Italy's antitrust authority has fined Apple $1.2 million for misleading consumers.
Google's push into the online travel industry is drawing complaints from competitors.
Online shopping jumped over 16 percent on Christmas Day, powered in part by a spike in purchase of the iPad.
The vigilante hacker group Anonymous claims to have stolen personal information from the security think tank Stratfor.
China has begun work on its own satellite navigation system as an alternative to GPS.