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Rumor: Spotify has 70,000 paid US users one week after launch

Music-streaming service Spotify is rumored to already have 70,000 paid US subscribers after only being available for one week.

Music

White iPod Touch images surface

A white iPod Touch could spike sales for the personal media player, which is becoming somewhat obsolete thanks to the spread of smartphones.

Apple

Gears of War 3 goes behind the scenes to discuss the end

In the Gears of War 3 making-of video titled “Crescendo,” developers Epic Games discuss the end of the world.

Gaming

Google+…minus women, kids, and businesses

It's still early, but Google+ has managed to elude (or avoid, in one case) some of social media's most dedicated users.

Opinion

Driver: San Francisco changes things up with Shift

Ubisoft Reflections has released a behind-the-scenes look at the “shift” mechanic that sets Driver: San Francisco apart.

E3

Captain America: The First Avenger review

Marvel’s latest superhero entry, Captain America: The First Avenger, is a movie that works as a superhero film because of Director Joe Johnston, and works as a blockbuster film because of Evans.

Movies & TV

China’s Alibaba launching its own mobile OS next week

China's Alibaba will be launching its own smartphone - and its own smartphone OS - next week, tying into Alibaba's own cloud-based apps and services.

Mobile

Yahoo’s desperation for Hulu will outweigh Apple’s interest

Everyone wants a piece of Hulu as the bidding for the online streaming service continues.

Apple

Oracle wins bid to depose Google CEO Larry Page

Google CEO Larry Page will have to testify in court as part of Oracle's lawsuit over Java technology in Android.

Android Army

Anger floods China’s fake Apple Stores

At the fake Apple Store locations in China, tensions rise between misled customers and embarrassed employees.

Apple

Lodsys adds major game developers to infringement suit

Lodsys has added Angry Birds developer Rovio along with Electronic Arts, Atari, and other major mobile game developers to its patent infringement suit.

Apple

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