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Viral video: baby monkey is obsessed with the iPhone – smacks inquisitive puppy

There are times when we write important, meaningful stories, and then there are times when we post a video of a baby monkey trying to understand how to use an iPhone. It turns out, baby Nala is pretty good at it. This video comes from the YouTube channel of…

Apple

Judge reduces Jammie Thomas’ file-sharing penalty to $54,000

A federal court has reduced the damage award against accused 24-song file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset from $1.5 million to $54,000.

Computing

Spotify bugs discovered: beware, it may forget your Starred songs

Some Spotify users are complaining that the service has deleted their saved (starred) songs. We don't yet know the extent of this problem, but have encountered it ourselves.

Computing

Verizon touts iPhone-boosted profits, new CEO

With help from the iPhone, Verizon added more subscribers in the second quarter than in the last two and a half years. Oh, and it's installing a new CEO.

Mobile

NPR chart breaks down the visual history of the space shuttle

NPR's infographic chronicles the amazing visual history of the 30-year-old space shuttle program.

Cool Tech

Apple sold 1 million copies of OS X Lion in its first day

In just a single day, Apple sold one million copies of its newest operating system OS X Lion.

Apple

Google+ ‘Games stream’ confirmed

Google+ will soon challenge Facebook further with a new Games section, evidence of which has appeared on a Google help page.

Gaming

A look at the Motorola Droid Bionic, which may hit shelves Aug. 4

Buzz surrounding the Motorola Droid Bionic is heating up. Amazon has published pictures of the Verizon phone in two ads for Bionic docks, and we've heard it may be released August 4.

Android Army

Freddy Krueger to join Mortal Kombat playable characters

Nightmare on Elm Street killer brings his claws to the Mortal Kombat universe.

Gaming

Adobe isn’t pleased with Apple’s OS X Lion

Apple just released Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to the public and Adobe isn't happy about it. The software maker wrote a blog post called "Lion Tamers" where it lists the many bugs and issues Adobe's software has with the new OS.

Computing

Live-action Voltron movie moves forward

Relativity Media and Atlas Entertainment unite to form potential big-screen Voltron during Comic-Con.

Movies & TV

Widespread NFC adoption still ‘four years away’

Technology heavyweights like Google and RIM have already begun to adopt NFC mobile wallet technology. But a new analyst report says widespread adoption by customers is still years away.

Android Army

Star Trek cast to team up with DC superheroes in comic-book crossover

Kirk, Spock and the rest of the Enterprise crew will join The Legion of Superheroes for a six-issue comic book series.

Movies & TV

Google’s HTML5 tribute to American artist Alexander Calder

Google's newest doodle shows off the dynamic rendering capabilities of HTML5.

Web

Man builds Iron Man-style palm-mounted laser weapon

When it comes to homemade lasers, few can beat the Iron Man-inspired Laser Glove MK III.

Cool Tech