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Microsoft and Toyota partner on Azure car services

Microsoft and Toyota are partnering on a global telematics platform for cars...all powered by Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform.
Apple

Apple may have caused BlackBerry PlayBook delay

The release of Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet may have been pushed back one month due to the lack of touch screens brought on by an Apple's hunger for iPad 2 components.
Computing

Google adding malware warning system to Chrome

Google is planning a new malware warning system for Chrome 12 that will target specific files, instead of just potentially malicious websites.
Apple

Go Spartans! Steve Wozniak to speak at Michigan State University commencement

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak will speak at Michigan State University's spring graduation ceremony on May 6.
Computing

Google overhauling YouTube with channels, pro content

Google is hard at work giving YouTube the Hollywood treatment and turning it into a premium-content competitor with organized channels and professionally produced video.
Cars

Microsoft and Toyota announce cloud-based vehicle platform

Microsoft and Toyota today announced a joint $12 million (1 billion yen) investment in a new cloud computing platform for electric and hybrid vehicles. The first cars to use the service, powered by Windows Azure, will launch in 2012.
Computing

Anonymous takes down PlayStation website; UPDATE: Anon explains attack on Sony

The infamous Anonymous is it again, this time taking on Sony and possibly its technology defense firm to boot.
Computing

AVS Gear Zippy Bluetooth keyboard handles six devices

Want to control half a dozen PCs, a tablets, set-top boxes, and a game systems from one keyboard on your couch? Check out the AVS Gear Zippy BT-637 Bluetooth keyboard.
Apple

PC sales off to slow start in 2011, ‘usurped’ by the iPad

A new analyst report suggests that tablet makers will have a very hard time keeping pace with Apple's iPad 2 moving into 2012.
Computing

MPAA sues DVD-streaming service Zediva

The MPAA is suing DVD-streamer Zediva for copyright infringement, saying Zediva's claim it's a rental service is just a "gimmick."
Computing

Microsoft names Capossela new marketing chief

Microsoft vet Chris Capossela is the Redmond giant's new marketing chief, taking over after a decade under for Mich Mathews.
Computing

Windows 8 leaked ‘Immersive’ mode shows Windows Phone influence

Microsoft is keeping a tight lid on Windows 8, but not tight enough. Today a screenshot showing a Windows Phone-like UI has leaked.