<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Tech Today]]> <![CDATA[EBay sues Google over payment service]]> <![CDATA[Indian probe to Mars cost less than film, Gravity]]> A recently launched Indian probe to Mars was accomplished with costs of only $75 million.]]> <![CDATA[One year after release, Microsoft moves Kinect toward business and science]]> While conceived as a device meant to expand the reach of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming platform by allowing people to play video games without the need for controllers, the Kinect has always been destined for a broader future.]]> <![CDATA[AT&T considers charging iPhone users for high data usage]]> <![CDATA[Facebook Prices IPO at $38 a Share; Value of Company is $104 Billion]]> A day before one of the most anticipated IPOs of the Internet age, Facebook said Thursday it has priced its shares at $38 apiece, giving the company an initial valuation of $104 billion, more than the combined value of Time Warner, Viacom, CBS and Yahoo.]]> <![CDATA[Craigslist tightens grip, demanding exclusive ownership of ads]]> Craigslist is now demanding to be the "exclusive licensee" of content posted to its site, an apparent bid to strengthen its legal position against third parties that re-use the content. Last week, the classified site sued Padmapper and 3Taps, two sites that provide alternative interfaces for Craigslist data.]]> <![CDATA[Dislike: Samsung's Facebook post invites slew of iPhone praise]]> Thanks to social media, gone are the days a poorly planned marketing ploy only resulted in viewers changing the channel. Now, a bad ad can generate its own buzz, as consumers have a chance to fire back.]]> <![CDATA[Mole rats found to synthesize protein to prevent cancer]]> Blind mole rats cannot get cancer, and scientists have figured out why: The mammals produce a protein to kill their own cells when they multiply too much.]]> <![CDATA[Atomic clock at CU Boulder sets new records in precision and stability]]> The world’s most precise clock now resides on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder.]]> <![CDATA[Samsung asks court for $421m from Apple in damages]]> The back-and-forth patent battle between tech giants Apple and Samsung moved forward in court today, as Samsung rested its case with a massive damages demand: $421 million.]]> <![CDATA[LG introduces cloud service across smartphones, smart TVs and PCs]]> Electronics maker LG announced that their own cloud service, the imaginatively named LG Cloud, will launch in beta tomorrow. Like other clouds, the service will allow users to share content seamlessly across multiple devices, including Android smartphones, smart LG TVs, and PCs.]]> <![CDATA[Comcast announces Xfinity Streampix, a streaming video service that takes aim at Netflix]]> Comcast is taking a stab at the streaming video business with a service named Xfinity Streampix, which will launch on February 23rd. The service will be included for free with Blast! and Blast! Extra TV / internet plans as well as most triple-play packages (TV, phone, and internet), and will only be available to cable subscribers. If you don't have one of the higher-tier plans it will carry a $4.99 premium over your existing service.]]> <![CDATA[Microsoft Office 2010 beta ready to download]]> <![CDATA[Microsoft Surface tablet to ship by the end of October]]> The Surface, Microsoft's tablet to answer the iPad that has been hinted at for months, finally has a price and a release date.]]> <![CDATA[Review: Apple's iPad Mini]]> Apple takes on the mini market this month.]]> <![CDATA[Nintendo unveils Wii U with tablet-size touch-screen controller]]> Nintendo revealed its new home console on Tuesday, dubbed the Wii U — a new high-definition video game system that will use a new touch-screen controller to play games both on and off the TV screen.]]> <![CDATA[Activision studio hangs hopes on new 'Call of Duty']]> Mark Lamia, as the head of Treyarch Studio, is used to late nights overseeing the creation of what's likely to be the biggest video game of the holidays, "Call of Duty: Black Ops." But on a Monday in late October, Lamia stuck around even later than normal — until 1:30 a.m. — waiting to talk to a game journalist.]]> <![CDATA[Adobe kills Flash for mobile devices]]> <![CDATA[Netflix: a 'frenemy' to the cable TV establishment]]> Ted Sarandos, Netflix's Chief Content Officer, probably felt like a bit of an outsider sitting on a panel with executives from Cox, Time Warner Cable, and Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation at the 2012 Cable Show. After all, it's not a stretch to say his service is one of the biggest ways that people today consume TV and movies — and often cited as a potential threat to the decades-old cable industry that's struggling to innovate.]]> <![CDATA[Spammers target Facebook]]>