Weekend tech reading: Verizon getting iPhone 4 this month?By Matthew DeCarlo 9 comments
Verizon finally lands the iPhone The iPhone is finally coming to Verizon Wireless.
The largest U.S. wireless carrier will make the long-awaited announcement at an event Tuesday in New York City. The phone will make its way to Verizon Wireless stores around the end of January, a person familiar with the matter said. WSJ
U.S. Subpoenas Twitter over WikiLeaks supporters Prosecutors investigating the disclosure of thousands of classified government documents by the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks have gone to court to demand the Twitter account activity of several people linked to the organization, including its founder, Julian Assange, according to the group and a copy of a subpoena made public late Friday. NYT
AMD releases Radeon HD 6000 series open-source support On the same day that we learn VIA's Linux support is basically dead and after a troubling week for Intel with regards to open-source graphics support for their new Sandy Bridge CPUs, Advanced Micro Devices has come forward and released open-source graphics driver support for their AMD Radeon HD 6000 series. Phoronix
Asus shows off Rampage III Black Edition for CES Shaking Nevada with a new product is tough - doing it with a mainboard is right near impossible. ASUS's latest is the brainchild of their immensely extreme Republic of Gamers (ROG) team - squeezing out the last drop of performance and integrating never-before features onto an Intel® X58 Express Chipset mainboard. VR-Zone
Turbine: Lord of the Rings Online revenues tripled as free-to-play game Turbine's massively-multiplayer Lord of the Rings Online is bringing in three times as much revenue as a free-to-play title than it did as a subscription-based title, the company has revealed. Gamasutra
Star Wars coming to Blu-ray in September You'll have yet another chance to buy Star Wars this September, when the sci-fi classic -- with its two sequels and three prequels -- arrive on Blu-ray high-definition discs. A bundle of all six movies will sell for $139.99... The Washington Post