A survey of about 200 Stanford University undergraduates revealed that
almost a third worry about becoming addicted to their iPhones, think
they may be using them too much and dread becoming "one of those iPhone
For airline passengers, the attempted Christmas Day attack and a directive by
President Obama to pursue advanced screening technology will certainly mean added security procedures at airports. So for high-tech companies, the increased focus on airport security means new opportunities to land hefty government contracts.
Even as Apple's iPad will likely energize electronic reading, the new device is undermining a painstakingly constructed effort by the publishing industry to make it possible to move e-books between different electronic readers.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the company's much-anticipated iPad tablet computer Wednesday, calling it a new third category of mobile device that is neither smart phone nor laptop, but something in between.