A few hours before Apple's big iPad announcement, blogger Jason Calacanis made up a bunch of fairly dubious-sounding rumours about the device. And the MSM -- including Reuters, WSJ and CNN -- fell for it, hook, line and sinker.
Apple announces its new 4G iPad with high-resolution retina display, to launch in Australia on March 16. Patrick Stafford previews the iPad 3 (although Apple seems to have ditched the numerical updates for a generic "iPad").
The bitter patent dispute between Apple and Samsung has intensified, after Samsung moved to counter-sue Apple for patent infringement. It's the latest salvo not only in the technology wars but in an increasing battle over intellectual patents.