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Multitasking, iAd Coming in iPhone OS 4.0 Update This Summer

San Francisco - Apple (NASD:  AAPL) on Thursday held a press event in San Francisco to introduce its iPhone OS 4.0, which will bring the ability to...

HFA Adds Web Ringtone Licensing; Licenses Ultimate Guitar

New York - The Harry Fox Agency (HFA), a U.S. music rights licensing organization, announced on Wednesday that its Songfile online licensing service now supports ringtone licensing....

WSJ: Antitrust Regulators May Challenge Google's AdMob Deal

Washington - Antitrust regulators at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) "appear to be laying the groundwork" for a challenge to Google's (NASD:  GOOG) proposed acquisition of...

Gdgt Lands $3.2 Million for User-Generated Gadget Reviews

New York - User-generated gadget reviews site gdgt has raised $3.165 in a round of new funding led by Spark Capital and True Ventures, The Wall...

Report: Yahoo in Talks to Acquire Location Service Foursquare

Sunnyvale, Calif. - Yahoo (NASD:  YHOO) is in talks to acquired location-sharing startup Foursquare for as much as $100 million, Business Insider reported, citing "sources close to...

Report: Nokia to Release Tablet PC This Year

Espoo, Finland - Nokia (NYSE: NOK) is developing a tablet computer that is expected to begin selling later this year, Reuters reported, citing Rodmand and Renshaw analyst...

Netflix to Offer iPhone Instant Streaming Application

Los Gatos, Calif. - Netflix (NASD: NFLX) has announced in a blog post that, following the release of an application for Apple's iPad that allows instant streaming of...

Rhapsody Completes Spinoff; Debuts $10 Mobile Streaming

Seattle - Rhapsody, the digital music service launched by RealNetworks (NASD:  RNWK) seven years ago that would later become a joint venture with Viacom's (NYSE:  VIA)...

Stitcher Nabs $6 Million for Customized Talk Radio for Mobile

San Francisco - Stitcher, a service that lets users customize talk radio programming on their mobile devices, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $6 million...

Report: Microsoft to Debut Mobile Phones at April 12 Event

San Francisco - Microsoft (NASD:  MSFT) will introduce a pair of new mobile phone handset models at an event in San Francisco on April 12, CNET...