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Can the Nook Find Its Niche?

Barnes & Noble released a new Nook Tablet Tuesday, shaving US$50 off the price and reducing the storage by half. The new price, $199, matches Amazon's Kindle Fire. The new Nook emulates the Fire on a number of fronts -- price and 8 GB storage. The new Nook comes with a 1 GHz dual-core processor and a slot for a microSD card that will hold up to 32 GB.

Yelp Steps Out on IPO High Wire With Cautious Pricing

Yelp, the online local review service, expects to sell 7.15 million shares in its IPO, at US$12 to $14 each. The total potential take is $100 million. The company will list its stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "YELP." ...

European Court Rejects Plea to Turn Social Nets Into Copyright Police

The European Union Court of Justice announced Thursday it has rejected a call for Internet platforms to filter and block unauthorized copyrighted material. The suit was brought by SABAM, a Belgian association that represents owners of musical works, against Netlog, an online social networking platform that lets users share content through profiles ...

Light Dims at the End of LightSquared’s Tunnel

The Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday that it will not approve LightSquared's network, as it would interfere with GPS signals used by planes, boats and cars throughout the United States. The FCC's approval of LightSquared's plans was conditional on resolving those interference issues. LightSquared's high-speed network would have served as many as 260 million people.

AT&T’s All You Can Eat Plan: Chew Slowly

If you have an AT&T unlimited data plan, and if you're in the top 5 percent when it comes to data use, you may have noticed your download rate has slowed to a crawl. ...

AT&T’s All You Can Eat Plan: Chew Slowly

If you have an AT&T unlimited data plan, and if you're in the top 5 percent when it comes to data use, you may have noticed your download rate has slowed to a crawl. ...

LinkedIn Delivers Sparkling Earnings Report, Bright Forecast

LinkedIn, the social network site for professionals, surprised the market on Thursday, reporting fourth-quarter sales that more than doubled its year-ago performance. Company executives forecast an even better 2012. Shares of LinkedIn rose more than 10 percent on the news ...

Kodak Gives Up on Digital Camera Business

Kodak announced on Thursday that as a result of an ongoing strategic review process and commitment to drive profitability, it will phase out its digital cameras, pocket video cameras and picture frames in the first half of 2012. Kodak will expand its current brand licensing program and seek additional licensees. ...

Sprint Groans Under iPhone Subsidy Weight

Sprint Nextel delivered its Q4 and full year 2011 financial results on Wednesday. The third-largest wireless carrier reported an adjusted OIBDA of US$842 million for the fourth quarter and nearly $5.1 billion for the full year 2011. The company's stock price fell after it posted an overall fourth-quarter loss. ...

3D Printer Joins Organ Replacement Revolution

They're building people out of 3D printers now -- parts, anyway. LayerWise announced Sunday that it has applied a process called "additive manufacturing" to produce a titanium total lower jaw implant for facial reconstruction. The project was developed in collaboration with partners from medical industries and academia. ...

New Player Enters Field of Streams

Look out Netflix, a new video service has swaggered into town. Rumored since December, Verizon's partnership with Coinstar, the parent company of Redbox video rental kiosks, became official on Monday. ...

Zuckerberg to Keep Iron Grip on Facebook’s Reins

Facebook has finally filed for its initial public offering. The social networking giant submitted an application to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. It plans to raise up to US$5 billion. ...

Sony Installs New Chief in Quest for Identity

Sony announced on Wednesday that Kazui Hirai is being appointed as its president and CEO, effective April 1. Current Chairman, CEO and President Howard Stringer will become the chairman of the board of directors in June. ...

Google Defends ‘Simpler’ Privacy Policy in 13-Page Letter to Congress

Google has responded to a letter from members of Congress with its own 13-page missive explaining changes to its privacy policy that will take effect on March 1. ...

Legit Megaupload Users Could Be Out of Luck

The U.S. Attorney's Office handling the case against Megaupload and its founder Kim Dotcom and associates has informed the court it's OK to begin deleting the Megaupload data beginning on Feb. 2, according to press reports. The two storage companies that host Megaupload data -- Cogent Communications and Carpathia Hosting -- are free to sweep their servers clean...

Facebook Slaps Likejackers With Lawsuit

Facebook and Washington state filed federal lawsuits on Thursday against Adscend Media for "clickjacking," a form of spamming that fools users into visiting advertising sites and divulging personal information. ...

AT&T Tumbles Into a Ditch

The chickens came home to roost on Thursday when AT&T took a US$4 billion charge for the failure of its attempt to acquire T-Mobile ...

AT&T Tumbles Into a Ditch

The chickens came home to roost on Thursday when AT&T took a US$4 billion charge for the failure of its attempt to acquire T-Mobile ...

Tynt Deal Could Make 33Across Irresistible to Microsoft

Brand graph company33Across announced Wednesday it has acquired Tynt, a company that tracks user behavior for publishers. Both companies were mum about the amount of the all-stock deal. Tynt will take 33Across into a new market; the combined companies will reach 1.25 billion users globally, according to 33Across ...

Dutch Court Green-Lights Galaxy Tab Sales

Samsung scored a victory on Tuesday, when a Dutch court rejected Apple's appeal to stop the sale of its Galaxy 10.1v tablets. Apple had claimed the tablet infringed on its iPad design and trademarks ...

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