Tag Archives: Google

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: Which tech companies protect your data?

WHICH TECH COMPANIES PROTECT YOUR DATA FROM THE GOVERNMENT?  We entrust our most sensitive, private, and important information to technology companies like Google, Facebook, and Verizon. Collectively, these companies are privy to the conversations, photos, social connections, and location data of almost everyone online. The choices these companies make affect the privacy of every one […]

Hotels 4D for Android now with a major update!

The latest Hotels 4D update equipped the Android app with all features available in Hotels 4D for iOS and Windows Phone. This includes an even bigger hotel database of over 850,000 hotels worldwide, complete with deals and promotions, the option to create your personal Hotels 4D account and social media integration. Users can now rate, […]

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: Facebook buying Whatsapp for $19B

  FACEBOOK BUYING WHATSAPP FOR $19B, WILL KEEP THE MESSAGING SERVICE INDEPENDENT Facebook is purchasing messaging giant WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and stock, according to a regulatory filing. The deal is being cut for $12 billion in Facebook shares, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3 billion in RSUs for employee retention. A termination […]

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 […]