- IBM SuperComputer wins round one on Jeopardy
- Acer to drop netbook production?
- Facebook thought it was a good idea to let developers have your address and phone number. But they’re rethinking that now.
- Android OS surpasses iOS in sales.
- Verizon dumps their New Every Two program
- A 14-year-old’s app, BubbleBall, bigger than AngryBirds app.
- File your taxes from your iPhone??
- Microsoft OneNote? on the iPhone? Wait, what’s OneNote?
- Jan 18, 1896 – The X-ray machine is exhibited for the first time.
- Jan 19, 1903 – President Theodore Roosevelt sends a radio message to King Edward VII: the first transatlantic radio transmission originating in the United States.
- Jan 17, 1929 – Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by Elzie Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
- Jan 17, 1931 – Birthday James Earl Jones, American actor
- Jan 18, 1933 – Birthday Ray Dolby, American inventor (Dolby noise reduction system)