Microsoft hopes to turn it around with Zune HD



From CNET News.com: Microsoft will take another swipe at the iPod on Wednesday when it launches the latest version of the Zune media player.

After three years and untold millions spent on the line, Microsoft's hopes of cutting into iPod's big lead are now on the Zune HD...

Voice chat coming to Facebook



From CNET News.com: Look out, Facebook users: Here comes voice chat.
Sometime in the next few weeks, the social network's tens of millions of users will begin to be able to have high-quality voice conversations, even as its third-party developers are able to start including...

$358 Million Jury Verdict Against Microsoft Overturned



From DailyTech: Microsoft is once again making headlines in a high-profile patent infringement case. This time the patent infringement case in question is the long-running legal proceedings between Microsoft and Alcatel-Lucent.
The case in question has to do with a $358...

Apple trying to expand iPhone presence in China



From CNET News.com: Apple is wasting little time in expanding the reach of the iPhone in China.

Just two weeks after signing a deal with China Unicom, Apple is once again in talks with rival China Mobile to offer the iPhone as well.

China Mobile Chairman Wang Jianzhou...

iPhone gets .Net app development



From InfoWorld: Novell on Monday will offer a kit for developers to build Apple iPhone and iPod Touch business applications using Microsoft's .Net Framework instead of the Apple-designated C or Objective-C languages.

Leveraging Novell's Mono runtime for running Windows...

LG Unveils Its First Android Smartphone



From PC World: LG Electronics has joined the ranks of mobile phone makers putting Google's Android mobile operating system into smartphones, unveiling the LG-GW620 on Monday.

The launch follows the debut of Motorola's first Android-based smartphone, Cliq, which was announced...

iPhone MMS Shows Up Early



From PC World: Some lucky iPhone owners are reporting that multimedia messaging has started working on their iPhones. The earliest report about MMS activation came from Mediaite blogger Ash Kalb on Saturday who says select U.S. iPhone customers now have MMS support. Kalb...

802.11n Wi-Fi standard finally approved



From CNET News.com: As predicted last month, the IEEE has finally approved the 802.11n high-throughput wireless LAN standard.

Finalization of the new wireless networking standard--which is capable of delivering throughput speeds up to 300 megabits per second (and even higher)...

Report: Gelsinger out in Intel executive shakeup



From CNET News.com: Intel is expected to announce a management shakeup Monday that will see Senior Vice President Pat Gelsinger leaving after 30 years at the chip giant, according to a report in the New York Times.

Management changes will include sales and marketing chief...
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