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Analysts Remain Bullish As Apple Inc. Car Rumors Stir

Apple never ceases to impress the public with new innovations and acquisitions. This week, Apple has been causing a stir with its rumored entrance into the electric car market, and a new music streaming service. Apple has neither confirmed nor denied...

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7 Top Science Fiction Projects That Could Make or Break Google, Amazon or Facebook

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- This week Facebook announced progress toward its futuristic project of beaming down Internet access to millions of people via unmanned solar-powered drones. Such outlandish-sounding initiatives have started to become...

1.7 hours on thestreet.com

All The Latest Details On iPhone 6S, 6S Plus And 6C

The latest indication is that Apple will release three brand new iPhone models during 2015. The iPhone 6s, 6s plus and a mooted iPhone 6c will be precursors to a major iPhone 7 release next year. According to recent reports, Apple is apparently intending...

2.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Book club: Beating up Apple execs over their book picks

Get your torches and pitchforks, because Apple executives have expressed their opinions on things! Turns out, there are some books they like and other books that they (are you sitting down?) don’t like. NOT COOL, APPLE EXECUTIVES. Both Slate...

3.3 hours on macworld.com

Apple Retention Up From iPhone 6, Good Galaxy S6 Demand

The latest data points from Raymond James’ recent smartphone survey are in, and they look great for Apple. In fact, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have apparently raised the company’s retention rate to a new record high. The survey...

3.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Learn From Google Inc (GOOGL): How To Attract Top Executives From Wall Street?

Ruth Porat was considered as one of the most influential woman in the Wall Street. She was the CFO at Morgan Stanley, before she made the move to Silicon Valley last week as the new CFO of tech giant Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL). But is it easy to attract...

6.2 hours on insidermonkey.com

Beyonce to Bill Gates, on Being an Entrepreneur

Filed under: Celebrities Anthony Harvey/Getty ImagesBeyonce is concerned about the pressure to keep up. By Morgan Quinn Being your own boss might sound like a dream come true, but starting your own business isn't an easy path. The reality is it...

8.3 hours on dailyfinance.com

Mogul Mirror iPhone Screen Protector for $24

Reliable Screen Protector & Instant Mirror (When Your Screen's Off) for iPhone 6 & 6 PlusExpires April 27, 2015 23:59 PSTBuy now and get 28\% offKEY FEATURESThe Mogul Mirror iPhone 6 Screen Protector is here to keep your iPhone protected,...

10.3 hours on ewallstreeter.com

The Windows 10 preview will work on more phones soon

If you've been itching to try out a technical preview version of Windows 10 on your phone but didn't have a device on the short list, then we have good news. Microsoft just released a list of devices that it expects to support in the next...

12.2 hours on engadget.com

Patriot Act Vote Coming Up: Google joins Apple, Others Requesting Spying Controls

The Patriot act expires in June, and anyone in their right mind would wish the entire concept go away entirely. NSA Spying has a 100% perfect track record of failure.Sadly, the answer to the question Would NSA Data Surveillance End With Patriot Act? is a...

12.6 hours on globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com

TC AppleCast 11: If You Had To Choose Just One – Apple Hardware Or Apple Software?

 On this week’s episode, we discuss both a lengthy profile of Tim Cook, as well as a full biography of Steve Jobs. We also cover some concrete announcements, including the open-sourcing of React, Facebook’s (potentially...

12.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Blasts Media Implications That It Runs That Town

 Google, a search company, fired back today at a string of reports published in the Wall Street Journal over the past few weeks that have brought the company and its business practices under scrutiny. The collection of pieces implied that Google...

14.6 hours on techcrunch.com

Yahoo, Microsoft extend search partnership talks for 30 days

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp agreed to extend by 30 days the deadline to re-negotiate a ten year search deal, as the two Internet companies attempt to revamp a thorny partnership crafted by former chief executives. ...

15.7 hours on reuters.com

Google teams with Johnson & Johnson to improve robot surgeon vision

Google wants in on the operating room, at least so it can help robot surgeons to a better job. The search giant and inveterate experimenter has partnered with Ethicon, one of the U.S.’s biggest operating room tools and equipment suppliers, to...

16.3 hours on mashable.com

Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split

Facebook annoyed and puzzled many people last year when it forced them to download its Messenger app for chats. Its reasons for doing so are now clearer: Messenger is becoming a beast of an app, with its own links to outside businesses and software...

16.4 hours on pcworld.com

Wozniak Says Apple Not Made For $17,000 Watches

The Apple co-founder spoke at the Automate/Promat Show in Chicago yesterday, speaking out on the change in direction that the high-end wearable marks for the company. Troubled by Apple’s new direction Wozniak claims that Apple’s...

16.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Did Messenger just make Facebook cool for teens again? Not quite.

Being "cool" is a fleeting sensation for Silicon Valley companies, where innovation moves at breakneck speeds, competition is relentless and users often fickle.  But when you're an 11-year-old publicly traded company like...

17.5 hours on mashable.com

Google, J&J Teaming Up On Robotic Surgery Platform

Very soon the question will not be “what can robots do?”, but “is there anything robots can’t do?”. Pharmaceutical and consumer product giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Friday that Ethicon, a...

17.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Thou Shalt Not Google

 At every break during the high-profile Pao versus Kleiner Perkins trial these past couple of weeks, judge Harold Khan reminded the jurors, “Do not form or express any opinions about the case. Do not do any research. Do not read any...

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Google to bring imaging, sensor technology to the operating room

Google’s technology may eventually make its way into operating rooms and help surgeons with their procedures.In separate announcements, Google and medical device and pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson said that they’re...

18.1 hours on pcworld.com

Mark Zuckerberg No. 25 on ‘Fortune’ World’s Greatest Leaders

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg placed No. 25 on the new World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2015 list from Fortune. Fortune wrote in its mini-profile of Zuckerberg: "Everyone knows Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook when...

18.3 hours on adweek.com

Denver iPhone Thief Taunts Owner With Selfies

Yet another case of selfies taken by unwitting criminals has surfaced, this time in Denver. The thief stole an iPhone from 23-year-old Rawley Bingham while she was at a bar, according to USA Today. Selfie-loving thief gives herself away It was...

18.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Google to pay CFO Porat more than $70 million

(This March 26th story has been corrected to remove 'in the next two years' from headline and first paragraph)(Reuters) - Google Inc said it would pay its new Chief Financial Officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million through a combination of...

18.7 hours on businessinsider.com

Someone hijacked the Google of China to attack anti-censorship tools

An unknown party hijacked widely used tools developed by Baidu, the largest search engine in China, this week in an apparent attempt to target online software used to get around Chinese censorship.The assailants injected malicious code...

18.8 hours on washingtonpost.com

Why Google+ Is Dying (and Nearly Dead)

Just a few years ago, Google+ seemed to be the social media platform to watch. Facebook and Twitter enjoyed a much brighter spotlight with far greater user numbers, but Google+ had something powerful neither of them could boast—the support of...

18.8 hours on adweek.com

Heard In Court: “Close Your Facebook Account” If You Want Privacy

The European Commission appears to be throwing up its hands regarding data privacy. The organization recently admitted that its “Safe Harbour framework,” which was designed to ensure privacy protection for European Union citizens, can’t...

19.1 hours on valuewalk.com

How an iPhone app cut through stilted questioning at Barron's RIA custody panel in Scottsdale

Sterling Shea invited advisors to vote on pressing RIA questions via iPhone -- and they acidly asked Bernie Clark whether Schwab is robo-competing against them Kings of RIA custoday Mark Tibergien. Bob Oros, Tom Nally and Bernie...

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How an iPhone app cut through stilted questioning at Barron's custody panel in Scottsdale

Sterling Shea invited advisors to vote on pressing RIA questions via iPhone -- and they acidly asked Bernie Clark whether Schwab is robo-competing against them Mark Tibergien. Bob Oros, Tom Nally, Bernie Clark were moderated by...

19.1 hours on riabiz.com?subscribed=true

Spring cleaning for your Mac: How to consolidate files and remove duplicates

This week we tackle some of your storage questions, including consolidating, de-duplication, and management.Too many drives Reader Jon writes that he has a pile of partly full external USB drives formatted for use with Windows that he almost always...

19.1 hours on macworld.com

iPhone Owner Watching Thief’s Selfies Post To Her Facebook Account

(Sigma.DP2.Kiss.X3)Vanity, thy name is smartphone thief: We’re no strangers to the tale of the narcissistic villain who’s ultimately caught after uploading photos taken on the pilfered phones somewhere the owner can see them....

19.3 hours on consumerist.com

Facebook Users Get Ringside Seats to WrestleMania 31

Facebook is getting into the ring for WWE’s WrestleMania 31 with a Trending experience for Sunday night’s event. The social network’s Trending experience for WrestleMania 31 will feature ring entrances, match clips,...

19.3 hours on adweek.com

WhatsApp Voice Calling For iPhone Coming Soon

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton said a voice calling feature will be available on iOS soon. He made the announcement during a panel discussion at the Facebook F8 developers’conference in San Francisco today, according to VentureBeat. During the...

19.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Deeply Disappointed' In Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest tech exec to take a stand against Indiana’s new anti-gay law. Cook took to Twitter Friday to criticize the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law in Indiana on Thursday and will allow business...

19.5 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Facebook Should Make a Run at Pinterest to Expand App Family

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Mark Zuckerberg isn't done shopping. At Facebook's  F8 developer conference in San Francisco this week, CEO Zuckerberg made clear his company isn't just one downloadable application,...

19.9 hours on thestreet.com

Former Apple, NASA and Pixar developers launch beautiful Olio smartwatch

The Apple Watch is a high-tech timepiece from a powerhouse company, but what do you call a smartwatch designed by some of the brightest alum from companies like Google, Pixar, HP, NASA, Movado and, of course, Apple? Let's start with the name: the...

20.3 hours on mashable.com

F8: Facebook Unveils Embedded Video Player for Non-FB Websites

Video is red-hot on Facebook, and the social network revealed its embedded video player for non-Facebook websites at its F8 global developers conference in San Francisco this week. Facebook described its new embedded video player in a...

20.3 hours on adweek.com

Big Chrome OS change coming: A launcher overhaul adds Google Now

Some hefty changes are coming to Chromebooks and Chromeboxes, including a new app launcher with Google Now built in.The new launcher is available now in the Chrome OS beta channel, and it’s a major departure from the existing version. Instead of...

20.4 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft Corporation Acquires Liveloop

Microsoft acquired Liveloop, a software startup that develops Office collaboration tools. Its first product is the Liveloop for PowerPoint, a plugin that allows people to collaborate and share PowerPoint presentations online easily. Liveloop converts...

20.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Google teams with Johnson & Johnson for robotic-assisted surgery

Google's mysterious facility, Google X, is churning out next level technologies -- a self-driving car, delivery drones and Internet balloons. Its Life Sciences division is now teaming up with Ethicon, one of Johnson & Johnson's medical...

21.3 hours on engadget.com

Tim Cook will give away his Apple fortune

This is probably not what Steve Jobs would do. In an interview with Fortune's Adam Lashinsky this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that he will give away his Apple fortune — at least $700 million — before he dies. The only...

21.4 hours on mashable.com

13 little-known iPhone tricks

Get the most out of your iPhone with these...

21.5 hours on cnbc.com

Microsoft To Enable Voice Messages On Xbox One

Although the Xbox One was more powerful, boasted better graphics and incorporated new features such as cloud storage, one popular element of the Xbox 360 was lost in transition, namely the voice messaging feature. Now Microsoft looks set to bring...

21.6 hours on valuewalk.com

UK Court Denies Google’s Appeal On Privacy Lawsuits

The Financial Times reports on Friday, March 27th that Google was denied in its efforts to block users from suing in the UK courts, after a group was given permission to sue the search giant over allegations it secretly tracked their internet...

21.7 hours on valuewalk.com

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Uses Facebook Video to Boost Local Bands During SXSW

ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live aired live from Austin, Texas, during the recent South by Southwest gathering, and Facebook videos were used in a side effort to promote local bands. Mighty Mighty Bosstones frontman Dicky Barrett...

21.8 hours on adweek.com

Apple CEO Tim Cook Plans To Donate His Fortune To Charity

Apple’s chief executive officer wants to make the world a better place, and that goes beyond creating innovative technology. Tim Cook recently claimed he has plans to donate $785 million to charity right after he pays for his son’s...

22 hours on valuewalk.com

Gmail Bill Pay a Bigger Threat to Banks than Google Wallet

Google's attempt to capture the "stickiest" part of many online banking relationships could eventually help put it at the financial center of the consumer's...

22.3 hours on financial-planning.com

Apple Watch mini-stores to open in London, Paris, Tokyo luxury retail shops

The Apple Watch will have its own sales space inside three major department stores in Europe and Asia, a move to get the product in front of potential buyers who may not be frequent visitors to the company’s physical and online stores.The...

22.3 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook Announces Drone Test Flight; Internet.org App Launches in Guatemala

Facebook’s efforts to connect the world continued full-speed ahead with the launch of the Internet.org application in Guatemala and a drone test flight. The social network announced at its F8 global developers’...

22.3 hours on adweek.com

iPhone 7 To Stick To LCD Panels, No OLED On Cards

Going by Apple’s annual upgrade cycle, the iPhone 7 is at least 16 months away from launch. But there have already been plenty of rumors about the device. The Cupertino company is expected to release the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus this year. Apple...

22.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Is Down For Many Users Right Now

 Facebook has been down for at least an hour for some users, according to reports on social media and downrightnow. The outage has affected some but not all users of the platform, with an informal survey of TechCrunch staffers revealing...

22.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Inc CFO Porat To Get $70 Million Pay Package

Google’s new CFO, Ruth Porat, has negotiated a sweet package of over $70 million worth of restricted stock and bonuses, making her one of the highest-paid CFOs in the U.S. The banking veteran is currently Morgan Stanley’s CFO and a former...

22.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to donate his fortune to charity

Tim Cook has big plans for his vast wealth: It's all going to philanthropy, he revealed in a Fortune interview. The Apple CEO -- who's currently worth around $112 million, and holds restricted stock that could be worth up to $665 million --...

23 hours on engadget.com

Safari users in the UK can sue Google over alleged privacy violations

The U.K. Court of Appeal won’t block a privacy lawsuit that alleges Google tracked Safari users without authorization, so the three plaintiffs can continue their legal fight against the search company.“These claims raise serious issues...

23 hours on pcworld.com

Join our MashTalk to discuss big news from Samsung, Facebook and Periscope

It's been a crazy week in the tech world. We got our hands on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Facebook announced a series of changes to Messenger and Periscope popped up as a threatening rival to live-streaming app Meerkat. See also: Everything...

23.2 hours on mashable.com

Chinese tech CEO equates Apple with Hitler

A billionaire Chinese tech mogul criticizedApple in a strange graphic equating the company to Hitler. Jia Yueting, the CEO of Chinese video site LeTV.com, called out the "iOS arrogant domination" model on his verified page on Chinese social...

23.3 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Testing Continuous Auto-Play Videos

Auto-play videos on Facebook are so 2014: Re/code reported that the social network is testing a feature that automatically plays related videos following the original video’s conclusion. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to Re/code that...

23.3 hours on adweek.com

Apple CEO Tim Cook Plans to Give Away Most of His Fortune

Filed under: Apple, Charity, Family Money, Personal Finance, CEOs Brynn Anderson/APApple CEO Tim Cook SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their...

23.4 hours on dailyfinance.com

Apple Watch Rival From Former Apple Inc. Designer

Ex-Apple designer Steve Jacobs looks to enter the smartwatch game with his own Olio Model One, a potential rival to the iPhone maker’s upcoming Apple Watch, says a report from BGR. The Model One, with a mesmerizing metallic design, marks the first...

23.4 hours on valuewalk.com

The first Apple Watch apps have arrived, sort of

The Apple Watch won’t launch until late April, but a couple dozen apps have already arrived. As 9to5Mac reports, several app makers are now advertising Watch support in their App Store listings. That means users should be able to download the...

23.5 hours on macworld.com

Facebook Inc (FB) To Experiment with a Big Size Solar-Powered Drone This Summer

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is moving forward with its efforts to provide internet access to billions of people who don’t have its accessibility today, as it is planning to experiment a version of its solar-powered drone this summer. A...

24.2 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google loses bid to block Safari privacy lawsuit in the UK

Back in February 2012, the Wall Street Journal revealed how Google was able to quietly bypass privacy settings in Safari and track the sites people were browsing. The company eventually paid a $22.5 million penalty to the FTC, and now a group of...

24.2 hours on engadget.com

Windows Phone's third party Periscope app lets you watch live streams

Live streaming apps like Twitter's Periscope and Meerkat are all the rage right now, but so far they've only been accessible to iPhone users. Enter Telescope, a third-party Periscope app for Windows Phone, which opens up the service's live...

24.2 hours on engadget.com

Google to build robot surgeons with Johnson & Johnson

Pair have entered collaboration to develop robotic tools for...

24.4 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Google To Build Robotic Surgery Platform With Johnson & Johnson

 Google and Johnson & Johnson have announced that the will team up to develop an advanced, robot-assisted surgery platform. The team effort will involve “capabilities, intellectual property and expertise” from both...

24.4 hours on techcrunch.com

First Apple Watch-ready apps start appearing in the App Store

Apple's first smart wearable will be arriving on consumers' wrists in about a month, but the first Apple Watch-ready apps have already started arriving in Apple's App Store. Among other apps, Twitter, Evernote, Expedia, the New York Times...

24.6 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Took The Scenic Route, But Now It’s Nailing Mobile

 A company can’t easily shore up its weaknesses, especially when it grows to the size of Facebook, but the social network has managed to slowly but surely reinvent itself on mobile in a way that makes sense and resonates with...

24.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Inc (GOOGL): 60 FPS 4K Videos Are YouTube’s Best Quality Videos Yet

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s YouTube team is now testing the best quality videos they have ever tried to stream yet. First noticed by TechCrunch, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s video streaming service is reportedly now testing 4K resolution...

24.7 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google and Johnson & Johnson are teaming up to make robots that perform surgery (GOOG)

Google and Johnson & Johnson are teaming up to make surgical robots, according to a story that just crossed the Bloomberg terminal. Developing...refresh for the latest.Join the conversation about this story...

24.8 hours on businessinsider.com

Microsoft Surface 3 To Run Windows 10, Drop RT

The company is apparently preparing an announcement on its new tablet at its Build Developer Conference next month, according to a report by WinBeta. The Surface 3 will reportedly use Windows 8.1 instead of the mobile-centric...

24.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Avedro adds Apple Tree Partners’ McIntyre to board

Boston-based Avedro Inc, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, has named David J. McIntyre to its board of directors. McIntyre is a partner at Apple Tree Partners. PRESS RELEASE WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avedro...

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Facebook’s Oculus VR Headsets May Debut This Year

Facebook made a massive acquisition worth $2 billion last year when it bought Oculus VR, and since then, it has been confronted with several questions, including when the purchase will start yielding revenue. However, now we may have an answer. Sometime...

25.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Google Chrome's data-saving compression feature hits PCs

Google recently added another way to reduce your PC's bandwidth demands when you're tethering, or any other situation where every megabyte counts. Chrome users can now add a new extension called Data Saver (Beta) from the Chrome Web...

25.1 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Tim Cook Wants To Be A Pebble That Creates Ripple Of Change

Tim Cook, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO, wants to be the pebble in the pond that starts the ripple that makes change. In a new profile, Fortune reports that the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief executive has committed to donating almost all of his fortune...

25.3 hours on insidermonkey.com

Facebook’s New Homegrown Messenger Apps Focus On Selfies, Sound And Shaking

 Facebook has launched its first home-made apps for its Messenger Platform after Sound Clips (iOS/Android), Selfied (iOS/Android), Strobe (iOS/Android) and Shout (iOS/Android) went live. Stickered, an existing app that lets you plaster photos...

25.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Silicon Tally: Facebook Drones

How well have you kept up with the week in tech...

25.7 hours on marketplace.org

Apple Inc. Is Like Hitler, Says Chinese Billionaire

Apple has just got a new tag. Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, who is currently worth $3.8 billion, says the Cupertino-based tech giant is like Adolph Hitler. For Yueting, it might have been a good way to garner attention, considering his...

25.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Google Inc (GOOGL) & Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Losing – Facebook Inc (FB) & Twitter Inc (TWTR) Gaining Digital Ad Market Shares

Digital advertisement business is growing so big that every big name in the tech sector is trying to grab a big chunk of those advertisement revenues. Few years back, tech companies like Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) made a lot...

26 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Reportedly Donate His Fortune To Charity

(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785...

26.3 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Microsoft wants to make Powerpoint more Web-friendly, buys LiveLoop

Microsoft has acquired LiveLoop and its technology for sharing PowerPoint presentations online more easily.The software giant didn’t reveal any financial details, but confirmed the deal via email saying the team from LiveLoop will help build...

26.7 hours on pcworld.com

Google, Apple and others list demands for spying act changes

The US Congress, Senate and White House may be torn on what to do with a key Patriot Act spying clause, set to expire on June 1st. But Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech companies in the Reform Government Surveillance coalition know exactly what...

27.8 hours on engadget.com

Google Inc (GOOGL) Forks Out $70 Million For New CFO

Ruth Porat is joining an elite club of executives paid way off the top in Wall Street. On joining one of the most valuable corporations in the world Porat stands to pocket grants of as much as $70 million in addition to a $650,000 annual basic salary....

27.9 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) A No Brainer vs. Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ): Fast Money Crew CNBC

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) vs. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is a no-brainer for any investor looking for a stock that is well valued, well managed and with a huge potential on the upside in terms of returns. Apple is up 12% on a year to date while...

28 hours on insidermonkey.com

iPhone Better Than Android At Protecting Data

As most of us are aware, technological advances tend to come with an unwelcome side-dish of privacy invasion. Both the iPhone and Android smartphones have become an incredible amalgamation of telephones, computers and portable music players, and...

28.8 hours on valuewalk.com

The first Apple Watch apps are already here

You can't actually buy an Apple Watch for another month or so, but Apple has already opened the gate for apps. 9to5Mac points out a slew of freshly updated apps, including Twitter, WeChat, Evernote and the weather app Dark Sky (shown above), among...

33.7 hours on engadget.com

TuneUp for Mac for $14

Perfect Your Music Library: Correct Mislabeled Songs, Remove Dupes & Add Cover ArtExpires April 27, 2015 23:59 PSTBuy now and get 69\% offKEY FEATURESTuneUp connects directly to your iTunes or Windows Media Player, where it organizes and categorizes...

34.3 hours on ewallstreeter.com

At Facebook, a sharpening focus on virtual reality

In 10 years, there may be no need to check Facebook’s site to see what that friend overseas is up to. You might just pick up a pair of goggles, reach out and hold her hand at her birthday party.You won’t have to actually be there. The...

36.1 hours on pcworld.com

Google just revealed it's paying its new CFO $70m

Google is giving Ruth Porat stock valued at $65m, a $5m signing bonus and an initial salary of...

37.8 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Apple's Tim Cook will give away his wealth

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their...

38.1 hours on cnbc.com

Apple's Tim Cook leads different

Tim Cook reveals to Fortune that he plans to give away his wealth.(fortune.com)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click...

38.5 hours on macworld.com

Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Fortune

(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. ...

38.9 hours on reuters.com

Behind the FTC's Unsurprising Decision Not to Sue Google

An internal memo has been misconstrued by those who don’t realize that the document is...

38.9 hours on online.wsj.com

Facebook Launches 3 New Open-Source Tools For Android Developers

 Most of Facebook’s announcements at its F8 developer conference this week were iOS-centric, but today, the company also released three new open source tools for Android developers. The first is a performance segmentation library...

39.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook: Street Enamored of Messenger, Parse, Oculus

Facebook (FB) shares today rose 9 cents to close at $83.01 as the Street contemplated the various enhancements and partnerships for its “Messenger” program announced yesterday by CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s...

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Apple To Up The iPhone Ante With iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 6C?

A new report suggests that Apple will release not two but three new iPhones this year. DigiTimes is reporting that its sources claim there will be an iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 6C in the second half of this year. This isn’t exactly a...

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Google brings data compression from mobile Chrome to PCs

Google has offered an option to reduce the amount of data Chrome uses on Android and iOS for a while, and now it's rolled out an extension to do the same for desktop users. Just like the mobile option, it works by compressing the data on...

40 hours on engadget.com

Google to pay new CFO $70 million in next two years

Ruth Porat has at least 70 million reasons to leave her job on Wall Street. Google has agreed to pay Porat, its new CFO, about $70 million in total compensation as of next year, according to an SEC filing on Thursday. That includes a $5 million signing...

40.1 hours on mashable.com

Apple may soon expand iPhone trade-in program to China

Apple is reportedly eyeing an expansion of its iPhone trade-in program in China. According to a Bloomberg report, the Cupertino, California-based tech company is in talks with its manufacturer, Foxconn, to roll out a trade-in program to iPhone owners in...

40.3 hours on mashable.com

Google to pay Porat annual base salary of $650,000

(Reuters) - Google Inc said it would pay its new Chief Financial Officer, Ruth Porat, an annual base salary of $650,000 and a special one-time $5 million sign-on bonus. ...

40.5 hours on reuters.com

Facebook speeds iPhone app dev wih React Native

For Web developers, making the jump to building full-fledged smartphone apps can be daunting. Facebook could ease the transition with a newly open-sourced framework its engineers developed to build apps for Apple devices.The React Native framework...

40.7 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Planning to Introduce an iPhone Trade-In Program in China with Foxconn Technology Group

After a successful trade-in program in the United States, world’s famous technology company Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is making efforts to launch a similar program in China with Foxconn Technology Group. A Bloomberg article reported on the news...

40.9 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google to pay new CFO annual base salary of $650,000

(Reuters) - Google Inc said it would pay its new chief financial officer an annual base salary of $650,000 and a special one-time $5 million sign-on bonus.The company hired Morgan Stanley Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat as its finance chief earlier...

41.3 hours on businessinsider.com

Google is paying its new CFO $70 million in bonuses and grants

Google will be paying its new CFO Ruth Porat a salary of $650,000, with a one-time signing bonus of $5 million, according to a new SEC filing.  She'll also be getting a $25 million new hire grant and a $40 million biennial grant in...

41.4 hours on businessinsider.com

Zulily and Everlane are the First to Hop on Board with Facebook Messenger

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Engaging consumers is one of the toughest challenges for online retailers, but Zulily and Everlane are betting that Facebook's Messenger app will take them to the next level with customer service. On Wednesday, at...

41.6 hours on thestreet.com

Google will fix Chrome's scrolling with Microsoft's help

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Facebook To Provide Global Web Access via Solar Drones

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Apple's Music Streaming Service Could Find Its Match in Pandora

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Apple Watch Contracts Will Most Likely Go to These Asian Firms

TAIPEI, Taiwan (TheStreet) -- Apple will source Apple Watch components to U.S.-traded companies from Taiwan and South Korea, analysts forecast, a catalyst for their businesses and share prices if the gadgets gain ground. The Silicon Valley consumer...

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Activism: Google; Nathan’s, Valeant, DuPont, Diamond Offshore

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Apple Inc. Buys Up Data Analytics Company

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Google Cloud Launcher Lets Developers Quickly Deploy Over 120 Popular Open-Source Packages

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McDonald's now sells Big Mac bed sheets, wellies and dog coats

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Google taking augmented reality game 'Ingress' to TV

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Facebook Inc (FB) F8 Conference: All About The Family

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Facebook's AI can see inside your videos and posts

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Apple Charges $1.29 for Ringtone Songs

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Facebook developing solar drones to deliver global web access

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iPhone 6S, iPad Pro: Two Most Anticipated Apple Devices In 2015

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Freddie Mac: 30 Year Mortgage Rates decrease to 3.69% in Latest Weekly Survey

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How Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp coexist under Facebook

Facebook’s $22 billion acquisition of popular messaging app WhatsApp last year raised some eyebrows. Facebook already has a popular messaging app, the in-house Facebook Messenger, not to mention a popular photo-sharing app, Instagram. Why did...

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REPORT: Facebook, Twitter to Make Up 1/3 of U.S. Digital Display Ad Market by 2017

Facebook and Twitter will account for more than one-third of the digital display advertising market in the U.S. by 2017, according to the latest projections from eMarketer. eMarketer pegged the U.S. digital display advertising total for 2015 at...

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Facebook Open-Sources React Native

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Facebook hints that the Oculus Rift will be available this year

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Facebook: Oculus hardware will arrive in 2015

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Facebook's drone prototype has wingspan greater than a Boeing 737

Facebook revealed new details on Thursday about its plan to bring web connectivity to the 4 billion people worldwide without Internet — and it's banking big on drones. During a keynote at its annual F8 Developer Conference in San...

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Facebook’s Aquila Drone Will Beam Down Internet Access With Lasers

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44.8 hours on techcrunch.com

CNNgo comes to Apple TV with live and on-demand news

It looks like Apple TV's enjoying a growth spurt -- at least if you're into factual content (sorry soap opera fans, your time will come). It looks like CNN is finally coming to Apple TV via CNNgo. The app dishes up both live and on-demand news,...

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How Apple is undermining the Dow

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Apple rumor mill: 3 iPhones could launch this year

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How Google Glass Explorer Was the Right Kind of Failure

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Facebook Invents New AIs To Identify What’s In Videos Or Sentences

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Microsoft’s Azure Backup And Recovery Services Come Out Of Preview

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Bankrupt RadioShack wants to sell off user data. But the bigger risk is if a Facebook or Google goes bust.

The demise of RadioShack left techies with one less place to congregate and buy obscure batteries and soldering equipment. And if that wasn't bad enough, now the bankrupt company is trying to sell off the devotees' data.Read full article...

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How to buy (or sell) a house on Facebook

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Microsoft calls for paid leave for suppliers' employees

Microsoft moves to make sure suppliers' employees get paid...

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Ups Ante Vs Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Google Inc (GOOGL), Dropbox And Others With Unlimited Everything Cloud Storage

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has just announced a new unlimited everything cloud storage plan aimed squarely at rival services from Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Dropbox and others. While Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)...

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Facebook to talk drones, lasers and Oculus Rift at F8: How to watch online

Facebook is kicking off day two of its annual F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco on Thursday with a keynote that will shed new light on what the social network has in store. Facebook's chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer and Oculus chief...

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Google's Eric Schmidt Doesn't Know What's Keeping Women Out Of Tech. We Have A Few Ideas

Google's executive chairman apparently can't figure out why more women don't work in the tech industry. Speaking at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Schmidt reportedly expressed his puzzlement over what...

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COVER UP: FTC ON DEFENSIVE AFTER GOOGLE STORY ERUPTS...

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Microsoft To Require Its U.S. Suppliers To Offer Paid Leave

For the past several months, White House officials and Democrats in Congress have been using the bully pulpit to encourage more U.S. businesses to offer their workers paid leave. Their motto: “Lead on leave.” On Thursday, Microsoft showed...

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Facebook, Twitter Are Stealing Ad Dollars from Google, Yahoo!

SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- Social networks are attracting more digital advertising dollars at the expense of search engines, according to the latest estimates from digital analytics firm eMarketer. In 2015, eMarketer forecasts that...

46.1 hours on thestreet.com

FTC Issues Statement About Google Inc (GOOGL) Being Cleared In Antitrust Investigation

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a statement regarding its decision to clear Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) in one of the largest antitrust investigations undertaken by the United States government. The statement comes after a report was published by...

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Cyber Crime Hits Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Apple Pay

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Apple Inc. Partners With Foxconn To Start China iPhone Trade-In Program

Apple reportedly has plans to roll out an iPhone trade-in program in China, and Foxconn is apparently part of the deal. Tech consumers will be able to bring older iPhones to Apple’s retail stores in China for credit. Manufacturing company...

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Google embraces Internet Explorer tech to help improve Chrome's scrolling

Google and Microsoft aren’t exactly friends, but the two companies are working closely to add some Microsoft magic to Chrome that could improve the browser’s scrolling issues—especially on mobile. Google recently said it would...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Wants To Be Your Shopping Communication Tool With Messenger

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) aims to be the world’s default communication tool even when they are shopping for things to buy online. According to a report by Julia Boorstin for CNBC, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) revealed that its new goal with its revamped...

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Apple is still engineering the legacy of Steve Jobs

Brent Schlender didn't set out to write a Steve Jobs biography that Apple would love, but it happened anyway. On Tuesday, Schlender and co-author Rick Tetzeli published a new biography, Becoming Steve Jobs, that is widely viewed as a...

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Why Credit Suisse Is Raising Apple Targets Again

Credit Suisse has raised the price target on Apple shares, while reiterating an Outperform rating on the...

47.2 hours on 247wallst.com

Microsoft's Metro apps rechristened with a new, sixth name: Windows apps

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F8: Facebook’s Analytics for Apps, Other Announcements

Facebook’s announcements about Messenger and video stole the thunder during day one of its F8 global developers’ conference Wednesday in San Francisco, but there was other significant news, too. The social network introduced...

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Zumper’s New App Lets You Submit Rental Applications From Your iPhone

 Real estate startup Zumper, which offers tools that connect brokers and property managers with potential renters, has today released a new mobile application that allows users to to fill out their rental applications – including...

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Carl Icahn Still Apple’s #1 Fan

If Apple doesn't hit $216/share, his name isn't Carl "King of the Queens Schoolyard"...

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Facebook Inc (FB) ‘Like’ Button Prone To Deception: Study

Facebook’s ‘Like’ button, a popular feature throughout the internet, acts as a means to measure the reputation of a website or specific content posted online. However, researchers have found out that it is easy to fraudulently boost...

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Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage

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Why Did Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Make Office Free For Small Screen Devices?

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Main Street Morning: Apple Store pranksters

Welcome to Main Street Morning, The Washington Post’s daily collection of news affecting entrepreneurs  start-ups and small businesses with a special focus on policy and government. Here’s what’s affecting my small business my...

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Diane von Furstenberg, Kate Spade, and Michael Kors take a crack at designing cases

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Microsoft to simplify Azure migration with bigger VM drives

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Facebook Inc (FB) Unveils Messenger with Added Capabilities For Millennia’s

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s Messenger is no longer your typical messaging app as a string of new updates at this year’s F8 conference will see the app being transformed into a platform with added capabilities. The next step is to monetize the...

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REPORT: Page Likes Down 3% to 4% After Facebook Cuts Inactive Accounts

How were pages’ like totals impacted by Facebook’s move earlier this month to begin removing likes from memorialized or voluntarily deactivated accounts? Social analytics provider Quintly broke up pages into two groups —...

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Facebook Messenger Gets a Huge Boost at F8: What Wall Street's Saying

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– As Facebook continues to become more than just a social network, its properties, including Facebook Messenger, Oculus and others, are getting more attention. Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook made several big...

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Taking aim at tech industry inequality, Microsoft extends paid leave to thousands of contractors

Philippe Boucher is a French translator at a company that contracts services to Microsoft. He is part of a movement of temporary workers who are trying to gain better workplace benefits and working conditions, and recently helped formed a union at the...

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Wonkblog: Taking aim at tech industry inequality, Microsoft extends paid leave to thousands of contractors

Although people do many jobs at at Microsoft’s sprawling campus in Redmond, Wash., there are fundamentally two types of workers.The first type is an employee, entitled to the generous pay and benefits Microsoft has long offered: paid parental...

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Apple Explores Ways To Secure, Set Up And Sell iOS Devices While Still In The Box

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Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Get a Boost Today From iPhone Trade-in Plan in China?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apple are slightly lower around $122.37 in pre-market trading as the company plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China, sources told Bloomberg, after a similar program bolstered...

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Facebook: buy button

As it edges closer to selling stuff, is Zuckerberg’s app competing with...

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Apple’s Revamped Beats Music App Headed By Trent Reznor [REPORT]

Apple has appointed Beats chief creative officer Trent Reznor as development head of the redesigned Beats Music app that will supposedly be releases as a part of iOS 8.4, claims a report from The New York Times. The Tim Cook-led company is determined to...

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, ASML, Schwab, GoPro, Kraft, Netflix, Red Hat and More

Thursday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades include Apple, ASML, Charles Schwab, GoPro, Kraft Foods, Netflix and Red...

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Google Keep makes to-do lists easier to find with labels

If you're the type who maintains a massive amount of to-do lists and notes, you likely need a system to organize the things that keep you, well, organized. That's probably why Google has introduced labels for its Keep note-taking app on...

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Apple Is Reportedly Working With Foxconn On iPhone Trade-In Program

(Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China in association with the Foxconn Technology Group, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the effort. Under the program, consumers will be able to exchange older...

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The Switchboard: Why Europe says you shouldn’t use Facebook

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.Over the next few weeks, we’ll be switching things up with a new Switchboard feature we’re calling "On Our Radar.” If you...

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Google Takes Its Amazon-Style Starred Product Ratings To Europe To Boost Shopping Searches

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The challenges of using Facebook for research

We wanted to analyze the role Facebook played as a means for people to hear about, discuss and share local news. But getting the data we needed wasn't...

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Choosing the right launcher for your Mac

If you’re still manually digging around in folders looking for apps to launch and documents to open, it’s time to stop. You can save tremendous amounts of time and energy by using a launcher utility instead, which can open apps and files,...

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How Facebook Messenger will help you discover new apps

Finding new apps is easy. Remembering to use them more than once? Not gonna happen. Facebook found a new way to point you toward new, must-have apps with app install ads in News Feed. The ads are a hit, accounting for a large chunk of...

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Can Nasdaq Drag Apple Down?

If the Nasdaq collapses, is Apple likely to be dragged down? It may be a special company, but is it special enough to defy...

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Apple's music service may fight Spotify with exclusives, not price

Subscription streaming music services are everywhere now, so what can Apple's potential offering bring to the table? Combining many previous rumors and adding on a few twists, a New York Times report puts Trent Reznor in a "major role"...

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Ask Matt: Does Facebook stock have upside?

Investors figure Facebook could be the mobile Internet brand of the...

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The anti-Beatitudes: Calling Apple a religion

Put on your special underwear and get ready to cut a goat! No, not because our Apple religion calls us to those practices but because arguing Apple is a religion just drives a Macalope do some crazy stuff. This haranguing of the Apple masses is...

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Facebook's Video API lets brands push more and more video into your News Feed

Coming soon to a News Feed near you: More videos from brands and content creators, instead of your friends. Facebook rolled out an update to its Video API on Wednesday, and went over the details during a session at the company’s F8 Developer...

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Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Visits to the White House Questioned

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) continues to be the subject of increased criticism over allegations it used its close ties with the current regime at the White House to influence the outcome of an FTC report. Key staffers had recommended the company be sued,...

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Microsoft's next Surface could signal the death of RT

Microsoft hasn't given up on the idea of a mini-me version of its successful Surface Pro 3 convertible, according to a rumor from WinBeta. But a Surface 3 model won't follow in the Surface 2's wobbly footsteps by packing the RT version of...

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Prepping A Refresh For Surface 2

Redmond-based Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is in the process of developing a Surface mini tablet that will be the ultimate successor to Surface Pro 2, reports WinBeta. Questions were initially asked when Microsoft announced Surface Pro 3 without...

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Google makes it easier for Android users to view custom maps

A custom map you've created for a trip is only useful if you can access it when you need it. Thankfully, Google's bringing back My Maps integration with Android, so it's now easier to view your personalized files on mobile. As you might...

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Corporate Peer Pressure: A Novel Way to Mandate Sick Leave, From Microsoft

The company announced that many of its 2,000 contractors and vendors would have to give employees 15 days of time off with...

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Apple Is Reportedly Planning To Bring Its iPhone Trade-In Program To China

 Apple is on a tear in China, where it is seeing record shipments and revenue, but it might be about to step things up a notch there. Bloomberg is today reporting that the U.S. firm is planning to launch a trade-in program in the country for the...

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F8: Facebook Unveils Messenger Platform, Businesses on Messenger

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As previously speculated, Facebook announced at its F8 global developers conference in San Francisco Wednesday that its Messenger application has been opened up to third-party developers. The social network worked with more than 40 developers...

Via Spherical Videos, is Oculus VR the Future of Facebook’s News Feed?

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At the first day of Facebook’s f8 conference, a haven for developers, Mark Zuckerberg introduced something that could be the future of News Feed: spherical videos. Zuckerberg, in his keynote address, discussed these 360-degree videos that will...

Facebook's Oculus Rift demo hints at VR's future

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Drones Beaming Web Access Are in the Stars for Facebook

The social network’s lofty ambitions are the centerpiece of its plans to connect with the five billion or so people it has yet to...

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'Bobine' Flexible iPhone Charging Dock for $24

The Gravity-Defying, MFI-Certified Charging Cable, Flexible Dock & TripodExpires April 25, 2015 23:59 PSTBuy now and get 28\% offKEY FEATURESBobine is your all-in-one solution for charging and docking your iPhone at any height or angle you could...

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Facebook's Like button can still easily be gamed

Facebook’s Like button is a pervasive feature of the Web, a way to gauge the popularity of a website or piece of content. But researchers have found it’s easy to inflate the numbers, undermining its value as an accurate measure of...

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What It Means Now That Facebook Is Serious About Taking on YouTube

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SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (TheStreet) -- Facebook provided further proof Wednesday that it aims to be a real power-player in online video, an area dominated by Google's YouTube. At the company's F8 developer...

Is Facebook Inc (FB) Showing Its Intentions To Take On Google Inc (GOOGL)’s YouTube For Online Videos?

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Who is dominating the online videos at the moment? Anyone would easily say that it’s Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s YouTube. But Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has shown indications in its F8 developer conference at San Francisco that the social media...

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Bloomberg: Apple will let Foxconn buy and resell used iPhones in China

Thanks to the consistently high local demand, the iPhone resell business is rather lucrative in China, to the point where even the company who actually manufactures the devices wants in as well. According to Bloomberg, Apple is about to launch an...

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FTC says it did not go easy on Google in search probe

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said its decision not to prosecute Google over its search practices was in line with the recommendations of its staff.The statement issued Wednesday by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and Commissioners Julie Brill and...

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If people left parties the way they leave Facebook

We have an announcement: No one cares that you're leaving Facebook. Leaving a social network can be a scary decision, but it is mostly just an excuse to be obnoxious on the Internet without having to deal with too many repercussionsCollege Humor...

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Facebook Finds Strength As A Family, Not An App

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Egyptian company says rogue Google SSL certificates were a mistake

An Egyptian company that created unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains said Wednesday it made a mistake and acted quickly when the error became known.The SSL/TLS (Secure Sockets Layers/Transport Layer Security) certificates...

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Facebook sued for alleged theft of data center design

Facebook is being sued by a British engineering company that claims the social network stole its technique for building data centers and, perhaps worse, is encouraging others to do the same through the Open Compute Project.BladeRoom Group says it...

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Every UK House of Commons member is getting an iPad

When the UK's Members of Parliament get down to work following the election in May, they'll have more than just a new government on their hands -- they'll have a tablet, too. The Parliamentary tech team is handing out cellular-equipped...

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Google Will Not Integrate Its Dart Programming Language Into Chrome

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Facebook's embeddable video player won't let you livestream

When Facebook announced its new embeddable video player at F8 on Wednesday, the social network didn't touch live video. That's because live video won't be embeddable when the player rolls out for all users on Wednesday. Facebook, to be...

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Facebook Launches ComponentKit, A New Framework For Building iOS UIs

 At its F8 developer conference, Facebook today announced the launch of ComponentKit, a new Objective-C library the company built to improve the performance of its iOS app. As Facebook notes, ComponentKit uses a functional and declarative...

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What Wall Street wants from Google's new CFO

Earlier this week, long-time Wall Streeter Ruth Porat ditched New York City for Silicon Valley, leaving her CFO spot at Morgan Stanley to take the same position at Google.   Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts approved of the move in a new...

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How Messenger chats factor into what you see in Facebook's News Feed

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Facebook's F8 keynote in under 2 minutes

Facebook's annual F8 Developer Conference took place today in San Francisco. CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team had a slew of announcements from immersive, 360-degree "spherical videos" to embedding Facebook videos directly to websites....

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Apple and Beats Developing Streaming Music Service to Rival Spotify

The new system will not have a lower price than its competitors, and won’t offer a free version supported by...

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BitDefender, Kaspersky top list of best Windows 8.1 antivirus software

In sales, they say that you’re only as good as your last month’s figures. Ditto for antivirus software. And right now, BitDefender, Kaspersky, and Qihoo 360 are the best in the business.AV-Test, one of the two leading antivirus testing...

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Everything you need to know about the changes coming to Facebook

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TC Droidcast 43: HTC One M9 And… Facebook?

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FTC says regrets release of documents on Google probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. Federal Trade Commission members said on Wednesday they regretted the inadvertent release of part of an agency report about its probe of Google Inc as the company continues to face antitrust scrutiny from European...

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How Messenger chats factor into what you see in Facebook news feed

Havent seen many posts from some friends lately on Facebook? Perhaps you need to reach out directly to them.How often you chat with someone using Facebooks Messenger app is a signal the company uses to determine how to place posts in your feed. If you...

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Microsoft wants contractors to take some time off

The tech giant says all its contractors must offer employees at least 15 days...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Buys FoundationDB

Apple just acquired FoundationDB, a software program that can perform ACID-compliant transactions at super fast speeds. Apple reportedly purchased the company with bolstering cloud services in mind. The report, which first came from TechCrunch,...

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FTC Pushes Back Against Criticism Of Its Inquiry Into Google’s Search Practices

 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a comment today pushing against a rising media narrative that it may have gone too easy on Google during its multi-year antitrust probe on the search company’s ranking of results to benefit...

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Google refocuses Dart as a JavaScript helper

Backing down on ambitions to create a commercial grade Web programming language, Google is shifting work on its Dart programming language to make it an optimization aid for the pervasively popular JavaScript, which Dart was originally designed to...

3 days on pcworld.com

Free iPad For WSJ Subscriber After 10 Years Of Thievery

Richard Nagler left a note to the thief outside his business, and it seems to have had the desired effect. Nagler has finally been receiving the WSJ that he has paid for for so many years, it has been on his doorstep since the fateful morning that...

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WSJ: Google Inc Has Close Ties With White House

Brody Mullins of the Wall Street Journal writes that the paper has obtained e-mails and visitor logs which appear to show that various Google executives visited the White House and met government officials 230 times in 8 years. Current CEO...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Facebook steps into the connected-home arena

Facebook is extending Parse, its suite of back-end software development tools, to create Internet of Things apps for items like smart home appliances and activity trackers.By opening Parse to IoT, Facebook hopes to strengthen its ties to a wider group...

3 days on pcworld.com

Facebook (FB) Stock Closes Down Today, Extends Ad, Messenger Capabilities

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Facebook closed down 2.8% at $82.92 on the first day of the company's two day F8 developer conference in San Francisco, where the social media giant announced plans to extend capabilities for advertising...

3 days on thestreet.com

Everything You Need To Know From Today’s Facebook F8 Announcements

 Today marked the first day of F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference, and the company announced a ton of stuff! Some of it is bigger than others, though — so we’ve wrapped up all the most important stuff from...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Podcast: The Apple TV is a rumor to watch

Both Glenn and Susie use their Apple TVs every single day. So we're excited about the prospect of a hardware refresh—which, let's face it, is long overdue, especially if Apple TV is destined to be a HomeKit hub, and to get advanced...

3 days on macworld.com

Parody iPhone 6 ads poke fun at your crappy selfies

Apple's "Shot on an iPhone 6" campaign consists of billboards of beautiful vistas and high-quality images taken with the company's flagship smartphones Designed to showcase the impressive quality of the latest iPhone's camera,...

3 days on mashable.com

Why Apple Inc. (AAPL) has Acquired a Database Company?

World’s famous tech giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) acquires FoundationDB, a Virginia-based company which is making its efforts to help the firms in using huge amount of data in lesser possible time. A CNET article discussed about Apple...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Facebook Makes The Biggest Change Ever to Messenger App

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (TheStreet) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's grand plan for his hit messaging app, Facebook Messenger, became clear as the social media giant unleashed new initiatives that will change how people communicate...

3 days on thestreet.com

Facebook’s Messenger Platform Preserves WhatsApp’s Clarity Of Purpose

 We demystified it last month, but Facebook’s $18 billion acquisition of WhatsApp should begin to make more sense to people today after the company announced that its Messenger service will become a platform for third parties...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Facebook turns Messenger into a shopping platform and app store

Facebook’s mission of connecting the world is really about connecting everyone to Facebook, even when you’re not actually using the network. At the company’s annual F8 conference for app developers, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg...

3 days on macworld.com

Apple Store Employees Are Giving Fashion Advice Now

Apple store employees, those people who magically lay on iPhone screen protectors for you, are getting tasked with doling out fashion advice now, too. It's all thanks to the soon-to-debut Apple Watch. According to 9To5Mac, the company is pushing...

3 days on huffingtonpost.com

Google vs. the FTC

Last Thursday night, the Wall Street Journal revealed that in 2012, Federal Trade Commission investigators had concluded that Google had unlawfully “used anticompetitive tactics and abused its monopoly power.” On the Web, fingers wagged over...

3 days on slate.com

State of the Art: Debunking the Latest Predictions of Facebook’s Demise

A theory making the rounds in Silicon Valley warns that Facebook relies too heavily on app ads from start-ups inflated by venture capital. But the threat is...

3 days on nytimes.com

Google Plans To Let Users Pay Bills Via Gmail

According to a report in Re/code, the new system is known as “Pony Express,” however it is not clear whether this will be the final name of the service or if it’s just a code name. The service will not only allow...

3 days on valuewalk.com

The Future of Sharing on Facebook: Virtual Reality, Messenger as Platform

In the early days of Facebook, when it was still a network for college students, communication was primarily via text (and the odd thrown sheep via SuperPoke). Over the next few years, communication on Facebook has evolved to include photo and video....

3 days on adweek.com

Now you can fight with customer service over Facebook Messenger

Now Facebook users can chat with the businesses they buy from the same way they chat with their friends Facebook is rolling out a new option to let people chat with businesses directly through its Messenger application. The move strengthens...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook expands messaging service features

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday opened up its Messenger service for developers to create apps and for consumers to communicate directly with retailers, in the social media network's latest effort to expand its reach. ...

3 days on reuters.com

Facebook’s Parse Launches New IoT Service, Debugging Tool And More

 Parse, the platform-as-a-service company Facebook acquired in 2013, today revealed a couple of new features at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco: Parse for IoT, Enhanced Sessions to improve app security, support...

3 days on techcrunch.com

With New Support For Mobile Ads, Facebook’s LiveRail Isn’t Just For Video Anymore

 Facebook is expanding LiveRail, the video ad platform that it acquired last year, with support for non-video mobile ads. Facebook’s Deb Liu announced the new features today while on-stage at the company’s F8 developer...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Embedding Facebook videos on websites is now possible

You can finally force even more people to watch that video of your cute baby or adorable cat. Deborah Liu, Facebook's manager of product marketing, announced the launch of the Facebook's embedded video player, a way for users to, well, embed...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook Messenger Now Allows For Real-Time Customer Service Chat

Facebook is rolling out a new feature on its Messenger platform that allows customers to talk directly to businesses. Peppering a company’s Facebook page with questions and comments appears to be yesterday’s form of communication, as...

3 days on consumerist.com

Facebook Messenger is now open for business

Facebook is throwing open its Messenger app to third-party developers, letting them add new functions that will make it much more than a tool for communicating with friends.At Facebook’s F8 conference on Wednesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg described...

3 days on pcworld.com

Facebook Videos Can Now Be Embedded Elsewhere

Facebook had several big announcements at its F8 Conference today, one of which was about being able to embed Facebook videos on other sites. The feature seems to work in a similar fashion to how YouTube lets users embed videos on other sites or how...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Facebook unveils new plans for virtual reality, shopping, and the Internet of Things

If you had your doubts, Facebook is definitely growing up. Onstage at the company's developers conference chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said with a smile that company is no longer using the motto, "Move fast and break things."...

3 days on washingtonpost.com

Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Clout In Washington Revealed

It’s no secret that technology giants including Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) wield considerable power when dealing with the U.S. government. However, a new report from The Wall Street Journal demonstrates just how deep the reach of the internet search...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Facebook expands Messenger app

The company announced an expansion of its Messenger app, called Messenger Platform, for partners and businesses to build on top of...

3 days on cnbc.com

Facebook now lets you embed videos elsewhere on the web

At last, that cute puppy video you saw on Facebook won't have to stay on Facebook. The internet giant has announced an embeddable player that lets you put that adorable clip on other websites. There's not much magic to it -- all you do is copy...

3 days on engadget.com

Facebook Announces Analytics For Apps

 As if turning Facebook Messenger into a platform and laying the groundwork for virtual reality video on the News Feed weren’t enough, Facebook just announced Analytics for Apps, a new tool for marketers who want to better target...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Facebook's next step to world domination is the Internet of Things

Facebook announced a new software development kit (SDK) on Wednesday to support the growing influx of web-connected devices for the home, like smart garage door openers and refrigerators. The company will be opening its mobile app building suite, Parse,...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook Will Now Let You Embed Facebook Videos On Other Sites

 Facebook wants to be your source for everything — whether or not you’re actually on Facebook. Today at F8, Facebook introduced the ability to embed Facebook videos on other websites. While you’ve been able to...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Facebook’s New Comments Plugin Syncs Conversations Between Sites And FB Pages

 Facebook has a new commenting system it unveiled at F8 today that should help keep conversations in sync across FB itself, on brand pages and on sites that use its embedded comments. The revamped commenting from FB now lets you see comments...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Facebook will bring 360-degree VR videos to Oculus

In an effort to bring even more content to Oculus, Facebook has announced at its developer conference that it plans to bring spherical video content to its VR headset. There really isn't a whole lot more information aside from that -- how will...

3 days on engadget.com

Facebook Messenger will soon let you chat with stores

Facebook's Messenger won't just be for chatting with family and friends in the near future. The social network has unveiled a business feature for Messenger that lets you talk to a store about your orders. The option not only spares you from a...

3 days on engadget.com

Facebook opens up Messenger to apps

CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement at F8, Facebook's conference for software...

3 days on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

Giphy + Messenger, Giphy’s First Mobile App, Brings GIF Search To Facebook Messenger

 Giphy has launched its own app called Giphy + Messenger that integrates directly with Facebook Messenger. With the expansion of Facebook Messenger into its own developer platform, as announced today at f8, Giphy joins a few exclusive apps that...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Facebook Opens Messenger for App Developers

The social media giant has ambitious plans for its messaging service, including linking business to its user...

3 days on nytimes.com

Facebook unveils VR-ready 'spherical videos' for Newsfeed

The next frontier for Facebook isn't video, it's "spherical videos" — immersive, 360-degree videos that work right in the Newsfeed. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the new feature on stage at the social network's...

3 days on mashable.com

Soon Facebook Messenger Will Let You Reach Out To Businesses

 During the opening keynote at Facebook’s F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg just announced that you’ll soon be able to reach out to businesses from within the standalone Facebook Messenger app. Read More ...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Facebook to allow third-party apps on Messenger

In the past few months, Facebook has really ramped up the Messenger experience -- you can add your location, add stickers and even use it for payments. Now, Facebook will let you add way way way more customized messages. That's because Facebook has...

3 days on engadget.com

UK MPs To Receive Apple iPad Air 2 And Laptop

According to Apple Insider, the House of Commons Commission has announced that all 650 Members of Parliament are set to receive an iPad Air 2 and a laptop after this year’s elections, which will take place in May. The report mentioned the...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Facebook Launches Messenger Platform With Content Tools And Chat With Businesses

 Today at its F8 conference, Facebook announced its new Messenger Platform that will allow its 600 million users to create and share content with third-party tools, and communicate directly with businesses rather than calling or emailing them....

3 days on techcrunch.com

What the first round of Facebook Messenger apps will look like

Facebook Messenger has opened up to third-party developers, and the first dedicated apps for Facebook's messaging platform have arrived. CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed the first group of partner apps that will integrate with Messenger during the...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook To Support Spherical Video In News Feed And Oculus

 Facebook is going to support spherical video in News Feed, and in the Oculus hardware it creates through Oculus VR. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the new feature today at F8, the company’s annual developer conference. The...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Facebook Inc (FB)’s Key Announcements For F8 Developers Conference Leaked Through Official App

What are the big announcements that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) wants to make on its F8 Developers Conference this year? According to Jon Fortt of CNBC, in what appears to have happened accidentally, Facebook Inc has sent out a message through its F8 App...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Like Google Inc (GOOGL) Wants People To Keep Watching Videos

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) may be following in the footsteps of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) in wanting to have people watch more videos as the social networking giant is rolling out a new feature. According to a report from Re/code, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Google Pony Express: Part of the big, digital cash grab

What is it with all these companies suddenly wanting to be in business? And by "business" I mean finance. Whether it's on my phone, in my watch or on the desktop, big name tech and social media companies are angling to get between your...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook is turning Messenger into a full-fledged hub

Following an onset of rumors, Facebook unveiled on Wednesday that Messenger is getting a massive hub treatment. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced during the company's F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco that developers can now add a Messenger...

3 days on mashable.com

iPhone 7 May Feature A New Three-Sensor Camera

Apple’s iPhones may lag behind flagship Android smartphones in terms of megapixel counts. But the Cupertino company’s devices pack some of the best smartphone cameras. The iPhone 6 Plus comes with Optical Image Stabilization that...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Rosetta Stone Inc (RST) Further Gamifies Language Learning With Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Xbox Application

Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST) is hoping that the next time you pick up your Xbox controller, you will be using the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) gaming console to learn a new language. Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST) has just announced the launch of an...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

'Easy money' over with Apple: Analyst

How much growth can Apple see in the next few years and has the easy money already been made? Brian Colello weighs...

3 days on cnbc.com

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides simplify saving a file for offline editing

You don’t have to jump out of a Google Doc anymore just to save a copy to your device for offline editing. Google made the “keep on device” option much easier to get to with the latest update for Docs, Sheets, and Slides for Android...

3 days on pcworld.com

Apple service errors fixed: Report

Missing content and download errors in Apple's App Store and iTunes were resolved on Wednesday, 9to5Mac...

3 days on cnbc.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL): All UK House of Commons Members Will Get Pad Air 2

It seems Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just gotten a new large order for its iPad Air 2 which will be going to people who are considerably more influential than the ordinary man or woman in the United Kingdom. According to a report from The Telegraph, all...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Facebook Inc (FB) F8 App Confirmed Messenger As Platform

Facebook just confirmed its Messenger App is about to become a platform, which will allow third parties to offer features through it. The tech giant confirmed the report in a notification sent by the social media giant’s F8 app. Facebook Inc...

3 days on valuewalk.com

All 650 UK House Of Commons Members To Get An iPad Air 2

 Apple’s iPad Air 2 is getting its own ‘Oprah moment’ in the UK today, as all 650 Members of Parliament in the UK House of Commons members are getting the devices following the general election coming up in May....

3 days on techcrunch.com

Microsoft prepares Windows 10 for panoply of sensors

Windows 10 devices in the future could be measuring temperature, environmental pressure and carbon dioxide levels, as Microsoft provides an interface to support a wide range of sensors.Microsoft is building a unified sensor interface and universal...

3 days on pcworld.com

What Facebook Inc (FB)’s ‘Teleportation Station’ May Be

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s F8 Developer Conference just got more exciting. According to a report from Mashable, the social networking giant is working on a project called “Teleportation Station”. However, just before you envision booths...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Google lets any app use its malware-blocking tools

If you've ever been saved from visiting a virus-laden website by Chrome's malware-blocking technology, we have good news: You can expect to see this safeguard in other apps, too. Google has added tools for spotting "unwanted software"...

3 days on engadget.com

Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Android 4.3 and Earlier Versions Might be Vulnerable to Attackers

A new report on Tuesday by a cyber-security firm Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has found that the attackers are installing malware in many of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Android smartphones without knowledge of users. A CNBC article...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

GOOGLE developing external airbags to protect pedestrians...

GOOGLE developing external airbags to protect pedestrians...(Third column, 11th story, link) ...

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Mac Calendar App Fantastical Gets An Upgrade, And A Bigger Price Tag

 Fantastical, one of the more popular calendaring applications designed for Apple users on iOS and Mac, has this morning rolled out its long-anticipated upgrade to its Mac app with the release of Fantastical 2. The upgraded app has been...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Big Changes Are Coming To Facebook. Here's What We Know So Far

Facebook might be coming for your news, but that's just the beginning. A bunch of new features and services appear to be in the works, as well. Here's what we know so far. First: Your Facebook News Feed may be changing soon. A couple of us at...

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Apple’s App Store, iTunes Down

Users all around the globe are complaining that they can’t get into iTunes or the Apple App Store. As of this writing, Apple’s System Status dashboard isn’t showing that there are any problems, but Twitter is full of users...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Google Fiber To Expand More, Adds Salt Lake City To List Of Lucky Locales

(Rob Bruce) Google said earlier this year that the FCC’s net neutrality rule wouldn’t stop them from investing more in Google Fiber, and it looks like they really meant it. The service is now slated to expand to yet another location:...

3 days on consumerist.com

Morgan Stanley Lukewarm On Their Former And Google’s New CFO, Ruth Porat

Ruth Porat, the incoming CFO of Google is a strong fit for the search engine giant, according to analysts from several equity research firms. Google confirmed her appointment yesterday. She will be joining the search engine giant from Morgan Stanley,...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Warren Buffett must really love mac & cheese

Heinz and Kraft are merging. It's the latest bet on American taste buds by Warren Buffett. Is the Oracle of Omaha going to try and buy even more food...

3 days on money.cnn.com

Facebook app leaks F8 news about Parse, Messenger, 'teleportation station'

Facebook’s app for its F8 developer conference stole some of the show’s thunder by sending out, ahead of the event, a notification that revealed what products will most likely be discussed.“F8: Just revealed: Parse of IoT, Messenger...

3 days on pcworld.com

Microsoft tightens Windows 10's Secure Boot screws: Where does that leave Linux?

The news sounds ominous for open-source aficionados: Windows 10 PCs are going to be locked down even tighter than ever before. Manufacturers will be able enable UEFI Secure Boot without giving you a manual kill switch, as they have to do with...

3 days on pcworld.com

Apple Drone: What Would It Look Like [Concept]

Now that Apple Watch has become a reality, and the Cupertino company is rumored to launch Apple TV later this year, fans have started speculating what could be the next product category for the tech giant. One fan from Germany has come up with an amazing...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Cyanogen wants to seize Android from Google, and now it has the cash to do it

In just 18 months, Cyanogen Inc., the commercial arm of the popular CyanogenMod Android variant, has raised over $110 million The latest round was for a whopping $80 million, and included investors such as Twitter Ventures, Qualcomm and Rupert...

3 days on mashable.com

Did Google's Search for Tighter Bonds With Banks Lead It to Porat?

By poaching Ruth Porat from Morgan Stanley, it's clear Google wants to forge closer relationships with banks. That's because banks hold the key to helping Google expand Google...

3 days on financial-planning.com

Wozniak: Apple Inc. Should Take On Tesla Motors Inc In EVs

The Apple car debate continues, this time with Steve Wozniak expressing interest in seeing the company he co-founded duke it out with Tesla Motors in the EV space. He also said he won’t be buying one of the most expensive Apple Watch...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Google launches small-business initiative

Customized websites for virtually every U.S. town let entrepreneurs learn how to improve their...

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Microsoft blacklists latest rogue SSL certificates, Mozilla mulls sanctions for issuer

Microsoft has blacklisted a subordinate CA certificate that was wrongfully used to issue SSL certificates for several Google websites. The action will prevent those certificates from being used in Google website spoofing attacks against Internet...

3 days on pcworld.com

Loot Drop, 6waves Release Charmcraft Hollow on Facebook

Pettington Park developer, Loot Drop, has partnered with publisher 6waves for the release of its latest title on Facebook: Charmcraft Hollow. The game places players in the role of a witch or wizard, challenging them to build a magical society in the...

3 days on adweek.com

Google may revamp YouTube live streaming as a games-focused Twitch competitor

Remember when everyone thought YouTube was about to buy games-streaming service Twitch last year—like, really thought it was going to happen—and then the deal fell apart at the last second and somehow Amazon emerged with the big purple...

3 days on pcworld.com

Facebook Inc (FB) To Change The Way People Read News

We have seen this happen in the early days of the internet: giant portals like AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) added a variety of features to get users to stay on their sites. So, this is not something new but due to the sheer size of...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Internet Explorer 11 won't use Microsoft's new 'Edge' browser engine in Windows 10

Microsoft is getting even more serious about differentiating between Internet Explorer and Project Spartan, the new browser built for Windows 10. When Windows 10 ships later in 2015, IE11 will not use Edge, the new rendering engine built for Project...

3 days on pcworld.com

Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Be Helped Today By FoundationDB Acquisition?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apple are slightly down in morning trading today as the company acquired FoundationDB, a company that specializes in speedy, durable NoSQL databases, TechCrunch reported. A notice on the FoundationDB...

3 days on thestreet.com

Apple database acquisition could help improve performance of its services

Apple has reportedly acquired database company FoundationDB, a move that would allow the company to improve the underpinnings of its existing services and also lay the groundwork for an Internet of Things (IoT) expansion.Asked to confirm the deal,...

3 days on pcworld.com

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Serious Delinquency rate declined in February

Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate declined in February to 1.81%, down from 1.86% in January. Freddie's rate is down from 2.29% in February 2014, and the rate in February was the lowest level since December 2008....

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Here's Morgan Stanley's Google analyst's analysis of Morgan Stanley's CFO leaving to become Google's CFO (GOOG, GOOGL, MS)

On Tuesday, Google announced that Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat would join the company in the same capacity.  And so in what is sort of an awkward scenario, Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne, who covers Google, chimed in what...

3 days on businessinsider.com

Facebook accidentally reveals new project called Teleportation Station

Facebook is expected to announce a lot of news at its F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco later on Wednesday, but thanks to an apparent error by the team handling the official conference app, we got some early clues about what's coming On...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook Offers Walk Down Memory Lane In ‘On This Day’

Facebook is a warehouse of memories for users who might want to revisit them again and again. Therefore, to simplify the task, a new feature has been introduced by the social network. The feature enables users to look back at photos and...

3 days on valuewalk.com

The Week in iOS Accessories: Alternative energy for your iPhone

Alternative energy!We’ve got two iPhone accessories this week that power up the phone through alternative means—one through hand-cranking, the other through solar. Also: A bunch of new Apple Watch gadgets to enjoy.Calypso CrystalThe $69...

3 days on macworld.com

Apple Inc. Training Employees To Give Fashion Advice [REPORT]

Apple is imparting training to its store employees to sell the Apple Watch, expanding their job description, which until now included talking to customers about the use iCloud. Not just skills, but also the look of the employees within the stores will be...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Switchboard: Google has averaged a White House visit per week during Obama’s presidency

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.Over the next few weeks, we’ll be switching things up with a new Switchboard feature we’re calling "On Our Radar.” If you...

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Could Google Inc (GOOGL)’s New CFO Trigger Stock Buybacks and Dividends?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has appointed Wall Street veteran and former Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) CFO, Ruth Porat, as its next CFO. She will be replacing Patrick Pichette, who announced his retirement early in the month. Could Porat appointment mean...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Nanigans Raises $24M To Fuel Asian Growth And Expand Its Ad Tools Beyond Facebook

 Leading Facebook ad company Nanigans is announcing that it has raised $24 million in Series B funding. In this case, it’s is taking money from a big Asian investor — Chinese Internet company Cheetah Mobile....

3 days on techcrunch.com

Big changes are coming to Facebook Messenger: How to watch the news live

Facebook is expected to announce some major changes coming to its Facebook Messenger app on Wednesday that could turn the chatting platform into massive hub for users If the rumors are true, we could soon be able to use advanced photo tools, conduct...

3 days on mashable.com

Apple Short Interest Falls 10%

The short interest in Apple shares recently dropped 10%, a possible sign that traders who benefit from falling share prices have stepped away from the company as its stock continues to...

3 days on 247wallst.com

Mozilla Extends Its Default Google Search Blockout, Signs Up Yandex In Turkey

 Mozilla last November made waves when it swapped out Google as the default search engine in its Firefox browser in the U.S., replacing it with Yahoo, and put Yandex in for Google in Russia at the same time. Today Mozilla...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Microsoft's Satya Nadella is picking March Madness winners better than Bing

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer may have loved basketball so much that he bought the L.A. Clippers. But it’s the current CEO, Satya Nadella, who’s showing that he can pick the winners of the NCAA Tournament better than his...

3 days on pcworld.com

When it comes to Apple products, how thin is too thin?

One of the characters in Neal Stephenson’s novel Snow Crash uses knives with edges a single atom thick, so sharp they can cut through anything. I think about those knives every time Apple announced a newer, thinner MacBook or iPad or...

3 days on macworld.com

Ode to the 12-inch PowerBook G4, Apple's first desktop-quality laptop

At its best, Apple has the ability to make stuff that reaches right around the rational, pragmatic part of your brain to grab your amygdala and squeeze it till the juice runs out. The 12-inch PowerBook G4 was such a machine. Hell, is such a machine.It...

3 days on macworld.com

"Review: Is Google Fiber Worth the Hype?"

Since Google Fiber is coming to Raleigh I found this review interesting. ...

3 days on newmarksdoor.com

Why It Is Right Time To Buy Apple Inc. (AAPL) Ahead Of Apple Watch Release?

Attention shifts to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Apple Watch that is to hit the markets on April 10 as investors remain skeptical on how to trade the stock ahead of the big release. CNBC’s, Melissa Lee, notes that it might be the right time to...

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Facebook's F8 app hints at big changes for Messenger

Typical. Just when you're about to unveil a new project at your own developer conference, the event's companion app breaks the news ahead of time. That's the problem that'll greet Mark Zuckerberg this morning when he finds out that...

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Big Gainers On Tuesday: Google Inc (GOOGL), Twitter Inc (TWTR) & Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

It was a pretty ordinary day in the US Market on Tuesday, with many red arrows. Dow Jones Industrial Average Index dropped 104.9 points or 0.58%, NASDAQ Composite dropped 16.25 points or 0.32% and S&P 500 dropped 12.92 points or 0.61% on Tuesday....

3 days on insidermonkey.com

Facebook F8 App Appears To Leak Messenger As A Platform, Parse For IoT

 A notification just sent out by the official app for Facebook’s F8 conference later today reads “The Garage and Demo areas are now open! Just revealed: Parse for IoT, Messenger as a Platform, and the Teleportation...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Fake Apple Store employees talk people into buying Microsoft products

Imagine asking an Apple Store employee for advice, and getting the response that Apple products aren't very good This is exactly what happened to Apple customers who ran into one of the four pranksters, known on YouTube as NelkFilmz, disguised as...

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Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB

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Google & Tag Heuer Partnering For Making A Smart Watch

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Apple TV And Online TV Service Will Be Released This Year

By Market News Forum. Read more » »Related Stocks: AAPL, SNE, DISH, NFLX, ABC, FOX,...

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New Facebook Tools for Marketers: Blueprint, Learn How, Ad Copy Cheat Sheet

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Google hire highlights Wall St. talent problem

Google poached Morgan Stanley's CFO, underscoring growing power...

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It's a big week for Facebook. The company's employees, developers and observers will descend upon San Francisco for F8, Facebook's developer conference. Facebook often uses F8 to introduce some notable ideas and tweaks. CEO Mark...

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Apple Watch, Shmapple Watch. Here’s A Watch That’s Full Of Ants!

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Apple co-founder on artificial intelligence: ‘The future is scary and very bad for people’

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Fraud raises question of whether Apple Pay is secure...

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Facebook wants more 'high quality' videos it can slap ads on

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Facebook shares power to a record high (FB)

Facebook shares have hit a record high.  On Tuesday, Facebook shares closed at $85.31 on Tuesday an all-time high for the social media network.  Over the last year, Facebook shares have outperformed the S&P 500, rising more than 26% and...

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On This Day, Facebook Officially Rolled Out On This Day

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Apple Watch makes its Australian fashion debut

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The Week in Mac Apps: Program HTML animations with Hype 3, run performance tests with Geekbench, and more

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Facebook Embraces Nostalgia With Feature for Looking Back at the Past

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India's supreme court scraps law that led to Facebook users' arrests

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A Look at Bill Gates' Investment in Walgreens

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Google Fiber’s TV ads will soon know who you are. And that’s just the start.

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Microsoft: Office will be free for devices under 10 inches

Microsoft drew a line in the sand on Tuesday, as its Office 365 chief said that editing and viewing documents on small-screen devices would continue to be free—likely killing off the idea of a small-screen Surface Pro mini,...

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Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Is Working With Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) On Project Spartan

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Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Patent Anticipates New Features in Up Coming Apple Devices

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been granted a new patent today by US Patent and Trademark Office that might allow people in future to view their friends’ movements in real-time through the mobile devices. A CNET article reported on the news...

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How to select multiple languages for Google voice search

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Wants More Devs Working On Universal Windows 10 Apps

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Facebook’s Timehop Clone “On This Day” Shows You Your Posts From Years Ago

 Facebook’s experimented with ways to surface old Memories since 2010. But after seeing Timehop hit 6 million daily users on mobile, Facebook is officially launching a competing nostalgia feature called “On This...

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Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat Leaves to Join Google's C-Suite

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Morgan Stanley  CFO Ruth Porat was named Google's  chief financial officer Tuesday, replacing Patrick Pichette. Pichette announced his retirement March 10. Porat will begin...

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Apple patent hints at tracking your friends wherever they go

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Google Fiber is launching in Salt Lake City

You no longer have to head to Provo if you want Google Fiber in Utah -- Google has revealed that it's bringing its gigabit internet access to the state's capital, Salt Lake City. The company is short on details, but it won't have a...

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Tim Cook kept Steve Jobs in his iPhone contacts for years after he died

Nearly three and a half years have passed since Apple cofounder Steve Jobs died from pancreatic cancer, but his successor as CEO, Tim Cook, kept his friend's contact information in his iPhone long afterward As revealed in Becoming Steve Jobs: The...

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Facebook's New "Media Plan" Is Terrifying

Robinson Meyer, The AtlanticOnce, the idea that a reader would find a New York Times story without ever picking up a newspaper might have seemed preposterous. Now, Times stories are everywhere, and the news organization has not only the paper but also a...

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iPhone 7 Unlikely To Offer Bigger Battery, Hints Jony Ive

The iPhone users have long complained about a short battery life. Apple increased the iPhone 6 battery size from 1560mAh to 1810mAh. But it failed to improve the battery life because the bigger screen sucked more power. However, customers praised the...

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Facebook Reportedly Wants To Tighten Its Grip On Your News

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Google Turns to Wall Street for New CFO

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has doubled its share price since its IPO three years ago. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) announced last week about its payment options, which might help the company in long term. Post this announcement, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock...

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Facebook seeks new friends in media companies

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Biziboard Keyboard on iOS Supports Google Image Search Without Leaving Conversations

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Morgan Stanley’s CFO to Leave for Google

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Morgan Stanley/Google: California Dreamin’

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Price Target Increase To $180 By Cantor Fitzgerald: Why?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) gearing up for the release of its smartwatch, which has a price range of $349 to $10,000. Many analysts and investors debate on the success of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s smartwatch. Among many analysts who remain bullish on...

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News Sites Consider Moving Their Content Inside Facebook (Because That Worked So Well In The AOL Era)

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Google Inc Co-founders Larry Page, Sergey Brin Unload Shares

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All the news that's fit to print...on Facebook

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10 Best Apple Products Ever, Including the Apple Watch

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple has released some of the best-selling products of all time, and has revolutionized whole industries on its own. Music, phones, computers, even advertising have been greatly affected as Apple has continue to grow...

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Google Hires Morgan Stanley’s Porat to Succeed Pichette as CFO

"I’m delighted to be returning to my California roots and joining Google," Porat said of her move back home to Silicon...

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How One-Year-Old Vox Rocks Facebook

After roughly one year in existence, media site Vox draws some 23 million monthly unique visitors, with up to 40 percent of those coming via Facebook. Vox launched in April 2014, and its recent interview with President Barack Obama totaled...

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Vessel Offers an Early Access to Google Inc (GOOGL)’s YouTube Content from Online Stars

Hulu, a go-to service for online TV, has launched Vessel today, which is a new video-streaming subscription service that will allow users to have an early access to content provided by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s YouTube. A CNET article...

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HP moves on from Apple's Beats, partners with Bang & Olufsen on audio

Hewlett-Packard once relied on Beats for audio technology in its PCs and tablets, but that was before Apple acquired it. HP has now found a new audio partner in Bang & Olufsen.HP will use Bang & Olufsen audio technology to its PCs,...

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On Leadership: Google names Ruth Porat, Morgan Stanley’s CFO, to be its next finance chief

The "most powerful woman on Wall Street" is about to become one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley.Just two weeks after Google's chief financial officer, Patrick Pichette, penned an extraordinary retirement letter, the...

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Tag Heuer Joins Hand With Silicon Valley Companies To Challenge Apple

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CFO leaves Morgan Stanley for Google

Morgan Stanley's CFO leaves Wall Street for Silicon Valley, where she will work at...

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Facebook to Media: We’ll Host Your Content

All the news that’s fit to Facebook? The New York Times reported that the social network is in talks with media companies about hosting their content, rather than directing users to external links. According to the Times, companies involved in...

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You can now watch TED Talks on your Apple TV

If you like the idea of watching thought-provoking presentations from the comfort of your couch, you're in for a good time. The Apple TV now has a dedicated TED Talks app, so you can watch discussions of public shaming or the future of image...

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Google (GOOG) Stock Higher Today as Cramer Says Porat Is a 'Welcome Addition'

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Google are up 2.45% to $572.48 in late morning trading Tuesday, after the tech giant named Ruth Porat its new chief financial officer. Porat, who has been Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer since 2010, is...

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What to Expect From Facebook's Big Developer Conference

SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- Facebook may pitch its upcoming F8 conference as a developer-focused event, but the company will use the two-day affair to trot out new products and talk up improvements to existing services, all of which may...

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Report: Why More Brands Are Choosing Instagram Over Facebook

According to visual marketing platform Olapic, Instagram is going to become the most powerful social media network of 2015. While there is data to suggest that brand adoption is not keeping pace with Instagram growth, a recent report from Olapic and...

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Google Names Morgan Stanley CFO, Ruth Porat, To Replace Pichette

Google has named Ruth Porat as its new chief financial officer to succeed Patrick Pichett. She moves from a similar position at Morgan Stanley. Porat will report to Google CEO Larry Page. Google: Porat to replace Pichette As reported by...

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HP taps Bang & Olufsen for audio tech now that Apple has Beats

It was only a matter of time until HP found a new audio partner, following Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics. Now the PC company is teaming up with Bang & Olufsen, purveyors of high-end audio gear you probably can't afford, to...

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Google Rising: Hires Morgan Stanley CFO; Capital Returns on the Way?

Shares of Google (GOOGL) are up $11.22, or 2%, at $576.59, after the company this morning announced it has hired Ruth Porat, the chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley to be its new CFO, replacing Patrick Pichette. Porat, 58, has been CFO at Morgan...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Patents New 3-Sensor Camera Module With True Zoom Lenses, Space-Efficient Optical Image Stabilization

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just been granted a patent that may result in a smaller and better camera module for the iPhones and other iDevices. First spotted by Apple Insider, the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) patent titled “Digital camera with...

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Deeplink.Me Moves Into Google Territory With AppWords, A Deep Link Mobile Search And Ad Platform

 Here comes one more use case for deep linking — the technology that lets mobile apps reach outside of their respective walled gardens so that users can search and navigate between specific places within them....

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Apple (AAPL) Stock Climbing Today After Higher Price Target

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple  stock is higher 0.36% to $127.72 in morning trading Tuesday after Cantor Fitzgerald increased its price target to $180 from $160, while maintaining its "buy" rating. ...

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Apple Inc. To Hit $1 Trillion Market Cap: Analyst

Is Apple worth $1 trillion? This theme has surfaced yet again, this time from Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White, who is arguably Apple’s biggest bull. He raised his price target for the company from an already Street-high of $160 per share...

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Six Books Bill Gates Recommended For TED 2015

Bill Gates got to go to the TED conference again this year, and the team there asked for a list of books he’d recommend to his fellow attendees. Here’s what he passed along to them. (You might also be interested in the list Melinda and I...

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Apple's Internet TV Success May Lie in Sharing Customer Data

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- If you want to know why media companies are wary of Apple getting into the television business, you need only to look at what happened to the music industry after it introduced iTunes: Music...

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Wall Street's most powerful woman jumps to Google

Ruth Porat is leaving Morgan Stanley to return to her Silicon Valley roots as Google's chief financial...

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Expectations Are High From Facebook Inc (FB)’s Upcoming Developers Conference

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) remains the talk of the Street in the wake of the stock clocking an all-time high ahead of the upcoming developers conference. Piper Jaffray research analyst Gene Munster remains bullish on the stock affirming an...

Facebook F8 On Tap: Video, Messenger, Oculus in Focus, Says Piper

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Piper Jaffray‘s Gene Munster today reiterates an Overweight rating on shares of Facebook (FB), and raieses his price target on the stock to $92 from $84, offering clients a preview of what to expect this Wednesday at the social...

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