New YouTube “Capture” App Lets You Record, Share Directly From iPhone Screen

YouTube’s video-recording app promises to cure Vertical Video Syndrome. Remember: The first step is admitting you have a problem.
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Former CEO Thompson Might Be Gone, But Internal Investigation Into ResuMess Still a Hot Potato at Yahoo

The mystery of the botched bio lingers on.
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Exclusive: Yahoo Director in Charge of Botched CEO Vetting to Step Down From Board

CSLie has claimed its first victim, although the mystery is still unsolved.
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Viral Video: Let the Hipster Games Begin!

May the arugula be ever in your favor.
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Yahoo Bored Meeting? Not This Time!

Today and tomorrow, Yahoo’s directors are gathering here in Silicon Valley for one of their regular meetings that take place over the course of the year. While board meetings in general are usually pretty dull affairs–and Yahoo’s, in particular, are typically glacial ones–there is a lot on the plates of those with purview over the machinations of the long-struggling Silicon Valley Internet giant.

Blogs, MacBooks and GSM phones

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

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Apple Gets a Grammy (Sort Of)

A tiny bit of Grammy glow for Apple: Last night marked the first time something recorded exclusively for its iTunes store won an award. Train’s version of “Hey, Soul Sister,” which won the “Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals” category, first appeared on the group’s “iTunes Session” EP last fall. (Though you can now buy the tune on Amazon, too, via a Grammy compilation).

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You People Were Totally Twittering During the Super Bowl

More fuel for Twitter’s “we work really, really well with big TV events” pitch: News that the service set a new frequency record during Sunday’s Super Bowl. Twitter says users generated a peak of 4,064 tweets per second at the end of the game, eclipsing the old high for televised sports set during last year’s World Cup. But that’s not Twitter’s all-time record, which was set, oddly, in Japan last year on New Year’s Eve.

Prediction: In Two Years, Apple Will Have Less Than 50 Percent of the Tablet Market

Android’s gains in the tablet market continue apace with no signs of slowing. In fact, if anything, the platform is growing faster. According to new research from Strategy Analytics, Android’s share of the global tablet market grew 22 percent in the fourth quarter-–a tenfold spike over the prior quarter.

AT&T Makes the Most of Its Final Fling With Apple: 4.1 Million iPhones in Q4

The last three months of 2010 marked the last quarter that AT&T had the iPhone all to itself, and the carrier got the most it could out of it: It activated 4.1 million more iPhones, and added a record number of new wireless customers.

Fun With Mobile Stats: Holiday Edition

Oracle Beats Q2 Earnings Forecasts

A 4.3 Million Mac Quarter for Apple?