Author: Nancy Raskauskas, Senior Editor

Microsoft Bribing Customers to Purchase Windows Phone 7?

Microsoft may be throwing bendiing some arms to prospective customers  by providing carriers with free Xbox 360 consoles and Zune Pass subscriptions to help sell its Windows Phone 7 handsets. As the October 21st and early November launch dates approach, carrier promotions are cropping up all over the place. Microsoft isappears to be the ultimate source of these giveaways. Starting in the US, AT&T is offering a free month of Microsoft’s Zune Pass subscription service for all customers who buy a Windows Phone 7 handset. Microsoft now offers a 14-day public trial for all customers and is adding in...

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Facebook Inititates 3 New Strategies

1. Temporary Passwords to Insure Mobile Security: Moving to enhance online security, Facebook on Tuesday said that it will soon offer users the ability to receive one-time passwords on their mobile phones and that it has already enabled the ability to sign out of Facebook remotely. “[W]e’re launching one-time passwords to make it safer to use public computers in places like hotels, cafes or airports,” said Facebook product manager Jake Brill in a blog post. “If you have any concerns about security of the computer you’re using while accessing Facebook, we can text you a one-time password to use...

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Breaking: Back to the Mac Apple Event

“Come see what’s new for the Mac on October 20, including a sneak peek of the next major version of Mac OS X,” says the latest Apple invite to their event which will be held at 10 am Pacific at the company’s Cupertino headquarters. Their has been much speculation about what there is in store for iphone and verizon and iPad getting iOS4 but this event seems to be purely centered around OSX . There is a hint of what is to come on the inivte as well. The Lion most probably indicates a new OS7 as Apple has...

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Breaking: Another Lawsuit for Zuckerberg

Just on the heels of the success of the film, The Social Network comes this better than in the movies, real life scenario of a man suing Mark Zuckerberg for 84% of Facbook which the guy said he was promised back in 2003. The plaintiff, Paul Ceglia claims that Mark Zuckerberg lives the life of a vagrant and does not claim residency in any one state to have legal claims to Facebook. Zuckerberg’s response to this odd claim is equally as odd (although maybe not in relation to Zuckerberg’s alleged quirkiness). He claims that Ceglia is purporting to expose...

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Breaking: Apple Shares are at $300

Shares of Apple hit a new all-time high this morning, now reaching over the $300 mark. Apple is now valued at $274 billion. This is more than Intel, Hewlett Packard and Google and puts Apple just below the world’s largest company, Exxon Mobil which is currently valued at $329 billion. Just over a year ago when Steve Job’s Health was in question and before iOS4, iPhone and iPad sales went throught the roof, the stock was only valued at $80 per...

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