ItБ─≥s All Tech Week in Review: December 4 Б─⌠ December 10

The following is a list of stories that topped the charts at It’s All Tech for the past week (December 4, 2011 to December 10, 2011). Top stories this week deal with Twitter, Facebook, HP, Verizon, and Microsoft.

Other important news events from the last week

  • Infinity Ward revealed its development plan for future hot fixes and patch updates to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Gamers can expect a number of weapon patches and improved lag compensation over the next few updates
  • Facebook began its official rollout of Timeline, the redesigned profile view for users of the social network (Facebook countersues Timelines.com)
  • The Europeanб═Commissionб═launched anб═investigationб═against Apple and a number of eBook publishers over claims that the companies are “engaged in anti-competitive practices affecting the sale of eBooks”
  • Steve Jobs’s biography has become Amazon’s best-selling book of 2011
  • Apple opened its largest store in the world inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal this past Friday
  • HP plans to begin selling refurbished TouchPad tablets on its eBay store this Sunday evening

Results from last week’s poll

Poll Question:б═Are you worried about Carrier IQ on your smartphone?

Answer 1: “Yes! I don’t want people tracking my every move!” received 25% of the total amount of votes (2)

Answer 2: “Yes, but I have come to not care” received 38% of the total amount of votes (3)

Answer 3: “Yes! I’m filing a lawsuit!” received 0% of the total amount of votes (0)

Answer 4: “Maybe. It depends on what info is being gathered.” received 38% of the total amount of votes (3)

Answer 5: “No, I could care less if people are tracking my phone!” received 0% of the total amount of votes (0)

Answer 6: “There’s nothing wrong with Carrier IQ” received 0% of the total amount of votes (0)

Answer 7: “What’s Carrier IQ? / I don’t have a smartphone that is affected / I don’t have a smartphone” received 0% of the total amount of votes (0)

Total amount of voters: 8

Website news

  • REMINDER: New poll is coming this evening! Be sure to check It’s All Tech then and vote!
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