Twitter to sell 'Promoted Accounts'

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When the social networking site Twitter started up, the founders clearly stated that they would not place advertisements on the service. To combat this, earlier this year they set up a Twitter deal alert service....

Top 10 best selling PC games of 2008

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IGN has released the 10 best selling PC games of 2008. They were: Spore (Electronic Arts) Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Funcom) Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (Electronic Arts) The Sims 2 FreeTime...

China selling Blu-Ray rip offs

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If you're heading to China anytime soon be on the lookout for Blu-ray rip offs. Not that this is a surprise to you or I, but Chinese pirates are attacking Blu-ray full force....

Currys stops selling analogue TVs

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Currys, Dixons and PC World are to stop stocking analogue televisions and will instead promote "integrated" sets with built-in digital Freeview tuners. The chains said more than 90% of the TVs they sold were already...

Google to Stop Selling TV Downloads

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According to an email sent to customers yesterday, Google will stop offering download-to-own and download-to-rent programs Aug. 15, a service which the search company has been offering since January of 2006. The move shows that...

Dell Starts Selling Unlocked Mobile Phones

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Dell seems just as interested as anyone else in terms of the ultra-high-end mobile phone market. The world's second largest PC-maker is using its online store to sell Nokia mobile phones which are completely unlocked,...

U.S. man gets jailed for selling pirated software

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36-year old Courtney Smith from Anderson, Indiana, has been sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Barker to 27 months in prison for selling more than $700,000 worth of counterfeit computer software on eBay.com. Smith...

Your ISP may be selling your web clicks

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At the Open Data 2007 Conference in New York, David Cancel, the CTO of the web market research firm Compete Incorporated, revealed that many Internet service providers make millions by selling the clickstream data, meaning...

Hackers Selling Vista Zero-Day Exploit

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Underground hackers are hawking zero-day exploits for Microsoft's new Windows Vista operating system at $50,000 a pop, according to computer security researchers at Trend Micro. The Windows Vista exploit—which has not been independently verified—was just...

Universal to Begin Selling CDs at iTunes Prices

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Universal Music has revealed plans to sell its back-catalogue CDs at iTunes-matching prices, beginning in September. The company will split its CD offerings into three price and product ranges, The Guardian reports. The basic...

Best Buy selling DS USB connector

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What was originally sold exclusively through Nintendo.com, Best Buy is now selling the Nintendo DS USB connectorin stores for $39.99. No word on how long the promotion will last or its availability, so run on...

Dell selling AMD chips. But why?

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Dell has quietly started selling processors from Advanced Micro Devices, AMD, that range in speeds from 2.0GHz to 2.8GHz with price tags starting at $219.27 for the Athlon 64 3500+ to $1,102.91 for an Athlon...

Best Buy Quietly Tests Selling Used Games

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Best Buy today confirmed that four stores in Illinois and California have begun selling used video games, a market that major retail chains have kept away from and left to stores such as Gamestop and...

Siemens Selling Mobile Phone Unit to BenQ

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Siemens AG stated today that it will be selling its struggling mobile phone unit to Taiwan's BenQ Corp after finishing months of talks about the division's future. The decision to sell the unit...

World of Warcraft players banned for selling gold

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Blizzard continues to uphold its aggressive policy on exploits. Blizzard Entertainment has permanently banned more than one thousand users from its massively multiplayer World of Warcraft title after an investigation into "gold...

Conn. Man Charged with Selling Secret Windows Code

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A Connecticut man was arrested on Tuesday on charges that he illegally sold a secret source code used for Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 programs, federal prosecutors said. The Manhattan United States...

Sun selling big on eBay

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Selling expensive items of hardware are no rarity on eBay; planes, homes, cars, all are items that get traded on the the popular auction site. However, Sun Microsystems are taking their eBay partnership to a...

AT&T Wireless Begins Selling Fast Data for Mobiles

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Never thought I'd see this. Today AT&T announced high-speed Internet service for mobile phones. Don't get to excited this service is only available in San Francisco, Seattle, Phoenix, and Detroit. Though plans are underway to...

MacMall selling Big Mac Power Mac G5s

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MacMall has started selling Power Mac G5 Dual-2GHz systems from Virginia Tech's Big Mac supercomputer cluster. Virginia Tech announced in January that it would be migrated the 1,100 Power Mac G5s to Xserve G5s. Mac...

Best Buy starts test selling Macs

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Best Buy Co. Inc. will soon start a test selling Macintosh computers in some of its stores. Dawn Bryant, a spokeswoman for Richfield-based Best Buy, confirmed that the company is running the pilot program in...

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