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Firefox adds security search with 3.0 beta

Mozilla has released its first beta version of Firefox 3.0.

Vodafone protests T-Mobile's iPhone sales in Germany

T-Mobile continued to sell Apple’s iPhone in Germany on Tuesday, despite a legal challenge filed on Monday by rival Vodafone.

Amazon finds a new use for 3G with Kindle

Amazon's Kindle e-book reader may open up a new model for mobile data.

Amazon launches Kindle e-book reader launches Kindle, an e-book reader.

EarthLink takes hard look at muni Wi-Fi unit

EarthLink signalled it might sell its municipal Wi-Fi business.

Study: Internet could run out of capacity in two years

The Internet could run out of capacity in about two years, according to a new study.

Google and Sun may butt heads over Android

Google and Sun maybe bound for a showdown over the way Google's Android mobile phone platform handles Java.

With Web 2.0, a new breed of malware evolves

Attackers are beginning to use Web 2.0 services to create a new breed of malware.

China Unicom also open to iPhone talks, CEO says

China's second biggest mobile operator would be open to talks with Apple about selling the iPhone there.

Leopard mauls competition, takes half Japan retail market

Apple’s new Leopard operating system took a sizable bite of the Japanese retail operating system market during October and accounted for over half of all sales of packaged operating system software despite being on sale for only the last six days of the month.

Study: Apple's new phones lead to iTypos

A new study found that while iPhone users can type as fast as users of phones with keypads, they make more mistakes.

Apple could build Penryn into Xserve

Apple could first plug Penryn processors into its Xserve line of Unix-based servers.

Gates oversees his last annual meeting as chairman

Bill Gates and other Microsoft executives addressed questions during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday.

Adobe CEO Chizen stepping down

Adobe CEO Bruce Chizen will leave his post at the end of the month, with Shantanu Narayen taking over on Dec. 1.

Apple releases iPhone update 1.1.2

Apple officially released iPhone Update 1.1.2, adding new features for international users.