News@5:Twitter's @earlybird, iPod Recycling & iPhone 4 Antenna Issues Continue

Twitter has launched the web-based shopping service @earlybird, technology website TG Daily has reported today. Twitter is expected to follow a similar business model to online shopping portals such as Gilt and Woot in offering time-sensitive, limited deals on the service.

Apple's iPad has been cleared for use by Wells Fargo employees after the San Francisco-based bank determined that the device will not compromise security, Bloomberg has reported.

Prospective iPhone 4 customers are literally flogging their old Apple gadgets in order to get enough money to splurge on the hottest smartphone in town with the iPod being one of the most popular to go through the trap.

Apple has announced that the software update designed to fix the iPhone 4 antenna flaw will not solve the problem of dropped calls. According to a news report on technology blog Gizmodo, AppleCare has stated that the antenna flaw cannot be fixed with any kind of software update.

Director Ridley Scott is planning to crowdsource a documentary by getting YouTube users to upload a video from a day in their lives onto the Google-owned platform, The Guardian has reported.