The updated version of Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer went on sale in stores on Friday afternoon, after online orders started in the early hours of the morning.
With retail video game sales smacked down by the rough economy and ever-growing competition in the crowded social and mobile game marketplace, it seemed like attendees at this week's annual Game Developers Conference were more frustrated than birds catapulted at pigs.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs briefly emerged from his medical leave and walked onstage to a standing ovation Wednesday to unveil the second generation of the popular iPad. It comes with two cameras and will go on sale March 11 in the U.S.
Apple shareholders have rejected a plan requiring the company to disclose a succession plan for its chief executive.
President Barack Obama assembled some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley to confer on jobs and innovation, trying to get leaders from companies like Google and Apple behind his push to keep spending on high-tech initiatives even as Republicans push to slash the budget.
Casting about for innovative job-creation ideas, President Obama is naming one of his critics to an advisory council responsible for finding new ways to promote economic growth and bring jobs to the U.S. Mr. Obama will name Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellino to the jobs and competitiveness council during a visit to the company's semiconductor manufacturing facility in Hillsboro, Ore., on Friday, a White House official said.
President Barack Obama is heading to friendly territory to push his plan to spend billions more on education, meeting with Apple's ailing leader Steve Jobs and the chiefs of Facebook and Google in the San Francisco Bay area.
President Barack Obama assembled some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley to confer on jobs and innovation, trying to get leaders from companies like Google and Apple behind his push to keep spending on high-tech initiatives even as Republicans are out to slash the budget.
Doctors dropped another bomb soon after telling Matthew Rosiello it was time for a liver transplant: The 21-year-old isn't likely to get one any time soon in his home state of New York. Consider traveling to Ohio, they advised, where the wait's a lot shorter.