Nokia Sues Apple Over iPhone Patent Infringements

From PC World: Cell phone maker Nokia announced this morning that it has filed suit in U.S. Federal District Court in Delaware, alleging that ten (count 'em, ten!) aspects of iPhones shipped since 2007 (which would be, um, every iPhone ever) infringe on Nokia's intellectual property.

Windows 7 Launch: Kindle Comes to Windows

From PC World: Today's Windows 7 launch mostly involved stuff we already knew about, but there was a "just one more thing": Amazon is going to release a Kindle e-book reading application for Windows.

It runs on XP, Vista, and Windows 7, and takes advantage of the new touch features in Win 7 to allow gestures for actions such as flipping pages. It uses Kindle's WhisperSync feature to sync your book library up with any other Kindle-compatible devices you own.

Microsoft starts selling PCs online

From CNET News.com: In a surprise move, Microsoft has started selling computers and third-party software via its online store.

It's part of a broader push to try to give Windows the kind of lift that Apple has gotten from its network of retail stores. Microsoft had said it would sell PCs at its brick-and-mortar stores, but it plans to open just two of those this year, including a Scottsdale, Ariz., location that opens later Thursday.

Verizon, Google Talk Net Neutrality

From DailyTech: Net neutrality is a very touchy subject and companies and users of the internet come down on different sides of the argument. Some feel that the internet needs to remain totally neutral and allow any type of traffic or content to be freely available. Others fee that wireless and wired connectivity providers should be able to monitor their traffic and regulate the traffic when needed.

Intel Delays USB 3.0 Support Until 2011

From DailyTech: When it comes to backing up large amounts of data, many computer users will agree that USB 2.0 speeds are simply not fast enough. This has led to eSATA and other connectivity solutions that can provide more bandwidth than USB 2.0 is capable of for the storage industry.

Android-powered Dell Streak Leaked

From DailyTech: Dell is doing all it can to add new businesses to its offerings in the form of services for migrating to Windows 7 and new consumer electronic products. This is in the face of slipping from the second place spot in the global computer shippers list with Acer taking its spot.

Mozilla pushes for fast move to Firefox 3.6

From CNET News.com: Mozilla hopes to classify the upcoming Firefox 3.6 as a minor update, a move that may sound inconsequential but that in fact might have significant repercussions with Firefox users and the speed the open-source browser is developed.

Yahoo signs content deal with GroupM ad agency

From CNET News.com: Yahoo's bid to expand the amount of original content it produces is about to get some help from an advertising agency.

Microsoft fixing Bing bug that aided spammers

From CNET News.com: Microsoft on Wednesday said it is fixing a bug in Bing that allowed spammers to bypass spam filters and distribute malicious links.

Researchers at Webroot Software discovered a spam campaign earlier this week that used the search engine's own redirection mechanism and a link-shrinking technique to send people to spam Web pages, according to a post on the Webroot threat blog.

Apple iMac Goes Core i5, i7; Mac Mini Updated

From Tom's Hardware: long with the new MacBook and Magic Mouse, Apple today refreshed its entire iMac line with LED-backlit 21.5 and 27-inch widescreen displays in a new edge-to-edge glass design and all aluminum enclosure that pulls it even closer in line with the unibody MacBook Pros.

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