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Google just announced that it plans to fade out support for the widely used H.264 codec from its Chrome browser "in the next few months". Instead, Google will favor the open Theora video codec and its own open WebM (VP8) codec.

For the most part, today's Verizon iPhone announcement was in line with what most pundits expected: same phone, different network. One intriguing feature of the Verizon iPhone that AT&T doesn't yet offer, however, is the ability to turn the phone into a WiFi hotspot for up to 5 devices. Wouldn't it be nice if AT&T also offered this feature soon?

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University took a closer look at the regional dialects of Twitter users and found that they were able to pinpoint...

During a press conference in New York earlier today, Verizon announced that it will start carrying Apple's iPhone 4 next month. Thanks to the...

Goo.gl, Google's fast URL shortener, just got an API that will make it easier for developers to add it to their own applications. Goo.gl...

Google Goggles is one of the most fascinating products to come out of Google's labs for quite some time and the company continues to...

So far, the iPad hasn't done much to safe the newspaper industry from itself, but according to the latest reports, News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch plans to launch its iPad-only paper The Daily on January 19.

With SYNC, Ford was one of the first car manufacturers to connect its cars to the Internet and brought relatively high-end technologies like voice...

Skype just launched the next update of its client software for windows and while there is little new in this version, the company did move the group video calling feature it introduced just a few months ago behind the premium firewall. Users who want to host video conferences with multiple users will need to get a subscription to Skype Premium ($8.99/month) or get a day pass ($4.99/day).

This morning, with the launch of the Mac App Store, Twitter also launched its new desktop app for the Mac. While the app is...

Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is giving the official opening keynote address of this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The event is scheduled...

Google mistakenly posted a promotional video for the tablet-optimized Android 3.0 Honeycomb interface on YouTube earlier today. While the company quickly caught its mistake,...

Spotify, the popular European music startup that gives you free access to millions of songs, may never launch in the U.S. after all, according...

Online shoppers in the U.S. spent $32.6 billion during the 2010 holiday season - a 12% increase when compared to last year and, according...

The Internet is slowly making its way into our living rooms. Even if your TV itself isn't directly connected to the Net, chances are there is a game console, Blu-ray player, Apple TV or Roku box attached to it that can bring streaming video from services like Netflix, Hulu Vudu or iTunes directly to your TV. Indeed, according to research firm SNL Kagan (as reported by USA Today), 14% of TVs are now connected to the Internet in some form or another. SNL Kagan expects this number to climb up to 38% in 2014.

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Android users already know about this, but with the latest update to the Google Search app for iOS, Apple users now also get to enjoy this feature. When Google realizes that you have an upcoming trip on your schedule, it will show you info about your destination, including weather and some tourist info. Nifty stuff.