Here’s the latest action:
Droid 2 hits its own Antennagate — MobileCrunch reports that droves of customers are experiencing reception problems with Motorola’s Droid 2 phone that could rival the iPhone 4’s.
Zivity joins forces with Playboy — The famous magazine will be co-hosting contests with photography site Zivity, allowing winners to be featured on the Playboy.com website, and may even be drafted as models for the magazine itself.
Blizzard wins $88 million in lawsuit — Scapegaming, a private server company, will be paying gaming company Blizzard Entertainment $88 million in damages for profiting off of World of Warcraft servers without authorization.
GigaOm launches cloud blog — Due to interest in the company’s Structure conference about internet infrastructure and cloud computing, it has decided to launch a blog property to tackle the same topics year-round.
Apple hires near field comm expert — The iPhone maker has recruited Benjamin Vigier, a veteran in the near field communication technology industry for years, to head up product management for mobile commerce.
Web widget infected 5M sites — This past weekend, one of the largest schemes to install malware on users’ computers, was identified. Now cybersecurity firm Armorize says that the code may have affected up to 5 million websites.
Microsoft rethinking the keyboard — The computing giant has pulled back the curtain on a new LCD “Adaptive Keyboard” as part of a student innovation competition.
Kaufmann kickstarts iStart — The foundation has just launched iStart.org, a new platform allowing organizations and companies to more easily run their own entrepreneur competitions.
Intel snaps up TI’s cable modems –– Texas Instruments says it will be selling off its cable modem unit to Intel. CNet has the details.
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