Deemed legal in Germany, and gets off with a small fine for 'spying' in France.
A German court has ruled that Google (GOOG) Steetview is legal. A German woman had sued the Mountain View, California company stating that she fear that photos of her, her family and the front of her house would be posted on Google Street View and would thus violate her property and privacy rights.
The court ruled that it MORESeth Weintraub - Mar 21, 2011 6:36 PM ET
Motorola should have released this a month ago.
Amazon.com (AMZN), Best Buy (BBY), Costco (COST), RadioShack (RSH), Sam's Club, Staples(SPLS) and Walmart (WMT) will all be selling the Motorola (MMI) XOOM on March 27th, Motorola announced today. The $599, 32GB tablet matches up with Apple's(AAPL) 32GB Wifi iPad on price but offers some interesting differentiators:
It will have the ability to play Adobe's (ADBE)Flash when it is launched on Friday
It will be MORE
Do I buy an iPad 2 with 3G built-in, or will Apple's Personal Hotspot do the trick?
Okay, so I've decided to buy myself an iPad 2. The entry-level model I bought a year ago for $499 has served me well, but I'm getting pinched by the limits of 16GB, and I know a family member or two who would be delighted to take the old iPad off my hands.
Meanwhile, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 9, 2011 11:10 AM ET
A guide for shoppers who can't wait for the lines to subside
As you may have heard, Apple's (AAPL) new and improved iPad 2 goes on sale in the U.S. Friday at 5 p.m. local time.
Unlike the first model, which was initially available only through Apple's retail stores and selected Best Buy outlets, buyers this year have choices -- more than 10,000 of them, each with their pros and cons. They MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 8, 2011 7:35 AM ET
A curated selection of the weekend's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Still revved up from last night's Super Bowl shenanigans? You can relive the best parts -- or well, the commercials at least -- via YouTube's annual AdBlitz voting contest here. And if that's not enough, check out CNNMoney's excellent roundup of rejected ads for extra laughs. (YouTube and CNNMoney)JP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 7, 2011 6:00 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Meet the Sony PSP2, codenamed NGP. Sony's next-generation handheld gaming device will focus on the following areas: Revolutionary User Interface, Social Connectivity, Location-based Entertainment, Converging Real and Virtual (augmented) Reality. Features include a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 5-inch touchscreen OLED display with 960 x 544 resolution, dual analog sticks, 3G, WiFi, GPS, a rear-mounted touchpad, the same accelerometer MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 27, 2011 8:36 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.Yesterday, Living Social sold more than 1.1 million $20 Amazon gift certificates for $10 each, earning the daily deals site more than $11,000,000 in sales in less than 24 hours. (LivingSocial) The Nintendo 3DS handheld will go on sale in the U.S. on March 27 for $249, right in line with some analyst predictions. As Fortune reported MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 20, 2011 8:58 AM ET
The new 3DS might look milquetoast, but it's Nintendo's latest stab at doing what it does best: Videogame innovation.
In March*, Nintendo launches the 3DS in the U.S. If all goes according to plan the handheld console will one-up previous Game Boy iterations and Sony's Playstation Portable with more advanced hardware, most notably a 3-D screen that doesn't require the clunky glasses consumers now associate with 3-D TVs, movies, and games. (Note: MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 12, 2011 11:36 AM ET
A curated selection of the holiday weekend's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Cheap flat-panel maker Vizio intends to make a splash today by unveiling two notable products that marks a company first: the Via Phone with a 4-inch screen, front-facing camera for video calls, and a 5 megapixel rear cam, as well as the Via Tablet, sporting a 8-inch high-res screen, WiFi (of course), three speakers, and a MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 3, 2011 6:00 AM ET
Vodafone is selling its '845' Android phone for £70 ($108) with £10 top up included on a Pay-as-you-go plan.
It looks like we are entering into the age of the $100 Android smartphone. I talked a little bit about what this would mean for consumer adoption of smartphones last week. In short, many more people will be moving from featurephone to smartphone and carriers get to compete for tight budget handset buyers.
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