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Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted
Reddit has removed from its front page the popular r/technology subreddit after what it called bad editorial choices by the page's moderators.
Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube
Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for...
Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis
Salesforce.com recently celebrated its 15th year in existence, and as the SaaS (software-as-a-service) vendor races toward US$5 billion in revenue...
With "Baidu Inside," the Chinese firm takes aim at hardware market
Printers, air quality monitors, and weighing scales aren't exactly in the realm of Baidu, China's largest search engine. But that's...
Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass
Google Glass-wearing, iPhone-toting techies who can't be bothered to look at their smartphones for texts can instead peer into a different screen...
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.
Experts: Avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata
Although Exadata is Oracle's most popular and mature "engineered system," some customers implementing the database machine are making...
Steve Jobs' character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case
Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might...
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.
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.
Google revenue jumps 19 percent but still disappoints
Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue for the first quarter, but results from its advertising business were mixed.
Google opens the floodgates for new 'social' ads
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Some customers aren't sold on US transition to IP networks
Many U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned...
Net neutrality ruling complicates US transition to IP networks
The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how...
Oracle identifies products affected by Heartbleed, but work remains on fixes
Oracle has issued a comprehensive list of its software that may or may not be affected by the OpenSSL (secure sockets layer) vulnerability known as...
Yahoo sales sag with mixed results in ads
In an indication that CEO Marissa Mayer is not yet seeing dramatic results from her efforts to turn the company around, Yahoo's sales dipped...
Twitter brings the data back home by acquiring Gnip
Aiming to play a bigger role in analyzing tweets and sharing the resulting insights with advertisers and other businesses, Twitter has acquired Gnip,...
Apple antitrust compliance efforts slow, but picking up, monitor says
After dragging its feet for months, Apple is finally making good progress on a court-ordered antitrust compliance program related to the U.S....
Google's Titan drone purchase about more than Internet access
Google has confirmed its acquisition of drone maker Titan Aerospace and hinted that the technology could be used for a lot more than providing...
Report: Google to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace, previously wooed by Facebook
Google is buying drone-maker Titan Aerospace in a move poised to advance its airborne delivery of data services and mapping applications, according a...