Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent.
Research In Motion faces a possible class action lawsuit over recent outages in its BlackBerry services earlier this month, and a trademark infringement complaint for its use of the BBX name for its upcoming platform for its tablets and smartphones.
The European Commission OK'd Seagate Technology's purchase of Samsung's hard disk drive business.
Western Digital said its primary manufacturing facility in Thailand was flooded over the weekend, with its secondary site also at risk, raising the possibility of a global shortage of hard disk drives.
Microsoft said Friday that it has closed its $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, the Internet telephony provider in Luxembourg. The deal was first announced in May.
Research In Motion reported late Wednesday that email was operating, and BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) traffic was online and passing successfully in all regions where its service was previously affected.
T-Mobile USA unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to U.S. buyers on Monday, just days ahead of a court hearing at which Apple will seek a preliminary injunction to prevent sales of the device.
In contrast to the iPad's success elsewhere, Apple trails behind Samsung in India's fledgling tablet market, according to CyberMedia Research.
T-Mobile USA wants to submit a "friend of the court" brief aimed at preventing a preliminary injunction sought by Apple against the sale of Samsung's Galaxy S 4G smartphone and Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the U.S.
According to a leaked cable, Apple did not have a global security team, including in China, until March, 2008, when it hired employees from drug company Pfizer.
While acknowledging that a six-week release cycle is disconcerting for some users, the chair of the Mozilla Foundation says that quicker releases of new versions of Firefox ensure that new capabilities are not delayed for nearly a year before they can be delivered to people.
If a user adds pirated music to an online cloud locker service, is the provider responsible? No, according to a decision made in a New York federal court on Monday.
Internet calling company Skype said Sunday that it will acquire GroupMe, a startup that offers a free group text messaging app.
Google on Thursday announced that it's adding current weather information and cloud data from around the world to its Google Maps.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud in North Virginia had connectivity issues late Monday, knocking off temporarily a number of websites and services that use Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing infrastructure.