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Apple's BP Moment: Will Steve Jobs Stop the iPhone Damage?

Apple has hurriedly called a press conference Friday to address the iPhone 4's antenna problems. But Jobs & Co. may have a BP problem -- it urgently needs to address the phone's defect candidly and restore its customers' confidence.

Apple to Hold iPhone Press Conference Friday

Apple (AAPL) will hold a press conference at 10 AM Pacific time on Friday. It is presumed that the event will address reports of problems with weak signals and dropped calls from its new iPhone 4.

Consumer Reports: Slow to Finger iPhone 4 Flaw

It's been nearly three weeks since the iPhone 4 went on sale. But it wasn't until yesterday that Consumer Reports, the ultimate authority in which big-ticket items to buy and which to bypass, warned its readers to steer clear of the trendy new device.

Consumer Reports' Slap Stings Apple -- and Boosts Google

The magazine's stinging rebuke over the iPhone's antenna problems ultimately may not deter too many Apple afficianados from buying, but the biggest beneficiary will be Google. It seems that its Android operating system is gaining momentum every day.

20 passwords to never use on Facebook

With all of the concern swirling around Facebook and privacy, many users don't take one of the most crucial steps for social networking safely and...

Why America Can't Get a Great Cup of Coffee

When it comes to ground coffee, blends of beans are the top sellers in America. Sadly, this means most buyers aren't getting a great cup of java, says Consumer Reports, which tested 37 varieties without finding a single one it could rate "excellent" or "very good."

AT&T Resumes Online iPhone Sales to Big Apple Customers

Turns out, Apple's trendy iPhone is a little too popular for its cell service provider to handle. AT&T has halted online sales of the smart phone in the New York City area, citing lack of capacity on its cellular network there.