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LinkedIn confirms breach, urges members to change passwords

LinkedIn today confirmed reports that some of its users' passwords have been compromised and provided instructions on how to change them.

Hands on with Airtime, the new video chat service for Facebook

I just took Airtime, the new video chat service from start-up stars Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, for a spin on Tuesday, its first day of general availability. My first impressions: It works fine, though I'm not sure I'll get addicted to it.

IPv6 to go live on June 6

IPv6 will go fully live on June 6. That's the date when 50-plus access networks and more than 2500 websites -- including Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Yahoo -- will turn on a permanent upgrade to the Internet's main communication protocol.

Take me out to the ballgame, with 4G

Ever been to a sports game and tried to send a text message, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet about that awesome play that just happened? If so, you...

iSuppli: iPad way ahead of the pack

After a brief dip in late 2011, the Apple iPad has firmly reasserted its position as the dominant player in the tablet market.

LightSquared declares bankruptcy after GPS worries sank its mobile dream

LightSquared, the startup that planned a nationwide wholesale mobile network only to be shot down by regulators because of GPS interference concerns, is declaring bankruptcy.

CTIA: At a show full of pom-pom waving, Sprint's Hesse sounds a warning

CTIA is normally a show where you hear about the dazzling future that the wireless industry will bring about. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, however, thinks carriers...

AT&T sees an end to Wi-Fi-only tablets

Tablet makers are moving toward selling only models equipped with cellular radios and away from having separate Wi-Fi-only units, according to an AT&T executive.

Remains of the Day: Fortunate ones

Apple's fortune is rising, AT&T's inflating a new pool, and if you work at an Apple Store, John Browett would like to shake your hand.

Remains of the Day: Tender is the night

Apple tenders a settlement proposal in China, Warner Bros. puts tender loving care into its new high-definition movie purchases, and your iPhone will soon be legal tender (as far as your Amtrak ticket goes).

Mobile experts disagree on who should protect privacy

Users of mobile apps need more information about the ways those apps use their personal information, a group of experts agreed Thursday, but they didn't agree on who is most responsible for protecting user privacy.

FCC launches new mobile broadband subsidy

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun seeking competitive bids for new mobile broadband subsidies for 3G or 4G service.

Skype investigates tool that reveals users' IP addresses

Skype said Tuesday that it is investigating a new tool that collects a person's last known IP address, a potential privacy-compromising issue.