Hewlett-Packard will pay $425,000 to settle a claim that it knowingly sold laptops with hazardous batteries that could overheat or catch fire, the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission says.
WowWee showed an upcoming game platform at the Consumer Electronics Show called AppGear, which combines real toys with on-screen animation to create a new product category it calls "appcessories."
There was no surprise Bill Gates appearance nor much big news. But Microsoft delivered its last-ever Consumer Electronics Show keynote by touting its motion-sensing Kinect technology and upcoming Windows 8 OS.
Google has released a free mobile app that pulls content from different websites into one place and lets people build what looks a bit like their own personalized online magazine -- much like a number of other iOS apps led by Flipboard.
Oracle has suffered a setback in its lawsuit accusing Google of patent infringement and copyright violation in its Android operating system after the U.S. Patent and Trademark office rejected one of its Java-related patents.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that Apple did not infringe technology patents owned by S3 Graphics and ended its investigation of the matter.
Adobe will cut 750 jobs and reduce its investment in enterprise software as part of a broader plan to target the fast-growing markets for digital media and digital marketing products.
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked Google for more information about its planned $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility, potentially slowing the transaction.
Google's $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility will land it a vast portfolio of patents, but the legal obstacles facing its Android operating system are far from over, according to legal experts.
Twitter has acquired Bagcheck, an online service where people create lists of items that interest them.
Apple has reportedly halted the delivery of a small number of iPad 2s designed to work on the Verizon Wireless network because of a manufacturing glitch.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini says his company will dramatically shake up its microprocessor road map to meet the demand for very-low-power processors. He also rebuffed unconfirmed reports that Apple might move away from Intel chips to ARM-based processors.
Lawyers for Oracle and Google gave the judge overseeing their Java patent dispute a tutorial on Wednesday that underscored the complexity of the case between the two companies.
SugarCRM bought a vendor of customer relationship management software for IBM Lotus Notes, while adding social CRM features for the iPad and other devices.
After HP unveiled a tablet computer earlier this week, the question many are asking is whether the company did enough to steal any thunder -- and business -- away from the iPad.