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2 hrs ago |

China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

Sina apologized for "the suspected problem" of pornographic content on its literature and video sites.


Related Topix: Media, Computers, Search Engines, Sina, World News, China, Asia, The National, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Facebook

6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Google social networking boss Gundotra leaving company

Google Inc 's head of social networking services, Vic Gundotra, announced on Thursday that he is leaving the Internet search company.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Ansonia, CT

11 hrs ago | Network World

Raspberry Pi alternatives emerge to fill need for speed

Raspberry Pi isn't planning a hardware upgrade of its popular US$25 computer anytime soon, but faster options are emerging for users attracted to such board-like devices.


Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, CPU

15 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Nadella departs from predecessor's practice, will do earnings call Thursday

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will participate in Thursday's quarterly earnings call, a departure from the company's past practice, when former chief executive Steve Ballmer rarely joined calls with Wall Street analysts.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hewlett-Packard

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Apple shares reach 2014 highs, Asian stocks lag

Shares in tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook held hefty after-hours gains on Thursday as their results handily outpaced Wall Street expectations, though Asian markets managed only a mumbled cheer on the news.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Tech Tips: Add 2nd layer of protection online

In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 photo illustration, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Keyboards, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Facebook, Computers

Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.


Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Vladimir Putin, Startups, Facebook

The Globe and Mail

Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus

Peter Mason tries the Oculus virtual reality headset at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality


Ex-Fox Exec Denies Allegations in Sex Abuse Suit

A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

CBS Atlanta

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PC World

Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.


Related Topix: Startups, AdMob, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

NASA Will Use Your Selfie To Make An Awesome Image Of Earth

"Get outside and show us mountains, parks, the sky, rivers, lakes," NASA suggests.


ABC News

LinkedIn to Anchor New San Francisco High-Rise

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says the professional networking site LinkedIn will expand its presence in the city by anchoring a high-rise office building under construction.


Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, SoMa (San Francisco, CA)

Townsend Times

Police: Man 'armed' with potato in robbery attempt

Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business.


Related Topix: Providence, RI

Hampshire Chronicle

New BBC drama 'incomprehensible'

Viewers who tuned into the launch of Jamaica Inn were left frustrated after struggling to make out the dialogue in the BBC's new period drama.


Related Topix: Jessica Brown-Findlay, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Arlene Phillips, Only Fools and Horses, John Challis

NBC Miami

McCain Talks Social Media, Putin on "Late Night"

John McCain talked about the power of social networking, Vladimir Putin and the crisis in Ukraine when he stopped by the "Late Night With Seth Meyers" studio Monday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, 2008 Presidential Election, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Vladimir Putin, Entertainment

Braintree and Witham Times

Facebook boss defends targeted ads

Facebook is very protective of its users' privacy and personal data despite the use of personalised advertisements, the firm's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has said .


Blackburn Citizen

Radio producer sent out naked photos pretending to be 21-year-old Blackburn woman

A RADIO producer stole a Blackburn woman's internet photos to use on a dating website and then sent out naked pictures of other women pretending to be her.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Marketing, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Internet

West Australian

Apps link people with new places in real world

Tired of the same restaurants and clubs? Not sure if friends would want to venture to a new cafe or bar? New apps show where people want to go, rather than where they have been.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Venice, CA


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