Auction of videogame sparks online debate

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A Canadian man who said he sold his 15-year-old son's prized video game on eBay after catching him smoking marijuana has sparked an online debate on who is wrong -- father or son. The unidentified...

'$100 laptop' sparks war of words

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According to the $100 laptop initiative founder Nicholas Negroponte, Intel Corporation "should be ashamed of itself" for selling the "Classmate" below cost to drive him out of markets. Both Intel and Professor Negroponte's not for...

"BlackBerry Thumb" sparks new form of hand massage

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Many BlackBerry users feel the "BlackBerry Thumb" affect after spending hours on a hand-held e-mail device. This thumb effect results in sore thumbs, but there is a possible solution. The Hyatt hotel chain found so...

Microsoft Vista undelete sparks more facts

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OUR RECENT examination of the 'undelete' technology in Windows Vista has become more important since Apple formally announced 'Time Machine' in Leopard, the next iteration of OSX. Unfortunately Apple's Time Machine requires a separate disk,...

Apple Invite Sparks iPod Video Rumors

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Thanks to oddcrap for his submission Apple started the rumor mill churning once again today after a flurry of email invites depicting a red curtain with the words "One more thing..." inscribed...

PayPal Glitch Sparks Customer Anger

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Online payments company PayPal is working to fix a glitch that has been causing duplicate debit card withdrawals and deposits on some customer accounts since the beginning of September. The problem first...

Blogger Fired, Sparks Online Fiasco

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A variety of news outlets are reporting the departure of Mark Jen from Google. Jen, previously a member of the Adsense team, left Google earlier this month; a Spokesperson for the company confirmed the...

AIM add-on sparks privacy concerns

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America Online began offering games along with the latest version of its instant messenger, and now some customers are worried that the company is playing with them, too. People who use AOL...

Water sparks new power source

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A new way to generate electricity from water which could be used to power small electronic devices in the future has been developed by Canadian scientists. The researchers have harnessed what happens...

CD Copy Protection Sparks Gaming Furor

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The use of physical copyright protection technology on compact disks has again created controversy -- this time creating headaches for retailers and customers of a PC game distributed in Australia by Atari Corp. Atari (formerly...

Free AOL use sparks new worries

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Free Internet access may be a bygone perk of the dot-com bubble, but it appears to be alive and well at the world's largest Internet service provider, America Online. AOL offers a...

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