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7 min ago | Windsor Beacon

Climate changes visible by ZIP code with new online tools

With the click of a computer mouse, the potential risks of rising sea levels will soon be searchable - by ZIP code - for all U.S. coastal communities.


Related Topix: New York, Non-Profit, Science, Computer Science, Google, WebMD

4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

General Mills Scraps Controversial New Legal Terms

The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors of a change to its legal terms - visitors using its websites or engaging with it online in a variety of other ways meant they would have to give up their right to sue.


Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software

5 hrs ago | KMIZ

Stocks: It's report card time on Wall Street

We're heading into the heart of the earnings season this week. It's a reality check on the health of the economy and where the markets stand ... and maybe where they'll go.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Amazon, Microsoft

9 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Air Canada vows to fire baggage tosser caught on video

Air Canada is spending most of the weekend apologizing for what appeared to be a baggage-handling incident from a YouTube video that is circulating on social media.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, Facebook, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

13 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.


Related Topix: Apple, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Marketing, Computers, PC

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday.


Related Topix: Facebook


Smartphone innovation is dying, but that's OK

Here's a short message to smartphone makers before you try to wow us with a bunch of glitzy features in your next device: Don't do it.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Steve Jobs, Cameras

Norwalk Citizen News

Why Priceline's CEO Is Completely Wrong About Facebook And Twitter

Last week, Priceline CEO Darren Huston called out Facebook and Twitter as ad media , describing them as useless for him as a travel advertiser.


Related Topix: Facebook, Priceline, Life, Food, Recipes

Greenwich Citizen

Why Google Isn't Growing

Google CEO Larry Page can be forgiven for being in a bad mood this weekend. On his company's Q1 2014 earnings call , his people delivered what he thought would be good news: revenues of $15.4 billion, up 19%.


Related Topix: Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

LinkedIn membership hits 300 million

The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States.


Related Topix: LinkedIn, Social Software, Mountain View, CA

PC World

AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market

Advanced Micro Devices doesn't want its chips in low-priced tablets, and is eager to avoid a battle with Intel or ARM, whose chips have driven tablet prices down to under $100.


Related Topix: Advanced Micro Devices, DLP Mobile, Intel, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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


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

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

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

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

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


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