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In the news: Google starts censoring search results in Europe

 GOOGLE STARTS CENSORING SEARCH RESULTS IN EUROPE DUE TO PRIVACY RULING Google has begun removing some results from name search results in Europe in order to comply with laws that let people request links about themselves to be removed. A result for a name search (OK, I Googled myself) on Thursday morning brought up this note at […]

In the news: Notebook sales still appear dommed, but some companies thrice

NOTEBOOK SALES STILL APPEAR DOOMED, BUT SOME COMPANIES THRIVE Notebook sales were still on the decline in the first quarter of the year, Digitimes Research says, although the “on-year declines were the slowest compared to those in the past five quarters,” and some laptop makers have enjoyed renewed success in the business during the period. […]

In the news: This Google app lets you control your computer from your phone

 THIS GOOGLE APP LETS YOU CONTROL YOUR COMPUTER FROM YOUR PHONE Remote desktops are nothing new, but Google has now released a slick app that makes the process a pleasure rather than wildly frustrating. The new software will let you control your Mac or PC from any Android device. Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android—snappy!—is […]

In the news: ‘Heartbleed’computer bug threat spreads to firewalls & beyond

 ‘HEARTBLEED’ COMPUTER BUG THREAT SPREADS TO FIREWALLS & BEYOND Hackers could crack email systems, security firewalls and possibly mobile phones through the “Heartbleed” computer bug, according to security experts who warned on Thursday that the risks extended beyond just Internet Web servers. Read the full article…  SAMSUNG’S GALAXY S5 SMARTPHONE GOES ON SALE TODAY AROUND […]

In the news: Japanese internet giant Rakuten acqures Viber for $900M

JAPANESE INTERNET GIANT RAKUTEN ACQUIRES VIBER FOR $900M Rakuten, one of Japan’s largest Internet companies, has announced that it will acquire messaging app Cyprus-based Viber for $900 million. The deal is the latest and largest in an aggressive acquisition spree by Rakuten as it seeks to “become the world’s No. 1 Internet services company,” it […]

In the news: Sony sells Vaio division, restructures TV business

 SONY SELLS VAIO DIVISION, RESTRUCTURES TV BUSINESS Sony sold its PC business, operated under the VAIO brand, to Japanese investment fund Japan Industrial Partners , the company announced Thursday. Sony will also spin off its TV business, which has been operating at a loss for the past couple of years, into a separate, wholly owned […]

In the news: Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored for two plastic models

SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 SPECS RUMORED FOR TWO PLASTIC MODELS Samsung may release two new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones this Spring to compete on multiple price levels, according to a new investor note from the man who accurately predicted many of the iPhone 5s features in 2013. Read the full article…  GOOGLE ACQUIRES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STARTUP […]

In the news: 10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps

 10 EXCELLENT PLATFORMS FOR BUILDING MOBILE APPS If you’ve ever wanted to build an app for your business, blog, product or service, but the heavy investment of both time and money put you off, you’re not alone. The good news is that entering the mobile market no longer necessarily requires thousands of dollars and months […]

In the news: Eric Schmidt writes a guide for switching from iPhone to Android

ERIC SCHMIDT WRITES A GUIDE FOR SWITCHING FROM iPHONE TO ANDROID Thinking about making the switch from iPhone to Android? “Many” of Eric Schmidt’s friends are, he says — and so he wrote them a 900-word guide to walk them through the process. Google’s executive chairman took to Google+ earlier this week to share tips […]