Apple has announced that plans are in place to close down its music social network, Ping, later this year.    Ping has been running for two years now, but user response to the network hasn't met expectations. Despite the fact that it has received backing from Lady Gaga and Coldplay frontmen Chris Martin and it […]… Read Article
More than eight out of 10 Americans like Google, and 53 per cent support the company “strongly”, according to a poll for ABC News and the Washington Post. Fewer than one in 10 of those asked said they didn't like the search engine giant, while a similar proportion had no views either way. Young internet […]… Read Article
Record sales are expected when the latest version of Apple's iPad goes on sale on Friday. The tablet computer is available for pre-order from today, and it's expected that record numbers of the new device will be ordered ahead of its general release. Apple is currently indicating on its UK website that buyers can expect […]… Read Article
Tablet computer sales hit a new peak in the last quarter of 2011, and were two-and-a-half times higher than in the same period a year earlier. Researchers from Strategy Analytics also noted that machines running on Google's Android operating system increased their market share by more than a third, a rise which came at the […]… Read Article
European competition authorities say they will investigate Apple and five book publishers over claims that they colluded to fix prices of their products and restrict access to the market for other companies. The European Commission has said that Hachette, Harper Collins, Penguin, Simon and Schuster and Verlangsgruppe Georg van Holzbrinck are the publishers involved. The […]… Read Article
Tributes have been flooding in to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, after the 56-year-old announced his resignation from the helm of the technology behemoth he was instrumental in creating. Twitter and the blogosphere were set a-buzz by the news that Jobs was to relinquish his post with the company due to ill health, even though he […]… Read Article