A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the day's most newsworthy bits below.
"Americans are somewhat self-absorbed."
-- Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on whether U.S. citizens would notice the company's cheaper Canadian pricing. (Gizmodo)
In this episode of Techmate, Jon and Michael wonder what Apple's (AAPL) iPad will actually be used for.
>Mason Cohn, Producer - Apr 2, 2010 1:54 PM ET
>Ben Baer, Senior Producer - Jan 7, 2010 4:39 PM ET
Steve Ballmer demos an HP "slate PC" at CES and steals a bit of Steve Jobs' thunder
Steve Ballmer's keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Wednesday night ran for more than an hour and a quarter.
But what got the most attention from the press gathered to watch it were the three minutes Microsoft's (MSFT) CEO spent talking about his answer to the tablet computer Apple (AAPL) is MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 7, 2010 7:22 AM ET
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|Job growth drives mortgage rate jump|
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|GM to discontinue Chevrolet brand in Europe|
|Ron Paul: Bitcoin could 'destroy the dollar'|