Dozens of patients at Children's Hospital Boston videoconferenced with Santa this week.
Time Magazine names its Person of the Year, we have a hands on with Google Chrome OS, rumors swirl about a Windows 8 tablet, the founder of Wikileaks makes bail, and YouTube publishes its list of the top ten videos of 2010.
On World Tech Update this week Google introduces laptops that run Chrome OS, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is under arrest, the EU fines an LCD cartel, we take a look at a green supercomputer in Japan, Facebook profiles get a redesign and a robotic arm imitates an elephant's trunk.
On World Tech Update this week the Beatles and Apple finally come together, a voice and data satellite launches, Walmart sells a cheap laptop, Cisco's Cius tablet gets a launch date, NEC shows of the LifeTouch, Kinect hits a milestone, Netflix plans to stream to Android and we build another PC.
Google tries to retain top talent, OLED screens from Samsung can bend and curve.
The first electronic paper displays that can show color were unveiled at the Flat Panel Display International show in Japan. The screens open to way for electronic book readers like Amazon's Kindle and Sony's Reader to add color but so far only a single Chinese device maker has committed to the technology.
HP puts the Slate 500 on sale, OLPC delays its tablet debut, Sony stops selling its Walkman in Japan, YouTube plans the next Symphony Orchestra, celebrities try out Microsoft Kinect, and Foursquare offers a tough-to-get badge.