AP - If he had a another chance, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt would have pressed the Internet search leader to focus more on mounting a challenge to Facebook while he was still running the company.
Reuters - Australia's state-owned National Broadband Network awarded a contract to Sweden's Ericsson worth up to A$1.1 billion ($1.2 billion), the latest in a string of contracts to build the A$35.9 billion network.
Reuters - Yahoo Inc has resolved a dispute with partner Alibaba Group over the Chinese company's transfer of its prized online payments unit to its CEO Jack Ma, two sources close to the matter said.
Digital Trends - Not wanting to feel left behind in the digital age, many publishers of long-running print magazines have been keen to jump on the e-publishing bandwagon in an attempt to find a new audience, or at the least, in the hope of not losing any of its existing readers. But there??s one high profile publisher who is deciding to sit this one out. Indeed, he can??t see what all the fuss is about. Talking to AdAge, the founder of Rolling Stone magazine, Jann Wenner, said he thought publishers were ??crazy? to be so keen to get their publications on the iPad.
Digital Trends - Growth may be no surprise when it comes to Facebook, but it seems as if the California based social networking giant will be reaching 700 million users soon according to some analysis done by the Socialbakers Facebook statistics site.
AP - Lady Gaga sold more than 1.1 million copies of her new album "Born This Way" and set a digital sales record last week — with an assist from Amazon.com.
Yahoo! News - There's more to computer upkeep than just cleaning your monitor and keyboard. Everyone knows you need to perform some sort of maintenance in order to ensure a computer runs smoothly. But many people either don't know what to do or
Digital Trends - Apple has released Security Update 2011-003 to deal with the MacDefender malware and known variants that have been attempting to bilk Macintosh users out of their credit card information and money to fix non-existent problems on their computer. The update is available for Mac OS X 10.6.7 and Mac OS X Server 10.6.7, and patches Snow Leopard??s built-in file quarantine system to detect MacDefender and known variants. And, in case new variants emerge, Macs with the security update will check for new malware definitions daily to make sure users?? machines stay safe.
Reuters - Using a mobile phone might increase the risk of developing certain types of brain tumors and consumers should consider ways of reducing their exposure, World Health Organization (WHO) cancer experts said on Tuesday.
Yahoo! News - Let's face it, without the ability to fly, see through walls, or shoot lasers from your eyeballs, your chances of becoming a real-life superhero are pretty slim. That is, unless you got your hands on the BodyGuard, an armored glove
Appolicious - In a story that was widely reported this weekend but seemed to disappear from the newswires as quickly as it had arrived, Google removed a number of popular video game emulators from the Android Market.
Investor's Business Daily - The No. 3 U.S. wireless provider formally asked U.S. regulators to block AT&T's $39 bil purchase of T-Mobile USA, contending the deal is not in the best interest of consumers and would harm competition. Even if the FCC and Justice Dept. forced AT&T to divest some assets, that would not be enough, Sprint Nextel asserted. The merger would give AT&T a 44% share of the U.S. market, up from 32%. Verizon Wireless has a 35% stake and Sprint only 15%.