Weekend tech reading: Internet 2010 in numbers

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Internet 2010 in numbers What happened with the Internet in 2010? How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many, many more. If itís stats you want, youíve come to the right place. Pingdom

Nvidia's faulty laptop GPU settlement starts paying out, file your repair and reimbursement claims now Got an old Dell, HP or Apple laptop sitting around with a defective NVIDIA GPU? The company's finally ready to compensate you Engadget

BYOC: Should employees buy their own computers? You are at work. Your computer is five years old, runs Windows XP. Your company phone has a tiny screen and doesn't know what the internet is. Idling at home are a snazzy super-fast laptop, and your own smartphone is barred from accessing work e-mail. BBC

Police arrest 18 alleged movie, music and software uploaders This week, Japanese police have been carrying out raids all over the country against individuals alleged to have uploaded copyright works to the Internet. In total, 18 people were arrested for sharing movies, anime, music, games and software. TorrentFreak

Watch a swarm of flying robotic drones construct a tiny building Those plucky quadrotors at UPenn's GRASP laboratory never cease to amaze. In this latest video, watch them autonomously build a structure. In the future, construction workers will be a buzzing, mildly disturbing haze of mechanical diligence. Gizmodo

IBM's Watson: 1. Human Jeopardy Contestants: 0. A common mortal might be able to best a computer in the strategic game of Chess, but when it comes to the TV game show Jeopardy, humanity is batting 0-for-1. PC Magazine

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