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Pixar's films can take four or five years to complete. But what does it take to close the deal? CNET has the scoop. The chipmaker joins Qualcomm and Samsung by signing up for the Alliance for Wireless Power's technology, which uses near-field magnetic resonance to top up batteries in phones, tablets, or laptops. Agency's investigation will include questions about whether patent assertion entities coordinate their lawsuits, The New York Times reports. Online retailer, which bills itself as the "Amazon of Southeast Asia," hopes to tap a market where online shopping has yet to gain traction. Device makers based in Asia are not keen on Windows RT. That has become painfully clear. [Read more]
The business networking site's home page is replaced by a domain sales page for about an hour. [Read more]
Apple faces some tough choices when deciding on a display technology for the upcoming iPad Mini. That results in vagaries in suppliers' production schedules. LG's next flagship smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm's speedy new system-on-a-chip processor. [Read more]
The social browser creates a unique Android app that introduces navigation for bigger screens and "elevator buttons" for improved scrolling. With reports of 13 battery fires and one injury, the big-box retailer is recalling around 5,100 replacement batteries for the Apple laptops.