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Hulu to Create More Original Shows

Online video site Hulu LLC is increasing its output of original shows, the latest in an escalation of TV-like programs being made directly for the Internet, further blurring the lines between the Web and TV.

Blogs, MacBooks and GSM phones

Walt answers readers’ questions on starting a blog, sleeping MacBooks and GSM phones.

Atrix 4G: Faux Laptop With a Phone For Brains

Walt reviews the Motorola Atrix 4G Android smart phone, which acts as the brains of a small laptop device.
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Exclusive: Web App Publisher Conduit Expands Into Mobile

With publishers facing a crunch trying to develop apps for the many mobile platforms out there, Web app creator Conduit sees an opportunity to expand beyond the browser. The company is announcing this week a plan to help publishers create mobile versions of their content.

Weathering the Storm, RIM Makes Its Business Case in Boston

Mobilized is in Beantown Thursday to hear Research In Motion talk about its plans for the enterprise. The event, at the Marriott Copley Place downtown, kicked off around 10 am ET. Here are the highlights.

Second-Edition iPad–Worth the Wait?

Walt answers readers’ questions on the second edition iPad, printer sharing and freeing up hard-drive space on a Mac.

RunKeeper Hopes to Be Your App for That New Year's Resolution

The RunKeeper Pro app, usually $9.99, is free from now through the end of January. Since the promotion started yesterday, downloads of the app have been up more than 10 times the normal number for a single day.

Wi-Fi Hotspot Safety and Mac Viruses

Walt answers readers’ questions on just how safe are Wi-Fi hotspots and should Mac owners worry about computer viruses.

Oracle Co-President on SAP’s Damages Offer: “It’s Crazy”

Whatever points SAP managed to score in its high-stakes legal battle with Oracle Monday–by introducing an email from Oracle President Safra Catz suggesting the company had not lost any large customers to its German competitor after it bought TomorrowNow–dropped off the board when Catz finally took the stand herself.

Oracle Enlists Process Servers, Not PIs, to Find HP CEO

Oracle is still on the hunt for former SAP chief and current HP CEO Léo Apotheker, but it hasn’t enlisted private investigators to track him down. Sources in a position to know tell me that the PIs rumored to be searching for Apotheker are actually PSs–process servers, agents charged with delivering subpoenas to their intended recipient.

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