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Apple

Seagate GoFlex Satellite portable drive ditches cables for Wi-Fi

Seagate's GoFlex Satellite hard drive ditches cables for Wi-Fi and a built-in battery - and it can stream media to three iPads at the same time.
Computing

European McDonald’s to replace human cashiers with touch screen computers

In Europe, fast food giant McDonald's plans to replace many of its human cashiers with touch screen computers.
Computing

Netflix and Miramax sign multi-year deal, streaming to begin in June

Netflix and Miramax partner up to bring the acclaimed studio's catalog of award-winning titles to the digital subscription service's video streaming Watch Instantly channel.
Computing

Sony Online Entertainment reactivates MMO servers, forums

Service to Sony Online Entertainment games and websites is restored following the release last night of the security-enhancing firmware upgrade that brought PSN and Qriocity back online for the first time since April.
Computing

Computer ‘error’ voids all US green card lottery results

A "programming error" has caused the US State Department to nullify all 22,000 winners of this year's green card lottery.
Computing

Illinois high school student arrested for facebook bullying

Teenager gets arrested at his house in Oak Park, Illinois earlier this week for circulating an offensive list about classmates.
Computing

Thumb drives and porn: How Osama bin Laden communicated from his lair

U.S. officials have found out how bin Laden's communicated with thumb-drives and avoided detection; they've also found a large stack of porn in his compound.
Computing

BitTorrent’s Project Chrysalis adds personal channels

BitTorrent's new Project Chrysalis adds personal content channels to privately send large files (like HD video) to friends and selected groups.
Computing

AOL AV brings no-download, Flash-based video chat

AOL's AV video chat relies on Adobe Flash, but doesn't require any sign-in or download, can handle up to four people at once - and it's free.
Android Army

Adobe releases Flash Player 10.3 update for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android

Adobe releases the 10.3 update for Flash Player, bringing a range of fixes, optimizations and new features to Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Android platforms.
Apple

New Apple patent: Air keyboards that sense your fingers

Apple is looking at designing keyboards with an air feedback system which will know you are typing before you type.
Computing

Cybersecurity plan unveiled by White House

The White House has unveiled a cybersecurity plan designed to better protect the country against cyberattacks.