Users are continuing to sell older iPhones in record numbers to get cash for Apple's newest iPhone 4S, a pair of buy-back firms say.
Apple on Monday instituted a reservation-only policy for iPhone 4S retail sales, hinting at a repeat of the smartphone's annual supply-and-demand mismatches.
Critics who last week lambasted Apple's new iPhone 4S as a lukewarm upgrade have been proved wrong by record first-day sales, analysts said today.
Apple, AT&T and Verizon have exhausted their pre-sale supplies of iPhone 4S available for delivery on Friday, the day the firms will start selling the new smartphone.
Mozilla will start a more aggressive campaign to convince users of the older Firefox 3.6 to upgrade to the newest edition, Firefox 7.
Simon & Schuster has moved up the publication of the first authorized biography of Steve Jobs.
A year after it pulled the plug on silent updates in Firefox 4, Mozilla said it will debut most of the behind-the-scenes feature by early next year.
iPhone 4 trade-in business has been very brisk at companies that buy older smartphones, an early indication of how Apple's next model will sell.
Mac users can thank Microsoft for taking down the small-but-dangerous Kelihos botnet. At the software giant's request, a federal judge ordered VeriSign to shut down nearly two dozen domains linked to servers that controlled the botnet.
Although Mozilla will urge users to stick with Firefox's rapid release schedule, the open-source developer says that users could turn to the slower pace of releases that will soon be aimed at enterprises.
A Sophos security researcher warns thatFacebook's new Timeline will likely make it easier for crooks to mine the social network for personal information they can use to launch malicious attacks and steal passwords.
Mozilla has proposed a significantly slower Firefox release pace for enterprises, the result of a corporate backlash earlier this year against an accelerated scheme that ships a new edition of the browser every six weeks. Under the plan, Mozilla would deliver a new version of Firefox to enterprises every 30 weeks -- five times slower than to consumers.
Adobe on Wednesday patched six vulnerabilities in Flash Player, including one it admitted is already being exploited by attackers.
A pitch to accelerate Firefox's rapid-release schedule even more -- cutting a week to ship a new version every five weeks -- has been rejected by Mozilla.
Two stores in Queens, N.Y. have agreed to hand over all counterfeit products to Apple that bear the California company's name or logo, according to court documents.