Tag Archives: privacy

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: 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: Google’s Android Seizes Smartphone Market

GOOGLE’S ANDROID SEIZES SMARTPHONE MARKET Google’s Android software continues to steamroll the competition in smartphones, posing bigger problems for companies like Apple and BlackBerry.  Android software continues to steamroll the competition in smartphones, posing bigger problems for companies like Apple and BlackBerry.