10 HDTV trends coming to a screen near you in 2010

Flash forward to about a year from now. What kinds of HDTV products and features is your retail salesperson likely to tout? Here are 10 trends to watch out for.

Google adds captions to YouTube search

In a step to make YouTube videos more accessible to deaf people as well as to anyone else searching for videos online, Google has launched an automatic video captioning service.

AT&T 'sets record straight' in latest ad against Verizon

AT&T has sent out a letter to customers in response to a wave of negative advertising from rival carrier Verizon.

Beatles ban takes effect at BlueBeat

The owner of online retailer BlueBeat has begun complying with a new court order to stop selling Beatles music online, after offering a quirky defense that he owns the copyright to the songs at issue.

In-app feature could keep more apps on iPhone

While Apple's new in-app purchase feature for iPhones is being widely touted as an antipiracy measure, Apple's more overarching motive seems to be that of keeping the iPhone at the development forefront for the coolest new apps for mobile users.