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HP probe snared a third reporter
In a surprising twist, telephone records of CNET reporter Stephen Shankland's father were targeted.

HP memo: We will take the necessary action
HP exec Mark Hurd reaches out to employees as the company decides how to react to this week's boardroom pretexting scandal.

HP's boardroom drama
Investigation into media leaks used controversial data-gathering method, SEC filing confirms.

Vista Views: Stalling the Net by default?
Readers pitch on whether Microsoft should change default IP settings amid concerns that Vista's launch could overwhelm the Net.

Security breaches are wake-up calls to phone companies
Experts say phone companies lag behind other industries in keeping customer information under wraps.

iVillage blogs
Blog: Titles can be deceiving.Online women's lifestyle magazine has a new football blog called The Female Fan, but a quick...

McClatchy Digital: Carolina bound
Blog: Another piece of the defunct Knight-Ridder media empire is disappearing. McClatchy Co. ended up with some of the Knight-Ridder...

Original Signal outdoes Digg -- with Digg's own content
Blog: I like the meta-aggregators ("metagators," if you will) PopURLs and Original Signal so much that I've dramatically reduced the...

Police blotter: Cops raid Usenet provider over porn
Judge lets civil rights lawsuit proceed that Usenet provider filed against Pa. police after being raided.

YouTube still waiting for the payoff
Also: Treo troubles trigger Palm plunge. Read these stories and more from around the Web at Extra.

Sony expands LocationFree lineup
"Base stations" bring traditionally business-oriented remote-access functions to the consumer media world.

Roxio releases Creator 9
Software compatible with Vista and Blu-ray includes desktop audio recording widget.

Word flaw hit with zero-day attack
"Extremely critical flaw" in Microsoft Word 2000, which has no released patch, could lead to remote execution of code.

First and goal for HDTV
Sports programming is helping high-def TV become a mainstream phenomenon and a big moneymaker.

FAQ: The finer points of HDTV
Choosing a high-definition television can be tough. Here's a basic guide through the industry's alphabet soup.

   Pac-Man for IPhone
Namco has brought its classic coin-op arcade game Pac-Man to the iPod, so it's fitting that one of its first iPhone offerings...

Out-of-stock IPhones Good News for Apple
With the iPhone 3G available in more than 20 countries, it's little surprise that Apple has announced that it sold a million...

LaCie Hard Disk Designed by Neil Poulton 1TB
The LaCie Hard Disk Designed by Neil Poulton is a desktop hard drive that can connect to your Mac via FireWire 400, USB 2.0...

MetaX 2.4.5
When you rip movies from your personal DVD collection for your iPhone or Apple TV, you could tag them manually with a program...

Apple Releases Update for AirPort Extreme Base Stations
Apple released AirPort Extreme Update 2008-02 late Thursday and recommends that all Intel-based Macs be updated. The...

India Adds 9 Million New Mobile Connections
India's mobile sector continues strong growth, adding 9 million new subscribers in June.

Yahoo: Burn Your DRMed Tracks to CD Now
Yahoo has become the latest company to abandon customers who bought tracks from its music store encoded with DRM, drawing fire...

Augmented Reality Coming to Your Desktop Soon
A Tokyo-based start-up has taken the wraps off new software that brings to the desktop the world of augmented reality.

Chartered Semiconductor Forecasts a Loss for Q3
Chartered Semiconductor expects to post a loss in the third quarter as falling average selling prices and high energy costs...

Fugitive Spam King Dead in Apparent Murder-suicide
Convicted spammer Eddie Davidson has killed himself, apparently after murdering his wife and three year-old daughter.

Wall Street Beat: Some Companies Shine Amid Gloom
When Samsung Electronics, a giant in chips, mobile phones and LCD panels, reported earnings on Friday, it noted worsening...

Broadband Innovations, Part 3: The Film Editor's Dream
A 10-gbps fiber-optics connection enables a Swedish film editor to do his job in real time from his dream home in a beautiful rural village.

Samsung Q2 Results Higher on LCD, Cell Phone Sales
Healthy sales of LCD (liquid crystal display) panels and a profitable cellular handset business helped Samsung Electronics...

Users May Help to Vet Android Apps
Google may use a user-driven rating system to help keep bad or harmful Android applications off mobile phones.

Microsoft Still Working on Online Branding Issues
Microsoft is working on a way to combine its online services into a single Web page to solve its branding problem, CEO Steve...