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  • Nook Color gets Froyo update and app store

    Barnes & Noble announced a major update to its Nook Color tablet Monday that includes access to a new app store, including an email app for organizing Web mail accounts. The upgrade also has Android 2.2 (Froyo) with Adobe Flash Player for video viewing.

  • Government made me do it, imprisoned TJX hacker claims

    Convicted hacker Albert Gonzalez, who is currently serving a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to the massive hacks at TJX, Heartland and numerous retailers, now claims that he thought he was authorized and directed by the government to carry out the illegal activities.

  • Display tech to watch this year: E-paper stretches its wings

    No. 3 on our list of display tech to watch this year is e-paper, the technology behind most of today's popular e-book readers. <a href="">Apple</a>'s April 2010 launch of the <a href="">iPad</a> media tablet and its runaway success gave e-reader manufacturers a scare. But while the market has bifurcated, the pie has gotten bigger and both markets continue to grow.