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27 min ago | New York Daily News

Web search engines make federal agency unnecessary: senators

A bipartisan duo of senators wants to kill a small government agency with a bill called the Let Me Google That for You Act.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Coburn, Republican

3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Google Chrome Steals the Spotlight From Internet Explorer

Weak mobile presence is Microsoft's undoing IE still holds a comfortable lead in the desktop browser space with a 43.3% market share, thanks mainly to its longtime status as the default desktop web browser for Windows devices.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

That new Birchbox store isn't really about selling products

The UpTake : Birchbox, which opened its first physical store open in New York City earlier this month, is looking not just for additional sales but the type of consumer only in-the-flesh shoppers that emanate heat can provide.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Syracuse University

9 hrs ago | Network World

Mozilla ships Firefox 31, adds search to new tab page

Mozilla yesterday released Firefox 31, patching 14 vulnerabilities, debuting a search box on the new tab page and adding a Google-provided service that detects and blocks known malicious files before they're downloaded.


Related Topix: Mozilla, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

9 hrs ago | New Scientist

The new Google? Baidu's big plans to bust out of China

Baidu is not just looking at smart bikes. China's ambitious search firm wants to use AI to change computing - and it has global ambitions IS BAIDU about to step it up a gear? Rumours have been circulating that the Chinese search engine is developing a bike that could drive itself through packed city streets.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, CPU

9 hrs ago | River Front Times

Jon Rafman: Artist creates a disturbing image of the Internet at Contemporary Art Museum

As staff at the Contemporary Art Museum has busied themselves lately crafting cat puns, flooding social media with cat videos and shamelessly making the rounds to worry - publicly - whether those madcap kitties from its Internet Cat Video Festival should be considered "art" or not, there's been precious little mention of a complementary exhibit at ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Arts, Painting, Science / Technology

14 hrs ago |

Review: Amazon's first phone may Fire up smartphone market has sold a gazillion phones through the years, but until now, the e-commerce giant has never had to sell an Amazon phone.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Speakers, Cameras

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Switchboard: Deaf advocacy groups dona t want net neutrality killed on their behalf

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during an open meeting to receive public comment on proposed open Internet notice of proposed rulemaking and spectrum auctions May 15, 2014 at the FCC headquarters in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Ars Technica, Science / Technology, Israel, World News, Middle East, Sports

18 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Internet entrepreneur's A 1m success

A Hampshire Internet entrepreneur, who started his business from scratch, is celebrating record sales - and hitting the A 1m annual turnover mark.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

China's Xiaomi targets India in push for 100m phones

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi using his mobile phone. Chinese company Xiaomi is targeting India to boost its smartphone sales.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Flipkart, CPU, Science / Technology, World News, India,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Times

Worldwide web of challenges as U.S. cedes Internet oversight

As the Obama administration prepares to cede a key oversight role for the Internet and domain names, technology officials say the next challenge for the Web will be to ensure accountability and preserve the Internet's openness as a global communications and commerce network.


Related Topix: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, Computers, Science / Technology

Data Center Knowledge

SoftLayer Adds InfiniBand to Offer High Speed Networking Performance in the Cloud

SoftLayer customers will benefit from faster connections between bare metal servers as the company announced on Tuesday that it has added support for InfiniBand networking architecture.


Related Topix: SoftLayer, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Science, Computer Science

Business Journal

Campbell Soup's $10B revenue goal means embracing veggie juice, healthy trends

Campbell Soup Co. officials told analysts on Monday that the Camden, N.J.-based company is hoping to reach its $10 billion annual revenue goal within the next five years by strengthening its core business and expanding into faster-growing spaces.


Related Topix: Food, Campbell Soup, Camden, NJ, Science / Technology

Part 3 - Dissecting the Difference Between Japanese and American Retail: The Internet's Role

Although loyal allies to the world, and innovators within our creative culture, Japan and the United States of America have many obvious differences when it comes to the realm of commerce.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


PayPal signs "ten of thousands" customers in Nigerian launch

PayPal has signed up "tens of thousand" of Nigerians in its first week of operating in Africa's biggest economy, with consumers already purchasing items from Britain, China and the United States via its online platform, a company official said.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nigeria, World News,


Google Suggest Reveals The Internet's Offensive Religious Stereotypes

A look at the Google Autocomplete suggestions for different religious groups shows that people frequently turn to the search engine to ask the questions they may not want to say out loud.


Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Marketing


Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswire

FWT, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of wireless communication infrastructure products, announced today that it has received ISO-9001 certification from the International Standards Organization for the design and manufacturing of communications towers.


Related Topix: ISO 9000, Automakers, Retail, Auto Parts, Keystone Automotive Industries, Pennsylvania, Printers, Science / Technology


Safe Preference Header implemented in Internet Explorer and Firefox

Some Internet sites make use of a safe mode to filter out objectionable contents.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


Blog posts on article about Alibaba's China leadership links censored

Microblog posts about a New York Times article on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding's [IPO-BABA.N] close ties to descendants of China's leaders have been removed by censors, a censorship monitoring group said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Startups, Yahoo!, Yahoo, iPhone and iPad App

'Right to be forgotten': Publishers rebel against Google's hidden results

One of the first UK news websites to have some of its search engine links hidden under Google's "right to be forgotten" procedure has revealed that the move led to a large spike in traffic - and other publishers are following their example.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology


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