped up a few notches on the tablet scale now that the first public release of CyanogenMod is available for download. Read More >>

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RIM Begins To Restore BlackBerry Services (Updated)

BlackBerry users will soon get their email fix again as RIM is finally restoring its BlackBerry services worldwide. Read More >>

Apple Wants You To Stream Movies To Your iPad

Apple put its iTunes music in the cloud and soon it may be doing something similar with its movies. A rumour from the Wall Street Journal suggests the company is in talks with Hollywood about a movie streaming service. Read More >>

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Microsoft’s Tempting BlackBerry And iOS Users With Free Windows Phone Handsets

RIM and Apple are having a bad day and it's only getting worse. Not only are their servers still misbehaving, their competition is giving away free phones to users who are upset with these service disruptions. Read More >>

The mobiUS Is an Ultrasound Machine That’ll Fit In Your Pocket

Windows Mobile may be ancient technology for those using an iPhone or Android handset, but for industry applications like the MobiUS SP1 mobile ultrasound system, the now two-year old operating system is just perfect. Read More >>

Mythbusters To Host Discovery’s Documentary On Steve Jobs

Here's a TV show to queue up your DVR. Our favorite Mythbusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are teaming up to honor Steve Jobs in an hour-long documentary that'll air on the Discovery Channel later this month. Read More >>

Rumour: The iPhone 4S Only Has 512MB of RAM

We hoped Apple had beefed up the RAM in the iPhone 4S, but those hopes may be dashed. Two recent unconfirmed reports suggest the iPhone 4S may ship with 512MB of RAM like the iPhone 4, not 1GB as expected. Read More >>

HP May Decide the Fate of WebOS Today

HP may meet Today to discuss the future of webOS, according to a rumor from AppleInsider. The hardware giant could decide to sell the webOS unit or spin it off into a separate entity. Read More >>

View Small Things On Your iPhone With This £20 Microscope Mod

UC-Davis researchers developed a lens that'll turn your iPhone or any camera-enabled smartphone into a 350X microscope. The mod is a simple 1-mm ball lens mounted in rubber that's taped to your phone's camera. It costs no more than £25. Read More >>