Today's Five Best Columns
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Oct 26, 2012 6:04PM ET
Following in the steps of Amazon and Wal-Mart, Google has launched same day delivery, just for certain San Francisco dwellers for now, reports The New York Times's Clair Cain Miller.
Oct 26, 2012 3:52PM ET
Without any organic excitement for today's Surface tablet debut, Microsoft has resorted to faking it.
Oct 26, 2012 1:10PM ET
Oh how the tables have turned: The feds have arrested Paul Ceglia, the man who sued Facebook for 50 percent stake in the social network, charging him with attempting to defraud Mark Zuckerberg.
Oct 26, 2012 12:12PM ET
Within hours of going on sale, Apple pushed back delivery times an extra week for its white iPad Mini, bestowing it with two sweet words for any debut gadget: "Sold out."
Oct 26, 2012 9:13AM ET
Apple isn't taking its loss to Samsung in U.K. court like an adult, using its enforced apology as another place to mock its gadget-making rival.
Oct 25, 2012 5:51PM ET
Apple's earnings report has disappointed Wall Street, missing expectations on profits, but Apple should also be disappointed in itself, as it still hasn't reached peak 4S sales levels.
Oct 25, 2012 4:55PM ET
In line with the waning of the daily deals craze, Amazon has blamed its poor earnings report on its investment in Living Social.
Oct 25, 2012 1:05PM ET
So Microsoft had a big fancy event in which they described everything we already knew about Windows 8 and the Surface tablet, without any Foo Fighters or any sky diving stunts, and the tech bloggers are disappointed.
Oct 25, 2012 12:02PM ET
As expected, Microsoft has taken this event to give us reasons to love its new operating system.
Oct 25, 2012 9:48AM ET
Today Microsoft will have the official coming out party for its maybe-too-different Surface tablet and the baffling Windows 8 operating system that goes along with it.
Oct 24, 2012 8:13PM ET
Though the Instagram sale got a lot of press for its big $1 billion price tag, when all is said and done Facebook will only pay $715 million in cash and stock for the photo-sharing app, according to a Security and Exchange Commission filing from today.
Oct 24, 2012 5:31PM ET
In response to my argument that our nation's capital is not a hip place and never will be, D.C. events space VerdeHouse has started the a Twitter campaign #hipDC that asks people to tweet out all the #hip things about the city. In the spirit of equal time, we are going to list them all here.
Oct 24, 2012 3:39PM ET
After the last two weeks of Internet outrage, the creeps on Reddit are still posting inappropriate photos, including ones of minors, and the Reddit powers that be would like to take it from here.
Oct 24, 2012 1:35PM ET
Facebook's little stock-that-couldn't is on track for its biggest one-day gain ever and it has everything to do with yesterday's earnings report in which it reported a $59 million loss.
Oct 24, 2012 10:57AM ET
Despite its weaker LTE offerings than Verizon, AT&T still sold more iPhones this quarter, per its earnings report, but the margin over its rivals is shrinking.
Oct 24, 2012 9:48AM ET
Just before Microsoft's Surface goes on sale tomorrow, the gadget professionals have spent time with the hybrid computer tablet, and while everyone is certain that it's different from anything out there, including the iPad, no one is sure that's really a good thing.
Oct 23, 2012 6:30PM ET
Compared to this time last year, when Netflix lost 800,000 subscribers following a price hike, the streaming service looks like a success story, adding 1.16 million new users this quarter. But that's not how Wall Street feels, which has the company's stock down almost 17 percent following its earnings report.
Oct 23, 2012 5:03PM ET
Now that Apple is all done making it's little-big announcements, we can confirm that our rumormongers were right about one thing: Apple now sells a mini version of the iPad.
Oct 23, 2012 4:38PM ET
Facebook's new advertising strategies are working for them, with the company's earnings report showing a year-over-year ad revenue growth of 36 percent.
Oct 23, 2012 12:44PM ET
As promised Apple has announced a lot of things that revolve around the theme little, including a littler new MacBook pro with Retina display, a very svelte iMac, an iPad Mini and an updated Mac Mini.
Oct 23, 2012 12:40PM ET
Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Mark and producer of the upcoming Bravo reality TV spectacle that everyone loves to hate on Silicon Valley, defended her show telling Forbes's Jeff Bercovici she just wants to capture the "real authentic Silicon Valley."
Oct 23, 2012 10:27AM ET
At its "little" themed event this afternoon Apple will likely debut the iPad Mini (working title), a device the rumormongers have talked up for years.
Oct 23, 2012 9:47AM ET
Once again, Google has given away some of the goodies we will see at Apple's event later today, with the 13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina display showing up on the Apple website following a search.
Oct 22, 2012 5:24PM ET
Life at Foxconn isn't always so bad, then again, there are times when the electronics manufacturer tricks its employees into making less money than they deserve.
Oct 22, 2012 4:58PM ET
During her first quarter as CEO Marissa Mayer didn't sink the company further into the depths of despair, reporting $1.089 billion in revenue which just beat the $1.08 billion forecast by analysts.
Oct 22, 2012 3:00PM ET
Earlier today a bunch of sites, including the front page of the Internet itself, weren't working because Amazon's Elastic Cloud Compute service, or EC2, which hosts many websites sites, was down.
Oct 22, 2012 1:56PM ET
Just as the Internet is approaching GIF saturation, enter Coub, an evolution of the beloved looped animation.
Oct 22, 2012 11:38AM ET
Researchers have identified 41 apps from Google's Play store that could expose bank information and leak e-mail and Facebook passwords, among other things.
Oct 22, 2012 8:58AM ET
So genealogy websites are apparently a lucrative proposition, as Ancestry.com has been acquired by European private-equity firm Permira for $1.6 billion, which is a little over 1.5 Instagrams and about as much as Google paid for YouTube.
Oct 21, 2012 9:18PM ET
Apple has broken ground on a new data center in Prineville, Oregon, which it has said will be "green," meaning what exactly?