Apple's no-cash policy, Yahoo's deeper push into content, HP's update on Palm plans, Sapphire and Google I/O are today's top themes. Get the day’s rolling posts via Twitter,RSS, or email.
Here are the key themes for Wednesday, May 19:
These days, cash is king - unless you're buying an iPad at an Apple Store. The no-cash policy stirred up some debates over elitism, control freakery and even the legality. For the record, it's prefectly legal to refuse cash.
Remember when Yahoo used to be a search company? These days, it's all about the content. Yahoo has purchased a start up called Associated Content, which will give it even more original news and commentary to put in front of the Yahoo faithful, instead of relying solely on those stories that come from mainstream outlets.
Android is making it easier for some, such as CNET's Stephen Shankland, to dump the iPhone. Shankland has been through a number of Android designs and devices. Take a look at the Android devices he's used in this gallery.