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Mozilla CEO pushes for HTML 5 over mobile apps

May 9, 2012 9:29 AM PDT

At the CTIA trade show Wednesday, Gary Kovacs, Mozilla's CEO, said HTML could set mobile users free from being locked into a specific smartphone operating system [More...]

Sprint phones get smarter about Wi-Fi, battery usage

May 9, 2012 8:31 AM PDT

The wireless carrier says it has been quietly rolling out an "intelligent client" that helps devices find more power-efficient Wi-Fi hot spots. [More...]

Third Point: Yahoo needs to appoint an interim CEO -- now

May 9, 2012 7:56 AM PDT

Point man Daniel Loeb decries "farcical efforts" and says Yahoo's board should replace Scott Thompson with former interim CEO Tim Morse or Ross Levinsohn. [More...]

Why you might really, actually be addicted to Facebook?

May 9, 2012 7:39 AM PDT

CTurns out Facebook is a lot more "pleasurable" than we think. Find out if you're addicted to the social network using the Bergen Scale.
Once a simple place for college friends to connect, Facebook has become the crack of the Internet, beckoning us at all hours of the day to check in on our friends and share the minutia of our daily lives. [More...]

A new high in desktop speaker sound quality?

May 9, 2012 7:36 AM PDT

Adam Audio ARTist 3 speakers' radical tweeter design takes the sound to another level.
I've known about Adam Audio for a long time, but for one reason or another I never reviewed one of its speakers. Adam (Advanced Dynamic Audio Monitors) may have started as a pro sound company, but it now also makes audiophile speakers. To get a handle on their sound I started with Adam's least expensive model, the ARTist 3, a compact desktop monitor. The company was founded by physicist Klaus Heinz and electrical engineer Roland Stenz, in Berlin in 1999. [More...]