News to know: Yahoo, Apple WWDC, iPhones, Intel

Yahoo gearing up for Analyst Day, Wal-Mart slashing prices on iPhones and Intel eyeing ultra-thin laptops are today's themes. Get the rolling posts via Twitter, RSS, or email.

Yahoo gearing up for Analyst Day, Wal-Mart slashing prices on iPhones and Intel eyeing ultra-thin laptops are today's themes. Get the rolling posts via Twitter, RSS, or email.

Here's a look at Tuesday, March 25:

Ahead of its Analyst Day later this week, Yahoo made a couple news announcements: a deal with Nokia on maps and an exclusive partnership with Match.com. Interesting, but the headlines didn't like up the bBut the blogosphere lit up later in the day when CEO Carol Bartz joined TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington on stage at TechCrunch: Disrupt conference in New York - and left an impression with an unexpected comment. It wasn't news - but it was definitely a talker.

It must be time to make room for new iPhones. Starting today, Wal-Mart is selling the 16 GB iPhone 3GS for $97, a $100 savings. It's widely expected that Apple will introduce the next-gen iPhone at its worlwide developer's conference next month, where Steve Jobs will deliver the keynote speech and promises that it won't be a disappointment. Also see: Will iPhone video calls leapfrog Android?

Intel is extending its Core processor family to ultra-thin laptops. Be on the lookout for increased performance and lower-priced devices. The new ultra low-voltage chips will show up primarily in thin notebooks with 12- and 13-inch displays starting next month.

John Doerr called them the "four great horsemen of the Internet" - Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple - and said that we are on the cusp of the third great wave of innovation, one that's centered around social and mobile.

If you crack the screen of your iPhone, it will cost you hundreds of dollars to fix it. But if you wanted to do the repairs yourself, it would only cost you a bit over $20. It's so easy even a 12-year-old can do - and we have pictures to prove it.

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