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1 hr ago | Engadget
Ever since Google announced that it's complying with the European Commission's " right to be forgotten " ruling, it's been inundated with requests to take down all sorts of search results. Many of those sought to bury negative reviews or write-ups , but in this particular case, the search result Google took down was neither negative nor damaging.
5 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com
Recent hacks exposing nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities are prompting calls for people to fortify their online accounts with a second layer of security. Thieves broke into the celebrity accounts at online storage services such as Apple's iCloud.
9 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Jessica Lee had been a product manager at Google for four years when a friend showed her a then-new site called Polyvore that let users mix-and-match different products to make digital collages. Lee quickly got addicted to making her own collages , but felt frustrated that the site didn't offer some of the features she wanted.
13 hrs ago | Hindustan Times
An accidental leak by chipmaker Nvidia in a US International Trade Commission filing indicates that HTC is building the next Google tablet and that it will be out in the third quarter of 2014. Until recently, much of the video content on Facebook was YouTube videos, but Facebook now allows users to upload videos directly to its site.
If Alibaba's IPO raises US$21 billion as expected, the previous record flotation by Facebook and Visa will have been bested and Alibaba's valuation could be almost as much as Amazon's. No Chinese company has wide international brand recognition, but e-commerce giant Alibaba may change that.
Jelastic delivers Platform-as-Infrastructure, the integration of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, delivering a scalable, manageable and highly available cloud for enterprises, hosting providers and developers. Open source software is powering the most successful public cloud offerings including Amazon and Google.
Not a lot of people get to have the type of experience Joe Costello's had through his long career. Before Costello was the CEO of Enlighted, a connected lighting network startup that's raised $55 million so far , he was a much bigger figure in tech.
Google's Authorship program was touted as the tool to identify work from quality content creators. Built to use authors' Google Plus profiles as unique identifiers and using simple markup language to distinguish their content across the Web, Authorship looked like a valuable way for authors to improve their search results.
In the Google Webmaster Central office hours hangout on Google+ on September 12, Google Webmaster Trends analyst John Mueller says Penguin 3.0 will likely launch in 2014. "My guess is yes," Mueller says.
Google plans to begin testing its new prototype of a self-driving car -- which, unlike earlier models, the company hopes to operate without a backup driver -- at NASA's Ames Research Center on the grounds of Moffett Field, just a few miles from the tech company's headquarters, space agency officials said this week. Because Moffett is federal property, Google cars can drive the network of streets that crisscross the sprawling, 2,000-acre research facility without worrying about California regulations that say a human operator must be able to take control of self-driving vehicles during testing on public roads.
When asked what went wrong in India, with less than 3% mkt share after 18 yrs & $1 bn investment, she said "a lot of things went right too in India." Rai also speculated that coalition compulsions might have prevented Singh from heeding requests from cabinet colleagues to refer the spectrum issue.
In a televised speech on Wednesday, President Obama announced a comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS that includes strengthening the U.S. military role with airstrikes in Syria, but no American combat troops on the ground. "Our objective is clear: we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy," Obama said.
The joy of conference calls is that you can do them from anywhere with a phone line or an internet connection--no more being chained to boardrooms or flying across the country to attend meetings. The joy of conference calls is that you can do them from anywhere with a phone line or an internet connection--no more being chained to boardrooms or flying across the country to attend meetings.
The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day in 2008 if it failed to comply with a broad demand to hand over user communications-a request the company believed was unconstitutional-according to court documents unsealed Thursday that illuminate how federal officials forced American tech companies to participate in the National Security Agency's controversial PRISM program. The documents, roughly 1,500 pages worth, outline a secret and ultimately unsuccessful legal battle by Yahoo to resist the government's demands.
The company said Thursday that the number of government requests for user data was keeping pace with the growth of its service. The assessment came in Dropbox's latest transparency report , which breaks down the number and types of government data requests received and Dropbox's response to them.
Polar's service includes both a mobile app that allows users to create and participate in polls, as well as services for web publishers . The company says it has served over one billion polls over the last eight months and that it had 1.1 million active voters in September.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:28 pm
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