Early this morning, Syria went offline.
Syria goes dark
Some more scary news is coming out of Syria early this morning. Apparently the entire country has gone dark, completely vanishing from the Internet over the course of just a few minutes. According to Renesys, a company that operates a real-time Internet-monitoring grid, all of Syria's IP connectivity has become unreachable.
Today Google has announced the acquisition of Incentive Targeting, a maker of coupon programs that tailor to users' behaviors and likes. The company has worked with retailers to design trackable coupons that help gauge their performance and usefulness.
CNET has a review of the Jawbone Up going live today. The Jawbone Up is a health-monitoring electronic bracelet from the earpiece and speaker manufacturer Jawbone. The e-jewelery hooks up to a mobile app and can track your heart rate and sleeping patterns, among other things.
After a bit of a delay, Apple is finally pushing out iTunes 11, which features a redesign for the music player/store. Apple is touting iTunes 11 as an easier program to use with its new "Up Next" song feature, revamped mini player, and simpler search functionality. We'll have a full review of iTunes 11 soon.
And finally, be sure to take part in the CNET 100 contest where nominating your favorite tech of 2012 can win you $5,000. For the full rules, head on over to cnet.com/100.