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Will the iPad be jailbroken at launch?

Hacker George Holtz says he's developed a new untethered software jailbreak method for the iPhone that may also work on the iPad. But do you really need to jailbreak Apple's forthcoming tablet?

Bike directions added to Google Maps

Google has added bicycle directions for Google Maps making it easier for cyclists to plan routes in 150 U.S. cities including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Portland and Washington, DC.

iPhone app purge: Are template-based apps next?

Apple's campaign to get tough on iPhone applications is reportedly continuing with a new target: template-based iPhone applications.

Comedy Central to leave Hulu

The Daily Show with John Stewart and The Colbert Report, two of the most popular shows on Hulu, will no longer be available for streaming viewing.

Google Buys Picnik: 6 Unanswered Questions

Now that Google has scooped up the photo-editing service, we have to wonder how Picnik will fit in to Google's vast collection of Web-based apps.

Google adds, drops Gmail features

Google has made some changes to its Gmail service, upgrading six Gmail Labs experiments (like YouTube previews) to become standard Gmail features.

Twitter integration comes to Yahoo

Yahoo on Wednesday announced it would be providing integrated Twitter results in its search engine.

Report: Interactive textbooks headed to iPad

Software developer ScrollMotion has been tapped to develop iPad-friendly versions of textbooks for education publishers like McGraw Hill, Houghton Mifflin, and Kaplan, according to the Wall Street Journal.