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The Web Weighs In: Mark Zuckerberg as Time's 'Person of the Year'

Time magazine anointed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as its 'Person of the Year' yesterday, much to the surprise of many (but not all). The 26-year-old became the youngest person to take home the honor since the magazine chose Charles Lindbergh in 1927. Zuckerberg beat out runners-up Hamid Karzai, the Tea Party, the Chilean miners, and, most notably, Julian Assange. Time's editors wrote that...

Official BlackBerry Twitter App Finally Leaves Beta, E-Reader Prices Keep Dropping

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... The absence of a legitimate RIM Twitter app has allowed services like Uber Twitter, Tweetcaster and Open Beak to enjoy great success among BlackBerry owners. After three months of waiting, RIM's official BlackBerry Twitter offering finally seems ready to exit the Beta stage, as an official version just appeared in BlackBerry's...

Digital Mags Don't Let You Socialize, But Is That So Wrong?

We enjoy Nick Bilton as much as the next nerd, but why does the New York Times' tech columnist think that the main failure of digital magazines is their lack of social networking capabilities? Call us old fogeys, but back around the turn of the 19th century, when we were in our ramshackle grammar school barns on the outskirts of the Dust Bowl, the magazines we read didn't come with any sharing...

VJFranzK Back With Another iTar, Unearthed Films Show NYC In Its Modern Infancy

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Remember Hot Topic poster-boy VJFranzK, he of the receding-hairline devillock and Mantaray iTar? The mastermind behind one of YouTube's ugliest iPad peripherals...

Oprah's BlackBerry Eats Her Homework

Despite Oprah's attempts to prove her technical cognizance, including her recent foray into Twitter, the media mogul apparently still needs some gadget aid. Tasked with writing a tribute to First Lady Michelle Obama for Time Magazine's Time 100 list, Oprah recently told a crowd of reporters gathered at New York City's Jazz at Lincoln Center that she initially wrote the piece on her BlackBerry....

Time Unveils Its Best Inventions of 2008 List

Every year Time Magazine wraps up the year in science and technology with its list of the top inventions of the year. Last year it was the iPhone that topped the list, beating out host of more useful and, arguably, more important innovations. This year, the Retail DNA Test (pictured above) beat out several electric cars (the Tesla Roadster, Chevy Volt, and Aptera Electric Car) as well as many...

'Halo 3' Tops Time's Video Game of the Year List

We're not sure how much of an authority on gaming Time magazine is, but given that it's a respected news outlet, we think it carries a certain amount of weight when it says that 'Halo 3' is the best game of the year. "In one of the greatest years video gaming has ever seen, 'Halo 3' is the very best of the bunch," says Time's Lev Grossman, who thought the latest installment of the third-person...

iPhone Named Time's "Invention of the Year"

Ahh, the iPhone. Winner of hearts, creator of long lines, and possible media brainwasher. If you don't believe that last point, take a look a this: 'Time Magazine' has made the iPhone its "Invention Of The Year". 'Time' claimed its number one reason for selecting the iconic touch-screen mobile was because "it's pretty," despite the iPhone really being nothing more than a muted black slab with a...