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Google moves to protect app devs against Lodsys

The company is asking the Patent Office to rule the patents in question invalid, but it's likely too little, too late.

Android Army

Let’s Kill Hitler prequel teases Doctor Who midseason premiere

Doctor Who gets a new prequel clip before its August 27 midseason premiere.

Movies & TV

Mercedes helps buy teenager a bionic hand

British teenager gets high-tech prosthetic hand, thanks to Mercedes F1 team.

Cool Tech

Rise of the Planet of the Apes wins weekend box office (again)

The Planet of the Apes reboot and The Smurfs continue to dominate theaters.

Movies & TV

Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion to ‘protect’ Android

In a surprise move, Google has purchased communications giant Motorola Mobility in an attempt to further "protect" its Android operating system from patent profiteers.

Android Army

Robot swarm conducts bookshelf heist, wins video award

Watch a robot swarm team up to raid your bookshelf.

Cool Tech

Anonymous attacks BART for cell phone censorship

Hacktivist group Anonymous is fighting back against San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit System, which blocked cell phone an Wi-Fi access last week in an attempt to subdue a protest against its police force.

Mobile

Samsung gets court date to address Euro tablet ban

Apple is still fighting to get injunctions blocking sale of the Galaxy Tab in the Netherlands.

Computing

Cooler Master Storm Sirus Review

The Cooler Master Storm Sirus gaming headset offer plenty of options for gamers to tailor their sound for fragging, but falls flat on music.

  • Pros: Excellent build quality , Great for gaming once settings are…
  • Cons: Bass is way too overwhelming , Volume control works in…

Wii U tablet’s tech specs slip out in Nintendo patent filing

A patent filing reveals a few additional details about the tablet-like controller that is central to Nintendo's upcoming Wii U gaming console.

Gaming

Mozilla Firefox 6 arrives slightly ahead of August 16 launch

Mozilla's Tuesday Firefox release, version 6, slips out ahead of schedule for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Computing

Opinion: Why I quit Spotify and ran back into the arms of Pandora

Spotify may have won over Europe with a nearly limitless selection of free music, but without an easy way to set in autopilot, Pandora still rules.

Music

AOL website hit by hacker

A minor hack of AOL's Postmaster website has already been fixed, but it adds another negative light on a company that is already on hard times.

Web