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Google shakeup

Jan 21, 2011
This one seemed to have taken everyone by surprise. Eric Schmidt will leave his post as CEO at Google on April 4 and take on a new position of...
Posted In: business, China, eric schmidt, Google, larry page, search

The Mob Economy: How much do you know about the mob's big business?

Jan 20, 2011
Federal authorities on Thursday announced the biggest mob bust in FBI history: a total of 127 mobsters and associates were charged for criminal a...
Posted In: business, mob, quiz

Living Social and Amazon sell a bunch of stuff together and somebody loses money

Jan 20, 2011
Before we prepare the online coupon throne for King Groupon, competitor Living Social might have a word or two to say. Living Social, the Art Garf...
Posted In: Amazon, business, groupon, living social, Web Culture

MIDDAY UPDATE: Obama's regulation reform, finding a successor for Steve Jobs

Jan 18, 2011
President Barack Obama will sign an executive order today requiring federal agencies to review regulations that might hurt economic growth. Juli...
Posted In: apple, Auto, business, earings, mid-day update, Obama, reform, regulation, steve jobs

Facebook backtracks on data sharing

Jan 18, 2011
Just before the weekend, Facebook rolled out new functionality that allowed third party app developers to ask users for their address and mobile...
Posted In: business, Facebook, privacy, social media

Boring headline but a true one: Without Jobs, Apple will be much the same in short term

Jan 18, 2011
Today, Apple is reporting what will probably be pretty robust earnings. It's a big year coming up for Apple, new iPhones, new carrier for iPhone,...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, Health, iPad, iPhone, Jobs

Geek Chow: Facebook, Google, and Yahoo to change the way they run web addresses. For a day.

Jan 14, 2011
It seems we're running out of web addresses and unless something is done, we'll have used them all up by November. Not URLs, mind you, there are...
Posted In: business, Facebook, geek chow, Google, policy, Yahoo

Murdoch's "Daily" delayed several weeks

Jan 14, 2011
I've been following the path of this allegedly impending "tablet newspaper" for a while now since the whole thing seems too screwy to exist. But...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPad, murdoch, Web Culture

Google may face challenges on ITA purchase

Jan 14, 2011
Bloomberg is citing anonymous sources as saying that it's very possible the Justice Department will launch an anti-trust lawsuit against Google,...
Posted In: business, expedia, Google, government, ITA, Law, Transportation, travelocity

Myspace, which is no longer myspace or yourspace, could be someoneelsesspace

Jan 13, 2011
After slashing the company's work force by half, executives at parent company News Corp said they are exploring possibilities to merge the over-the...
Posted In: business, MySpace, social media

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