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posted in May 2014

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Google Admits Its Workforce Lacks Diversity
News  |  5/29/2014
Google, by publishing data about employee race and gender, signals its willingness to move toward a more balanced workforce.
Comment: more openness? - Thomas Claburn - 5/29/2014
Apple Buys Beats For Brand Power
News  |  5/29/2014
The price of cool comes to $3 billion, as Apple seeks cred with a younger audience.
Comment: if only - Thomas Claburn - 5/28/2014
Comment: odd - Thomas Claburn - 5/28/2014
Google's Self-Driving Cars Have No Steering Wheel
News  |  5/28/2014
The future of driving looks like a Disneyland ride, but less fun.
FTC: Data Brokers Know You Better Than Mom Does
News  |  5/28/2014
Federal Trade Commission report calls for restrictions on data brokers, finds companies gather billions of consumer transactions daily, largely without public knowledge.
Apple Eyes Home Automation
News  |  5/28/2014
An Apple home automation platform would turn iOS devices into controllers for networked appliances.
Google Project Tango Tablet: Think 3D
News  |  5/23/2014
Google prepares to add tablets to devices that might use its 3D mapping system to enrich commerce, gaming, and more.
Comment: Re: Dinosaurs - Thomas Claburn - 5/23/2014
Osmo iPad Game System Dodges Apple Tax
News  |  5/23/2014
Osmo sells physical game pieces directly to consumers, bypassing Apple's efforts to grab a slice of the revenue.
Comment: Re: Ad's - Thomas Claburn - 5/22/2014
Comment: Re: Algorithm? - Thomas Claburn - 5/22/2014
Comment: odd - Thomas Claburn - 5/22/2014
Facebook Debuts Privacy Checkup
News  |  5/22/2014
Facebook tries again to simplify its privacy settings, especially for new users.
Google's Nest Recalls Smoke Detector
News  |  5/22/2014
Algorithm-detection flaw may misread any nearby motion as a command to silence an alarm.
Google Outlines Advertising Vision
News  |  5/21/2014
Google tells SEC there are no plans to run ads on Nest thermostats, but other Internet-connected smart devices are fair game.
China Rejects Windows 8 For Government Computers
News  |  5/20/2014
A Chinese government procurement directive bans Windows 8 from new desktops, laptops, and tablets.
Google Buys Divide: BYOD Play
News  |  5/20/2014
To boost Android's business appeal, Google is investing in mobile device management.
YouTube Courts Twitch
News  |  5/19/2014
Google's online video empire may soon include more broadcasts of video games.
Rethink The Right To Be Forgotten
Commentary  |  5/17/2014
There are better ways to address discomfort with the truth than government-mandated lying.
FCC 'Open' Internet May Mean 'Paid'
News  |  5/15/2014
Federal Communications Commission votes to consider broadband rules that could allow data fast lanes. Public invited to comment.
Comment: Where-able? - Thomas Claburn - 5/14/2014
Comment: Re: Duck! - Thomas Claburn - 5/14/2014
Google Glass Sale: It's On
News  |  5/14/2014
US consumers can once again buy Google's $1,500 Internet-connected eyewear, still in its "Explorer" beta version, while supplies last.
Government Surveillance Criticism Heats Up
News  |  5/14/2014
As book on Snowden affair debuts, several organizations take steps to restrain the mass online surveillance that Snowden investigation exposed.
Comment: Cordova - Thomas Claburn - 5/13/2014
Comment: don't forget - Thomas Claburn - 5/13/2014
Google Ordered To 'Forget'
News  |  5/13/2014
European court rules Google must remove "irrelevant" links in certain situations to comply with EU law that gives people a right to be "forgotten."
Comment: LG software? - Thomas Claburn - 5/12/2014
FCC Tweaks Net Neutrality Proposal
News  |  5/12/2014
Facing pressure from critics, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler adjusts his broadband regulation proposal. But look at what's still on the table.
Comment: Re: Streaming - Thomas Claburn - 5/9/2014
Oracle Beats Google In Android Appeal
News  |  5/9/2014
Ruling affirms that Oracle's Java APIs qualify for copyright protection. Will Google have to pay $1 billion?
Smartphone Kill-Switch Bill Resurrected In Calif.
News  |  5/9/2014
Supporters of the legislation insist smartphone kill-switches must ship enabled.
Tech Bigwigs Tell FCC: Save Net Neutrality
News  |  5/8/2014
Google, Amazon, and other tech companies speak out against proposal that would allow network providers to charge extra for data fast lanes.
Comment: Re: Really? - Thomas Claburn - 5/8/2014
No God In The Machine
News  |  5/8/2014
Artificial intelligence cannot replicate human consciousness, say Irish researchers in new study.
Epson Smart Glasses Mean Business
News  |  5/7/2014
Meet Epson's Moverio BT-200 smart glasses -- a new Google Glass rival that lacks elegance but promises work efficiency.
Comment: Funding call - Thomas Claburn - 5/6/2014
Google, Intel Show Latest Chromebooks
News  |  5/6/2014
Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG, and Toshiba have updated their Chrome OS hardware.
Dell Turns 30: Where To Next?
News  |  5/6/2014
Dell celebrates its 30th birthday while working to reinvent itself for the cloud era. What do you want most from Dell now?
Comment: Re: Evernote - Thomas Claburn - 5/5/2014
10 Mobile App Favorites For Business
News  |  5/5/2014
We pick 10 compelling mobile apps of the moment for your work -- handy for everything from reminders to travel.
Comment: Re: New op - Thomas Claburn - 5/2/2014
Comment: Re: New op - Thomas Claburn - 5/2/2014
Jumptuit Delivers Interface As A Service
News  |  5/2/2014
TransMedia's latest apps offer a unified way to browse, play, and share media files.
EBay Settles Antitrust Hiring Lawsuits
News  |  5/1/2014
Department of Justice calls eBay's behavior egregious; eBay claims innocence but agrees to pay $3.75 million.
Will Facebook Succeed Where Flash Failed?
News  |  5/1/2014
Facebook launches a quest to be a cross-platform development tool and build bridges among its rivals' vertically integrated ecosystems. Here's how its position differs from Flash.


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