Technology News For 19th February 2010
In this article we’ll take a look at some of the key technology news stories and headlines, from around the world, for Friday, 19th February 2010.
Today’s Hot Topic: Hot news today is the announcement that Microsoft and Yahoo are a step nearer to getting married.
The headlines in technology news today are gathered from internet based news sources including BBC Technology News, CNN Technology, Sky News, BusinessWeek, Computing, Computer Weekly, BBC dot.life, IT Pro, Register, Wired, CNET News, The Wall Street Journal, Silicon.com, Engadget, Financial Times, Times Online, Reuters, Telegraph, The Gadget Show, New Scientist, Gates Notes, Huffington Post and The Guardian.
- BBC Technology News: Microsoft-Yahoo tie-up approved
- CNN Tech: Richard Branson launches high-tech ‘flying’ submarine
- Sky News: Wanted: Could You Be Obama’s Facebook Guru?
- Telegraph: MWC: what’s the future for your mobile?
- Financial Times: TomTom unfazed by free navigation apps
- Guardian: Google experiment to go open source
- The Wall Street Journal: Google Cleared to Buy Energy in Bulk
- Times Online: Path cleared for Google to take on estate agents
- BusinessWeek: Hewlett-Packard Exceeds Estimates, Raises Forecast
- Reuters: Social networking, govt sites hacked in global attack
- Computing: IT attention going to upgrades, not overhauls
- Computer Weekly: US automates cyber defences to offset skills crisis
- The Register: Amazon spreads Kindleware to BlackBerries
- IT Pro: Kneber botnet hits 75,000 computers
- Silicon.com: Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 Series: Close up on the OS
- CNET News: Yahoo, Microsoft make it official
- Huffington Post: School Used Laptop Webcams To Spy On Students At Home, Suit Alleges
- Wired: Feb. 18, 1838: Physicist Machs His Entrance
- Engadget: Adéu, Barcelona: MWC 2010 draws to a close
- The Gadget Show: BlackBerry Storm 2 blows into T-Mobile
- New Scientist: New US reactors still awaiting safety approval