Google's Google Earth mapping tool has been downloaded over one billion times. That number includes downloads on your laptop, your desktop and your phone, plus downloads on your new laptop, new desktop and new phone, but still... [Google]
The number of Honeycomb-optimised Android apps continues its slow rise, thanks to Google's updated Google Docs app, with custom features for 3.0 tablets. It includes a new, three-panel layout, to make editing and sharing easier on the larger screen. [Google]
BT has updated us on its efforts to bring its faster fibre broadband network to the UK, claiming that certain areas will get staggering 'Fibre to the Premises' max download speeds of 300Mbps from spring of next year.
The Guardian has put together a grim visual map showing the last five years of London's murders, grouped together by borough. You don't hear Kirstie and Phil mentioning this when showing young couples around up-and-coming leafy parts of Camberwell.
This approachable perspex box is a section of the Fujitsu K. Despite looking like it should be selling Mars bars, cans of Coke, condoms and toothbrushes to businessmen, Fujitsu claims this cabinet actually contains the current "world's fastest supercomputer".
The front page of Wikipedia Italy is not its usual trivia-filled self today. It's a full-page editorial outpouring against possible new Italian legislation, which would require sites to publish apologies to offended parties within 48 hours of offence being caused.
Microsoft's standalone media-player dream has just died (or become even more dead), with the company confirming earlier rumours that no more Zune players will be made. It's Windows Phone or bust from now on.
As well as making the ewoks blink and boosting Leia's cup size in the newly re-re-mastered Blu-ray editions of Star Wars, George Lucas also got the actors back in to do a few new lines. Here's Vader doing some improv.
George Osborne has magicked up some money to help boost the UK's mobile infrastructure, finding and promising to spend £150m on enhancing the UK's mobile network -- so 99 per cent of the country will soon get a signal.