Monthly Archives: January 2010

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Apple unveils its … iPad

Apple CEO Steve Jobs lifts the veil on the iPad, a “magical” tablet-like device that starts at $499 and will begin shipping in two months. For more updates, follow @cnntech on Twitter or read complete coverage on CNNMoney.

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With Apple tablet, will size matter?

Tech journalist Nicholas Deleon wonders how the size of Apple’s new tablet device will affect its success or failure in the marketplace.

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iPad name draws feminine hygiene jokes

Punch lines about hygiene products flooded the blogosphere on Wednesday only moments after Apple Inc. announced it would call its new touch-screen computer the “iPad.”

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Facebook ‘unnamed app’ bug is fixed

Word of a Facebook bug spread on the social networking site Wednesday before the “unnamed app,” which officials say wasn’t harmful, was fixed.

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Google Voice finally on iPhone, in the browser

Google’s end run around Apple’s App Store is complete: Google Voice is ready as a Web application.

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New rule for truckers: No texting

Drivers of commercial trucks and buses will be prohibited from texting under federal guidelines that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today.

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Flying radio station broadcasts help to Haiti

Sixty miles west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, an Air Force C-130 makes slow and lazy ovals over the Golfe de la Gonzave, a 264-foot weighted wire dangling from its belly like a plumb line.

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China’s super-rich look for love online

In China it can be hard for millionaires to find love. Just ask Xu Tianli.

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Haitian PM: Orphans being targeted by traffickers

There is trafficking in children and human organs in the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated parts of Haiti, Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has said.

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Rescuers pull girl, 16, from rubble

French rescuers in Haiti on Wednesday pulled from rubble a girl who they believe could have been trapped since the January 12 earthquake.