Opera 11.5 adds Speed Dial extensions, streamlines interface

Opera 11.5 features a simplified interface and new Speed Dial extensions that offer live updates from users favorite sites and services.

Amazon customer data to fuel companies’ new ad network

Amazon has a large data set of customer buying habits which, along with Tigget, it will be using to fuel a new ad network venture. Privacy concerns?

MacBook Air rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, and back to black?

All signs point to a MacBook Air update being just around the corner. We take a look at the rumors and speculation around the update and figure out what's likely and what's not.
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Google pretties up its search and web services in preparation for Google+ Project

After announcing its Google+ social network, Google will be tweaking and redesigning many of its most popular services to have a simpler and more consistent interface.

IOGear USB Theater Sound Xperience brings surround to stereo headphones

IOGear's Home Theater Sound Xperience aims to bring DTS surround sound to everyday stereo headphones - along with a retro vacuum-tube look.

Google facing $418 million suit from French rival 1PlusV

French niche search engine company 1PlusV is suing Google for 295 million euros saying Google is abusing its market dominance to stifle competition.

E-reader ownership explodes past tablets, says Pew

A new study by Pew Research shows that e-reader popularity has doubled in the past six months, while the tablet market has only seen moderate gains in ownership.

Proxy firms pressure RIM to split CEO/chairman roles

As Research in Motion struggles to keep investors happy, two proxy firms are calling for RIM's co-CEO's to stop leading the company's board.

Groupon’s entire Indian user database published online

Through some unknown turn of events, all the email addresses and passwords for users of Groupon's Indian subsidiary were published online and made searchable through Google.

Hulu sale could lead to more commercials, longer release delays

As Hulu considers a possible sale, new information comes to light about how the service might change when new management steps in.

Sony’s VAIO Z laptop wears its graphics card on the outside

Sony's just-announced VAIO Z laptop includes an optional Power Media Dock that adds the power of a top-of-the-line AMD Radeon GPU via a Light Peak connection.