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Square And Google Were Not In Acquisition Talks

 The WSJ is reporting tonight that payments company Square was in acquisition talks with Google. We're hearing from multiple sources close to both companies that these talks did not in fact take place in any serious capacity. Read More ...

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Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive game apps: WSJ

(Reuters) - Apple Inc and Google Inc are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. ...

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This Bot Does Windows

Cleaning windows is so arduous and dangerous that it earned its own 20th-century catchphrase. “I don’t do windows”—a warning that the speaker may be desperate but still has limits—was a frequent sitcom one-liner in the...

3.5 hours on slate.com

Key Earnings for the Week Ahead – Facebook (FB) Too…

The Key earnings that will shape the markets this week. Watch for some important read through from companies like Netflix (NFLX) and Facebook (FB). Follow @andrewhorowitz Check out the stocks discussed on this week’s TDI Podcast...

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Google Might Be Working On A Sub-$100 Nexus Smartphone [REPORT]

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Nexus device lineup is very popular because of two key points – super affordability and powerful tech specs. Buying a Nexus device also means timely Android updates, which no other company can promise....

6.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Investors eye more Apple share buybacks

Wall Street is betting that Apple will offer investors tens of billions of dollars in new share buybacks this...

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Why You Should Sell Twitter and Buy Facebook

By Vinay Singh. Read more » »Related Stocks: TWTR,...

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What Google Should Do to Make $100 Nexus Phone a Hit

By Analyse360Degree. Read more » »Related Stocks: GOOG, AAPL, NOK,...

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Apple Needs to Turn Around iPad's Fortune

By Live investor. Read more » »Related Stocks: AAPL, SSNLF,...

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Competition from Apple and Lenovo Will Hurt Sony

By Vinay Singh. Read more » »Related Stocks: AAPL, SNE,...

10.5 hours on gurufocus.com

Will Facebook Like The New Reality?

Within days Facebook™ will announce their earnings report. However, since their last reporting a new reality has appeared and many of its investors may require a pair of those new virtual reality headsets to parse what Facebook believes is reality:...

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Hands On With Facebook Nearby Friends [Video]: No More Checkins

 Facebook Nearby Friends is based around broadcasting how far you are from friends, not your exact coordinates, and that's why it could succeed where other location apps have failed. But while we might be comfortable sharing proximity, that...

11.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple iOS 8: More Focus On Features Than Visual Redesign

Apple iOS 8, also known as Okemo (rumored), is the new and latest version of the Apple operating system. Apple’s upcoming devices like iPhone and iPad will run on this operating system. iOS 8 is expected to be seen for the first time at WWDC 2014...

12.4 hours on valuewalk.com

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General Mills Backtracks on Legal Policy After Angering Facebook Users

General Mills inadvertently shocked social-media users everywhere this week after an update to its legal policy was interpreted as preventing customers from suing the company if they Like any of its brands on Facebook. Now, the food company is reversing...

16.1 hours on mashable.com

Nike Ends Smartwatch Competition With Apple

“Wearables,” essential smart devices which people can use as they would glasses or wrist watches, are considered the future of the portable consumer electronics device business which...

17.2 hours on 247wallst.com

3D Systems Corporation Might Be A Grower As Google Ara Arrives

3D Systems stock is still valued to grow at a tremendous pace in a market swelling with competition3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) is likely a good bet after the announcement of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Project Ara, according to a...

17.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Google Inc (GOOG) (GOOGL): Strong Growth Is Still Expected

Google is steadier than other momentum stocks, and the company's future is little changed by its recent earningsGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock fell by more than 3.5% on Thursday after a disappointing earnings report lead to...

17.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Video Ads Could Be Worth $900 Million

Facebook will have to compete with other video advertisers like Google for revenueFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is still the leader in the “social internet.” That is the dramatic, though possibly meaningless statement, that opens a recent Morgan...

17.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Inc. May See Faster iPhone Replacement Cycle

Apple is still fighting for consumer electronics revenue, and will have to increase consumer demand to succeedAlmost everyone in the United States has a smartphone at this stage, and that’s seriously cutting into Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)...

18 hours on valuewalk.com

Samsung slugs it out with Apple for consumers

Korean electronics giant is attempting a sea change in tech, and upend Apple in the...

25.1 hours on usatoday.com

Here’s How Wireless Carriers Are Helping Apple

Source: Apple.com BMO Capital Markets analyst Keith Bachman has issued a note to investors, seen by AppleInsider, saying he believes that new smartphone early-upgrade plans from wireless carriers will stimulate more sales of Apple’s...

30 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

The Dawn Of Cloud 2.0 And Why Google Started A Price War

 Google recently announced up to 85 percent reduction in pricing for its PaaS and BigQuery services. Soon after, AWS and Microsoft followed suit. Welcome to Cloud 2.0. Read More ...

30.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Weekends with Engadget: Windows Phone 8.1 and Gear 2 reviews, the anonymous internet and more!

Welcome to Weekends with Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines from the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. For even more action, subscribe to our Flipboard...

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Hands On With Facebook's Nearby Friends

There's a lot that Facebook allows you to share with your friends. On Thursday, the company added "exact location" to that list Facebook's new Nearby Friends feature enables you to flip a switch to start broadcasting your location...

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TSMC: Apple’s 64-Bit Processor Spurs Higher-Tech Chip Manufacturing

Last fall, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced the advent of its new 64-bit processor and the mobile device industry plummeted into a frenzy. After Apple’s processor was announced in September, rivals like Qualcomm galvanized to...

34 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Google Offers Value for Money

By Nitish. Read more » »Related Stocks:...

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Google Finds More Ways to Surprise Us

By Analyse360Degree. Read more » »Related Stocks: GOOG,...

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Nike Layoffs Add Fuel to Apple iWatch Rumors

Layoffs at Nike's FuelBand unit took many by surprise when the news broke Friday, a move that has further fueled speculation that Apple may be working with the sports-apparel maker to develop an iWatch A CNET report described the first rumblings of...

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Google Trends email alerts will guarantee you never miss another cat meme

You can always swing by Google Trends if you want to gauge the popularity of a given search, but visiting that website every time can be a hassle. Thankfully, there's now an easier way: Google has added a subscription option that sends...

37.1 hours on engadget.com

Survey: Americans aren't keen on drones, Google Glass-like devices

Let’s face it: A lot has changed in the past few years. Smartphones! 3D printers! Drones! Face computers! Self-driving cars! It almost feels as though we’re living in the future. According to a recent survey from the Pew Research Center,...

38.1 hours on pcworld.com

Google App Engine Gets GitHub Push-To-Deploy Support

Last summer, Google started allowing developers to use git to get their code onto App Engine to deploy their applications instead of using Google's usual SDK. Starting today, developers who use the popular GitHub service to manage their code...

40.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Muscle cars dominate the Big Apple

Mustang, Challenger, Charger - and some high-powered imports - rule the 2014 NY Auto...

40.2 hours on cnbc.com

RadioShack Gives Away iPhone 5S

If you’re still using an iPhone 4S and were waiting for the iPhone 6 to come out before upgrading to an iPhone 5S which you figured would drop in price to around $100, here’s a better deal....

40.5 hours on 247wallst.com

iPhone 6 Release Date, Specs, Price And iOS 8 Features [RUMOR]

Users who have been anxiously waiting for the iPhone 6 have to seek help from the news and rumors on the web as there have been no official words yetRumors related to the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 6 release dates, specs and features have been doing...

41 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Price Target Increased Ahead Of Earnings

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella has been moving fast to make key changes at the company, but BGC analysts say there’s still a long way to go before the transition will be complete. Nonetheless, they have increased their...

41.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Artist Captures Spontaneity in Everyday Objects With an iPhone

Artist Brock Davis doesn't just rely on pen and paper to manifest his wit. From fruits and veggies to googly eyes, the mediums that make up his extensive portfolio are endless One of his ongoing projects turns everyday objects into mini scenes and...

41.6 hours on mashable.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Earnings Preview

Analysts are updating their projections ahead of Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s April 23 earnings reportApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) typically has a seasonally slow quarter during the first three months of the year, but just how slow this year’s first...

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The Week in iPad Cases: Big grip, small hands

Big grip, small handsThere’s a big case in this week’s roundup that’s designed specifically for small hands, while others bring together materials, from plastics to natural woods, to keep your tablet safe from everyday accidents big and...

44.1 hours on macworld.com

Google invites Glass wearers to brave LA's beaches

Users of Google Glass will get to meet and compare their techie headgear this weekend at a spot where appearance is everything.On Saturday in Los Angeles, the Internet company is holding a 3.6-mile run from its offices in Venice to the Santa Monica...

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FACEBOOK to Notify Users When Friends are Nearby...

FACEBOOK to Notify Users When Friends are Nearby...(Third column, 12th story, link) ...

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GOP Congressman Says Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Reward 'Law Breakers'

Republican Iowa Congressman Steve King responded after an organization backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launch an advertising blitz against him Friday. King issued a statement saying the commercials, which were paid for by Zuckerberg's...

2 days on businessinsider.com

Google Takes Hit From Expired R&D Tax Credit

First-quarter corporate earnings are getting clipped after Congress allowed a key tax credit to expire at year-end. Relief may be in sight, but it is unclear when. Google is among the latest to cite the expired research-and-development tax credit for...

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Facebook Indicates When Instagram Users Like Photos Posted To Facebook Via Instagram

Facebook has added a count of the number of Instagram users who like photos posted to the social network via the Instagram application. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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Get A New iPhone 5S For Zero Dollars, Just By Finding A Surviving Radio Shack

Looking to buy a brand-spanking-new iPhone 5S on the cheap? Your best bet might be to go somewhere you haven't been in a long, long time: a RadioShack. The struggling electronics chain has a new promotion in which you can trade an eligible iPhone...

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How Not to Waste Money With FaceBook Ads

While contacting companies to help redo our kitchen and bathroom I came across something which I found fascinating yet frustrating at the same time. My husband and I contacted two companies that we already knew of for quotes on our project. They are...

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Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis, It is Now Past Time to Google "the Streisand Effect"

The Peoria, IL mayor used the city police to raid and shut down the owners of a Twitter account that mocked the mayor.  The original twitter feed probably had about 12 followers when it was shut down.  I suggest that it is now past time for him...

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Facebook ‘Nearby Friends’ Will Track Your Location History To Target You With Ads

 Facebook says it’s not using its new Nearby Friends feature to target ads yet, but after I asked why it’s tracking “Location History” it admitted it will eventually use the data for marketing purposes....

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Gusto Debuts A Smarter, More Powerful Email App For iPhone

 There's no lack of startups trying to rethink the mobile email experience - for example, Mailbox, Boxer, CloudMagic, Triage, or Acompli, to name just a few. Now a new application called Gusto is throwing its hat into the ring, as well,...

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Why Won’t Those Jerks At Sprint Unlock My iPhone? They Can’t

(Consumerist)You might remember that late last year, American wireless carriers adopted some voluntary standards for the unlocking of devices so they can be used on other carriers. Yet Sprint and Virgin Mobile customers have complained to us that their...

3 days on consumerist.com

Facebook Paper Update Includes Notifications For Events And Birthdays, Photo Comments

Facebook announced version 1.1 of its Paper iPhone application, with new features including notifications for birthdays and events; photo comments; group updates; and new article covers for select publishers. ...

3 days on allfacebook.com

Facebook Paper got its first big update today, but is anyone using it?

Here's a shocker: Facebook's first major update to Paper, its socially-augmented news-reading app, makes it more social. Specifically, the app's 1.1 update now allows users to comment on posts using photos, added birthday and event...

3 days on engadget.com

Microsoft's Windows Phone User Review Policy Puts Spotlight on Apple

Microsoft, ever eager to cozy up to developers, is making a change to the Windows Phone Store that should please them. App developers will now be able to respond to user reviews, leaving Apple the only major platform manager to lack the feature. The...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook’s ‘Nearby Friends’ Feature: How It Works and Who Can See You

Facebook has already gone a long way to make sure that people have an easy time making friends, keeping in touch digitally, finding out more about one another, and sharing embarrassing nights out — whether through photo or video. With a...

3 days on wallstcheatsheet.com

Google's Project Tango Will Power NASA Robots in Space

Just two months after Google announced Project Tango — an experimental Android-powered smartphone with 3D sensors — its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team is working to get a prototype inside the International Space Station...

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Facebook Says Paper Users Browse 80 Stories A Day, Updates It To Be A More Complete Replacement

 Facebook just released Paper 1.1, an update that adds features and notifications to make it a more comprehensive subsititute for Facebook for iOS. It alsp gave the first momentum update on Paper, saying "people have explored an average of...

3 days on techcrunch.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Before Earnings: Which Analysts Got It Right?

Just two weeks before Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Q2 reports are revealed, and the company is already the talk of the town. Top analyst Andy Hargreaves of Pacific Crest sees potential in Apple’s product sales, recommending BUY Apple,...

3 days on valuewalk.com

After Apple and Samsung, BlackBerry Also Focusing on Health

By Analyse360Degree. Read more » »Related Stocks: BBRY, AAPL,...

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Facebook Releases Updated IOS App

Facebook released version 9.0 of its flagship iOS application, and the most prominent new feature is the ability for users to reply directly to comments on posts by pages that have enabled the feature. continued… New Career...

3 days on allfacebook.com

'The Factual Feminist' Takes On Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Phony 'Ban Bossy' Campaign

“The Factual Feminist,” Christina Sommers, takes a closer look at the data behind the Ban Bossy...

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Facebook Adds Features to Paper, Says Slow Growth Is No Concern

Facebook Paper, the standalone news reader app the company launched in January, released its first significant app update Friday — adding a couple new features to the News Feed section of the app as well as making a few subtle design tweaks You...

3 days on mashable.com

Google Will Destroy Smartphones as We Know Them

By Analyse360Degree. Read more » »Related Stocks: GOOG, AAPL,...

3 days on gurufocus.com

The Best Place to Hide a Dead Body is Page Two of Google

The title of this post is quite attention-grabbing and packs a powerful message. It certainly caught my attention when the quote was dropped on inbound.org by Dharmesh Shah on April 3rd. He gave Brian Clark, a.k.a. Copyblogger, credit for it; but later,...

3 days on huffingtonpost.com

Bourbon and Rye: Whiskeys as American as Apple Pie

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/djlicious/ I know, bourbon and rye as American as apple pie? The case for bourbon is easy to make since it is officially, and legally, woven into the fabric of American history. In 1964, Congress declared...

3 days on wallstcheatsheet.com

How Microsoft Turned PCs Into Home Appliances Under Bill Gates

How Microsoft Turned PCs Into Home Appliances Under Bill Gates MSFT The post How Microsoft Turned PCs Into Home Appliances Under Bill Gates appeared first on ValueWalk. ...

3 days on valuewalk.com

What Is Wrong With Apple's iPad Business? (AAPL)

While most people like to focus on the iPhone when it comes to Apple, it's the iPad that's perhaps the the more intriguing story. Philip Elmer DeWitt has gathered analyst predictions for the iPad for the March quarter, and the consensus sees...

3 days on businessinsider.com

Facebook Executives, Directors Exercise Restricted Stock Units, Sell Off Shares

Thursday was a big day for Form 4 filings from Facebook executives and board members exercising their restricted stock units, as Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer,...

3 days on allfacebook.com

Google Trends Debuts Email Notifications For Search Topics, Hot Searches And More

 Google Trends, the informative resource that shows you what’s currently popular around the web right now in and in the recent past, now offers email subscriptions, Google announced this morning. The new feature will allow you to...

3 days on techcrunch.com

You Can Now Try Google Glass at Home Before You Buy It

For those curious about trying Google Glass before shelling out $1,500, Google is launching a free try-it-at-home pilot for the high-tech specs. First spotted by 9to5Mac, the Reddit user clide posted an email and various photos of the kit he received in...

3 days on mashable.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Unveils “Nearby Friends”

Facebook was launched with the hope that users would share their thoughts and photos with friends - now Facebook wants you to share your locationThe world’s largest social network rolled-out Nearby Friends today allowing users to both share...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Mac Pro shipping delays won't sink Apple profits

Even four months after the Mac Pro’s initial release, Apple appears to be having problems making enough of the high-end cylindrical desktop computer. The company’s store currently shows shipping times of 4-5 weeks for all Mac Pro...

3 days on macworld.com

Google kicks off Chromecast offers program with £5 of free Play credit

With Google's Chromecast streaming dongle now fully settled in the UK, the great provider (of search results) has kicked off a promotional program rewarding new and old customers alike. You'll find the offer highlighted in the Play store,...

3 days on engadget.com

Apple iPhone 6C Renderings Emerge

Designer-produced images produced from mold imagine a colorful, plastic-backed iPhone 6CAfter news of a possible mold for the forthcoming iPhone 6 broke yesterday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) artistes have been very busy over the last 24 hours attempting to...

3 days on valuewalk.com

The Week in iPhone Cases: Space and nature

Space and natureOne of the cases in this week’s roundup celebrates the upcoming Earth Day in collaboration with a famous Mouse, while another has enough space-age materials to launch into space.BrandoThe Superman 3D Protective Case (iPhone 5 and...

3 days on macworld.com

Angela Ahrendts May Delay Start Date With Apple

Apple may have to wait a little bit longer before former Burberry executive joins the company as SVP of retail and online storesSix months ago, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s chief executive officer Tim Cook announced Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY)...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Sony Wins the Console Battle Against Microsoft

Sony won the 2013 battle against Microsoft over competing console upgrades, posting 7 million PlayStation 4 sales versus 5 million Xbox One sales. The two consoles went head-to-head in November, when the PS4 and Xbox One were released a week apart. The...

3 days on mashable.com

Build a custom lock screen to save your iPhone, your iPad, or even your life

If someone finds your lost iPhone or iPad, the first thing they’ll do is turn it on. If you’re in an accident, or you have a medical emergency, first responders often look for your phone or tablet to identify you and learn important...

3 days on macworld.com

Membership Series: Facebook marketing for dummies – with Amy Porterfield

I’m doing a membership series where I talk to entrepreneurs in the space about how they built their membership sites. If you’re considering creating anything online and selling it online I will make this interview very useful for you....

3 days on mixergy.com

Why Apple's iPad is in big trouble

Unless Apple can deliver improved iPads this year, the iPad's growth days are...

3 days on usatoday.com

Microsoft's now letting developers respond to app store critics

If a Windows Phone app disappoints you, it's probably right that you call out its failings and warn others to steer clear. Don't be surprised, however, if the minds behind the software start responding to your gripes directly. Microsoft is...

3 days on engadget.com

What Not To Do On Facebook Once You Friend Your Boss

So, you've made the unfortunate decision of friending your boss on Facebook. First things first, check out your Facebook history and make sure you don't have any embarrassing photos or statuses. All clear? Now, make sure you do none of the...

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Glitchy tracks, numbers game, and too-large libraries

You know the one where you get a track from iTunes Match and it’s not perfect? How about the one where you’ve just got too much stuff in your iTunes library and it slows iTunes down to a crawl? Or that thing where there are numbers at the...

3 days on macworld.com

Investors Are Leaving Apple For Microsoft. Should You?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - An iPhone price increase, sub-$1,000 laptops (iPad with keyboard?) and iWatch rumblings provide plenty of exciting fodder for Apple shareholders and potential investors to visualize renewed growth.But the market isn't buying...

3 days on thestreet.com

OmniOutliner 4 Pro review: Top-notch Mac outliner gets a new interface

I admit it. I’m a proud member of the Cult of Outliners. Outlines are the best tool I’ve ever found to create my book and other writing projects, presentations, business plans, and more. My love for outlining programs goes back to MORE...

3 days on macworld.com

Watch Google test its 3D-sensing phones on robots in zero gravity

Wonder what Google's Project Tango-equipped SPHERES robots will look like when they're in action aboard the International Space Station? The company is more than happy to show you. It has posted video of a recent test that took the machines on...

3 days on engadget.com

New Facebook for iPhone Lets You Reply to Comments on Pages

Facebook has rolled out version 9.0 of its iPhone app, adding the ability to reply to comments on stories on certain Pages For this to work, the Page in question must have this feature turned on See also: The Comparative Anatomy of the Xbox One vs....

3 days on mashable.com

Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google’s Android partners, the California court ordered...

3 days on pcworld.com

Skitch makes sharing annotated pics easier for iPhone and iPad

Skitch's share screen for iOS just got a makeover, making it easier to send out and save your annotated, doodle-filled masterpieces. The latest iOS update now shows a preview of your image on the Share screen, where you can type in and attach...

3 days on engadget.com

Microsoft Sells Over 5 Million Xbox Ones

Microsoft said it has sold more than five million Xbox One consoles to retail shops since the product was launched in...

3 days on online.wsj.com

Google Releases Android Camera App With Selective Focus, Lens Blur

Google has released a standalone version of its stock camera app for Android— and it's a significant improvement on its predecessor. The new app, called simply Google Camera, features a new user interface with revamped shooting modes, as...

3 days on mashable.com

Which Google Do you Like?

Online advertising prices are dropping. That’s good news for advertisers, but bad news for Google, since it delivers most of those ads. GOOG isn't what you think it is anymore. ...

3 days on ewallstreeter.com

Twitter's new Windows Phone beta ties into your photo collection

A handful of those eager to install the Windows Phone 8.1 preview just got an additional perk for being early adopters. NokiaNewsIreland has discovered an unannounced (and now unavailable) open beta for Twitter's Windows Phone 8.1 app that makes...

3 days on engadget.com

Google is sending dummy Glass units to prospective Explorers

Would you like to try out Google Glass before spending $1500? Unless you know somebody with a pair, you’re out of luck. But a user on Reddit has posted images of the next best thing: a program where you can try on Google’s...

3 days on gigaom.com

Exclusive: Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in Nevada

Google has expanded its Project Loon tests to the Nevada desert and, for the first time, into licensed radio spectrum.Google declined to comment on the secret trials, but a local official confirmed they are related to Project Loon, and government...

3 days on pcworld.com

Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report

Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.The company gave no substantial details regarding overall sales trends for the Enterprise business, nor...

3 days on pcworld.com

Google's digital art prize winner is a poem you control with your body

Google asked artists to prove that code could be beautiful with its DevArt competition, and hundreds delivered on that promise. However, there can only be one winner: The Metamorphosis of Mr. Kalia, a visual poem from Cyril Diagne and...

3 days on engadget.com

World Tech Update: Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace and NHK shows off 8K television

This week on World Tech Update, Google confirmed its acquisition of drone maker Titan Aerospace, a move poised to advance delivery of the company’s data services and mapping applications.Titan’s solar-powered aircraft can fly at 65,000...

3 days on pcworld.com

How 'Facebook' may fade from open view

Facebook’s innovation engine may have stalled, but Mark Zuckerberg has been revamping the way it creates and distributes new services. NYT...

3 days on cnbc.com

Google apes Warby Parker, lets you try on Glass before you buy

Tempted by Google's Glass headset, but worried it'll make you look like a doofus? It's a legitimate concern, but there's hope: Google is now sending out non-functional dummy units that you can try on at home. Potential Explorers were...

3 days on engadget.com

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Hosts First Google Hangout With Movie Stuff for Sale

We've seen big movies throw big Google Hangouts before, but The Amazing Spider-Man 2 wants you to get your wallets out for this one, too. On Monday, the cast of Sony's May 2 blockbuster and director Marc Webb will host the first ever...

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Facebook Reminds Marketers About Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day coming up May 11, Facebook urged marketers to keep moms in mind, revealing some mom-related statistics in a post on its Facebook for Business page. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media....

3 days on allfacebook.com

Why You Shouldn't Like Cheerios on Facebook

Cheerios has about 1 million fans on Facebook. Here's why you shouldn't be one of them. On Tuesday, Cheerios parent company General Mills updated the privacy policy on its website. The new language alerts consumers that they waive their right...

3 days on mashable.com

Google: Bulls Cut Estimates and Targets, Advise Keeping the Faith

Shares of Google (GOOGL) are down $18.75, or 3%, at $545.15, after the company yesterday afternoon missed Q1 revenue expectations as prices paid for clicks on search ads declined by 9%, year over year. During a conference call with analsyts, CFO...

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Why the Future Belongs to Google -- Part II

If you have read the first part of this series, I have written about the strengths and foibles of two enormous tech giants -- Apple and Microsoft. In the final part of this series, I am turning my attention to another giant and delving deep into the big...

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Lawmakers Don’t Want You Wearing Google Glass Behind The Wheel Anytime Soon

While it’s true as some say that life is a highway, life shouldn’t be lived through Google Glass when you’re driving, say lawmakers in a smattering of states. Legislators are starting to mull over what will happen when Glass...

3 days on consumerist.com

Facebook wants to help you meet friends offline

Facebook now has its own take on location sharing—an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people’s locations to their friends.“Nearby Friends,” a mobile feature for Android and iOS, lets users share with others their...

3 days on pcworld.com

Facebook Will Now Tell Your 'Friends' When You Are Nearby

Facebook has always been creepy. But now it's allowing you to be creepy, too! The site started rolling out an "optional" new mobile feature Thursday called Nearby Friends, which alerts you when your friends are nearby (and vice versa.)...

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Facebook Ups The Creep-Factor By Allowing Users To Find ‘Nearby Friends’

The stalking capabilities associated with Facebook just increased. The social network has always allowed your friends to follow your every move – where you ate last night and who you’ve been photographed with last week. But with a new...

3 days on consumerist.com

Lesson learned: Facebook’s new friend-finding feature is optional

Facebook has tried friend-finding using your phone’s location before, but it's making the feature opt-in this time...

3 days on macworld.com

Zola Debuts Its iPhone App To Allow Couples To Manage Their Wedding Registries On The Go

Zola, the new wedding registry startup emerging from Gilt And AlleyCorp founder Kevin Ryan, has launched an iPhone app to allow couples to create and manage their Zola registries from anywhere. Zola, led by former Gilt employees Shan-Lyn Ma and Nobu...

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Facebook Alerting Page Admins That They Can Change Privacy Settings On Old Cover Images

When Facebook announced last week that it was simplifying its privacy settings, one of the changes it mentioned was the ability for users to change the privacy settings on their past cover images. That change has apparently been extended to pages, as...

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Google Glass, Bitcoin Scare UK Consumers… If They Know About Them

Google has its work cut out for it as it prepares to sell the device to a mass marketGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is having problems with its financials today, and the firm’s stock has lost around 3% of its value on today’s market. The...

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Google Analytics Now Lets You Track Web And App Data In A Single View

 Here is a small but important update to Google Analytics: Developers can now create a single reporting view that includes both web and app data. Google says this will help businesses that have multiple digital touchpoints for their users (web,...

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Minor Google Calendar update offers autocomplete for addresses

The latest Google Calendar update for Android now includes autocomplete for event...

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Facebook Unveils Nearby Friends

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook on Thursday unveiled Nearby Friends for the Facebook app, which allows users to see which of their friends are nearby or on the go. Turning on the Nearby Friends feature allows for occasional notifications of when...

4 days on thestreet.com

Google Inc Slammed By German Media Tycoon

Google is under scrutiny from one German media executive who is concerned over the search giant's dominance in the marketNot everyone appreciates the search power or the strong dominance Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) holds on the the...

4 days on valuewalk.com

Facebook Adding Nearby Friends Feature To Apps For IPhone, Android

Facebook is officially introducing a feature it has toyed with in simpler form in the past, as the social network announced the launch of Nearby Friends in a Newsroom post, saying that it will be available to U.S. Android and iPhone users...

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Google: the unelected superpower

Google has cosied up to governments around the world so effectively that its chairman is a White House...

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Facebook's Nearby Friends feature keeps track of your pals, but only if they want you to

If you're of the sort that likes to plan those otherwise impromptu encounters, Facebook has just announced a optional new feature that will certainly help with that. Nearby Friends will show you if your friends are close by, so you can reach...

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It’s mission accomplished for Google’s Fiber roll out

Google may still have plans for the spread of its fiber-to-the home network to more cities, but on the search giant’s earnings call comments from the CFO indicate that Google has accomplished its initial mission when it came to rolling...

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Google Launches Home Try-On Program For Glass

 Interested in owning Google Glass, but not sure how it will look on your face? Google now has an in-home try-on program that lets prospective buyers try all four colors of Glass and the entire Titanium Collection in different colors, for free....

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The price of being webscale: Google spent $2.35B on infrastructure in Q1

Google announced its first-quarter earning on Wednesday, which included — as usual the past few quarters — an unparalleled amount of spending on data centers. The company spent $2.35 billion on infrastructure in the first quarter...

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Facebook rolls out ‘Nearby Friends,’ a real-time friend tracker

Facebook is rolling out a new tool that allows its users to track their friends in real time. Flipping on the feature in the Facebook mobile app lets you share your general or specific location with friends. The idea is to make it easier to set up...

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Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends” With Opt-In Real-Time Location Sharing To Help You Meet Up

 Today Facebook begins rolling out a new opt-in feature called Nearby Friends. It lets friends see approximately how far away you are from them, and you can share your exact real-time location with them for a limited time. While it's sure...

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Facebook Launches 'Nearby Friends' Location Feature for Meet-Ups IRL

Facebook has always encouraged you to share with your friends — your favorite movies, pictures, and life updates. Now Facebook wants you sharing your location, too. The social network on Thursday announced Nearby Friends, a new feature built...

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Ahrendts Might Come to Apple Later Than Expected

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/24359360@N04/ It’s starting to look uncertain when Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) new retail head, Angela Ahrendts, will leave the helm of British fashion house Burberry to join the Cupertino,...

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Could It Be Illegal to Sue a Company That You Like on Facebook?

General Mills, the food mega-corporation that owns Betty Crocker, Nature Valley, and basically every sweet cereal you ate and served your kids, has a startling new legal policy making it illegal to sue the company after you: - download or print a coupon;...

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Jim Cramer Breaks Down Google, IBM, Goldman Sachs and Chipotle's Confusing Earnings

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer discusses the "confusing" earnings of Chipotle , Google , IBM and Goldman Sachs . Firstly, he says Chipotle reported "just...

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A Million Little Facebook Pieces

 Facebook, massive and successful as it is, is no longer a company that defines new social experiences. It either copies them outright, or it just buys them. (See also: $19 billion for WhatsApp). Read More ...

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Going Somewhere? Facebook Adds ‘Traveling To’ Option For Status Updates

Facebook posted a photo on its page Wednesday, urging users to share their travel plans with friends. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Earnings Preview: Will The Growth Continue?

Facebook Inc (FB) is scheduled to release its next earnings report on April 23When Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) releases the results from its first quarter, Wall Street is going to be expecting a lot. The social network has been posting significant growth...

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Samsung Calls In Experts to Prove It Didn’t Violate Apple Patents

Source: Thinkstock The Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) versus Samsung (SSNLF.PK) trial just got a lot more technical. AppleInsider reports that Samsung has called on several computer scientists and other technology experts to testify that the company did not...

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Now Is The Time To Invest In Apple, Inc. Stock: Morgan Stanley

Apple is headed for new product launches if speculation about R&D figures is to be believedApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has failed growth investors time and time again over the last two years or so. The company, which showed massive growth in the years...

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This Morning: Defending Google, Pondering IBM, Cheers for Splunk, DDD

Here are some things going on this morning in your world of tech: Shares of Fairchild Semiconductor (FCS) are down 6 cents, or 0.4%, at$13.46, after the company this morning reported Q1 revenue of $344 million, missing the average $348.6 million...

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Another Tweak To Facebook’s Five-Star Ratings System For Pages?

Facebook continues to enhance the information available via its five-star ratings system for pages, following up January’s moves to display pages’ average ratings in stars and add breakdowns of users’ ratings and a numerical...

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Google Remote Desktop for Android: Control Your PC via Smartphone

Good news for Android users: You can now access your PC desktop computer directly via your smartphone or tablet Google announced the launch of Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android this week, which lets you access files sitting on your home PC or Mac...

4 days on mashable.com

How to Capture Google's Volatility -- and Profit

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Yes, capturing Google's volatility is possible. It just requires striking when the time is right according to technical indicators. Google is a momentum stock whose parabolic bubble popped after setting a split-adjusted...

4 days on thestreet.com

In Today’s Messaging Wars, Platform Makers Apple And Google Are Coming Up Short

 The $19 billion WhatsApp acquisition by Facebook is nothing if not a signal of the significant importance that messaging has in this new phase of online connectivity, in the world where people's "first computers" are their mobile...

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How to run DOS programs in a current version of Windows

Kenneth M. Frith is moving away from Windows XP (as he should). But he still has some old DOS programs he’s either unwilling or unable to give up. Can they run in Windows 8?The big question is: Does your new PC run the 32- or 64-bit version of...

4 days on pcworld.com

7 Step Process to Repeat Success, Modeled After Apple's Routine for Creativity

Creativity can be routinized. If you don't believe that, see the coffee-induced brainstorming process Jony Ive, Steve Jobs and the Apple design team have used over the past 20 years; giving birth to the iMac, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad. An...

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Google Glass to get a workout from Dutch firefighters

Can Google Glass help first responders work more effectively? Firefighters in Amsterdam want to find out, and plan to try out the wearable-of-the-moment in training scenarios and at accident scenes.Google’s gadget has enormous potential to...

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Hack Siri To Control Spotify, A Nest, A Tesla, And Give Directions Through Google Maps

 A team of University of Pennsylvania freshmen have turned Siri into the useful companion she was always meant to be. Their creation, GoogolPlex, routes Siri commands through a proxy, allowing their system to add custom commands. Ever want Siri...

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Stocks down after Google, IBM disappoint

Stocks are down after mixed earnings reports that showed strength in banking but weakness in...

4 days on money.cnn.com

Google testing dual support…that NEEDS to hold!

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Google has created a quality rising channel and it broke above this channel last year and now is about to test it as support. As the same time a steep support line is coming into play, creating dual...

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Texas Instruments to Use Apple’s iBeacon Location Technology

Source: Thinkstock Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), the company that may have made your graphing calculator in high school, has announced that it’s adding iBeacon support to its Bluetooth LE chips and development kits. The company makes a...

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Apple Inc. Plans Song-ID Feature In iOS 8, Partners With Shazam [REPORT]

Much-anticipated iOS 8 may include song identification feature, for which Apple is reportedly working with ShazamApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is planning to come up with a song identification feature in the upcoming iOS 8 operating system. The new feature is...

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Surgeon Simulator review: Entertainingly grisly iPad game

One key factor when evaluating PC and console games ported to iPad or iPhone is how well the controls have been adapted from keyboard, mouse and/or joypad to a touchscreen. But in this case that doesn’t really apply, because the controls in...

4 days on macworld.com

Could Yahoo Unseat Google as iPhone's Default Search Engine?

CEO Marissa Mayer is allegedly pushing for Yahoo to become the search engine that's shippped with Apple's mobile devices, including iPads. But is that really...

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Nokia May Exclude Indian Plant In Microsoft Deal

As the April deadline for the Microsoft deal nears, Nokia may consider dropping the Chennai plant from the contractNokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) is having a multitude of tax disputes with Indian authorities and it has been...

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Will This Price Target Reduction Hurt Google (GOOG) Today?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google (GOOG) has had its price target decreased to $665 from $675, UBS said Thursday. The firm reiterated a "buy" but said the price revision was to "account for our slight downward revisions to revenue,...

4 days on thestreet.com

Mayer Wants Apple Inc. To Ditch Google Inc For Yahoo As Default iOS SE [REPORT]

Marissa Mayer is trying to revitalize the company as she makes an effort to woo Apple to drop Google and make Yahoo its default browserApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) users, in coming time, might see Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) as the default search option on...

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No more Facebook? Mark Zuckerberg has a vision says Ben Horowitz

Two years after Facebook’s tumultuous IPO the company has found success once more with strong financials and an ever-growing user base. Nearly one-fifth of time Americans spend on their smartphones is spent using Facebook and the company has been...

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Here's How Many iPhones Wall Street Thinks Apple Sold Last Quarter (AAPL)

We're less than a week away from Apple's earnings report, which will be after the market closes on Wednesday, April 23. This is going to be a somewhat weird report from Apple. It hasn't done anything in terms of releasing new...

4 days on businessinsider.com

Google Earnings Bode Ill for Company's Future

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In technology, the war of all against all has become the war of all against one, and the one is Google . Google missed Wall Street estimates for both earnings and revenue in its first-quarter report, sending the stock tumbling....

4 days on thestreet.com

Google Now Allows You To Control Any Computer Using Android

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- If you've ever left an important document on your home or office computer, you know how frustrating it is trying to retrieve it. Now, with the help of Google, you're no longer stuck. Yesterday, Google released...

4 days on thestreet.com

Pre-Market: Google Earnings Disappoint Investors; Jobless Claims Remain Low

Four-way talks between the US, EU, Russia, and Ukraine begin in...

4 days on minyanville.com

Bill and Melinda Gates on Charitable Giving, Global Health, and the Global Economy

Bill and Melinda Gates have taken their wealth and built the Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world.  In this Ted Talk, they discuss the ideas, numbers, and intended impact behind what has become their life work. ...

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Google's ad prices are down. So what?

Despite alarmist coverage following its earnings miss, this tech giant is doing just...

4 days on money.cnn.com

Google’s Project Tango Includes Tech Apple-Acquired 3D Imaging Company PrimeSense

 If you want a hint of what might be on the horizon at Apple, look to Google – or at least look to its Project Tango experimental 3D depth-sensing smartphone. Tango got a teardown just the other day, and later on iFixit determined that...

4 days on techcrunch.com

Google's Earnings Impacted by Nest: What Wall Street's Saying

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- First-quarter earnings for Google missed Wall Street estimates, but pending any further hiccups it looks like the gravy train is continuing, at least for now. Mountain View, Calif.-based Google reported first-quarter results...

4 days on thestreet.com

Apple Patents Android-Like Gesture Unlocking Tech For Mobile Devices

 Apple has a pair of new patent applications published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) which describe a gesture-based unlocking system for iPhone or iPad devices. The system is more sophisticated than existing implementations, however, and...

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Google Earnings: Wall Street Isn’t Impressed, But Who Cares?

Source: Thinkstock Class-C shares of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) closed Wednesday up 3.75 percent at $556.54, yet shares fell 2.52 percent in pre-market trading Thursday after the technology and Internet titan posted first-quarter...

4 days on wallstcheatsheet.com

Google's latest Street View algorithm beats its bot-sniffing security system

You know how Google's been doing such a great job associating addresses with their locations on a map? Apparently, it's all thanks to the company's new magical algorithm that can parse (with 90 percent accuracy) even fuzzy numbers in...

4 days on engadget.com

Market Hustle: Stock Futures Off Ahead Jobless Claims; Google Slips

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock futures were pointing to a lower open Thursday, following quarterly earnings from Google , IBM and General Electric , and ahead of a weekly jobless claims report. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 43...

4 days on thestreet.com

Name Mangler review: The file renamer for Mac power users

If you deal with lots of files (and who doesn’t?), there are surely times when you have to rename a whole bunch of them at the same time. (A classic example: a bunch of image files with less-than-helpful names such as IMG_0001.jpg,...

4 days on macworld.com

Google feels weight of mobile as sales fall short

An examination into Google's first-quarter results, where sales fell short of estimates and $22bn was wiped off the web company's...

4 days on telegraph.co.uk

ITunes Store Gets Old - So What Will Apple Do?

Filed under: Google, Apple, Rumors, Industry News, Entertainment Industry Getty Images It's been 11 years since Apple (AAPL) revolutionized the digital music industry by rolling out the iTunes Music Store, but now the tune is fading out. Billboard...

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'Fast Money' Recap: Is Google Now a Buy?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 made its third consecutive close higher, finishing Thursday up 1.04%.  On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the panel discussed Google's earnings report after the company missed on...

4 days on thestreet.com

iPhone 6 Release Date: When Is Apple Throwing It To Us?

Since Samsung release of the Galaxy S5 last week, tech fans now quietly wait for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to release the iPhone 6. The Galaxy S5 is a nice phone with a lot of useful features but leaves many wanting more. This leaves Apple with ample...

4 days on valuewalk.com

Google, IBM results raise questions about other tech-sector companies

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Disappointing results from Google Inc and IBM may unnerve investors shaken by a strong recent selloff in tech stocks, underscoring the challenges the Internet and IT sectors face as corporate report cards come due in coming...

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