<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Tech Today]]> <![CDATA[Apple reveals new iPhone: faster, smarter, thinner]]> <![CDATA[Windows Phone 7 puts Microsoft back in smart-phone race]]> <![CDATA[Twitter fights government subpoena demanding Occupy Wall Street protester info]]> Twitter has asked a New York state judge to throw out a court order requiring it to turn over three months worth of messages posted by an Occupy Wall Street protester being prosecuted for disorderly conduct.]]> <![CDATA[Report: Foxconn Chief Says His Company Is Preparing for ‘Apple iTV’]]> In a press conference in Shanghai on Friday, Foxconn chief Terry Gou reportedly made some revealing — yet puzzling — comments about Apple’s rumored big-screen television set.]]> <![CDATA[Foxconn and Apple to split costs to improve factory conditions]]> Foxconn plans to improve labor conditions in its Chinese factories where iPhones and iPads are made, according to CEO Terry Gou, and Apple will reportedly share in the costs of making those improvements.]]> <![CDATA[Angry Birds generated $106 million for Rovio in 2011]]> Rovio on Monday announced the company’s financial results for 2011. The mobile game developer generated $106.3 million in sales based on the success of its Angry Birds games and strong merchandising business.]]> <![CDATA[Comcast Subscribers Can Now Connect to WatchESPN, With Service Coming Soon to XfinityTV.com]]> Comcast and ESPN are making good on their promise to bring live sports to iPads and other devices, announcing today that Comcast subscribers can now log in to ESPN’s WatchESPN mobile and web apps. And coming soon, ESPN will be making its live TV streams available through Comcast’s XfinityTV.com web portal.]]> <![CDATA[LinkedIn to Buy SlideShare for $119 Million]]> LinkedIn is acquiring SlideShare, which allows its users to share presentations online, for US$118.75 million as it tries to find new ways to make its site more useful, the company said on Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[Angry Birds maker to launch new title: Amazing Alex]]> Rovio is preparing to launch a new game to follow its wildly popular Angry Birds franchise.]]> <![CDATA[Android reclaims 61 percent of all U.S. smartphone sales]]> Android has staged a healthy lead over Apple's iOS as the smartphone wars continue. Looking at the first quarter of the year, NPD Group pegged Android's U.S. market share at 61 percent, a jump over the 49 percent recorded in last year's fourth quarter.]]> <![CDATA[Google gets license to test drive autonomous cars on Nevada roads]]> On Monday, the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles approved Google’s license application to test autonomous vehicles on the state’s roads. The state had approved such laws back in February, and has now begun issuing licenses based on those regulations.]]> <![CDATA[Oracle v. Google jury returns partial verdict, favoring Oracle]]> The jury in the Oracle v. Google trial rendered a partial verdict, favoring Oracle, in the copyright phase of the trial. Yet a question the jury failed to decide prompted Google to call for a mistrial, and could sharply limit damages even if the verdict stands.]]> <![CDATA[HTC phones indefinitely delayed at US Customs for investigation of Apple patent infringement]]> The HTC One X and Evo 4G LTE are notable devices for many reasons, but today they become notorious: they're the first devices to face an import delay at US Customs for potentially infringing an Apple patent. We've learned today that the One X and Evo 4G LTE are indefinitely delayed at Customs as the agency investigates patent issues with Apple, and sources have further confirmed that some shipments are indeed being held back. The One X is also currently out of stock at AT&T's online store and at most AT&T retail stores we've called — and few had any information on when more units would arrive.]]> <![CDATA[Apple Said To Debut iCloud’s New Photo Sharing Features At WWDC]]> With Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference just weeks away, expect plenty of reports of new features to come crawling out of the woodwork. In fact, here’s one from the Wall Street Journal — they claim that Apple has been doing some major tinkering with their iCloud storage service, the fruits of which will be unveiled on June 11.]]> <![CDATA[Pirate Bay Co-Founder’s Attorney Says Prosecution Violates Human Rights]]> In 2009 Fredrik Neij, a co-founder of the file-sharing site the Pirate Bay, and three co-defendants were found guilty by a Swedish court of being accessories to copyright violation. Neij was sentenced to a year, which was later reduced to 10 months. He appealed to the Swedish Supreme Court, but in February, it was announced that the court would not hear his case.]]> <![CDATA[Microsoft to Offer $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal]]> Microsoft will charge users who buy a new Windows 7 PC $14.99 for an upgrade to Windows 8, according to a report.]]> <![CDATA[Yahoo boots Thompson, names Ross Levinsohn interim CEO]]> Yahoo's global media leader, Ross Levinsohn, took over today as Yahoo's interim chief executive, replacing Scott Thompson in a shake-up that also will put activist investor Daniel Loeb on the Internet pioneer's board.]]> <![CDATA[GM to yank $10M in Facebook ads, saying they don't work]]> General Motors will pull some $10 million in paid advertising on Facebook, the Wall Street Journal reported, striking a discordant note with the growing public frenzy over the social network's pending IPO.]]> <![CDATA[Pinterest joins the billion-dollar network club]]> Yet another social network joins the billionaires club. The social photo-sharing network Pinterest has been valued at $1.5 billion. The valuation comes after it received a $50 million investment from a Japanese e-commerce site. Pinterest makes no money, but you can bet that investors will push to change that by integrating e-commerce tools. And if you want to see what all the fuss is about, here are some tips and tricks to getting started on Pinterest.]]> <![CDATA[Microsoft-Funded Startup Aims to Kill BitTorrent Traffic]]> The Russian based “Pirate Pay” startup is promising the entertainment industry a pirate-free future. With help from Microsoft, the developers have built a system that claims to track and shut down the distribution of copyrighted works on BitTorrent. Their first project, carried out in collaboration with Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures, successfully stopped tens of thousands of downloads.]]>