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2 hrs ago | PC World

Was Steve Jobs a jerk? Hiring case questions his character

Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy.


Related Topix: Books, Steve Jobs, Apple, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

6 hrs ago | InfoWorld

Twitter to promote app downloads in mobile timelines

Advertisers can use a single interface to promote downloads of their mobile apps in other apps or directly from Twitter timelines Twitter's new mobile advertising suite lets companies pitch their mobile apps in promoted tweets or place ads inside other apps.


Related Topix: Mobile Marketing, Google

11 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Your Internet security relies on a few volunteers

Last week's Heartbleed Internet bug revealed a startling fact. The software protecting banks, email, social media and government is maintained by only a few people.


Related Topix: Computers, Facebook, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software

15 hrs ago | West Australian

Patent consortium Rockstar loses bid to move Google case

A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by patent consortium Rockstar to transfer patent litigation from Google Inc's home turf in California to Texas, according to a court ruling.


Related Topix: Google

19 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Record labels sue Oakland's Pandora Media for playing older songs

Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.


Related Topix: Pandora, Pandora Media, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Oakland, CA

23 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

White House updating online privacy policy

This Screen grab from the website taken Friday April 18, 2014 shows the screen explaining a new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explaining how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or ... (more)


Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, Facebook

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Forth 2

Chelsea Clinton 'Thrilled' At Pregnancy News

The 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hilary Clinton made the surprise announcement at a fundraising event in New York aimed at empowering women.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network, Music


50 million Android devices are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug

Android users may be more susceptible to the Heartbleed Bug than previously thought.


Related Topix: Google, Chitika


Stocks try to shake IBM and Google sell-offs

"The market is rewarding the companies that are making their numbers on the top and bottom lines and punishing others that don't give positive guidance and top line growth," said Quincy Krosby market strategist at Prudential Financial.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Financial Markets, SanDisk

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Questions mount in South Korean ferry disaster

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia, Facebook, Education Etc.,

Connecticut Post

Fired Yahoo exec gets enormous severance

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro , left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.


Related Topix: Yahoo!, Dapper, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

National Public Radio

Tiny Power Plants Hold Promise For Nuclear Energy

Tiny nuclear power plants that could be far cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts could herald the future for an energy industry that has come under scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Microsoft

Northern Michigan News

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.


Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services


Google's 1Q earnings disappoint

Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.


Related Topix: Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Google's future phone: The customizable Ara

Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware project. This time it's a modular smartphone dubbed Project Ara that can be customized by swapping out individual pieces of hardware.


Related Topix: Google, Santa Clara, CA, Cameras

The New Zealand Herald

German media boss says he's scared of Google

The head of Germany's biggest media company says he is afraid of Google and wants the company to become more transparent.


Related Topix: Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, World News, Germany

WLKY-TV Louisville

MH370 families storm out of briefing

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Related Topix: Facebook

ABC News

Smartphone Apps to Help Patients Take Their Meds

Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Johnson Controls

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Review: Forward to the past with Windows update

Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Mice, Keyboards

WTAX-AM Springfield


THIS DAY IN 1962: Walter Cronkite made his debut as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News."


Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music


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