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Google Expected To Announce Google Fiber Expansion To Atlanta, Nashville Today

(Rob Bruce)Last week, it became pretty evident that Google is going to announce that the North Carolina markets of Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham would be the next to get Google Fiber high-speed broadband service. Now comes a report that two additional...

29 minutes on consumerist.com

Facebook Continues To Dominate Social Logins, Expands Lead To 61% Market Share

 Facebook has long been the dominant player in social logins and it continues to expand its lead, according to the latest data from identity management platform Gigya. For the first time since 2011, Facebook surpassed the 60 percent mark and...

49 minutes on techcrunch.com

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Accounts for 61% of 4Q 2014 Social Logins

Facebook topped the 60 percent mark for share of social logins for the first time since 2011, tallying 61 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the latest data from customer-identity-management platform Gigya, a Facebook Preferred Marketing...

49 minutes on adweek.com

Microsoft: Fall Off of Win XP Boost to Last Through June, Says Nomura

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) continue to trade down on that lower-than-expected forecast for this quarter’s results from the company yesterday afternoon. As I mentioned earlier, the stock has gotten at least four downgrades from the Street this...

59 minutes on blogs.barrons.com

Google Fiber coming to four more cities

Google is set to announce its gigabit fiber-to-the-home service in Atlanta; Nashville, Tennessee; Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina this week according to the Wall Street Journal. The Journal quoted sources...

1.1 hours on search.gigaom.com

Windows 10 phones and tiny tablets won't get the desktop

Prognostications about Microsoft killing the desktop in Windows 10 are coming true—but only for the smallest of tablets. New tablets with screens smaller than 8 inches will not ship with a classic desktop, and won’t be able to run legacy...

1.4 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Tops Smartphone Shipments In China For The First Time, Says Canalys

 Apple has topped smartphone shipment numbers in China in Q4 2014, according to analyst firm Canalys. The popularity of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped push the California gadget-maker ahead of its homegrown competitors, seeing it ship more than...

1.5 hours on techcrunch.com

What Could Be Expected From Apple's Q1 Earnings?

By reports.droy. Read more » »Check out Bruce Berkowitz Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bruce Berkowitz (Updated on 01/26/2015)Related Stocks: AAPL,...

1.5 hours on gurufocus.com

Arista To Benefit from Microsoft’s Cloud Spending, Says Northland

If you’re looking for a silver lining in Microsoft’s (MSFT) lower-than-expected revenue outlook this quarter, take heart in the upside potential for networker Arista Networks (ANET), writes Northland Capital Markets’s Jeff Kvaal this...

1.6 hours on blogs.barrons.com

What to Expect When Apple (AAPL) Reports Earnings Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple is getting ready to report its fiscal 2015 first quarter earnings results after the market closes Tuesday, for a period fueled by the sales of its iPhone 6 during the holiday season.  Analysts are expecting...

1.7 hours on thestreet.com

Super-useful utility, Pushbullet, launches for Mac, Safari, iPad

If someone asked me what my top five utilities for computers, phones or tablets were, Pushbullet would easily be on the list. The app let different devices work together before Apple enabled...

1.8 hours on search.gigaom.com

Pushbullet Can Now Send Your iOS Notifications To Your Mac, Raises $1.5M

 Since around March of last year, Pushbullet has done a damned good job of forwarding messages and notifications from your Android phone to your Mac. Today, Pushbullet gains support for iOS — and while they’re at it,...

1.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Takes Top Spot in China Q4 Smartphone Sales, Says Canalys

Research firm Canalys announced a short while ago Apple (AAPL) took top share in sales of smartphones in China for the first time in Q4, a result it calls “amazing.” Canalys did not provide shipment or share data, promising to provide...

1.9 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Earnings Preview: How Many iPhones Shipped?

Wall Street expects Apple (AAPL) to beat its revenue guidance in tonight’s earnings report Apple is among the list of technology companies scheduled to release their next earnings reports after closing bell tonight, following...

1.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Google MVNO Will Bring Down Prices, Even if Not Slam Dunk, Says Pac Crest

Pacific Crest analysts Evan Wilson, who follows Google (GOOGL), and Michael Bowen, who follows T-Mobile US (TMUS), today reiterate their Outperform ratings on both stocks, writing that the rumored development of a cell phone service by Google — an...

1.9 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Facebook Says Hour-Long Global Outage Was Its Own Fault, Not The Work Of Hackers

(cousinmacho)After Facebook and Instagram went down around the world for about an hour earlier today, the social media giant announced that despite the claims of hackers on Twitter, it’s placing the blame squarely on itself, saying it was a...

2.1 hours on consumerist.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPad Usage Share Not what it used to be

The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad used to be the only game in town, but as of late Cupertino has found itself struggling in this department. Consumers are still flocking to iPad devices, but Apple’s usage share is not what it was in the not so...

2.1 hours on insidermonkey.com

Facebook's virtual-reality film studio

Facebook's Oculus VR is getting into movies with an in-house studio dedicated to making virtual-reality...

2.3 hours on cnbc.com

Facebook Inc Plans To Do What TVs Can’t With Video Ads

Facebook plans to advance its video efforts further by offering personalized video ads to advertisers Facebook plans to up its video growth efforts by creating personalized video advertising, according to a report from the Financial Times by Hannah...

2.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Does HoloLens Make Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Relevant? Anand Srinivasan Says Yes

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) may be considered an old technology company but recent announcements by the firm particularly HoloLens is making the software maker a relevant company again. According to Anand Srinivasan of Bloomberg Intelligence,...

2.5 hours on insidermonkey.com

Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann on Fierce Leadership

“When I’m leading, I want it to be both fun and exhausting. There’s something really special about being fierce when you’re creating something,” shared Sue Desmond-Hellmann, during her Stanford GSB View From the Top Talk on...

2.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Encrypted Messaging App Wickr Hides Behind Cats To Post Facebook Pics Privately

 Cat photos are some of the most popular images on the web today, and encrypted messaging service Wickr is tapping into that, along with one of the classic tricks of the spy trade called steganography, to launch a new service that...

2.6 hours on techcrunch.com

How much will iPhone demand drop?

Investors are optimistic that Apple will report great earnings Tuesday, but what happens to iPhone demand in the next...

2.7 hours on cnbc.com

Apple of my Eye

I’ve been up since 4:30 a.m., thanks to one of my dogs. Mojave wanted to go for a walk. It was obviously too early. So, bright pup that he is, he walked over to the other side of the bed, pressed the “on” switch to the floor...

2.8 hours on slopeofhope.com

Apple Inc. Supplier Foxconn Begins Mass Layoffs

Foxconn, the largest contract electronics manufacturer worldwide, announced on Tuesday that it has plans to significantly reduce its workforce, as Apple’s primary supplier is dealing with slowing revenue growth and increasing labor costs...

2.9 hours on valuewalk.com

China Is A Good Market, But Here Are Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Problems There

China may be a great market for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) but the company is not without its problems in that market. According to Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man, even though Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may have just seen China beat America as its biggest...

3 hours on insidermonkey.com

Patent grant suggests Apple considered own gamepad for iPhones

Although there are several third-party gamepads for iOS devices, Apple could yet build its own. This week, the company was granted a patent for a gaming accessory that it first...

3.1 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Lower Today After Analyst Downgrades

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft Corp.  are down 8.4% to $43.06 in pre-market trading as analysts downgraded the company today following its fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings report yesterday after the market close. JP...

3.3 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft Drops 9%: Four Downgrades; PC Market Declines, Says Citi; Bernstein Defends

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) are down $4.03, or almost 9%, at $42.98, after the company yesterday afternoon narrowly beat fiscal Q2 revenue expectations but forecast the current quarter’s revenue lower than consensus by a whopping $3 billion....

3.3 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Patents Snap-On Game Controller And Keyboard Accessories For iPhone

 Apple has a new patent (via AppleInsider) that covers modular accessories for mobile devices like the iPhone, which include a physical gamepad with action buttons, D-pads and analog joysticks; a QWERTY hardware keyboard for typing; additional...

3.3 hours on techcrunch.com

The 3 Biggest Takeaways From Microsoft's Earnings Report

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Under CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft continues to show that it's not only taking drastic measures to be at the cutting edge of the technology world in the 21st century, it also has the financial chops to back it up....

3.5 hours on thestreet.com

Stock futures slide with Microsoft, Caterpillar; Greek worries linger

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, weighed by company earnings results including those of sector bellwethers Microsoft and Caterpillar. ...

3.5 hours on reuters.com

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADT, Microsoft, 3D Systems, Tesla, Yelp and More

Tuesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations include ADT, Microsoft, 3D Systems, Tesla and...

3.7 hours on 247wallst.com

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Blocks Pages Insulting Prophet | NFL on YouTube

Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Turkey to Facebook: Block Pages That Insult Prophet Mohammad (SocialTimes) A court in Turkey ordered Facebook to block several pages that it deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad,...

3.8 hours on adweek.com

Stock Futures Fall With Microsoft, Greek Worries Linger

By Rodrigo CamposNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, weighed by company earnings results including those of Microsoft, while concerns lingered over Greece's new anti-bailout government and its implications for the euro...

4.1 hours on businessinsider.com

Apple Pay May Not Add Much To Revenues As Of Now

Apple Pay holds the capability to move from being a non-significant revenue contributor to a significant part of Apple’s product line-up Apple Pay has been received well by the market, but it has yet to grip the market; therefore, it may not be a...

4.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Bits Blog: Malfunction Interrupts Facebook Access Briefly

Facebook said the cause was an internal malfunction rather than a...

4.1 hours on nytimes.com

The Switchboard: Are these the next four Google Fiber cities?

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.Google to announce Fiber expansion in four cities. The Wall Street Journal reports: "Google will announce launches of Google Fiber in...

4.5 hours on washingtonpost.com

Scout raises $2.75 mln from NEA, Google Ventures

Scout, which offers a cloud-based solution for filling out requests for proposals, has raised $2.75 million in seed funding. New Enterprise Associates led the funding, with participation from Google Ventures, Zapis Capital and angel...

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Facebook Inc. (FB) Rubbishes “Lizard Squad” Hacking Claim For Network Outage

Giant social networking platform Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has rubbished suggestion that an outage experienced early Tuesday morning was the work of a third party as earlier alleged. The outage affected other services offered by Facebook including photo...

5.1 hours on insidermonkey.com

Facebook CEO leads list of U.S.' youngest

There's 10 CEOs of major companies under the age of...

5.3 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

The best weather apps for iPhone and iPad

Of all the different kinds of apps that I regularly use on my iPhone, I probably spend the least amount of time with weather ones. That’s not to say I don’t like them, quite the contrary: I’ve downloaded so many of them over the...

5.3 hours on macworld.com

In Microsoft's mobile-first, cloud-first strategy, Windows takes a supporting role

At the end of Microsoft’s earnings call Monday night, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella explained what made Windows unique. And he flubbed it. Or did he?  Microsoft exceeded analyst expectations for the fourth quarter of 2014,...

5.3 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook Inc (FB): Lizard Squad Is Lying, The Site Was Not Hacked

Facebook and its photo-sharing app Instagram were down for close to an hour around 1:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday. A hacker group called Lizard Squad was quick to take credit for the outages that affected users worldwide. But the social networking giant...

5.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Windows 10: The best tips, tricks, and tweaks

Digging deep into Windows 10Despite still being very much an early preview, Windows 10 is already brimming with dozens of handy tweaks and tricks—and, because the operating is still in preview, a handful of those tricks unlock powerful...

5.8 hours on pcworld.com

Exclusive: Apple supplier Foxconn to shrink workforce as sales growth stalls

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will cut its massive workforce, the company told Reuters, as the Apple Inc supplier faces declining revenue growth and rising...

6.5 hours on reuters.com

Exclusive: Apple Supplier Foxconn To Shrink Workforce As Sales Growth Stalls

By Michael Gold and Yimou LeeSHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will cut its massive workforce, the company told Reuters, as the Apple Inc supplier faces...

6.5 hours on businessinsider.com

Google Inc. (GOOGL)’s Wireless Ambition Could Result In $10 A Month Wireless Plans: Clark Howard

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s plan to tap into the wireless business should come with a fair amount of benefits to consumers as well as ripple effects to other players in the wireless industry. During an interview on Fox Business, host of ‘The...

6.7 hours on insidermonkey.com

'Fast Money' Recap: Microsoft Was Okay but Not Good Enough

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft kicked off a busy week of earnings where 142 S&P 500 companies will be reporting. Microsoft shares were down 4.5% in after-hours trading despite the company beating revenue estimates and...

6.8 hours on thestreet.com

Facebook: Downtime was caused by an internal boo-boo, not a hack

Facebook's outage early on Tuesday, which also took out linked services such as Instagram and Tinder, was down to a technical issue caused by the company itself rather than external...

7.3 hours on search.gigaom.com

3 Reasons the Market May Like Facebook's Report

Filed under: Company News, Technology, Facebook, Stocks, Investing Alamy Last year was a rough one for investors in the largest Internet companies. Shares of Google (GOOGL) (GOOG), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Netflix (NFLX) all moved lower in 2014. One of the...

7.8 hours on dailyfinance.com

Apple Q1 earnings preview: what to expect

This is the one to watch. After a relatively quiet first half of 2014, Apple announced pretty much all of its new products and services in September and October. On Tuesday, shortly after the market closes* at 4pm ET, Apple will release its first quarter...

8.8 hours on mashable.com

Facebook, Instagram temporarily down in many countries

Facebook and Instagram were down temporarily late Monday, suggesting that common infrastructure used by these services was hit.“We’re aware of an outage affecting Instagram and are working on a fix. Thank you for your patience,”...

9.1 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook, Instagram Suffer Outage

Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting roughly 40 minutes on Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia, the United Kingdom and Australia.» E-Mail...

9.1 hours on npr.org

Facebook, Instagram Suffer Widespread Outage Overnight; Tinder, Hipchat Also Go Down

Facebook and Instagram went down early Tuesday morning as a major snowstorm hit the Northeast. Reports on social media indicate that Tindr and Hipchat were also down. Users worldwide were affected by the outage, The Associated Press reported, many of...

9.3 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Internet problems take out Facebook, Instagram, others

Unexplained outages took down a number of popular Internet services Monday night, including Facebook, Instagram, HipChat, and possibly others.Users promptly took to Twitter -- whose Web site also seemed to be experiencing problems -- to complain. Web...

9.5 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook and Instagram get knocked offline.. for about an hour

Snowmageddon might not be all that fun those experiencing it on the East Coast, but it could well be affecting the rest of us too. Starting around 1am ET, Facebook and Instagram were both inaccessible, as well as apps that require FB credentials....

9.6 hours on engadget.com

Facebook, Tinder, Instagram suffer widespread issues

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 27 / 2:14 a.m. EST — Facebook, Tinder and Twitter appear to be back to normal after a 40 minute outage and mass freak out.___ Hold your duck faces, sexy messages and food photos. The world is in the middle of an extreme...

9.7 hours on mashable.com

Facebook And Instagram Go Offline, Taking Facebook Log-In Services Down Too

 Gather yourselves, important news incoming… both Facebook and Instagram are down right now. Read More ...

10 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook and Instagram suffer outage

Social media sites including Facebook and Instagram were briefly unavailable on Tuesday...

10.1 hours on cnbc.com

Silent night: Facebook, Instagram go down for Snowmadgeddon

All those carefully crafted images of snowscapes will have to stay locked up for a bit, East Coasters, because Facebook and Instagram are down. (Update 11:12pm: Our brief Facebook-related national...

10.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Set for a Great Year On Strong iPhones Demand & iWatch Unveiling: Brian White

Brightened by a growth in demand in China, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)  is poised to report some of the best results in the recent past, attributed to impressive iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales. During an interview in CNBC, Cantor Fitzgerald Managing...

10.9 hours on insidermonkey.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Profits Stung By Sluggish PC Sales And Strong US Dollar

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)  reported a drop in profit but in line with expectations as the effects of a strengthened dollar came to bite at the back of sluggish PC sales that hurt Windows software revenue. During an interview on CNBC, FBT...

12.4 hours on insidermonkey.com

5 Things Small Business Owners Should Know About 'Facebook At Work'

After a small bit of fanfare and conjecture, Facebook rolled out a limited beta for its 'Facebook At Work' service. And while not much has leaked out of the limited testing, people have wondered just what Facebook is offering with this new app,...

14.1 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Microsoft’s Imperfect 10

Listen to Episode 181 of Slate’s The...

14.7 hours on slate.com

Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows, currency pressure

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Monday reported a fall in its quarterly profit that was in line with Wall Street forecasts, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company struggled with the impact of the...

14.8 hours on reuters.com

WSJ: Google Fiber is coming to Atlanta, Nashville and North Carolina

Rumors broke over the weekend that Google might bring its gigabit internet Fiber connection to Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, NC next, but it's not stopping there. The Tennesseean reports Nashville has an announcement planned, while the Wall Street...

15.1 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft Gave All Kinds Of Gloomy Warnings During Today's Earnings Call (MSFT)

Microsoft is warning investors that revenue and profits are not going to be killer great for the rest of 2015. The stock is down more than 4% after hours. After Microsoft's spectacular Windows 10 event, where it wowed journalists with cool new...

15.6 hours on businessinsider.com

iPhone 7 / 6S To Be Powered By Samsung Chip [REPORT]

While Samsung is reported to be making the lion’s share of the iPhone 7 or iPhone 6 S chips, there’s speculation Apple itself is making the rest The iPhone 7, iPhone 6S or whatever the next generation iPhone ends up being called will...

15.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Here’s What You Need To Know From Microsoft’s $26B Quarter

 Microsoft reported its fiscal second-quarter financial performance today, laid out its forecasts for its future performance and took questions from a number of analyst. It was a flurry of data, so let’s take a moment and dig through...

15.7 hours on techcrunch.com

WIKILEAKS slams GOOGLE over delay in revealing US warrants...

WIKILEAKS slams GOOGLE over delay in revealing US warrants...(Third column, 11th story, link) ...

15.8 hours on drudgereportfeed.com

Microsoft Off 5%: FYQ3 Rev Forecast Misses

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) are down $2.27, almost 5%, at $44.91, in late trading, adding to earlier losses, following slightly better-than-expected FYQ2 revenue, after the company during its conference call with analysts forecast revenue this...

16.2 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Facebook Tests Chat Sidebar for Smaller Screens?

Facebook appears to be testing a chat sidebar designed for users with smaller screens. Reader Matteo Gamba of TransferWise shared the screenshot below with SocialTimes. Readers: Have you seen anything similar? ...

17.3 hours on adweek.com

Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation 2015 Letter: Our Big Bet for the Future

Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation 2015 annual letter titled, “Our Big Bet for the Future.” Forty years ago, Bill and his childhood friend Paul Allen bet that software and personal computers would change the way people around the world...

17.5 hours on valuewalk.com

WikiLeaks furious at Google for keeping government data request a secret

Google is catching some heat from WikiLeaks after the company revealed that it handed over emails and other data on three WikiLeaks employees to the US government. Obviously, that in and of itself would be enough to ruffle the feathers of the...

17.6 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft sales soar for all its non-Windows products

Sales of nearly every non-Windows product were up, helping Microsoft's revenue grow...

17.6 hours on money.cnn.com

Analysis: Down earnings but Microsoft has reason for optimism

Microsoft seems to be taking a smart approach with Windows...

17.7 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Apple is putting the final touches on the next update to OS X Yosemite as it again tries to stamp out Wi-Fi problems customers have experienced—and reported—since the operating system launched three months ago. In a seven-day span, Apple...

17.9 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft’s huge Xbox sales foreshadow gaming’s growing importance within company

Headed into Friday's earnings report, Microsoft was riding a wave of goodwill thanks to a wide-ranging announcement last week that introduced a new version of Windows and its prototype smart headset, the HoloLens. Both are being looked as...

18.1 hours on washingtonpost.com

It’s official: Google’s Nexus Player now available in stores

Google's Nexus Player has arrived in stores: Starting this week, the Android TV-based streaming box is being sold by Best Buy, Fry's and Walmart, as well as on the websites...

18.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Turkey to Facebook: Block Pages that Insult Prophet Mohammad

A court in Turkey ordered Facebook to block several pages that it deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to block access to the social network if it does not comply, Reuters reported. According to Reuters, via state broadcaster...

18.3 hours on adweek.com

Microsoft meets Street, shares slip

The results reflect ongoing transition for Microsoft, from software power to cloud-based...

18.4 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

Surface And Lumia Clock Record Numbers For Microsoft During Holiday Season

 In its most recent quarter, Microsoft sold 10.5 million Lumia handsets, and the Surface line generated $1.1 billion in revenue. Both figures are all-time highs. Microsoft did break out total phone revenue — $2.3 billion, down...

18.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook Censors Blasphemous Pages To Comply With Turkey’s Demand, But Won’t Publish It

 When Google and Twitter receive legal threats from countries to censor controversial content or have their services shut down locally, they often publish them on ChillingEffects.org for transparency. But today when Facebook followed...

18.6 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook testing spartan Android 'Lite' service

Facebook is testing a stripped down version of its mobile app that requires far less data, which could help increase usage of the social networking service among people with weaker Internet service or older phones.Facebook “Lite” is...

18.7 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft Profit Dropped in 2nd Quarter

The company said the weak personal computer market hurt its Windows...

18.8 hours on nytimes.com

Falling Windows sales hits Microsoft profits

Surface, smartphone and software sales boost Microsoft sales, but profits fall as company prepares to launch Windows...

18.8 hours on telegraph.co.uk

How Much Does Facebook Really Know About Its Users?

Since social networks have become more user-data and advertising driven, algorithms have been of chief importance, and Facebook is seemingly always under fire. A personality trait study on Facebook that began in 2007 recently drew to a close, has led to...

18.8 hours on adweek.com

Microsoft Earns 71 Cents per Share

Microsoft reported fiscal Q2 earnings of 71 cents per share. That matched Wall Street’s consensus. The company’s bottom line has been hit in recent quarters by expenses related to job cuts started last summer and the Nokia mobile phone...

18.8 hours on crossingwallstreet.com

Microsoft's Surface tablet and Xbox businesses are booming

Microsoft appears to be well past the days when it was writing off unsold Surface tablets and struggling to match Sony in game console sales. The Windows developer reports that its Devices and Consumer group's revenue grew 8 percent year over year...

18.9 hours on engadget.com

Cops want Google to disable Waze police-tracking feature

Law enforcement officials aren't too happy with the Google-owned Waze app, which can be used to warn drivers when police are nearby. At a meeting at a National Sheriffs Association conference earlier this month, a group of sheriffs raised concerns...

18.9 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft's Profits Fall On Higher Costs

Microsoft’s earnings fell more than 10% during the quarter ended December on costs related to its streamlining effort and its integration of the mobile phone business acquired from Nokia last...

19 hours on online.wsj.com

Was All The Good News Priced Into Microsoft Earnings?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported its second-quarter financial results Monday after the markets closed as $0.71 in earnings per share and $26.5 in revenue against Thomson...

19 hours on 247wallst.com

Microsoft Faces Stiff Mobile Challenge

 Microsoft had a heck of week last week, didn’t it? It actually felt like it got its groove back with HoloLens, its holographic virtual reality glasses, which I have to say looked way cool. It also got our attention with...

19 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft Surface sales topped $1 billion in December quarter

The Surface is now a billion-dollar quarterly business for Microsoft. Microsoft Surface revenue hit $1.1 billion in the December quarter, an increase of 24% year-over-year, driven by growing sales of the Surface Pro 3 and accessories, the company...

19.1 hours on mashable.com

Busy Week as Earnings Heat Up, All Eyes on Apple, GDP Report

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Monday kicks off what's being viewed as a very busy week, with the Federal Reserve's FOMC Minutes being released on Thursday, fourth quarter GDP results being released on Friday and earnings reports from 142 S&P...

19.1 hours on thestreet.com

Facebook quietly rolled out a bare-bones app in emerging markets

While 1.6 billion people around the world take the latest and greatest smartphones for granted, many in emerging markets remain tethered to older devices. That's likely why Facebook quietly rolled out Facebook Lite, a lightweight Android version of...

19.1 hours on mashable.com

Google, Cablevision Entering the Cellular Phone Business, but Differently

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Both Google and Cablevision are reportedly getting into the cellular phone carrier business, but each company is basing its services on different technologies. Recently, Google has been busy lining up its move into mobile...

19.2 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Sinking in After-Hours Trading Following Earnings Report

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft are lower by 2.9% to $45.81 in after-hours trading on Monday, despite the company meeting analysts' expectations in its fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings report. For the quarter, the technology and...

19.3 hours on thestreet.com

Simple Google search outed alleged Silk Road founder

It was a simple Web search that led to the arrest of Ross Ulbricht, accused mastermind of the Silk Road underground online marketplace, a U.S. Internal Revenue Service special agent testified Monday in a Manhattan federal courtroomAs the first step in...

19.3 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft Corporation Shares Dip After Earnings Report

Microsoft released its latest earnings report after closing bell tonight, posting diluted earnings per share of 71 cents per share on $26.5 billion. Analysts had been expecting earnings of 71 cents per share on $26.3 billion in revenue. Operating income...

19.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft Profit Falls On Sluggish Windows Demand, Tax Charge

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday fiscal second-quarter profit fell, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company had a one-time tax expense relating to an audit in the United States.The...

19.4 hours on businessinsider.com

Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows demand, tax charge

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday fiscal second-quarter profit fell, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company had a one-time tax expense relating to an audit in the United States. ...

19.4 hours on reuters.com

Microsoft cites key cloud and mobile segments for good Q2

Microsoft is claiming strong cloud-and-mobile growth in its second-quarter earnings release. The company which is playing catchup in cloud now claims a $5.5 billion run rate there, up from the $4.4...

19.4 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft Slips 2% After Reporting $26.5B In FQ2 Revenue, $1.1B In Surface Revenue

 Today after the bell, Microsoft reported the financial performance of the second quarter of its fiscal 2015, including revenue of $26.47 billion and earnings per share of $0.71. The financial markets had expected the company to earn...

19.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Bill and Melinda Gates: Sustainable Development, A Vision For The Future

By Canadian Value. Read more » »Check out Bill Gates Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bill Gates (Updated on...

19.5 hours on gurufocus.com

Microsoft 2Q rev $26.47 billion

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news. ...

19.6 hours on marketwatch.com

Microsoft Slips: FYQ2 Rev $26.5B Beats, EPS $0.71/Sh In-Line

Microsoft (MSFT) this afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue that beat analysts’ expectations by a hair, and earnings per share in line with consensus, and said its sales of cloud computing continued to soar even as sales of Windows software...

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Microsoft reported quarterly earnings that met analysts' expectations on...

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Facebook blocks content in Turkey deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad

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Apple will shut down original TestFlight beta testing platform in February

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A Facebook parody for anyone who likes hearing their own opinion

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Google didn't tell WikiLeaks it gave data to officials until almost 3 years later

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Apple analysts predict another record quarter for iPhone sales, but all eyes are on the Apple Watch

Apple is set to report the results for its all-important holiday quarter on Tuesday, which analysts expect will reveal yet another record-breaking sales period for the iPhone.Apple has already announced that it saw "apps generated over $10 billion...

20.3 hours on washingtonpost.com

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20.5 hours on macworld.com

Apple Inc. Investors Should Focus On Its Loyal Customer Base: Munster

Munster said the long-term value of the platform of AAPL is real Gene Munster, an analyst Piper Jaffray commented that Apple investors should focus their attention on its loyal customer base and the strength of the tech giant’s platform and...

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Elevated expectations for Apple

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20.7 hours on cnbc.com

Google X Prize Gives Milestone Payments To Lunar Lander Teams

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20.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple's Quarterly Earnings Report: Top 4 Things to Watch

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20.7 hours on thestreet.com

Facebook Lite uses less data for developing areas, low-end phones

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20.9 hours on engadget.com

Facebook Launches Lite App For Growing Markets

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20.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Certain Words Trigger Facebook Prompts to Page Admins, Urging Them to Create Ads

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Apple giving away TV shows and music with 'Free on iTunes'

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21.5 hours on engadget.com

Apple earnings: What to watch

The Street has high hopes for Apple’s...

21.8 hours on cnbc.com

What to Expect Beyond Apple Earnings: iPhone 6, Watch and More

Apple will report its first-quarter earnings Tuesday after the markets close. There are other considerations above and beyond the iPhone record...

21.8 hours on 247wallst.com

What To Look For In Microsoft’s Earnings Today

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21.9 hours on techcrunch.com

Turkish court will ban Facebook if it doesn't censor blasphemous content

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22 hours on engadget.com

Google Lunar Xprize Awards $5.25 Million In Competitive Race To The Moon

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22.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Why Apple should go into the mobile network business

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22.3 hours on macworld.com

Apple Watch to go on sale in March, claims analyst

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22.3 hours on pcworld.com

Cyanogen CEO says he wants to ‘take Android away from Google’

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22.4 hours on pcworld.com

Charles Royce Resource Page Updated

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22.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Adobe Touch Workspaces Show What The Microsoft Surface Can Be With A True Creative Focus

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22.8 hours on techcrunch.com

APPLE EARNINGS PREVIEW: Get Ready For The Big One (AAPL)

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22.8 hours on businessinsider.com

Apple brings back free music with new iTunes promotion

So long, Single of the Week. Hello, Free on...

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Why You Should Buy This Apple Supplier

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HTC's Smartwatch Following The Footsteps of Apple

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China Beats US In Apple iPhone Sales Figures

The iPhone finally catches on in China as sales surpass numbers in the United States If Apple’s top goal last year was to dominate the Chinese market, then 2014 was a success. The company is expected to announce sales numbers from last year...

23.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Ecommerce (Alibaba) and Social Networking (Facebook) Might Tie The Knot In India

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23.6 hours on gurufocus.com

How Apple ruined Motorola's Nexus 6 fingerprint sensor plans

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23.7 hours on pcworld.com

WSJ Ignores Plaintiff Victory in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Litigation

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23.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey

Facebook has blocked an unspecified number of pages that featured content allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed on Monday, following an order from a local court in Turkey, Mashable has learned. On Sunday, a local court in Ankara, Turkey, threatened to...

24.3 hours on mashable.com

What to Expect When Microsoft (MSFT) Reports Earnings Results Later Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft Corp. are lower by 1.76% to $46.35 in late morning trading on Monday, ahead of the company's expected fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings release. Analysts have estimated that the technology...

24.4 hours on thestreet.com

Good News: iTunes Isn’t Ditching Free Music After All

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24.6 hours on consumerist.com

Police Urge Google To Turn Off Waze App's Cop-Tracking Feature

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24.7 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Microsoft Corporation, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc: Earnings This Week

By Carly Forster Wall Street has an exciting week ahead as big name technology stocks are scheduled to announce earnings. Many are pegging this as “The Super Bowl of Tech Earnings.” Microsoft: Microsoft is scheduled to announce its second...

24.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Full 360-Degree Earnings Preview for Microsoft

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24.7 hours on 247wallst.com

Facebook Lite App Launches in Eight Countries

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24.9 hours on adweek.com

How to enable the Spartan browser's speedy new Edge engine in Windows 10 today

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25 hours on pcworld.com

Google Could Disrupt Wireless Industry Pricing, Warns Moody’s

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25 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Facebook’s new Android app goes light on the data

Facebook is serious about spreading its service to people in countries without fast cellular networks or cutting-edge smartphones. Its new Android app, Facebook Lite, which isn't available in the United...

25.1 hours on search.gigaom.com

Facebook in Turkey ordered to block material insulting Prophet Muhammad

A Turkish court has reportedly ordered Facebook to block access to pages that share material insulting the Prophet Muhammad, threatening to block access to the site in the whole country if it does not comply.The order to start censoring insulting...

25.2 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Dedication to Education

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25.3 hours on insidermonkey.com

How to handle a Facebook bully or stalker

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25.3 hours on pcworld.com

Apple: All Eyes on FYQ1 Foreign Exchange, China, iPhone Cycle

Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up 42 cents at $113.40 in advance of the company’s fiscal Q1 report tomorrow afternoon, after the closing bell, as the Street tunes up its models. The consensus for tomorrow is $67.39 billion in revenue and $2.60 per...

25.5 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Can Microsoft win in subscriptions?

As Microsoft was busy last week wowing the tech world with holographic goggles, investors were busy selling the...

25.6 hours on cnbc.com

Google (GOOGL) Stock May Advance Today on NFL Deal

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google agreed to a deal with the National Football League to make some of its video available on YouTube and in search results, according to Re/code. Starting this week, fans will be able to access highlight clips from the...

25.6 hours on thestreet.com

Can Microsoft Become A Cool Tech Company? What Wall Street's Saying

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Can Microsoft  finally become cool? That's what Wall Street is wondering as the software company gets set to report its fiscal second-quarter earnings after Monday's market close. On Wednesday, Microsoft...

26 hours on thestreet.com

Apple is the reason the Nexus 6 doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner

Since the Nexus 6 was released, it's been evident that Google's developer flagship came very close to having a fingerprint scanner. Thanks to ex-Motorola CEO and current Dropbox COO Dennis Woodside,...

26 hours on search.gigaom.com

Google & NFL Strike Deal To Bring NFL Content To YouTube

(Vox Efx)Just in time for the Super Bowl this weekend, the National Football League has decided to play nice and share with others, announcing a partnership with Google this week that will bring game highlights to a YouTube channel and search results....

26.1 hours on consumerist.com

Google and NFL deal puts football highlights on YouTube

It had to hurt when Facebook made a deal with the NFL to play video clips before YouTube, but Google has finally announced its own pact with the league just in time for the Super Bowl. There's now an NFL YouTube channel for official highlights, and...

26.2 hours on engadget.com

Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac May Help End Homelessness In America

Two organizations synonymous with the 2008 financial crisis could play vital roles in helping America's most vulnerable residents get off the streets. ThinkProgress reported that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- two government-backed mortgage...

26.3 hours on huffingtonpost.com

NFL highlights headed to Google search and YouTube this week

It’s not live streams of full games, but after a few years of rumors the NFL and Google have finally signed a media deal. Just in time for the Super Bowl, Google and the National Football League will bring highlight clips to YouTube and Google...

26.4 hours on pcworld.com

ECB QE Program: Taking A Page From The Fed

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Apple said to be selling more iPhones in China than in the U.S.

As China's population adopts smartphones, Apple is ready to reap the benefits. In its quarterly earnings call Tuesday, Apple is expected to announce that for the first time, it has...

27.1 hours on search.gigaom.com

Bill Gates: World Economy Coming Back ‘Somewhat’

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27.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Here's a Reason Samsung (SSNLF) Stock May Advance Today: Apple (AAPL) chip supplier for next iPhone

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Samsung Electronics Co.  will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple's  next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported today, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor...

27.5 hours on thestreet.com

Did Apple Sell 70 Million iPhones?

Analysts up and down the Street expect Apple to report big numbers on Tuesday when the company reveals its first fiscal-quarter...

27.6 hours on 247wallst.com

China Surpasses U.S As Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Largest Market For iPhones: Yvonne Man

China has surged ahead of the U.S in terms of iPhone sales for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), according to Bloomberg’s, Yvonne Man. It marks the first time that the Cupertino-based company has sold more devices in China than on its home turf, a clear...

27.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google, Cablevision Challenge Wireless Business Model

Google and Cablevision Systems are preparing new cellphone services that would turn the wireless industry’s business model on its head, increasing pressure on companies already dealing with a price...

28.2 hours on online.wsj.com

Google Looks To Expand Wallet Use, WePay Integrates Instant Buy API

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28.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook privacy class action suit to kick off in April

An Austrian court has set a date for Facebook to face a class action complaint about its privacy policy from 25,000 of its users.The suit was filed in August last year by Max Schrems, front man of the Austrian group Europe-v-Facebook. He claimed...

28.4 hours on pcworld.com

Sexual insecurities found in Google search results

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz continues with his Google search data-related op-eds for the New York Times. This time he looks at the insecurities in sex, based on the search volume of various phrases. Interesting. But preface the results with a big fat...

29.4 hours on flowingdata.com

WikiLeaks wants to know if Google fought Gmail seizure warrant

WikiLeaks has demanded answers from Google about why the company took two and a half years to notify three WikiLeaks staffers that it had handed over their Gmail data to...

31.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Facebook’s European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9

 Some developments on the class action suit filed against Facebook over alleged privacy violations in Europe. Europe vs. Facebook, the group that has filed the suit and now has 25,000 claimants in tow, has had its first hearing...

31.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Stop Envying What You See on Facebook, Pinterest

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31.8 hours on dailyfinance.com

Google Inc. (GOOGL) Accused Of Violating Privacy Protection Mandate By WikiLeaks

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is at loggerheads with the open information group WikiLeaks over what is believed to be a violation of privacy protection rights. The bone contention has to do with Google staying for more than two and half years without...

32.3 hours on insidermonkey.com

Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones

 Not content with spinning out apps for Messenger, Groups and new addition Rooms, Facebook is testing another standalone app. Facebook Lite, which some may recall as a simplified version of its mobile website back in 2009, has been specifically...

33.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Will Google Inc. (GOOGL), Apple Inc. (AAPL), and Facebook Inc. (FB) Flop Or Triumph On Earnings?

It is poised to be one of the busiest weeks of the year at the back of big economic data presentations as well as companies tabling quarterly earnings reports. The US Federal Reserve is to table a policy statement on Wednesday that is set to have a big...

33.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Start Shipping iWatch As Early As March: Ming Chi Kuo

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)  could start shipping the much talked about iWatch as early as March according to MacRumors, which is quoting KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo. The analyst has already reiterated that the giant hardware maker is in line...

33.7 hours on insidermonkey.com

Will Google Bounce Back In 2015

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36.3 hours on gurufocus.com

Samsung-made chips tipped to power the majority of Apple's next iPhone

Samsung will reportedly power the majority of the next-generation iPhone according to Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper. The report says that the Korean company will claim 75 percent of processor chip production for Apple's next smartphone:...

36.4 hours on engadget.com

Watch Out Apple, Microsoft Has Found The Holy Grail of Technology

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Samsung Electronics to be main chip supplier for next iPhone: South Korea paper

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple Inc's next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor industry. ...

39.5 hours on reuters.com

Samsung Electronics To Be Main Chip Supplier For Next IPhone: South Korea Paper

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple Inc's next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor...

39.5 hours on businessinsider.com

Inroads Made by Apple Pay Propel 'Mobile Wallet' Idea

Apple’s Apple Pay payments service, now three months old, is making progress toward a goal that has eluded other mobile wallets: persuading people to use...

39.8 hours on online.wsj.com

The Media Equation: Unease for What Microsoft’s HoloLens Will Mean for Our Screen-Obsessed Lives

Something about Microsoft’s new HoloLens technology feels unnerving, especially when considered against the dark television series “Black...

40.2 hours on nytimes.com

Here’s How To Turn On Windows 10’s New, Hidden Calendar And Clock

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44.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Investors Bet on a Bushel

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45.4 hours on online.wsj.com

On Windows 10, Mac gaming, and turning the battleship

While some Apple fan's opinions of Microsoft are the same as most of the NFL’s opinion of the Patriots, I won’t let my past experiences with Windows deflate my takeaways...

46.3 hours on search.gigaom.com

Facebook needs a 'Sympathy' button

A school friend's mom passed away last week. He posted the news on Facebook with a short, dignified note, giving brief details of how his mother had died and information about the funeral. Feeling for his loss, I started to write, "So sorry to...

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This iPhone App Allows Free, Legal Streaming Of Millions Of Songs

The BOOMiO app describes itself as a social music and discovery service, and it enters into a difficult market. While other music streaming services offer free trials to entice you into signing up for the full paid service, BOOMiO is different....

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Microsoft’s announcements show a company turning the corner

I don't think Microsoft is going to make real inroads in the mobile device market, but in other markets the company is finally making solid moves. Last week, Nadella's Microsoft...

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Phil Carret Resource Page Added

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Galaxy S6 and iPhone 7: specs, features, release date

There is no doubting what the two major smartphone releases of 2015 will be. Samsung will likely unveil the Galaxy S6 around the time of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona; this year scheduled to begin on March 2. And while the Samsung release will...

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Apple Users Supposedly Smarter Than Android Users

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What If Apple Inc. (AAPL) Has Sold 73 million iPhones In Fourth Quarter As Ming Chi Kuo Predicts?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to report its fourth quarter and full year earnings on Tuesday, January 27. Many analysts report out their expectation on what Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s earnings might be and how many iPhone units have Apple...

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Fraudsters Who Sold Bogus Facebook Inc (FB) IPO Now Face Jail

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Apple's home automation tech reportedly won't hit devices until spring

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Huge Compensations For Apple Inc. (AAPL) Executives In 2014: Why Are The Numbers So Big?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has revealed the compensations and shares paid to its executives through the filing with US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday. The major talking point in the filing was the pay package of $73.4 million as stock...

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Why Google Inc (GOOGL) Is Getting Into Wireless Service Offering Despite Significant Competition?

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Emsisoft Anti-Malware Software for Windows for $20

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Apple's missing spark, hands-on with HoloLens, the end of Skymall and other stories you might've missed this week

Microsoft dives head-first into augmented reality, President Obama addresses the State of the Union -- and the internet-- and (say it ain't so!) Skymall files for bankruptcy. Get caught up on these stories and more in this latest edition of Weekends...

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Google Fiber is (possibly) heading to North Carolina

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How Google Might Disrupt Mobile

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Should iPhone 5S Owners Wait For The iPhone 7?

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Apple Leaves HomeKit Door Cracked Open for Rivals’ Products

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7 Silicon Valley CEOs weigh in on Microsoft and the HoloLens

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Apple Users May Be Susceptible To Digital Snooping By China

Apple may be working more closely with the Chinese government than management wants consumers to believe. A report from the Chinese state media indicates that Apple has agreed to comply with Beijing’s requests for “security...

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Apple reportedly opens its biggest Asian store in Hangzhou, China

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Google explains why it's not fixing web security in old Android phones

You might not be happy that Google isn't fixing a web security flaw in your older Android phone, but the search giant now says that it has some good reasons for holding off. As the company's Adrian Ludwig explains, it's no longer viable to...

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Where to store all your iPhone photos when you run out of space

When choosing which phone to buy, the furthest thing from your mind is where to store your photos. This can lead to buying a phone with very little on device...

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Apple’s 12-Inch MacBook Air Supposedly Revealed

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Microsoft Exec Reveals 'Wow' Technology

Microsoft International President Jean-Philippe Courtois didn't hesitate when asked what new technology makes him say, "Wow." "We presented something very cool. It's called HoloLens," he told HuffPost Live's Alyona...

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Microsoft introduces Surface Hub, an 84 inch “team device”

Microsoft revealed a new large format touch-sensitive device, intended for groups working together remotely or in the same conference room, called Surface Hub. This will run on Windows 10, and...

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Microsoft's Brad Smith: U.S. Laws On Technology Are Outdated

Microsoft's Brad Smith joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to discuss the importance of online security and privacy. "2015 needs to be a year for new solutions, and that's what we're proposing. We do need new laws in the United...

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The Week in iPad Cases: Hard Candy's shock-absorbing case, the latest collection from Rebecca Minkoff, and more

Slide-off covers, leather sleeves, and fashionable bagsThis week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes crafty designs with quickly-removable covers, elegant leather sleeves for simple but effective protection, and gorgeous bags.Hard CandyThe...

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DirectX 12 just sneaked into Windows 10, but you can't use it yet

Poking around the fresh Windows 10 build last night, I found an interesting new feature that Joe Belfiore didn’t mentioned in his announcement post: DirectX 12 is already baked into the operating system. Don’t take my word for it! ...

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How Google Inc (GOOGL) Changes Have Impacted eBay Inc (EBAY)

Changes made by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to its algorithms have contributed to the troubles of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), Mark Mahaney said in a discussion about the technology companies on Bloomberg West. According to the RBC Capital Markets Managing...

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Technophoria: Your College May Be Banking on Your Facebook Likes

College fund-raising offices are turning to a handful of start-ups to help identify prospective alumni donors through their social media...

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Mobile recap: Spartan browser; Apple Watch battery; goodbye RT

You might as well have called these past few days "Windows Week" because Microsoft was in the spotlight for much of it. The company publicly unveiled Windows 10 for phones, tablets,...

3 days on search.gigaom.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone Use Higher In Urban Areas With More College Graduates

Are you a college graduate who lives in a more urban area that also hosts fellow college degree holders? You’re more likely using an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone according to the results of a new study. That insight is from a new Chitika study...

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Will Apple Opt For iPhone 7 Or iPhone 6S?

Apple can seem to do no wrong at the moment, with the company going from strength to strength in 2014. It seems almost unimaginable now that the year began with Samsung bullish about its prospects of overtaking Apple at the head of the consumer...

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Slowly Killing Internet Explorer

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is keeping its old web browser, Internet Explorer, alive despite developing a brand-spanking-new browser codenamed Spartan for Windows 10. It’s not pulling the plug suddenly on the old browser, at least, but it...

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Microsoft's Jean-Philippe Courtois On Why Transparency Is Such A 'Big Deal'

Jean-Philippe Courtois, president of Microsoft International, spoke to HuffPost Live in Davos on Saturday about the steps his company is taking to maintain the public's trust as data moves further into the Cloud. Courtois said Microsoft has been...

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Microsoft's moonshot and Apple's big iPhone quarter

Microsoft surprises with virtual reality glasses, and Apple is expected to have a blowout quarter: tech...

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'Fast Money' Recap: Apple, Google, Alibaba Earnings on Tap for Next Week

  NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 ended higher on the week, climbing 0.36%, while the Nasdaq finished higher by 1.16% for the holiday-shortened week. Now that the European Central Bank has announced its stimulus intentions,...

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Jump Desktop for Mac for $12

Connect to Any Computer in the World with this Secure and Reliable Remote Desktop AppExpires February 23, 2015 23:59 PSTBuy now and get 59\% offKEY FEATURESWhether you need to manage server farms, travel frequently, or simply own multiple computers, Jump...

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North Carolina could be next in Google Fiber roll-out

Two cities in North Carolina could be the first to benefit from a planned expansion of Google’s fiber-optic Internet service.The company is holding events in Raleigh and Durham on Wednesday and Thursday next week, apparently to announce...

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Here's the Windows 10 preview user forum on Microsoft's site

Microsoft's engineers want to know what consumers think about Windows 10. Really they do. The company just announced a slew of new features at an event on Wednesday. On Friday morning, a new version of the preview build dropped. And now, the...

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CrunchWeek: Box’s IPO Pop, Microsoft’s HoloLens Headset, Google’s $1 Billion Bet On SpaceX

 We’re at the end of another big week for the tech industry, so Alex Wilhelm, Kyle Russell and I gathered ’round the big white table for CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show in which we roundup the biggest and most interesting...

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Windows 10: The 10 coolest features you should check out first

Burying the pastLet’s not beat around the bush: Windows 10 isn’t anywhere near finished, yet it’s already head-and-shoulders better than Windows 8.1, at least for traditional PC users. The fact that it banishes full-screen apps and the...

4 days on pcworld.com

Report: Apple to allow Chinese security inspections of iPhones

Apple will allow the Chinese government to perform security inspections on its products to quell concerns that they are used for surveillance of Chinese citizens, according to reports. Apple CEO Tim Cook has allegedly conceded to requests from...

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How Thalia Used Facebook Mentions to Promote Her New Fashion Line

Singer and songwriter Thalia used the Facebook Mentions application for public figures to help promote the launch of her new fashion line, the Thalia Sodi Collection for Macy’s. Karen Comas, who works on strategic partnerships, U.S....

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There’s A Big Difference Between Using Facebook ‘At Work’ And ‘For Work’

 If you’re an employer, how do you solve a problem like Facebook? Roughly 61% of office workers use social media during the day and Facebook takes up a huge share of that surfing. Its highest traffic actually occurs mid-week between 1...

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Microsoft Cortana on the PC: She's not fully alert in Build 9926 of Windows 10

“Cortana? Hey, Cortana? Remind me to...” Damn. She’s gone. And that’s basically the Cortana experience in Build 9926 of Windows 10. Microsoft’s digital assistant has migrated to the desktop, but she’s just not as...

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Buy Apple, Google and Alibaba, Avoid Tesla Motors, Amazon

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- What stocks should you be buying? Here are the top picks for long-term investors from D.R. Barton, chief technical strategist at Money Map Press.  Investors should separate Amazon and Alibaba and stop looking at...

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Eroding Mortgage Standards

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Eroding Mortgage Standards via Cook & Bynum Much like fixed income investors in corporate bonds have been willing to accept more risk through weaker covenants to chase what little yield remains, mortgage underwriters...

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REPORT: Facebook’s 4Q CTRs Soar Year-Over-Year

Facebook will hold its fourth-quarter and full-year-2014 earnings call Wednesday after market close, and digital marketing agency 3Q Digital examined year-over-year advertising trends for the period. 3Q Digital analyzed more than 1 billion...

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Facebook stalking song is the anthem for lonely people everywhere

You're not alone in your creepy social media habits. Comedian Pat Regan sings about one of the most depressing things you can possibly do online: stalking your more successful friends on Facebook. Next time you find yourself burning with jealousy...

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Now you can explore Microsoft's HoloLens in 3D

HoloLens, Microsoft's augmented reality headgear, was the unexpected star of the Windows 10 consumer build launch on Wednesday But within minutes of introducing the stylish, gray heads-up display, Microsoft hid it away, instead giving us hands-on...

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Surface Hub: Inside Microsoft’s plan to transform meetings

The Surface name really gets around at Microsoft First it was assigned to a series of table-top-sized touch screen computers, then to Microsoft’s own iPad competitor — and now it’s back on the big screen, with the Microsoft...

4 days on mashable.com

Apple Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts Paid More Than CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s senior vice president of retail, Angela Ahrendts, out-earned the company’s chief executive officer in 2014. She earned a total of $73.4 million, while CEO Tim Cook earned $9.2 mill... ...

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How to install the Windows 10 Preview: Everything you need to know

Are you ready to walk on the wild side? Windows 10 is on the horizon, and even though it’s still not going to be complete to sometime around fall 2015, Microsoft’s giving IT Pros and PC enthusiasts an early taste of what’s to come...

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Arianna Huffington And Sheryl Sandberg On The Power Of Optimism

Joining Arianna Huffington at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg discussed why she thinks a sense of optimism is central to reaching the solutions the world needs. "There's so many real challenges in the...

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TC AppleCast 2: Apple Watch Battery Bingo And iPad Stylus

 On the second ever TechCrunch AppleCast, Darrell Etherington and Kyle Russell discuss the Apple Watch and its battery life, as potentially revealed by leaks this week. We also touch on analyst reports claiming that a 12.9-inch iPad will also...

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You can now store Docker container images in Google Cloud

Google Cloud users can now load up their private Docker container images into the search giant’s new Google Container Registry, which Google said Friday is now available in beta and...

4 days on search.gigaom.com

Celebratory Selfie Lands iPad Thieves In Hot Water

Stories abound of stupid acts of thievery, but these two iPad thieves might just take the biscuit. Dillian Thompson, 20, and Dorian Walker-Gaines, 22 are part of the so-called “money team.” The only problem is they don’t...

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Google reveals Mac security holes before Apple's fix is ready

Microsoft isn't the only big tech firm grappling with surprise security flaw disclosures these days. Google's Project Zero security unit revealed at least two unpatched vulnerabilities in OS X (Yosemite appears to have mitigated a third) that...

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For $229, the HP Stream 13 is a great value for Windows users

Over the past few weeks I've been using the HP Stream 13 laptop I bought during the 2014 holiday season. The regular price is $229 but there was a special Christmas...

4 days on search.gigaom.com

Bill and Melinda Gates Join Charlie Rose For Discussion on Philanthropy

By Canadian Value. Read more » »Check out Bill Gates Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bill Gates (Updated on 01/22/2015), Check out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio...

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The Healthy Habit Change That Made A 'Huge Difference' For Sheryl Sandberg

One key area of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's life that needed improvement when she first met Arianna Huffington was sleep. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sandberg caught up with her unofficial sleep coach and spoke about the transformative...

4 days on huffingtonpost.com

Twitter Shares Rally on Google Buyout Rumors

Twitter shares rallied more than 3 percent Thursday after rumors of a possible acquisition from Google started to circulate on Wall Street. Speaking on CNBC‘s “Fast Money Halftime Report", SunTrust managing director Robert Peck...

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Microsoft HoloLens

 This week, Microsoft announced the HoloLens, which is a super nerdy, AR-based face computer. As is our custom, the fellas got together to discuss the new hardware, and the conversation feels a lot like destiny. Nerds talking about nerd gear....

4 days on techcrunch.com

How to access all the power of Apple's Fonts window, and when to step up to PopChar instead

Whether you’re a touch-typist or a hunt-and-pecker, you simply can’t access the full power of your fonts with just your keyboard. Even the first Macintosh was designed to encourage font finesse, and today’s Macs go even further by...

4 days on macworld.com

Apple lets China examine iOS code to assuage spying fears

China spent the bulk of 2014 throwing shade at American technology companies, saying that the NSA was using Windows 8, IBM servers and iPhones for espionage. It appears that Tim Cook is bored of the abuse, and is prepared to let the country's...

4 days on engadget.com

No, Eric Schmidt didn't predict the end of the Internet

If you read the headlines on the Internet after Eric Schmidt spoke at the World Economic Forum, you'd be forgiven for thinking there won't be an Internet on which to read Eric Schmidt headlines much longer The executive chairman of Google used...

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The new Windows 10 preview is ready and free for intrepid testers

If you want to try out the slick new Windows 10 bits unveiled earlier this week, you're in luck: Microsoft just pushed out the January version of its technical preview for...

4 days on search.gigaom.com

The Surface RT and Surface 2 will not be getting Windows 10

Microsoft has confirmed that both tablets running Windows RT (the long-failing Windows version specifically designed for tablets) will not be getting a full Windows 10 update Surface RT and Surface 2 users won't be able to upgrade the devices to the...

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Microsoft Agrees to Acquire Revolution Analytics

Microsoft announced its agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics, a leading commercial software and services provider for R programming language, which is widely-used for computing and predictive analytics. Microsoft aims to help companies unlock big...

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Facebook Exchange, R.I.P.?

Will the "X" in "FBX" soon stand for "extinct?" Comments by Facebook vice president of business and marketing partnerships David Fischer at AdExchanger’s Industry Preview 2015 conference in New York Thursday...

4 days on adweek.com

The King Is Dead, Windows 10 And Do You Want Fries With That?

The big news today is the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. The king was hospitalized with pneumonia-like symptoms in late December and died early Friday at the age of 90. It was understood that Crown Prince Salman, King Abdullah's half...

4 days on ewallstreeter.com

Google to make bigger retail push with Nexus Player

Google’s Nexus Player is finally going to be more widely available. Until now, you have only been able to buy Google's Android TV box in the Play Store, now it's hitting retail.The first dedicated Android TV device is listed on Newegg...

4 days on pcworld.com

What Eric Schmidt meant when he said ‘the Internet will disappear’

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is making a lot of headlines Friday over a comment he made at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland."The Internet will disappear," Schmidt said during a panel discussion when asked for a...

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J.P. Morgan Pounds the Table for Facebook

J.P. Morgan is reminding investors that Facebook (FB) is its top pick for 2015. In a recap of the week’s most popular notes that the bank sends each Friday, Facebook was highlighted as poised to deliver strong fourth-quarter earnings late...

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Google just made it easier to run Linux on your Chromebook

Have you ever installed a full desktop Linux system on your Chromebook? It isn’t all the hard, but it is a bit more complex than it should be. New features in the latest version of Chrome OS will make dipping into an alternative operating...

4 days on pcworld.com

Bill Gates on Bitcoin...and Ripple

More than specifically his view on Bitcoin, what I find interesting about this Gates comment, from an interview with Backchannel,  is that he mentions the Bitcoin alternative, Ripple: There’s a lot that bitcoin or Ripple and variants can do...

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Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 preview with Cortana and Continuum in tow

We spent a decent chunk of our Wednesday getting a load of what Microsoft's added to Windows 10 since the last time we saw it, and now the bravest among you can take (most of) that new stuff for a spin. The company launched the next build of the...

4 days on engadget.com

Facebook’s Algorithm: How Businesses Can Cope With Changes

It’s no surprise that Facebook keeps evolving, but those changes often impact businesses the most. One of Facebook’s latest algorithm changes will limit overly promotional organic posts from Pages that are show in News Feed. Social...

4 days on adweek.com

Microsoft Windows 10 January Build is available now

If you’ve already signed up for Microsoft's Insider program, then you’re in luck. The Windows 10 January Build, also known as the Consumer Build, which was unveiled by Microsoft on Wednesday, is now available for download. See...

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New Windows 10 Build With Cortana And Xbox App Now Available For Insiders

 The newest pre-launch build of Windows 10 is now available for Windows Insider program members to download and install, and this edition brings a lot of features Microsoft showed off at its special Windows 10 preview event earlier this week....

4 days on techcrunch.com

Microsoft to acquire R language powerhouse Revolution Analytics

In a move to beef up its portfolio of analysis software and services, Microsoft is acquiring Revolution Analytics, a major commercial distributor of the R statistical programming language.R is one of the most widely used programming languages...

4 days on pcworld.com

Google Launches Private Docker Repositories For Cloud Platform Users

 Google today announced the beta launch of the Google Container Registry for its Cloud Platform. This new service allows developers to host, share and manage their private Docker container repositories on the company’s cloud computing...

4 days on techcrunch.com

Can Microsoft make HoloLens more than a mirage?

When we think of groundbreaking technology announcements -- the sort of things that make you sit back and reflect on just how far we've come as a species of innovators -- it's easy to jump to the likes of Apple, Google and Tesla before you even...

4 days on engadget.com

Apple Inc. and Instagram Block Marijuana Entrepreneurs

It’s not easy being a ground breaker in any industry, and that lesson is continuing to soak into to thousands of marijuana entrepreneurs all across the country as they seek to cash in on the legalization boom. A case in point — over...

4 days on valuewalk.com

Tech Today: Box Soars, GPRO Jumps, Apple Suppliers Shine, BlackBerry Bid Resurfaces

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of enterprise file-sharing service Box (BOX) are up $9.24, or 66%, at $23.24, after pricing its IPO this morning at $14. Apple (AAPL) stock is up 30 cents, or 0.3%, at  $112.70,...

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North Carolina May Be Next To Get Google Fiber

(Ken Fager)It’s been nearly a year since Google announced plans to expand its Google Fiber broadband and pay-TV service to new markets around the U.S., but the company has yet to say which of the 34 eligible cities would be the next to benefit...

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Apple is latest target in legal shakedown over pre-1972 songs

A controversy over who should get paid when songs are streamed on the internet is about to get a whole lot bigger as a company that claims to own the...

4 days on search.gigaom.com

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt: Internet Will Disappear Soon

Google chairman Eric Schmidt recently announced why he believes the internet will disappear soon. He shared his thoughts on how it will all change at yesterday’s World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s...

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Bill Gates Pushes Cashless Society...

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Microsoft buys data science specialist Revolution Analytics

Microsoft has agreed to acquire Revolution Analytics, a company built around commercial software and support for the popular R statistical computing project. The open source R project is hugely popular among...

4 days on search.gigaom.com

How To Get Your Saved Wi-Fi Password In Windows 8.1

Having a wireless router is completely normal these days because we want to connect or share Internet between not just our laptop, but also among our desktop, smartphone and tablet. Also when our relatives visit us, they ask foryour...

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Microsoft Acquires Revolution Analytics To Bolster Its Analytics Services

 Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Revolution Analytics, an open-source analytics company with a strong focus on the highly popular R programming language for statistical computing. Microsoft says that it made this acquisition...

4 days on techcrunch.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Watch’s Battery Life Won’t Be Anything Special

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may have a reputation for eking out as much on-time for its devices from their battery capacities as possible but a report from 9to5mac reveals that the Apple Watch’s battery life won’t be anything special compared to...

4 days on insidermonkey.com

Will You Buy Windows 10 When It Launches?

Microsoft announced Wednesday the details of its new Windows 10 operating system. Windows 8 effectively will fall to the...

4 days on 247wallst.com

Your Lumia is probably getting Windows 10

Microsoft promised Windows Phone users a free upgrade to Windows 10 at its event earlier this week, but it turns out not all phones will be getting the update. Through its Lumia Conversations blog, the company clarifies "not every phone will upgrade...

4 days on engadget.com

Microsoft Shares Rise Amidst Windows 10 Announcement

By TipRanks. Read more » »Related Stocks: MSFT,...

4 days on gurufocus.com

Apple doubles Tim Cook's compensation after successful year

Apple is clearly happy with CEO Tim Cook’s performance, as his compensation keeps going up and up and up. In 2014, his pay package was valued at $9.22 million, more than double what the company offered him in 2013. Cook’s actual salary...

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