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Skype Wi-Fi lets iOS devices connect to a million hotspots

Skype on Wednesday rechristened Skype Access as Skype Wi-Fi and launched a new, free iOS app for the service.

Intel to issue bug fix for SSD 320 drives in two weeks

Intel on Monday said it will issue a firmware upgrade within two weeks to fix a bug that causes its SSD 320 solid-state drives to fail.

NAND flash can verify a device's identity

People who make, buy and sell flash storage could detect counterfeit products based on the unique "fingerprints" of the chips, using techniques being developed...

New Samsung SSDs to drive up tablet storage

Tablet users may need more storage capacity in the future, and Samsung Semiconductor on Thursday announced it is now making its fastest solid-state drives for tablets and laptops with capacity of up to 512GB.

Clearwire's LTE push highlights growing momentum

LTE (Long Term Evolution) has picked up steam in the last few weeks, with operators moving forward and auctions taking place, helping the technology become a global standard.

Iomega hard drive includes iOS device charging port

Available in 2TB and 3TB capacities, the Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive features a port for charging your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Iomega announced the external hard drive on Tuesday.

GE pushes ahead with 500GB holographic disc storage

GE is about to begin distribution of holographic optical disc technology and plans to license it to manufacturing partners in the next few months.

Remains of the Day: Cash on the iBarrel

Apple’s finances hit another surprising milestone, but don’t expect the company to go on a shopping spree. Plus, Apple’s devices take flight and Verizon reportedly tries its hand at bending Apple to its will. Good luck with that.

AT&T to throttle heaviest users of unlimited smartphone data, beginning Oct. 1

As part of an attempt to combat what it calls "a serious wireless spectrum crunch," AT&T announced on Friday that it will begin throttling data speeds for the heaviest users of its unlimited smartphone data plans in October.

Under the Gavel: Contains graphic content

Our round-up of legal wrangling in the tech industry returns, with a look at two Apple-related patent cases and an impassioned plea against another big merger.

Remains of the Day: War of the ruses

Acer says Apple has fired the first shot in a patent war, Verizon does a leadership switcheroo, Adobe says mea culpa about a supposed Lion bug, and Apple might be looking to enter the video streaming market.

Verizon posts revenue growth on mobile additions

Verizon Communications saw revenue rise 2.8 percent to $27.5 billion for the second quarter, largely driven by mobile subscriber additions.

Apple contributes half the cost of Nortel patents

Apple is contributing more than half the total $4.5 billion price tag for Nortel patents, with partners including Microsoft and Sony combined kicking in the rest.